Ace Football previews the Serie A game between Lazio and Cagliari who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
The spotlight is on Lazio and Cagliari, as the pair go looking to boost their confidence. They face each other this coming Saturday at Stadio Olimpico, Rome in the Serie A.
Lazio are 11th in the Serie A rankings with 17 points after 13 matches played, whereas Cagliari rank 17th with ten points.
Team form: Lazio vs Cagliari
Lazio delivered a bit of everything as their last three matches added four points to their tally. An encounter with Roma brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Salernitana. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Celtic by 2-0. Lazio won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeat, while they scored seven and conceded four goals.
In their previous three matches, Cagliari beat Genoa 2-1, lost 2-1 against Juventus, and drew 1-1 with Monza. Cagliari are winless in their last six away games in the Serie A, in which they drew two and lost four. They conceded 11 goals while scoring four themselves.
Betting stats for Lazio and Cagliari
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Lazio and Cagliari played across all tournaments.
- Lazio have not lost 16 of the last 18 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Lazio home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 11 of the last 13 Lazio matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Lazio home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Lazio have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
- In 10 of the last 11 Cagliari matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 9 matches Cagliari played, both teams scored
- In the last 6 Cagliari away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Cagliari have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Cagliari have scored in the last 9 matches in a row
In-form players: Lazio vs Cagliari
Look no further than Ciro Immobile, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He has hit the target twice lately for Lazio in the Serie A, while Nicolas Viola has managed two goals in the last half dozen matches for Cagliari in this tournament. No doubt, both players are looking to add to their totals once again.
Popular betting markets: Lazio vs Cagliari
Lazio are without defeat in five Serie A home matches on the spin. Stadio Olimpico, Rome witnessed Lazio winning six times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing three and losing one as well. Cagliari claimed three wins, three draws, and four defeats in their last 10 games away. They have failed to beat Lazio in 16 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Both teams have scored in the last six Cagliari games in Serie A. Of the previous 10 outings, Lazio scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents, Cagliari, were first on target in five of their last 10 games. Lazio have scored in 11 consecutive home meetings with Cagliari.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Lazio, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of the last ten outings for Cagliari, who managed to score 2.6 times in those matches. Cagliari conceded a goal in their last nine Serie A matches.
Suggested bet: Lazio vs Cagliari
The match between Lazio and Cagliari should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Serie A game.