Our betting experts preview the Europa League match between FC Midtjylland and Lazio and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
FC Midtjylland hope to close the gap on Europa League leaders Lazio when they face off in a round 2 match on Thursday.
Both FC Midtjylland and Lazio aim to do their best to prove to their respective set of fans they are the better team on the pitch. We are bound to see an exciting game on Thursday.
Position in the Europa League standings: FC Midtjylland vs Lazio
The current standings in Group F show us how FC Midtjylland and Lazio have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 2 clash this coming Thursday.
Current form and previous Europa League encounter between FC Midtjylland and Lazio
FC Midtjylland opened with a point
The mood around FC Midtjylland is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. A single point is all FC Midtjylland have to show from their last three games, where they came up short, losing 0-2 and 1-0 against AaB and Sturm Graz respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against FC Nordsjaelland.
Lazio happy with premiere
Lazio will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last three matches, Lazio lost against SSC Napoli by 1-2, beat Feyenoord by 4-2 winning 2-0 against Verona.
Latest encounters between FC Midtjylland and Lazio
For the first time ever, Lazio will face off against FC Midtjylland in the Europa League. Thus, comparisons can only be drawn from previous meetings against clubs from the same nations as their upcoming opponents here.
Betting stats and facts for FC Midtjylland and Lazio
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between FC Midtjylland and Lazio. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- FC Midtjylland have conceded in 21 of the last 22 matches
- FC Midtjylland have conceded in the last 11 home matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 11 home matches FC Midtjylland played, both teams scored
- FC Midtjylland have lost the last 4 home matches in a row
- FC Midtjylland have not won the last 6 home matches in a row
- Lazio have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Lazio have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Lazio played, both teams scored
- Lazio have not lost 8 of the last 9 away matches
- Lazio have drawn the last 4 away matches in a row
Man of the Moment
The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches in the Europa League show that FC Midtjylland might be relying on in-form Evander Ferreira when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, Ciro Immobile has been one of the decisive players from Lazio recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop on Thursday.
FC Midtjylland vs Lazio Match predictions
To sum up, the upcoming match between FC Midtjylland and Lazio seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.