Fiorentina – Chievo BETTING TIPS (11.01.2017)
Fiorentina and Chievo measure their strength at Stadio Artemio Franchi in a meeting for this phase of Coppa Italia (Round of 16). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 7 games won 6 and lost 1. In fact, in the last match in this stage, for Serie A, 28-08-2016, Fiorentina won by (1-0). C. Sánchez (28 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. In this match the house factor could play a decisive role, as Chievo has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
The home team plays their first match in this edition of Coppa Italia with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to achieve a positive result. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it has 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; Against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. The team arrive at this meeting after a draw at home with Napoli by (3-3). In the last 10 home games for all competitions, Fiorentina have won 4, drawn 5 and lost 1. The team conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has Scored regularly, having managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games. In the 15 games he played, he only managed 1 turnaround in 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. There have been 2 periods in the last 13 home games for all competitions: he scored 8 of his 21 goals in the minutes (31′-45 ‘); Suffered 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Fiorentina will make their debut in the Italian Cup this year, and is looking for a positive result to soften their current situation less good, since no longer wins three games in the Italian Championship. On the last day, the team received the Naples and in a very stirred match ended up adding a tie to three goals. Before that, the team had lost two consecutive games: the last of them against Lazio, away from home, 3-1.
With 18 days to go, and one game less, the team has seven wins, six draws and five losses, thus taking ninth place in the table. For this match, the coach must keep the bet on 4-5-1 or 3-4-3.
The visiting team arrives at this stage of Coppa Italia (Round of 16) after having played previous qualifiers with: Novara and Virtus. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored and 20 conceded; Against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with a total of 23 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last game he played for Serie A, he lost with Atalanta at home (1-4). In the last 10 games as a visitor, Chievo has won 3, drawn 1 and lost 6. His attack has been regular, as he managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to return to the result. There have been 2 periods in the last 10 meetings played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 5 of his 8 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘); Suffered 5 of his 11 goals in the minutes (31′-45 ‘).
Chievo take the field for their third match in the Italian Cup, but will play for the first time away from home. So far, the team have eliminated Virtus Entella and Novara, both with a 3-0 win. Now, the team faces a Serie A club and hopes to present a superior performance that has been showing in the Italian Championship. Chievo have come from two consecutive defeats: the last of them happened at home, when they faced Atalanta and were thrashed by 1-4. Before that, the team had played on the ground of Rome and lost by 3-1. With 19 matches played, the club follows with seven wins, four draws and eight losses, and occupies the 11th position in the table. For this match, the manager has to keep the team going 4-3-3.