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Serie B: Chievo - Virtus Entella preview and statistics

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Chievo are in the 9th position while the guesting Virtus Entella worry at 19th.

Insights:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Virtus Entella has the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B
Best bookmaker betting odds:

Chievo and Virtus Entella should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

Virtus Entella play their home games on artifical turf, while this game is played on grass. Recent stats for Virtus Entella when playing on grass are 9 wins, 13 draws and 17 defeats from 39 matches. They have scored 49 goals and conceded 58 times in these games.

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Chievo form and stats

Chievo have collected 11 points from their Serie B home games so far after 3-2-2. Chievo have played two draws in a row on their own stadium.

Happy days for Chievo in their previous game, a Serie B match away at Cremonese (placed 17th) that ended with a 2-0 victory. Preceding that game was the home draw versus Venezia that ended 1-1.

There will be little rest for Chievo after this match as they are travelling to Vicenza for a Serie B game in only four days.

Chievo has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 7 matches. From these home matches, Chievo have conceded only 6 goals.

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Virtus Entella form and stats

There's been little loot from Virtus Entella's travels as they have only collected 7 points from 8 away games in the Serie B. Virtus Entella, who have the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B, only have 1 win to counter their 3 defeats and 4 draws.

Entella have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Alessandro Russo. It's been 294 minutes since they last conceded in Serie B.

Entella go into this game after a win, the home game against Cittadella that ended 1-0. Before that one, a nice away victory 1-0 at Vicenza.

The attacking power of Virtus Entella when travelling is not overwhelming with 6 goals scored from 8 league matches away. Entella's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 12 goals from these trips.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last three meetings: two - one - zero (Chievo wins - draws - Virtus Entella wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Virtus EntellaM. Mancosu
M. Mancosu
5 goals
ChievoL. Garritano
L. Garritano
4 goals
ChievoF. Đorđević
F. Đorđević
3 goals

Chievo missing players

Virtus Entella missing players

Competition: Italy Serie B
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi (42160 seats)
  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 17 9 7 1 29 14 8 4 4 0 12 5 9 5 3 1 17 9 15 34
2 Salernitana 17 9 4 4 22 18 9 6 2 1 15 7 8 3 2 3 7 11 4 31
3 Monza 17 8 6 3 25 12 8 5 2 1 15 3 9 3 4 2 10 9 13 30
4 SPAL 17 8 5 4 23 16 8 5 2 1 15 6 9 3 3 3 8 10 7 29
5 Cittadella 15 8 3 4 27 14 8 5 2 1 16 6 7 3 1 3 11 8 13 27
6 Lecce 17 6 8 3 31 22 9 3 5 1 18 12 8 3 3 2 13 10 9 26
7 Venezia 17 6 7 4 21 16 9 4 2 3 11 8 8 2 5 1 10 8 5 25
8 Frosinone 16 7 4 5 17 16 9 3 3 3 7 9 7 4 1 2 10 7 1 25
9 Chievo 15 6 6 3 20 13 7 3 2 2 10 6 8 3 4 1 10 7 7 24
10 Pordenone 17 5 9 3 20 15 8 1 6 1 12 10 9 4 3 2 8 5 5 24
11 Brescia 17 5 6 6 26 28 9 3 3 3 16 15 8 2 3 3 10 13 -2 21
12 Pisa 16 4 8 4 23 29 7 2 4 1 8 9 9 2 4 3 15 20 -6 20
13 Vicenza 16 4 7 5 23 24 7 1 5 1 10 10 9 3 2 4 13 14 -1 19
14 Reggina 17 4 5 8 16 24 8 3 1 4 9 10 9 1 4 4 7 14 -8 17
15 Pescara 17 4 4 9 15 28 9 2 3 4 10 13 8 2 1 5 5 15 -13 16
16 Cosenza 17 2 9 6 11 14 9 0 5 4 4 9 8 2 4 2 7 5 -3 15
17 Cremonese 17 3 6 8 15 23 9 2 3 4 8 13 8 1 3 4 7 10 -8 15
18 Reggiana 16 4 3 9 15 27 8 2 2 4 9 9 8 2 1 5 6 18 -12 15
19 Virtus Entella 17 3 5 9 14 29 9 2 1 6 8 17 8 1 4 3 6 12 -15 14
20 Ascoli 17 3 4 10 15 26 8 3 1 4 7 11 9 0 3 6 8 15 -11 13

  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 17 9 7 1 29 14 8 4 4 0 12 5 9 5 3 1 17 9 15 34
2 Salernitana 17 9 4 4 22 18 9 6 2 1 15 7 8 3 2 3 7 11 4 31
3 Monza 17 8 6 3 25 12 8 5 2 1 15 3 9 3 4 2 10 9 13 30
4 SPAL 17 8 5 4 23 16 8 5 2 1 15 6 9 3 3 3 8 10 7 29
5 Cittadella 15 8 3 4 27 14 8 5 2 1 16 6 7 3 1 3 11 8 13 27
6 Lecce 17 6 8 3 31 22 9 3 5 1 18 12 8 3 3 2 13 10 9 26
7 Venezia 17 6 7 4 21 16 9 4 2 3 11 8 8 2 5 1 10 8 5 25
8 Frosinone 16 7 4 5 17 16 9 3 3 3 7 9 7 4 1 2 10 7 1 25
9 Chievo 15 6 6 3 20 13 7 3 2 2 10 6 8 3 4 1 10 7 7 24
10 Pordenone 17 5 9 3 20 15 8 1 6 1 12 10 9 4 3 2 8 5 5 24
11 Brescia 17 5 6 6 26 28 9 3 3 3 16 15 8 2 3 3 10 13 -2 21
12 Pisa 16 4 8 4 23 29 7 2 4 1 8 9 9 2 4 3 15 20 -6 20
13 Vicenza 16 4 7 5 23 24 7 1 5 1 10 10 9 3 2 4 13 14 -1 19
14 Reggina 17 4 5 8 16 24 8 3 1 4 9 10 9 1 4 4 7 14 -8 17
15 Pescara 17 4 4 9 15 28 9 2 3 4 10 13 8 2 1 5 5 15 -13 16
16 Cosenza 17 2 9 6 11 14 9 0 5 4 4 9 8 2 4 2 7 5 -3 15
17 Cremonese 17 3 6 8 15 23 9 2 3 4 8 13 8 1 3 4 7 10 -8 15
18 Reggiana 16 4 3 9 15 27 8 2 2 4 9 9 8 2 1 5 6 18 -12 15
19 Virtus Entella 17 3 5 9 14 29 9 2 1 6 8 17 8 1 4 3 6 12 -15 14
20 Ascoli 17 3 4 10 15 26 8 3 1 4 7 11 9 0 3 6 8 15 -11 13

Chievo Virtus Entella
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 2 Played P 3 8 17
6 3 2 Won W 1 1 3
6 2 0 Drew D 2 4 5
3 2 0 Lost L 0 3 9
20 10 5 Scored S 3 6 14
13 6 0 Conceded C 2 12 29
87% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 75% 88%
73% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 62% 65%
40% 43% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 50% 41%
13% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 24%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 18%
53% 57% 0% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 41%
47% 43% 100% Clean Sheets C S 67% 38% 29%
13% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 38% 41%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 2.1 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.3 3.5 3.3
4 3 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
13.8 11.3 11 Shots (avg) S ( 7 8.8 8.4
3.9 3.9 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 2.4 2.5
34% 37% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 32% 33%
Key stats in Serie B this season:
  • Chievo have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Chievo have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Chievo haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Virtus Entella has the most conceded goals in the second half (22) in Serie B
  • Virtus Entella has the the worst goal difference (-15) in Serie B
  • Virtus Entella have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Virtus Entella have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Bookie Chievo Draw Virtus Entella

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.