Spal vs Chievo Soccer Prediction Today

Spal and Chievo sit precariously just above the relegation zone in 17th and 16th, respectively. If there’s any consolation for both teams, it’s that their recent form has been better than their relegation rivals.
Spal sit just one point about the relegation zone but are actually unbeaten in seven Serie A (SA) games (W2, D5), drawing the last five on the bounce! Two of those draws (0-0) were actually against Juventus (top) and Fiorentina (seventh) last time out.
Chievo actually have a breathing space of three points but head into this game with just one win in seven (W1, D2, L4). They too drew 0-0 last time out at home to Torino but at least finally broke their unwanted record of conceding in 15 games in a row. Yet, the last time they managed to win without conceding a goal was back in September last year!
The defence of both teams has been a bit lackluster with Spal conceding nine goals from penalties, which is the joint-worst record in the league, along with Benevento. Chievo have conceded four own goals.

Players to watch:

Roberto Inglese scored two goals in the reverse fixture and is currently Chievo’s top scorer with nine goals.
Mirco Antenucci has failed to score in the previous four games but is still Spal’s top scorer with eight goals. Can he reach his Serie B record of 18 goals from last season and save Spal?

Stat attack:

Spal have scored a total of three and conceded six goals in their last five home games (W1, D3, L1) – an average of 1.8 goals per game.
Chievo have lost their last five away games, scoring three and conceding eight goals at a total average of 2.2 goals per game.

Prediction Today: Spal wins

Odds: 2.18

 

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