Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between AS Roma and Juventus and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Two top-four Serie A contenders meet as Roma and Juventus lock horns at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday evening.
Three points and two places are all that stand between the two sides in the Serie A table. Juventus hold bragging rights in fifth compared to Roma’s seventh, although both teams are far from where they want to be.
The pressure is building on managers Jose Mourinho and Massimiliano Allegri, and the outcome of this match could make a significant impact on their respective clubs.
Stats and facts for Roma and Juventus in Serie A.
- Roma have not lost 23 of the last 25 home matches
- Roma have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Roma played, both teams scored
- Roma have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
- Juventus have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
- Juventus have won 5 of the last 7 matches
- Juventus have not conceded in 5 of the last 7 matches
- Roma have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches versus Juventus
- In 9 of the last 11 Roma home matches versus Juventus the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Roma have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches versus Juventus
- In 5 of the last 7 home matches Roma versus Juventus played, both teams scored
- Roma have not won 7 of the last 9 matches versus Juventus
Current form — Roma v. Juventus
The Giallorossi looking for more
Roma have been all in their last 3 matches, which brought added 4 points to their tally. They claimed a 4-1 win against Atalanta, before drawing 1-1 with Sampdoria. This little streak came to an end when AC Milan proved too strong in a 3-1 defeat for Roma.
The Bianconeri are on a roll
Juventus look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They ran out 0-2 and 2-0 winners against Bologna and Cagliari, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against SSC Napoli, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
How do the bookies view it?
It has the look of an equal match-up in theory. Juventus, however, still represent a slightly better chance in our opinion than Roma. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.50, while paying out 2.25 for the away win. Should they split the points, the draw ramps up a potential accumulator at 3.60 with the bookmakers, depending on your preferred betting strategy.
Roma v. Juventus — fixture history
The latest match between these teams was a close affair with Juventus taking a small 1-0 victory.
Roma enter the match against Juventus with a 3-2-5 record in their previous 10 encounters in Serie A. This amounts to a 30% winning ratio for the hosts, with the visitors victorious in 50% of the last 10 encounters. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 10 meetings. Both teams found the back of the net 4 times in those 10 matches.
Current table in the Serie A
According to the Serie A table, the difference between these two opponents is currently only 3 points. That means this round 21 match will be important for both teams and their position at the league table. Roma have an opportunity to catch up with Juventus who currently sit in fifth on 35 points in this upcoming match. However, the latter will surely try to extend the gap in the standings.
Man of the Moment
Tammy Abraham is enjoying a great goal-per-game ratio, as he has been on target a few times recently. Roma will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again when clashing with Juventus. The visitors are hoping Alvaro Morata or Moise Kean can find the back of the net in the Italian capital.