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Juventus vs Sampdoria Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Juventus to start Serie A title defence with a win

  • Juventus host Sampdoria at Allianz Stadium on Sunday
  • Juventus have won 16 of their last 19 home matches in Serie A
  • This will be Andrea Pirlo’s 1st Serie A match in charge of the Old Lady
  • Sampdoria have lost 3 of their last 4 Serie A matches
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Juventus host Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday (Getty Images)

Juventus begin their quest for a tenth straight Serie A title against Sampdoria on Sunday. The Old Lady have Andrea Pirlo in the hot seat for his first compeitive match in charge, that should ensure a high energy performance at Allianz Stadium and a win against Sampdoria.

Juventus Form


Juventus stuttered towards their ninth straight league title last season. The Old Lady then won 2-1 at home against Lyon in the UEFA Champions League, but were eliminated on away goals after a 1-0 first leg defeat in France.

That was Maurizio Sarri’s last match in charge, replaced by 41-year-old Andrea Pirlo. Pirlo’s first match in charge was a 5-0 friendly win against Novara with Cristiano Ronaldo, Aaron Ramsey, Marko Pjaca and Manolo Portanova (2) on target.

Juve remain incredibly hard to beat at Allianz Stadium, winning 16 of their last 19 home matches in Serie A.

Juventus Team News


Centre-back Matthijs de Ligt is out until November. Right-back Mattia De Sciglio is injured alongside attackers Federico Bernardeschi and Paulo Dybala.

New manager Andrea Pirlo lined up with a back three against Novara that should continue here. 

Merih Demiral, Arthur, Weston McKennie, Aaron Ramsey and Dejan Kulusevski are all pushing for starts against Sampdoria.

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi and striker Gonzalo Higuaín have joined Inter Miami in MLS.

Sampdoria Form


Sampdoria had a poor finish to the Serie A season. They were defeated by Genoa, Juventus and Milan before a 1-1 draw at Brescia on the final day.

Claudio Ranieri’s side played three preseason friendlies, a 2-2 draw against Alessandria followed by 3-0 wins against Derthona and Piacenza.

Sampdoria Team News


Sampdoria have no major players missing for the trip to Torino. New signings Maya Yoshida, Lorenzo Tonelli and Mikkel Damsgaard will be hoping to start.

Juventus vs Sampdoria Head to Head


Juventus have a 69-27 advantage against Sampdoria with 37 draws in 133 matches. Juventus won both matches this season, 2-1 in Genoa and 2-0 in Torino.

Juventus vs Sampdoria Odds


Juventus are 1.28 favourites at bet365 with Sampdoria priced at 12.00 at William Hill. A draw can be backed at 6.00 at betfair.

Juventus vs Sampdoria Match Up


Juventus begin life with Andrea Pirlo in charge and a new formation likely be employed. The main aim is to get the most from 35-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo.

Sampdoria had a poor end to the previous campaign. Their limited finances were evident in their summer recruitment, six players brought in for less than €2.5m, young Danish winger Mikkel Damsgaard their most expensive acquisition at €6.5m.

Juventus vs Sampdoria Stats


  • Juventus are undefeated in 39 of their last 40 home matches (Serie A).
  • Juventus have won 16 of their last 19 home matches (Serie A).
  • Juventus have won 11 of their last 14 matches against Sampdoria (Serie A).
  • Juventus have won by 2+ goals in 5 of their last 7 home matches against Sampdoria (Serie A).
  • Juventus have won by 3+ goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches against Sampdoria (Serie A).
  • Sampdoria have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (Serie A).
  • Sampdoria have seen over 2.5 goals in 15 of their last 17 matches (Serie A).

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Where is Juventus vs Sampdoria being played?

Juventus vs Sampdoria is being played at Allianz Stadium in Torino, Italy.

When is Juventus vs Sampdoria being played?

Juventus vs Sampdoria is being played at 19:45 BST on Sunday 20 September 2020.

What competition are Juventus vs Sampdoria playing in?

Juventus vs Sampdoria are playing in Serie A.

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Verdict

Juventus have plenty of incentive to start the season strong. Andrea Pirlo’s fir Serie A match in charge should result in another win for the Old Lady at Allianz Stadium.

Best Bet: Juventus -1 Handicap @-125 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: Juventus Win to Nil Win to Nil @+110 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Juventus Win 2-0 Correct Score @+600 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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