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Champions League: Celtic vs Lazio – Betting preview

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Ace Football team previews the Champions League clash between Celtic and Lazio and offers the latest team stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

Lazio take the daunting trip to Celtic Park on Wednesday to face Celtic in round 2 of the new Champions League season.

Celtic rank fourth in Group E with zero points to their name from one match, while visitors Lazio rank third in the table on one point.


Team form: Celtic vs Lazio

Celtic Form

Celtic reflect on their recent matches, having earned six points. They lost 2-0 against Feyenoord, but they redeemed themselves with a 3-0 victory over Livingston. In their latest game, they won 2-1 against Motherwell. In the Champions League, Celtic only managed to win one home game out of six. They also had two draws and three losses, scoring nine goals and conceding nine goals.

Lazio Form

Lazio earned four points in their last three matches. It started with a 1-1 draw against Monza, followed by a 2-0 victory over Torino. However, they were defeated 2-0 by AC Milan in their most recent match. In their last six Champions League matches, Lazio didn’t win any game on the road. They had three draws but suffered three defeats. They conceded 11 goals and scored five goals themselves.

Betting stats for Celtic and Lazio

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Celtic and Lazio played across all competitions.

  • Celtic have not lost the last 21 home matches in a row
  • Celtic have scored in 25 of the last 26 home matches
  • Celtic have won 5 of the last 7 home matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
  • In the last 5 Celtic matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Celtic have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In the last 7 Lazio away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Lazio have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Lazio played, both teams scored
  • In the last 3 away matches in a row Lazio played, both teams scored
  • In 6 of the last 8 Lazio matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players under the radar: Celtic vs Lazio

With another Champions League season only just beginning to take form, we are still a bit in the dark as to who will dominate the scoring charts for both Celtic and Lazio. Accordingly, we have listed some of the players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

Full-time result

Celtic claimed six wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing four of the games. They suffered defeat in zero of these outings. Lazio won four of their last 10 games away, drew zero and lost six. Celtic are on an amazing streak of now 21 games at home in a row without defeat.

Both teams to score

Celtic scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Lazio scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Lazio managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.

Total goals

Celtic performed an average of 1.9 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Lazio’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.

Betting tip: Celtic vs Lazio

To summarize, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Celtic vs Lazio mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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