Chievo vs Cremonese: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Tue 04.May
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi (42160 seats)

Getting closer to the top teams is at stake when these two mid-table clubs battle it out. Both will be aiming to improve their league table standing, Chievo in 8th and Cremonese in 11th place.

Insights:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

It's no vacation for neither Chievo nor Cremonese as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

Cremonese are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

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Chievo form and stats

Chievo have played 17 Serie B games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 9-4-4 (wins-draws-losses).

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Chievo handle that role? We have found 20 games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are ten wins, six draws and four defeats.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Chievo as they are travelling to their away game against Virtus Entella in the Serie B. That match is three days after this one.

Chievo are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 25 goals in 17 games. Chievo are not conceding a lot of goals here at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 13 from 17 matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Cremonese form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Serie B travels is 5 wins, 5 draws and 7 defeats.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Monza wasn't a success with a 1-2 loss.

Cremonese are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is two wins, six draws and seven defeats. From a total of 15 matches.

After this away game Cremonese return home for a Serie B game against Pescara. That game is only three sleeps after this.

Cremonese have scored 18 goals on their travels this season, from 17 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 20 goals have been conceded by Cremonese in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Cremonese - Chievo 0-2, played this season. Numbers for the last four meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Chievo, zero draws and one win for Cremonese. Over 2,5 goals: zero times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

CremoneseD. Ciofani
D. Ciofani
10 goals
ChievoL. Garritano
L. Garritano
7 goals
CremoneseL. Strizzolo
L. Strizzolo
7 goals

Chievo missing players

Cremonese missing players

Chievo Cremonese
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
35 17 5 Played P 4 17 35
12 9 3 Won W 1 5 11
13 4 1 Drew D 1 5 11
10 4 1 Lost L 2 7 13
43 25 8 Scored S 4 18 42
35 13 3 Conceded C 6 20 42
89% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 94% 94%
69% 76% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 71% 74%
40% 47% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 41% 46%
17% 6% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 18% 20%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 3%
54% 53% 40% BTTS BTTS 75% 59% 54%
34% 41% 60% Clean Sheets C S 0% 24% 23%
23% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 24% 29%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.9 2.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.5 2.4
5 4 1 Red cards R C 1 1 5
 
12.1 10.2 10.6 Shots (avg) S ( 12.8 16.7 15.8
3.6 3.5 4.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.2 4.8 4.7
34% 42% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 24% 22% 25%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Empoli 35 17 16 2 62 32 17 9 8 0 32 14 18 8 8 2 30 18 30 67
2 Lecce 35 16 13 6 65 42 18 6 8 4 34 26 17 10 5 2 31 16 23 61
3 Salernitana 35 16 12 7 39 33 18 10 6 2 24 13 17 6 6 5 15 20 6 60
4 Monza 35 15 13 7 47 31 17 8 6 3 26 14 18 7 7 4 21 17 16 58
5 Venezia 35 15 11 9 50 36 18 10 2 6 28 19 17 5 9 3 22 17 14 56
6 Cittadella 35 14 11 10 46 32 17 8 6 3 23 13 18 6 5 7 23 19 14 53
7 SPAL 35 12 14 9 41 40 17 7 6 4 24 18 18 5 8 5 17 22 1 50
8 Chievo 35 12 13 10 43 35 17 9 4 4 25 13 18 3 9 6 18 22 8 49
9 Reggina 35 12 12 11 38 37 17 8 3 6 18 16 18 4 9 5 20 21 1 48
10 Brescia 35 12 11 12 52 50 18 8 5 5 32 24 17 4 6 7 20 26 2 47
11 Cremonese 35 11 11 13 42 42 18 6 6 6 24 22 17 5 5 7 18 20 0 44
12 Vicenza 35 10 14 11 45 48 17 4 9 4 20 20 18 6 5 7 25 28 -3 44
13 Pisa 35 10 14 11 46 51 17 6 9 2 21 15 18 4 5 9 25 36 -5 44
14 Frosinone 35 10 13 12 32 41 18 4 8 6 15 20 17 6 5 6 17 21 -9 43
15 Pordenone 35 9 14 12 37 37 17 4 10 3 24 17 18 5 4 9 13 20 0 41
16 Ascoli 35 10 10 15 33 43 18 7 5 6 16 19 17 3 5 9 17 24 -10 40
17 Cosenza 35 6 17 12 29 38 18 3 9 6 15 17 17 3 8 6 14 21 -9 35
18 Reggiana 35 9 7 19 29 52 18 6 5 7 18 21 17 3 2 12 11 31 -23 34
19 Pescara 35 6 11 18 28 54 17 3 5 9 17 26 18 3 6 9 11 28 -26 29
20 Virtus Entella 35 4 11 20 27 57 18 3 4 11 16 32 17 1 7 9 11 25 -30 23

Read more about Serie B

Serie B is the second highest division in Italian football. It usually has 22 teams playing two fixtures against each other. The two top teams of the league table are automatically promoted, with a third following depending on standings and/or a playoff. Matches are usually played on Saturdays.