Betting. Juventus vs Lazio [22.01.17] : The Old Lady is attacked by the Eagles

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Betting. Juventus vs Lazio [22.01.17] : The Old Lady is attacked by the Eagles

Serie A

Matchweek 21

22.01.2017

Bet: Both Teams to Score

Despite lots of optimistic sports betting predictions Juventus haven’t been infallible so far this season. After having lost to AC Milan in the Super Cup penalty shoot-out the Old Lady were beaten by Fiorentina (1-2) in the Serie A. Thus, at this moment the reigning champion have only a 1-point advantage over Roma, though they have a game in hand. Regardless of the slump in the results and a poor performance in the last games the betting companies still consider Juve to be a favorite in the Scudetto race.

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Frankly speaking, the betting experts haven’t expected Lazio to be in the Serie A top-4 halfway through the season. However, Inzaghi’s side have suffered only 4 defeats, all of which to the big clubs (Juventus, Inter, Milan and Roma). After the Christmas break Biancocelesti haven’t produced a perfect display, but they have managed to secure a narrow 1-0 and 2-1 wins over Crotone and Atalanta. In spite of being treated as an underdog on the sports betting markets, the Eagles are able to make a stand in Torino.

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Before choosing a bet it’s worth keeping in mind the fact that the Bianconeri have a very good statistics against Lazio. The Old Lady have won 6 head-to-head Serie A encounters in a row. However, this time Juve are not on their best run of form, so Lazio will try to make the most out of this opportunity. The sports betting experts remain that Allegri will miss Sandro, Sturari, Benatia, Lemina and Alves while Inzaghi will be without Keita and Lulic.

As the Bianconeri remain unbeaten at J Stadium this season the bookmakers have no doubts in their success: Juventus – 1,48, Draw – 4,25, Lazio – 7,00. Giving the fact that Juve’s defense is not an exemplary model with 16 goals concede in the Serie A matches, you may try to bet on “Both Teams to Score” (1,91). Besides, it’s worth risking to bet on “Asian Handicap Lazio +1,25” (1,78). The bet “Total Goals over 2,5” (1,82) also seems to make it through.

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