Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Bologna and Juventus and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Juventus pay a visit to Bologna on Saturday evening for their penultimate Serie A match of 2021.
The Bianconeri are down in an unfamiliar seventh in the Serie A table at almost halfway into the season. They currently have 28 points from 17 games, leaving them eight points outside the top four.
As for Bologna, the Rossoblu enter the clash following back-to-back defeats to Fiorentina and Torino. The losses have seen them slip to 10th in the standings, four points behind their latest foes.
Stats and facts for Bologna and Juventus in Serie A.
- Bologna have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Juventus have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
- Juventus have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches
- Juventus have won 3 of the last 4 matches
- Bologna have not won 35 of the last 36 matches versus Juventus
- Bologna have lost the last 10 matches versus Juventus in a row
- In 13 of the last 14 Bologna home matches versus Juventus the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Bologna have conceded in 17 of the last 18 matches versus Juventus
- Bologna have not scored in 6 of the last 8 home matches versus Juventus
Current form — Bologna v. Juventus
The Rossoblu keep target in sight
Bologna have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 1-0 victory against Roma. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-2 against Fiorentina, before handing over all 3 points in a 2-1 defeat against Torino.
The Bianconeri paddling along
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 2-0 and 1-0 winners against Genoa and Malmoe FF, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Venezia, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
How do the bookies view it?
Whether your preferred betting strategy includes an accumulator or singles, there are good prices to be had. Form on both sides makes this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Juventus have grabbed the role as fairly big favorites, though, with the bookies paying out a price of 2.00 for a win.
Bologna v. Juventus — fixture history
Juventus won the last two meetings against Bologna in Serie A by a comfortable margin. A 4-1 win was the follow-up to a 2-0 win in two entertaining encounters. No doubt worth keeping in mind before settling on your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Bologna enter the match against Juventus with a 0-0-10 record in their previous 10 encounters in Serie A. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for Bologna, with Juventus victorious in 100% of the last 10 encounters. These matches were also remembered for a large number of goals.
Current table in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, Bologna and Juventus are currently 4 points and 3 places apart. Juventus will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Bologna on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Bologna will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Bologna and Juventus.
Man of the Moment
Marko Arnautovic has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Bologna are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Juventus will be looking to Leonardo Bonucci in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 2 goals in his latest games.