Sassuolo vs Lecce prediction, odds & betting tips – 21/04/2024

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The sides drew 1-1 earlier this term – Photo by Icon Sport

Sassuolo and Lecce meet in Serie A this Sunday with both teams fresh from good results last time out. Our Sassuolo vs Lecce prediction considers whether the hosts can climb out of the relegation zone by claiming a much needed win.

Sassuolo vs Lecce prediction: Draw with Pinamonti to break the deadlock

Sassuolo vs Lecce predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Double chance - Lecce or draw

⚽ Correct score prediction

Sassuolo 1-1 Lecce

⚽ First goalscorer prediction

Andrea Pinamonti

Key Stats

  • Our Sassuolo vs Lecce betting tips take into account the home team’s poor 25% win ratio in front of their own fans this term.
  • Lecce have avoided defeat in four of their last six Serie A matches to ease their relegation fears, although they still have work to do to secure safety.
  • Sassuolo have the third worst defensive record in the division, letting in 1.94 goals per game on average.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Sassuolo favourites with home advantage

  • HOME: 13/10 (2.30) – 43.5%
  • DRAW: 23/10 (3.30) – 30.3%
  • AWAY: 21/10 (3.10) – 32.3%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The hosts are the favourites according to the Sassuolo vs Lecce odds with an implied probability of 43.5%, although all three results are very on the table here.

Sassuolo were involved in an entertaining game last time out, drawing 3-3 at home to a much changed AC Milan with Armand Lauriente scoring twice. Lecce meanwhile won 1-0 at home to Empoli with Nicola Sansone netting the game's only goal.

For more, today’s betting tips will take you right through the best football bets from around Europe this weekend.

Last five H2Hs: Recent history favours Sassuolo

Italy Serie A 06/10/23

Lecce

Lecce

1
Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Italy Serie A 25/02/23

Lecce

Lecce

0
Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Italy Serie A 20/08/22

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1
Lecce

Lecce

0

Italy Serie A 04/07/20

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

4
Lecce

Lecce

2

Italy Serie A 03/11/19

Lecce

Lecce

2
Sassuolo

Sassuolo

2

Our Sassuolo vs Lecce prediction suggests we could get a fourth draw in seven meetings between the clubs. Sassuolo have had the better of the recent games, winning three of the last four. The pair drew 1-1 in the reverse fixture earlier this season.

Sassuolo Preview: Toljan being monitored

Jeremy Toljan is an injury doubt but could be risked given the importance of the game. Domenico Berardi and Samu Castillejo are still out.

Predicted Lineup: Consigli (GK), Doig, Ferrari, Erlic, Toljan, Boloca, Obiang, Defrel, Thorstvedt, Lauriente, Pinamonti

Italy Serie A 26/05/24

D

Lazio

Lazio

1

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Italy Serie A 19/05/24

L

Cagliari

Cagliari

2

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

0

Italy Serie A 12/05/24

L

Genoa

Genoa

2

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Italy Serie A 04/05/24

W

Inter Milan

Inter Milan

0

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Italy Serie A 28/04/24

L

Fiorentina

Fiorentina

5

Sassuolo

Sassuolo

1

Lecce Preview: Almqvist serves ban

Nikola Krstovic is expected to return for Lecce, but Pontus Almqvist will miss out due to suspension. Lameck Banda is a significant injury absentee.

Predicted Lineup: Falcone (GK), Gallo, Baschirotto, Pongracic, Gendrey, Blin, Ramadani, Dorgu, Gonzalez, Sansone, Krstovic

Italy Serie A 26/05/24

D

Napoli

Napoli

0

Lecce

Lecce

0

Italy Serie A 18/05/24

L

Atalanta

Atalanta

2

Lecce

Lecce

0

Italy Serie A 13/05/24

L

Udinese

Udinese

2

Lecce

Lecce

0

Italy Serie A 05/05/24

D

Cagliari

Cagliari

1

Lecce

Lecce

1

Italy Serie A 27/04/24

D

Monza

Monza

1

Lecce

Lecce

1

Player to watch – Andrea Pinamonti

Sassuolo striker Andrea Pinamonti moved into double figures for the season last time out with the opening goal in the 3-3 draw against AC Milan in Serie A. He averages a goal every 264 minutes in the league this term.

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Andrea Pinamonti celebrates scoring against Milan – Photo by Icon Sport

Pinamonti’s flying starts

A huge 80% of Andrea Pinamonti’s Serie A goals this season have been in the First Half. Even more remarkably, six of his 10 league goals have come in the opening 15 minutes.


Mark is a freelance football writer based in Madrid. He regularly attends and covers La Liga matches around Spain, whilst also following football across Europe.