Parma vs. Sampdoria 7/19/20 Serie A Soccer Pick, Odds, and Prediction
2020-07-19 11:15:00 EDT
Parma is welcoming Sampdoria to Ennio Tardini in round 34 in Italian Serie A.
Parma has been losing games all around the place, but they have consistent in one thing since the restart, and that is in scoring goals. Parma has scored at least 1 goal in their last 8 games, but they have also conceded at least 1 goal in said 8 games, 16 in total. Parma is safe from the relegation zone, in 12th place with 40 points, 45 scored goals, and 47 conceded goals. Cornelius has scored 11 goals for Parma this season, while Kulusevski added 7 goals and 7 assists. Scozzarella is the only injured player for Parma. In their last Serie A game against Milan on the road, Parma has had 44% of ball possession, 3 shots on goal, 6 corner kicks, and 83% of the correct passes. Parma was winning 0-1 at the half time, but Milan has scored 3 unanswered goals in the second half, and in the end, Parma has lost this match 3-1. Parma was doing well this season, and they still are, but this forced break has done more bad than good, and it will be hard for Parma to get out of this slump. Parma has some easier games left this season, but to be honest, there are no easy games for teams like Parma.
Sampdoria is slowly taking care of their mess, and with 38 points, Sampdoria is now in 14th place, 9 points above the relegation zone. Sampdoria has win 4 of their last 5 games in Serie A, during which they had an amazing offense with 11 scored goals, while their defense has been decent with only 4 conceded goals. In their most recent game against Cagliari at home, Sampdoria has had 48% of ball possession, 4 shots on goal, 4 corner kicks, and 86% of the correct passes. Sampdoria was great on both ends in this game, and they have deservedly so won this match 3-0. Sampdoria is slowly bumping up their scored goals number, and they now have 42 scored goals, while their defense is not improving that much, but it’s better than in the first part of the season. Sampdoria has conceded 54 goals so far. Quagliarella and Gabbiadini have both scored 10 goals for Sampdoria this season, while Ramirez added 7 goals. Tonelli and Vieira are both injured and will not be in the lineup for this match. Sampdoria now has some space to breathe in Serie A, and with another win or two, they could even climb a few spots in the standings, which would be fantastic for Sampdoria’s morale this season.
Parma hasn’t won any of their last 6 games, and any of their last 5 home games in a row. Sampdoria is in a much better form than Parma, but Parma has been consistent in scoring goals, and this game could easily go either way. There is nothing else to choose but the goals in this game.