Parma are stuck on a winless run but four draws on the bounce has eased their relegation worries and they are now eight points better than a bottom-three showing no signs of rescuing themselves. Here are our top Parma v Sampdoria betting tips.
An In-Depth Look at the Match
It has been a pitiful season by Parma’s standards, but they must ensure they retain their place in the top-flight with a couple more big performances before the shutters are pulled down on the season. Their stats at present stand at nine wins, 10 draws and 15 defeats, landing them 15th in the charts.
Grabbing a goalless draw at home to Torino started the run of draws and that was followed by another blank when ending goalless with Sassuolo on the road. Parma really impressed when rolling up their sleeves to end 1-1 at home to AC Milan and they finished the month with a two-goal share away to Chievo last Sunday. Another level finish can’t be written off and there will be plenty of attention in the draw at 9/4 (Bet365). Parma are 9/5 second favourites for the win at Unibet.
Sampdoria make this trip as a side rated in the top-10 of the charts but they are on an incredibly bad run of form and rate as one of the division’s weakest sides at present. They must get back to winning ways here and can find consistency in the closing weeks of the season. Sampdoria have lost four of their last five and each of their two most recent starts and that will catch the attention of punters when approaching this fixture. They will finish no higher than their current position but won’t fall any further down the order either.
It’s possible Sampdoria have downed tools for the season, knowing there is nothing left to play for and that has taken the edge off their play. They are an easy side to oppose at the minute and there will be no lack of value hunters more than happy to take them on here. They lost 3-0 away to Bologna recently and that was followed by a 2-1 defeat in front of their own fans when hosting Lazio. Could they land an unwanted hat-trick? We think so and won’t be touching the 6/4 at Ladbrokes about an away win. Their form makes that a terrible price. Sit on the fence here, follow the clues and back the draw. It makes perfect sense to us.