Genoa (2-2-5) vs. Salernitana (0-4-5)
Genoa vs. Salernitana 10/27/23 – The upcoming face-off between Genoa and Salernitana is shaping up to be a battle of wills, with both teams hungry for a victory in the Serie A. Boasting a slightly superior record, is seeking to leverage their home advantage. Meanwhile, Salernitana, having not tasted victory in their season thus far, will be looking for an upset. The Serie A underdogs tips, however, suggest this game could be much closer than the standings indicate.
Genoa’s offense will heavily rely on Albert Gudmundsson and Mateo Retegui, with both forwards having netted three goals each. Their aggression and prowess in front of the goal will pose a significant threat. With Salernitana having conceded a concerning 17 goals, their defense will be put to a stern test, especially at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris, where Genoa tends to be more dominant.
On the flip side, Salernitana’s attack, led by Boulaye Dia and Antonio Candreva, has shown flashes of brilliance. While their combined tally of five goals might not seem intimidating, their potential to exploit gaps in Genoa’s defense cannot be underestimated. Mattia Bani and the Genoa defense will need to be alert and organized to counter Salernitana’s attacking flair.
Genoa vs. Salernitana 10/27/23 Game Info
|When:||Friday, October 27, 2023 at 2:45 PM ET|
|Where:||Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris|
Josep Martínez GK vs. Guillermo Ochoa GK
Josep Martínez has emerged as a dependable figure between the posts for Genoa. While he has let in 11 goals this season, it’s crucial to recognize the 14 saves he’s made, some of which were nothing short of exceptional. These statistics exhibit Martinez’s capability to ward off critical attempts on his goal, ensuring his side remains competitive in tight situations. His agility and command in the box will be essential as Genoa faces a Salernitana side eager to notch up some points. A strong performance from Martínez could be a linchpin in securing a favorable outcome for Genoa.
On the other end, Guillermo Ochoa’s record may raise a few eyebrows, especially with 17 goals conceded and no clean sheets. Yet, one must consider the impressive 26 saves he’s made, highlighting his individual brilliance amidst a struggling defensive lineup. Ochoa, with his wealth of experience and quick reflexes, has often been the difference-maker for Salernitana, preventing what could’ve been more damaging scorelines. As Genoa’s forwards gear up to challenge him, Ochoa’s resilience and shot-stopping skills will be crucial in determining Salernitana’s fortunes in this encounter.
Soccer Odds/Point Spread: Genoa +101, Total Odds: 2.5
The current betting scenario favors Genoa with a Moneyline of +101, indicating their slight edge in this matchup. The total odds set at 2.5 highlight the potential for a moderate scoring game, suggesting that while both teams have a chance to find the net, a high-scoring frenzy might not be on the cards. This setup presents intriguing opportunities for bettors looking at both the match outcome and goal tally.
Genoa Betting Trends
Genoa’s recent form has been a mix, with a 1-2 record in their last 5 games. However, their 3-2 record against the spread implies they’ve often outperformed betting expectations. Their tendency for games to go OVER the total recently, especially at home, suggests we could witness a goal-fest.
Salernitana Betting Trends
Salernitana’s struggles are evident in their recent record of 0-3. Their inability to cover the spread in their last 5 games reflects their challenging start to the season. Like Genoa, Salernitana’s recent matches also suggest that goals are likely, making the over an appealing bet.
Genoa vs. Salernitana 10/27/23 Betting Picks
Based on current forms and home advantage, Genoa appears to be the favorite. Their offensive firepower, coupled with Salernitana’s defensive woes, creates a promising setting for Genoa backers.
However, for those looking for value, betting on both teams to score might be a worthwhile endeavor. Given the attacking intent both teams are likely to show, the over might also be worth considering. For bettors seeking a comprehensive betting approach, the handicappers picks and tips suggest a potential Genoa win with both teams finding the net.
Free Pick and Prediction: Genoa 2, Salernitana 1