Fiorentina welcome Roma for a clash in the Serie A at Artemio Franchi, Firenze this coming Saturday.
Fiorentina are looking for a payback after suffering a disappointing defeat in their latest encounter with Roma but odds don't favour them to pull it off.
Fiorentina scored 17 times, conceded ten and held on for four clean sheets in their last ten games.
Roma are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 12 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.2 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of ten goals, and while Roma claimed four clean sheets, they conceded an average of one goals per match.
Fiorentina claimed a 2-0 win, while Roma answered back with a 2-0 win in their two most recent meetings.
Fiorentina vs Roma Prediction
Fiorentina collected four points from their last three matches, starting with a 1-2 win against FC Basel 1893. It was followed by a 1-1 draw with Torino and a 1-2 defeat against Inter. Fiorentina managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A, where they also drew twice and lost none. They scored 12 goals and conceded three times.
Having collected three points from their previous three matches without winning, Roma are on the lookout for a win again. Against Bologna, they settled for a 0-0 draw, before splitting the points with Bayer Leverkusen in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 2-2 against Salernitana. Roma managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Serie A. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring seven time and letting in four.
Fiorentina and Roma seem a fairly equal pairing right now, with not a lot to separate the two sides. As such, going for a draw in the betting market seem worth a punt.
Fiorentina so far pulled off a record of 13 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats in the Serie A this season. Roma put 17 wins, nine draws and ten defeats on the board in the Serie A.
Fiorentina vs Roma Stats
- Fiorentina have scored in 23 of the last 25 home matches
- Fiorentina have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
- Fiorentina have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
- In 8 of the last 10 Fiorentina home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Fiorentina have not lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- In 15 of the last 17 Roma away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Roma have not won 11 of the last 12 away matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Roma away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 Roma away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Roma matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Fiorentina vs Roma Squads
Vincenzo Italiano will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Roma from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Serie A this season):
Michele Cerofolini (0/3), Pietro Terracciano (0/29), Salvatore Sirigu (0/0), Aleksa Terzic (1/20), Christian Dalle Mura (0/0), Cristiano Biraghi (2/32), Dodo (1/31), Igor (0/26), Lorenzo Venuti (0/15), Luca Ranieri (0/8), Lucas Martinez Quarta (1/25), Michael Kayode (0/0), Nikola Milenkovic (2/26), Alessandro Bianco (0/6), Alfred Duncan (1/23), Antonin Barak (2/30), Gaetano Castrovilli (2/14), Giacomo Bonaventura (5/29), Jonathan Ikone (3/31), Josip Brekalo (0/6), Riccardo Saponara (3/27), Rolando Mandragora (2/28), Sofyan Amrabat (0/28), Arthur Cabral (7/27), Christian Kouame (4/26), Luka Jovic (5/30), Nicolas Gonzalez (5/23), Riccardo Sottil (0/17).
This is the full squad of players that the Roma head coach Mourinho will select from for his starting XI:
Mile Svilar (0/1), Pietro Boer (0/0), Rui Patricio (0/35), Chris Smalling (3/30), Diego Llorente (0/7), Gianluca Mancini (1/33), Leonardo Spinazzola (1/25), Marash Kumbulla (0/7), Mehmet Zeki Celik (0/22), Rick Karsdorp (0/13), Roger Ibanez (3/32), William Bianda (0/0), Ante Coric (0/0), Benjamin Tahirovic (0/10), Bryan Cristante (1/34), Cristian Volpato (1/7), Ebrima Darboe (0/0), Edoardo Bove (1/20), Georginio Wijnaldum (2/12), Lorenzo Pellegrini (4/31), Mohamed Mady Camara (0/15), Nemanja Matic (2/34), Nicola Zalewski (1/31), Andrea Belotti (0/29), Claudio Cassano (0/0), Jordan Majchrzak (0/1), Matteo Politano (0/0), Ola Solbakken (1/13), Paulo Dybala (11/24), Stephan El Shaarawy (6/27), Tammy Abraham (8/36).
Fiorentina vs Roma Team News
Fiorentina might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Roma.
Luka Jovic, Rolando Mandragora and Riccardo Sottil nurses various injuries and won't take part for Fiorentina against Roma at Artemio Franchi, Firenze.
Roma just have a single unavailable player for squad selection, when facing Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi, Firenze.
Ebrima Darboe won't be travelling with Roma this time, as he nurses an injury.
Fiorentina vs Roma Lineups
Fiorentina vs Roma H2H
Fiorentina claimed a 2-0 win, while Roma answered back with a 2-0 win in their two most recent meetings. All in all, Roma have a fine reading on Fiorentina in previous seasons with a 6-2-2 advantage going into this match. The bookies have Roma to win this match at best price odds of 7/4.
Fiorentina vs Roma Results
Both teams found the back of the net six times in the last ten matches between Fiorentina and Roma.
Fiorentina vs Roma Betting Tips
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Gaetano Castrovilli, who is performing well for Fiorentina. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Serie A outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Roma.The visitors will be looking to Stephan El Shaarawy to find the net once again, after managing two Serie A goals for Roma in recent matches.
Fiorentina claimed four wins, drew three and lost three of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Roma won one, drew four and lost five of their last 10 games away. Fiorentina managed four wins without conceding a single goal in the previous 10 matches at home.
Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in the last ten encounters between Fiorentina and Roma. There were over two goals five times, as Fiorentina managed an average of 1.1 goals, while Roma scored 1.8 goals on average. Fiorentina performed an average of 1.8 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Roma, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.