Roma vs Sassuolo Predictions and Betting: After beating Young boys by 3-1 goals in Europa League match, Roma are all set to take on Sassuolo in Serie A league match. Roma will aim to secure a position in the top 3 as they host Sassuolo on Sunday, 6 December.
The match will be played at the Stadio Olimpico, the home of AS Roma. The Romans will be looking to bounce back after facing a crushing defeat against Napoli in the last game. They are currently at the 6th spot in the points table with 17 points, just 1 point behind Sassuolo.
Sassuolo weren’t good in the last game against Inter Milan. The Italian media highlighted some of the poor decisions of Coach Antonio Conte that resulted in the loss. They have to bring back their form to improve their chances of defeating Roma.
Sassuolo had a good season so far with 5 wins and 1 only loss. They are currently at the 3rd spot in the points, and just 5 points behind A.C Milan who are the table toppers.
Sassuolo vs Roma Odds and Predictions Summary
Roma vs Sassuolo Predictions and Betting : Recent Form
Roma and Sassuolo, both have lost their last Serie A league matches but Roma will be highly motivated as they have been able to qualify of 2nd round of UEFA Europa league after beating the Young Boys on Thursday night.
Taking about Serie A, Roma seemed to be completely out of touch in the 4-0 loss to Napoli. Sassuolo faced their defeat (3-0) this season against Inter Milan in last game.
Roma are currently at 6th position in Serie A table standings and the last Serie A league match loss came after 3 back to back victories. . On the other hand, Sassuolo’s last victory was against Verona when they defeated the hosts with a 2-0 margin. Sassuolo is currently 3rd in the Serie A table.
With a win percentage of 56%, both Roma and Sassuolo have looked good this season. Roma have scored 19 goals and conceded 15 from the 9 league games they played. Sassuolo, on the other hand, have scored 20 goals and conceded only 12.
Roma need to improve their ball possession percentage of 47.43% which looks far behind Sassuolo’s percentage of 59.63%.
Roma are unbeaten in their last 8 home games. They won 6 matches, while 2 matches ended in a draw. Sassuolo have an impressive record in the last 6 away matches. They won 4 of them and lost only 1.
Roma and Sassuolo have met each other in 14 matches as of now. Roma won 8 of them, while Sassuolo won only 1 match. 5 matches were ended in a draw. Both the teams have scored an average of 3.14 goals per match in direct clashes.
If we talk about the last 5 matches, Roma looks very dominant with 4 wins. Sassuolo’s only win against Roma came in the last Serie A clash in February 2020. The match ended with a 4-2 victory for Sassuolo.
Roma and Sassuolo have played 7 Serie A matches at the Olimpico Stadium and both the teams scored in each of them (26 goals in total with an average of 3.7).
Both the teams are expected with their regular formation for the Sunday clash. The Romans will play in 3-4-2-1 formation, while Sassuolo may look to continue their usual format of 4-2-3-1.
Roma’s forward attack looks very formidable. Pedro has been very impressive so far with 3 goals and 1 assist. Edin Dzeko is another key striker. He has 3 goals to his name from the 6 matches he played. His success rate in dribbling stands at 60%.
Players like Domenico Berardi and Filip Djuricic need to be at their best in the game against Roma as Sassuolo’s key striker Francesco Caputo is likely to miss out due to injury.
Berardi has been very good with 4 goals and a passing accuracy of 81%. Djuricic has hit the net thrice and maintained a good dribbling success of 67%.
Roma have some star players in the midfield like Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout. Mkhitaryan has scored 5 goals this season and assisted in 4. Veretout has 4 goals to his name with an amazing passing accuracy of 84% in the opposition half.
In the defense department, Roger Ibanez and Gianluca Mancini have done a good job for Roma in the current Serie A season. Ibanez had 2 clean sheets with an average of 2.9 interceptions per game. Mancini has also been consistent so far with 3 clean sheets and a passing accuracy of 90%.
For Sassuolo, Vlad Chiriches and Gian Marco Ferrari have been the key defenders this season. Chiriches has maintained a high passing accuracy of 93%. He has also scored a goal for his team.
Ferrari had 3 clean sheets as of now with 1.2 tackles per game. Goalkeeper Andrea Consigli has been very consistent with an average of 3.7 saves per game.
It is not easy to predict a winner as both the teams are looking very strong. The Romans will look to benefit from the home advantage, while Sassuolo have a great chance of defeating the hosts and improve their head to head stats with Roma.
The Sunday clash is surely going to be thrilling with many twists and turns.
Although both the teams are tough to beat, most of the prediction and betting platforms are favoring Roma.
As per Fctables.com, there is a 55% chance of Roma’s win, while Sassuolo’s chances stand at 22%. The predictor is suggesting a 22% chance of a draw game.
Betting.betfair.com has given 1.76 betting odds in favor of Roma, while the odds for Sassuolo are 4.4. The odds are 4.2 for a draw game.
SofaScore is another well-known platform for providing betting odds. As per them, the odds are 1.66 for Roma’s win, 4.50 for Sassuolo’s win, and 4.33 for a draw match.