Cagliari haven’t won a match in this head to head since 2016. Although, matches are usually close with five of the last six ending in a stalemate and Sassuolo’s win in the Italian Cup back in January being by just a one-goal margin.
Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is Cagliari Calcio 1-2 Sassuolo Calcio and is available at odds of 9/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Cagliari win at 2.87/1 against I Neroverdi at home on Saturday.
Or, back any away win for Sassuolo at 2.3/1 here at the Sardegna Arena.
You can find odds of 3.5/1 for any draw between Cagliari and Sassuolo on Saturday.
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The Islanders welcome Sassuolo Calcio to the Sardegna Arena on Saturday for this Serie A match. Sassuolo won 1-0 when the teams last faced each other back in January in the Italian Cup Round of 16 at the Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore. It brought to an end a run of five straight draws between the two sides.
Cagliari Calcio come into the match on a run of five defeats in a row. They have picked up three points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
I Rossoblu lost their last league match at home to Juventus Turin. Expected goals of 1.6 to 0.2 in favour of Juventus indicates perhaps it was a fair result. João Pedro’s opening goal maybe came a little early for Cagliari as they were unable to hold onto the lead for over 80 minutes. It was the only shot the Islanders managed in 90 minutes. João Pedro now has 12 league goals this season for Cagliari and is the 2.15/1 favourite to get on the scoresheet again here. The final score of the match was 1-2.
Their opponent on Saturday, Sassuolo Calcio, come into the match on a run of two away league games without a win. They have picked up 13 points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
The Watermelon Rind won their last league match at home to Atalanta BC. Expected goals of 1.9 to 1.7 in favour of Atalanta indicates Sassuolo didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created. Perhaps this is a little deceptive though give that I Neroverdi were 2-0 up and coasting when Atalanta pulled a late goal back in injury-time.
Hamed Junior Traore was in good form as he scored a brace of goals against Atalanta. Junior Traore now has seven goals this season in the league for Sassuolo and is 3.2/1 to get on the scoresheet again here. The final score of the match was 2-1.
Cagliari Calcio vs Sassuolo Calcio: Previous Serie A Meetings
15 in Total:- 2 Cagliari Calcio wins, 3 Sassuolo Calcio wins, 10 draws.
Cagliari Calcio team news
Nahitan Nández (Medial Collateral Ligament Knee Injury) and Luca Gagliano will be unavailable for The Islanders due to injury on Saturday.
They may look to make a few unforced changes to the side who lost against Juventus Turin in their last league match.
Sassuolo Calcio team news
Mert Müldür picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Atalanta and will be unavailable for Sassuolo now for one game due to suspension.
Injuries will also rule out Filip Djuricic (Muscular Problems), Giacomo Satalino, Pedro Obiang, Abdou Harroui, and Filippo Romagna for the trip to the Sardegna Arena.
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