The prices from the bookmakers certainly reflect the form put on the show lately by Juventus. Salernitana could be in for a whacking, as Juventus has looked in awesome shape. Following 14 matches, Salernitana rank 20th in Serie A on 8 points. That leaves a gap of 13 points to Juventus, who sit 7th after collecting 21 points.
With 4 defeats in the last 6 matches, there is room to improve for Salernitana before their next assignment on home soil. Otherwise, they could be in for another disappointment on Tuesday against Juventus.
Salernitana are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Tuesday claimed a steady 9 goals in their previous 7 matches. An average of 0.9 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 17 goals or an average of 1.7 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 1 just pnce in this run.
Juventus travel to their next Serie A match, averaging a lowly 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 14 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times. Let's get into some predictions!
Stats and facts for Salernitana and Juventus.
- Salernitana did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Salernitana has lost the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Salernitana conceded in the last 13 of 14 matches;
- Salernitana conceded the last 7 matches in a row.
- Juventus scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Juventus's last 6 of 8 matches;
- Juventus scored the last 11 matches in a row when playing away;
- Juventus conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Salernitana v. Juventus
Salernitana hoping for fresh start.
Salernitana go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. Only a single point prevents Salernitana from getting through their last 3 games empty-handed. They came up short, losing 3-0 and 0-2 against Lazio and Sampdoria respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against Cagliari.
Salernitana in serious trouble
Results have been on par for Juventus in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Juventus have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it started with a 0-2 win against Lazio. Unable to follow that up, they went down 4-0 against Chelsea, before handing over all 3 points in a 0-1 defeat against Atalanta.
Just limiting an expected defeat might be the target for Salernitana here. Siding with Juventus at odds 1.36 is a no-brainer in the kind of form they are displaying. Should this price be a tad on the low side for your preferred betting strategy, consider adding it to a nice accumulator.
Salernitana v. Juventus — fixture history
With Salernitana being new to this division they never played against Juventus before in Serie A. However, they have previously faced each other in other competitions.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the Serie A standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 13 points. Salernitana cannot squeeze past Juventus in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Juventus, number 7 on 21 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Tuesday.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Federico Bonazzoli. He is one of the Salernitana players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Juventus.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Leonardo Bonucci to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Leonardo Bonucci netted 2 goals for Juventus in their latest matches.