Sassuolo will face a tough test when they host Juventus on Monday. Sassuolo is coming off a 1-0 road loss against Cagliari on April 16 while Juventus had a 1-1 home draw against Cagliari on April 16. Juventus is in fourth place in the Serie A standings with 63 points in 33 games while Sassuolo is in ninth place with 46 points in 33 games.
The player to watch in this game is Dušan Vlahović, who has 23 goals and three assists in 31 Serie A games this season. AccuScore gives Vlahović a 52.3 percent chance to score against Sassuolo. He has 71 SCA and 13 GCA in 31 Serie A games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Sassuolo: 4.10
• Juventus: 1.83
• Draw: 3.85
• Sassuolo: +0.5: 2.06
• Juventus: -0.5: 1.87
• Over 2.5, 3: 1.92
• Under 2.5, 3: 1.98
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Sassuolo, coming off a 1-0 road loss against Cagliari on April 16, have 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw in their last 5 Serie A games.
Juventus, coming off a 1-1 home draw against Cagliari on April 16, have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in their last 5 Serie A games.
Momentum: Sassuolo has been on a downward trend — with 2 losses in their last 3 Serie A games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Serie A action on October 27 and Sassuolo won 2-1.
For Sassuolo, Domenico Berardi has a 33.1 percent chance to score. He averages 1.76 shots overall per sim, 1.03 shots on goal per and 0.4 goals per sim.
For Juventus, Dušan Vlahović has a 52.3 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 3.84 shots overall per sim, 2.14 shots on goal per and 0.72 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Juventus in this one. Average score in simulations is Juventus 1.66 to Sassuolo 1.28.
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