Pisa - Venezia: Small difference between teams in Serie B clash

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Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Tue 04.May
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Arena Garibaldi - Stadio Romeo Anconetani (14869 seats)

Pisa will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 12 points behind Venezia.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Pisa and Venezia.

Relegation threatens Pisa who should definitely be looking for some points here. Venezia are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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Pisa form and stats

6 victories, 9 draws and 2 defeats. That’s what Pisa have to build on here at Arena Garibaldi - Stadio Romeo Anconetani in the Serie B.

The fans are hoping that Pisa will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 1-3 away loss in the Serie B game against Frosinone (placed 14th). Before that, Pisa played out a draw 2-2 when visiting Pordenone.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Pisa have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 18 matches with the results: Won nine, drawn five and lost four.

There will be little rest for Pisa after this match as they are travelling to Brescia for a Serie B game in only three days.

Pisa are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 21 goals in 17 games. Pisa are not conceding a lot of goals here at Arena Garibaldi - Stadio Romeo Anconetani in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 15 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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Venezia form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Serie B travels is 5 wins, 9 draws and 3 defeats.

Venezia had fun at their own home (Arena Garibaldi - Stadio Romeo Anconetani) last time out, beating Chievo 3-1. Domen Črnigoj, Francesco Di Mariano and Francesco Forte scored. A 1-2 defeat away at Salernitana before that.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found eight similar matches played by Venezia in our archives, and the results are: one win for Venezia, four draws and three defeats.

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

Venezia are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 22 away goals from 17 games (in the league). Venezia have conceded 17 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Pisa and Venezia have met before this season: Venezia - Pisa 1-1. Last three meetings between the teams: Pisa won zero, Venezia won one and two draws. one game with over 2,5 goals, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

PisaM. Marconi
M. Marconi
13 goals
VeneziaF. Forte
F. Forte
12 goals
VeneziaM. Aramu
M. Aramu
9 goals

Pisa missing players

Venezia missing players

Pisa Venezia
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
35 17 5 Played P 6 17 35
10 6 0 Won W 1 5 15
14 9 3 Drew D 5 9 11
11 2 2 Lost L 0 3 9
46 21 5 Scored S 6 22 50
51 15 9 Conceded C 5 17 36
91% 82% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 82% 89%
80% 59% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 82% 80%
54% 41% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 41% 46%
34% 24% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 18% 23%
9% 6% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 6% 9%
57% 47% 80% BTTS BTTS 67% 65% 54%
31% 47% 0% Clean Sheets C S 33% 29% 31%
20% 24% 20% Failed to Score F T 33% 24% 26%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.3 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.2 2.3
4 3 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
13.5 14 14.8 Shots (avg) S ( 13 13.1 13.2
3.7 4.1 4.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.8 4.5 4.6
36% 30% 23% Goal Efficiency G E 26% 29% 31%

  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.