Both sides only lost 1 game in group stage respectively. However, Italy Women’s are the top team in their group, and China Women’s are only the 3rd team.
Italy Women’s lost their last 2 face-offs against China Women’s, but they are getting stronger lately. On the other hand, China Women’s are too conservative.
The AH line is -0.50 for Italy Women’s, which is in favor of them.
Therefore Italy Women’s are expected to win this game in regular time.