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Champions League – Juventus vs Zenit: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Juventus and Zenit and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Juventus welcome Zenit to the Allianz Stadium in Turin for a Champions League match on Tuesday night.

The Bianconeri head into their latest European fixture intent on maintaining their 100% winning start. Three wins from as many games have put them on top of Group H. While Zenit sit in third place in the table, six points behind the 36-time Italian champions.

Stats and facts for Juventus and Zenit Petersborg.

Facts are calculated for Champions League

  • Juventus has won the last 4 matches in a row;
  • Juventus has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
  • Juventus has won in the last 8 of 9 matches;
  • Juventus has won in the last 8 of 9 matches at home.
  • Zenit Petersborg has lost the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Zenit Petersborg did not win the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Zenit Petersborg has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches;
  • Zenit Petersborg has lost in the last 8 of 9 matches when playing away.

Lineup Juventus vs Zenit Petersborg

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Current form — Juventus v. Zenit Petersborg

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The Bianconeri hoping to bounce back

Juventus enter this match on a really fine note as past weeks have brought a very acceptable 10 points from a possible 18. Only a single point prevents Massimiliano Allegri’s side from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a 1-1 draw against Inter, before getting trounced 2-1 against Sassuolo. Last time out more disappointment followed as Verona ran out 2-1 winners.

The Blue-White-Sky Blues looking for more

It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Zenit Petersburg with performances showing little sign of stability. In their last 3 matches, Sergei Semak’s side lost 1-0 to Juventus before thrashing Spartak Moscow 7-1. They defeated Dinamo Moscow 4-1 last time out.

Juventus v. Zenit Petersborg — fixture history

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Juventus look to extend superior advantage.

The latest match between these two clubs was a close affair with Juventus claiming a small 1-0 victory.

The Bianconeri head into their upcoming match against Zenit Petersburg with a 67% winning record in recent Champions League meetings. In 3 encounters, that amounts to a 2-1-0 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 0%.

Full Time Betting

Analyzing the prices with the bookmakers, Juventus are given a 66% chance of beating Zenit Petersburg. That equals odds at 1.56 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 4.25. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 6.70.

Juventus have won 8 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast, Zenit Petersburg have lost 8 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams score (BTTS) is pretty decent. Odds are available at 1.95 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.90.

The last 10 home league games for Juventus averaged 2.7 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Zenit Petersburg, the average total goals were 2.4 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

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Over/Under Betting

The bookies believe in a match with plenty of goals, and if you believe so too, your best price is odds 1.91 on over 2.5 goals. Should you prefer a low-scoring bet your best odds are 1.95 for under 2.5 goals.

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