SPAL vs Roma
Italy – Serie A
Date: Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Kick-off at 20:45 UK/ 21:45 CET
Venue: Stadio Paolo Mazza (Ferrara).
SPAL will fight it out in Serie B next season, as they have been relegated from the top tier. They will still play for pride in the league this season with a few games left in the schedule.
The Champions League chances look bleak in the table but AS Roma is trying to stay in the Europa League spot and SPAL will come across as an easy obstacle in their path.
SPAL vs Roma Match preview
The 2-1 loss on the road against Brescia last time out marked SPAL’s fifth consecutive loss in the schedule, and they have won none of their clashes since the league restart.
Four of their last five matches have seen them giving away clean sheets. Besides, 4 of their last 9 defeats have come at home. Their 2 wins from 16 home matches are also not a point to boast for the host.
On the contrary, AS Roma has lost only five of their 16 away fixtures in the campaign until now. Three of those losses have come within the last five outings, but their last tour ended in a win.
Roma is on a four-game unbeaten run in the league, following a 2-2 draw at home against Inter in the previous clash in their schedule.
In the reverse fixture this season, Roma took the bragging rights at home with a 3-1 scoreline. Most of their h2h clashes have been action-packed, and there is no reason for this one to not be another high-scoring affair.
SPAL vs Roma Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has recorded three of the last five wins.
- Both teams have scored in three of their five clashes.
- The teams have averaged 3.1 goals per match in overall.
- Their previous encounter gave a 3-1 home win for Roma.
SPAL vs Roma Prediction
More than the losing streak followed by SPAL in the campaign, the fact that they are the first team to be relegated this season has more impact on the morale in the squad. The host has become nothing other than a punching bag for other teams at the ultimate bottom of the table.
Roma is on an important run in the league now with their chances on Europa League awaiting confirmation in the league table. Their home ground advantage will be helpful in the clash to create more chances in the game than the relegated opponents.
The away win in full-time with 1.40 odds will probably be the best bet for the punters. Since the match is sizing to be a high-scoring affair, the tip for over 2.5 goals at 1.44 odds will also come in handy to yield decent returns in ninety minutes.
SPAL vs Roma Betting tips
Roma to win @ 1.40 (2/5).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).