Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Lazio and Juventus and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
It’s Maurizio Sarri vs Massimiliano Allegri as Lazio welcome Juventus to the Stadio Olimpico for a clash on Saturday.
The outcome of this encounter could have a telling effect on the top-four race. Both sides currently sit outside the Champions League spots in the Serie A table. Lazio are ahead in fifth place, having collected 21 points from their opening 12 games. Juventus, in contrast, find themselves in unfamiliar territory down in eighth place with 18 points from as many matches.
Facts and figures for Lazio vs Juventus in Serie A.
- Lazio unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Lazio has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Lazio unbeaten the last 19 matches in a row at home;
- Lazio has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home.
- Juventus scored in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Juventus scored the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Juventus’s last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Lazio v. Juventus
The Biancocelesti keep target in sight
It has been up and down for Lazio going into this match as results offer little sense of progress. But Maurizio Sarri’s side look solid right now with no defeats in 3 matches, which started by drawing 2-2 against Atalanta. They followed that up by sharing the spoils with Marseille in a 2-2 encounter, before downing Salernitana in a 3-0 encounter.
The Bianconeri can build on recent win
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Juventus, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Massimiliano Allegri’s side look back on their last 3 matches with some decent results to show from their efforts. Against Verona, they were left empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Zenit Petersburg in a 4-2 win. They followed that up with a 1-0 win against Fiorentina in their most recent outing.
According to the bookmakers, Juventus are favorites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 2.50. Placing your bet on Lazio, the best price at the time of writing is 3.10.
Lazio v. Juventus — fixture history
The last match between these teams was a Serie A match back on 6 March 2021 and saw Juventus claim a 3-1 victory.
Lazio head into their upcoming match against the Bianconeri with a 20% winning record in recent Serie A meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 2-1-7 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 70%. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, an advantage was formed on the side of Juventus, and these matches were also remembered for a large number of goals.
Current table in the Serie A
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Ciro Immobile. He is one of the Lazio players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Juventus.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Paulo Dybala to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. The Argentine attacker has netted 3 goals for Juventus in their latest matches.