Lazio come up against visiting side Juventus on Saturday at Stadio Olimpico, Rome in a Serie A fixture. Following 12 matches, Lazio rank 5th in the Serie A on 21 points. That leaves a gap of 3 points to Juventus, who sit 8th after collecting 18 points. Lazio will be looking to open a further gap in the table on Juventus when clashing in the Serie A this coming Saturday.
Lazio step into their next home match on Saturday having scored a tolerable average of 1.6 goals in 10 matches. They managed a total of 16 goals, while also allowing 17 goals against. That is an average of 1.7 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet 2 times in those matches.
Juventus travel to their next Serie A match, averaging a lowly 1.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 14 goals, while also conceding 12 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
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
Lazio can build on recent win
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Lazio, as they have performed according to their level. Lazio 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.
Juventus looking for more.
Results have been on par for Juventus in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Juventus look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Verona, they were left empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Zenit Petersborg in a 4-2 win. They followed that up with a 1-0 win against Fiorentina in their most recent outing.
The two teams appear evenly matched by the bookies, but current form makes Juventus our choice for a win. At the time of writing, we were able to look up following odds with the football bookmakers on this encounter. A win for Lazio pays out at 2.75, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, whereas an away win for Juventus returns you odds 2.38.
Lazio v. Juventus — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Juventus came away as winners back in March 2021 in a match in the Serie A. Lazio head into their upcoming match against Juventus 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%. Juventus have had the upper hand against Lazio in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again on Saturday.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, Lazio and Juventus are currently 3 points and 3 places apart. Juventus will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Lazio on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Lazio 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 Lazio and Juventus.
Man of the Moment
Ciro Immobile is enjoying a great goal per game ratio, as he has been on target a few times recently. Lazio will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again, when clashing with Juventus. The visitors are hoping Weston McKennie adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 2 goals lately.