Topic: Serie A picks/previews 3-4/11

Lazio - Fiorentina

Last season: Lazio 0-1 Fiorentina

Form guide: Lazio (L W W L L) Fiorentina (W D W D W)
 
Lazio (probable): Ballotta; De Silvestri, Stendardo, Cribari, Zauri; Mudingayi, Ledesma, Mutarelli, Manfredini; Rocchi, Pandev

Fiorentina (probable): Frey; Potenza, Dainelli, Gamberini, Pasqual; Donadel, Liverani, Montolivo, Semioli; Pazzini, Osvaldo

Fiorentina have very strong should be a problem for Lazio.

Draw.


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AC Milan - Torino

Last season: Milan 0-0 Torino

Form guide: Milan (D W L L W) Torino (D W L W L)

Milan (probable): Dida; Bonera, Nesta, Kaladze, Serginho; Gattuso, Pirlo, Ambrosini; Kaka, Seedorf; Gilardino

Torino (probable): Sereni; Comotto, Di Loreto, Dellafiore, Lanna; Motta, Corini, Zanetti; Rosina, Di Michele; Ventola

AC Milan must win this match in order to have a chance at the Scudetto.

AC Milan to win.


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Cagliari - Sampdoria

Last season: Cagliari 1-0 Sampdoria

Form guide: Cagliari (W L D L D) Sampdoria (W L W L L)

Cagliari (probable): Fortin; Ferri, Bizera, Bianco, Del Grosso; Foggia, Parola, Conti, Budel, Fini; Matri

Sampdoria (probable): Castellazzi; Bastrini, Sala, Gastaldello; Maggio, Volpi, Sammarco, Fini; Bellucci, Caracciolo, Montella

Sampdoria have lost their two and Cagliari have a chance in this match.

Cagliari to win.


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Catania - Atalanta

Last season: Catania 0-0 Atalanta

Form guide: Catania (D W D W D) Atalanta (L D D W D)

Catania (probable): Polito; Silvestri, Sottil, Stovini, Vargas; Izco, Edusei, Baiocco; J Martinez, Spinesi, Mascara

Atalanta (probable): Coppola; Rivalta, Capelli, Carrozzieri, Belleri; Ferriera Pinto, Tissone, Bernardini, Langella; Doni; Inzaghi

Draw like last year most likely.

Draw.


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Empoli - Roma

Last season: Empoli 1-0 Roma

Form guide: Empoli (W L W L L) Roma (L W D W W)

Empoli (probable): Bassi; Raggi, Marzoratti, Adani, Tosto; Antonini, Marchisio, Moro; Giovinco; Vannucchi, Saudati

Roma (probable): Doni; Cicinho, Mexes, Juan, Cassetti; Brighi, Pizarro; Mancini, Perrotta, Giuly; Vucinic

Tough match for Roma but they should win.

Roma to win.


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Genoa - Palermo

Last season: Not played

Form guide: Genoa (W W L D L) Palermo (L D D D D)

Genoa (probable): Rubinho; Konko, Bovo, Lucarelli; Rossi, Paro, Juric, Danilo; Leon, Borriello, Sculli

Palermo (probable): Fontana; Zaccardo, Biava, Barzagli, Capuano; Diana, Simplicio, Guana, Caserta; Cavani, Amauri

Lots of draws lately for Palermo, a new one in this?

Draw.


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Juventus - Inter

Last season: Not played

Form guide: Juventus (W D W L W) Inter (W W W D W)

Juventus (probable): Buffon; Grygera, Legrottaglie, Chiellini, Molinaro; Nocerino, Zanetti, Nedved; Del Piero, Iaquinta, Trezeguet

Inter (probable): Julio Cesar; Maicon, Cordoba, Samuel, Chivu; Zanetti, Dacourt, Cambiasso, Figo; Ibrahimovic, Crespo

A match between two strong teams.

Draw.


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Livorno - Udinese

Last season: Livorno 1-0 Udinese

Form guide: Livorno (L L L L W) Udinese (W D D W W)

Livorno (probable): Amelia; Grandoni, Pavan, Galante; E Filippini, Bergvold, Pulzetti, A Filippini, Pasquale; Tavano, Bogdani

Udinese (probable): Handanovic; Zapotocny, Felipe, Coda; Mesto, D’Agostino, Inler, Lukovic; Quagliarella, Asamoah, Di Natale

Udinese have shown very strong form lately.

Udinese to win.


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Napoli - Reggina

Last season: Not played

Form guide: Napoli (L L D W L) Reggina (D D L D L)

Napoli (probable): Iezzo; Cupi, Cannavaro, Domizzi; Garics, Hamsik, Gargano, Bogliacino, Savini; Sosa, Lavezzi

Reggina (probable): Campagnolo; Valdez, Aronica, Cherubin, Modesto; Missiroli, Barreto, Cascione, Hallfredsson; Cozza, Amoruso

Both teams not strong, Napoli on home advantage.

Napoli to win.


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Parma - Siena

Last season: Parma 1-0 Siena

Form guide: Parma (L L L W D) Siena (L W L D D)

Parma (probable): Pavarini; Coly, Paci, Rossi, Castellini; Dessena, Morrone, Cigarini, Pisanu; Reginaldo, Corradi

Siena (probable): Eleftheropoulos; Rossettini, Loria, Portanova, Grimi; Jarolim, Codrea, Galloppa; Maccarone, Bucchi, De Ceglie

Not to easy match for Parma.

Draw.

Re: Serie A picks/previews 3-4/11

Will you have any picks for the Serie A for this weekend? I see from stats that around 40 per cent of all the matches in the Serie A end in a draw. Isn't it difficult to predict Italian matches then? Difficult to get a profit?