Roma vs Sassuolo Match Preview and Prediction
Sassuolo go to Stadio Olimpico (Roma) to go up against Roma on Sunday 15 September. Kick-off is 5:00pm (UK time) for this Serie A fixture.
It will be televised by Premier Sports 1 in the UK.
Keep reading for full preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
FTG projections for this fixture are very near to the market prices - recreational stakes only! Read on for Frog's thoughts.
Betting Odds for Roma vs Sassuolo
Backers of the home team can get 1.55 about Roma with Bet365; backers of the away side are offered 5.5 to back Sassuolo with Bet365. Bet365 will give you 4.33 for the draw.
On to the best prices for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you like "Yes", it is available at 1.57 with Bet365. On the other hand, "No" is currently available at 2.25 for account holders at Bet365.
Head To Head
In terms of recent performance, Roma played Sassuolo in May; it was a Serie A match. The end result was a 0-0 draw.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have played 12 times. Roma have won in 7 of them; Sassuolo have won 0 matches. A stalemate has occurred 5 times.
Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 2.67 goals per fixture. Roma have scored an average of 1.92. Sassuolo score an average of 0.75 per outing.
Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 0% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 58% of them.
Right now Roma have 2 points in the league, giving them 15th position.
Looking over the last year, they have played 52 matches. They have 25 wins; 15 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Roma a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 48%-28%-23%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.87 goals for, and 1.4 goals against.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 61% (16 wins). There have been 26 home fixtures. 26% (7) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 11% (3) ending in a loss for the home side.
While playing at home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 2.35 and they have conceded 1.27 on average.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 2.1 goals per match and 5 of these latest matches have been victories. The total number of times both Roma and the opposition have scored is 8 out of the ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 games over this same period.
They are also on a run of 8 matches in a row in which they have scored.
In 8th place in Serie A with 3 points is the away team, Sassuolo.
There has been 41 matches played by the away team over the course of the last year. They have 11 wins; 15 draws; and 15 losses. These recent results put Sassuolo on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 26%-36%-36%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.32 goals for, and 1.49 goals against.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 20% (4 wins) from the latest 20 away fixtures. 25% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 55% (11) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 0.95 goals when playing away in this last year; they have conceded 1.45.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored 14 goals in their last ten matches; 4 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times both Sassuolo and the other team have scored in these games is 6 out of the ten. There has been 5 matches with over 2.5 goals.
And they have scored in each of their last 5 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Roma vs Sassuolo
This verdict will suit fans of the longer odds. Frog has picked the BTTS market in this one and will be looking for just one of the sides to hit the back of the net. This does not look like colossal value so it is not a top rated pick. If you like this particular play, Bet Victor are offering 2.7 for "No" (BTTS).