Monza vs Lecce: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Tue 04.May
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: U-Power Stadium (18568 seats)

Both teams are enjoying a good season so far and games like this could be decisive. Here's the preview for Monza - Lecce!

Insights:
  • Monza have the fewest conceded goals (31) in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most scored goals (65) in Serie B

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1000 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

Monza are battling for top spots and have everything to play for. Lecce are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

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Monza form and stats

Overall Serie B stats at home this season for Monza, who have the fewest conceded goals (31) in Serie B, are 8-6-3 (wins-draw-losses).

A strong away win for Monza against Salernitana the last match, as Mario Balotelli (2) and Davide Frattesi were on target. Before that game, the 2-1 home victory against Cremonese.

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

Monza are traveling soon after this match as the Serie B match at Cosenza awaits in three days.

Monza have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at U-Power Stadium with 26 goals in 17 league matches. From these home matches, Monza have conceded only 14 goals.

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Lecce form and stats

Lecce's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Lecce, who have the most scored goals (65) in Serie B, collect 35 points from their 17 away matches in the Serie B. 10 victories and 5 draws have created these points (and only 2 defeats). Lecce are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played ten in a row without losing.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Serie B home defeat versus Cittadella with 1-3 on the scoreboard. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Vicenza at their stadium, the result 2-1.

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

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Reggina in just three days.

The travelling fans enjoy Lecce's attacking play in away games, having scored 31 goals in 17 league matches away. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (16 so far). There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Lecce - Monza 0-0. Head-2-head stats last two meetings: zero - two - zero (Monza wins - draws - Lecce wins). As for goals, zero matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

LecceM. Coda
M. Coda
22 goals
MonzaD. Frattesi
D. Frattesi
8 goals
LecceM. Mancosu
M. Mancosu
8 goals

Monza missing players

Lecce missing players

Monza Lecce
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
35 17 4 Played P 3 17 35
15 8 1 Won W 1 10 16
13 6 2 Drew D 2 5 13
7 3 1 Lost L 0 2 6
47 26 5 Scored S 6 31 65
31 14 5 Conceded C 5 16 42
89% 88% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 91%
74% 82% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 82% 83%
34% 35% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 53% 66%
17% 18% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 24% 40%
9% 12% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 12% 11%
46% 41% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 59% 66%
43% 53% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 26%
23% 18% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 12% 17%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 1.9 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.7 2.5 2.3
5 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
14.2 16.1 19 Shots (avg) S ( 14.7 14.9 15.3
4.6 5.2 5.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.7 5.1 4.8
29% 30% 24% Goal Efficiency G E 35% 36% 39%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Lecce have the fewest conceded goals (16) away in Serie B
  • Lecce have the fewest matches under the total-line (13) in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most points (35) away in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most scored goals (31) away in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most scored goals (65) in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most scored goals in the first half (28) in Serie B
  • Lecce have the most scored goals in the second half (37) in Serie B
  • Lecce have the the best goal difference (+15) away in Serie B
  • Lecce haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Monza have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Monza have the fewest conceded goals (31) in Serie B

  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

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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.