Bologna – Lazio : Preview & Prediction
Bologna and Lazio play at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara in a match of the 18th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. Indeed, in the last match in this stadium, in a match for Serie A TIM on 10-25-2017, Lazio only managed to win, for (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by S. Lulić (50 ‘Autogolo) for Bologna and S. Milinković-Savić (4’) and S. Lulić (28 ‘) for Lazio. Special attention is needed for the home / off condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
After 2 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses, the Bologna is in 18th place, having won 13 points. In the last match, they drew with Parma away by (0-0), after the previous game drew at home in a game against Milan, by (0-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 1 win, 5 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 8 goals scored and 21 conceded, against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 28 goals scored and 15 conceded. In the last eight home games for the championship, Bologna have recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, having won 9 points out of 24.
In this competition, you have not won for 10 matches. In their domestic league matches the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (4 out of 8 matches). The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. This is a team that scored few times first: just opened the scoring in 4 of their last 17 games for Serie A TIM, of those 4 reached the break in lead in 2 and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 17 games in this competition , suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Bologna come to this game with a goalless draw in the Parma field, thus totaling the tenth game without a win in the Italian championship. It is important to note that the home team’s momentum is negative, as they have only won 1 victory in the last eight games, being this victory won by Coppa Italia against Crotone. Usually coach Filippo Inzaghi has three men in the defense, five in the midfield and two in the attack, Rodrigo Palacio and Federico Santander being the most advanced men in the team. The second player mentioned is Bologna’s best finisher with 4 goals scored. Analyzing the games played at home it is possible to notice that Bologna has several offensive failures, having scored on average 0.88 goals per game. There are no major embezzlements for this match against Lazio.
After 8 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 4th place, having won 28 points. In the last match, they beat Cagliari at home (3-1), after having lost in the last match in a match against Atalanta (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last eight away games for the championship, Lazio has 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, having won 11 points out of 24 possible. In the matches played out there are some frequent results at the end of the first 45 ‘: 1-0 (4 in 9 games) and 0-0 (3 in 9 games). The team has conceded goals in 8 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to few goals, since 6 of their last 8 games in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Lazio comes to this game with a 3-1 win at the Cagliari home, returning to the championship after five straight games without a taste of victory: the team’s goals were scored by Lulic, Francesco Acerbi and Milinkovic -Savic. It is worth mentioning that the men of the city of Rome only record 3 victories in the previous 10 games. In this away match, coach Simone Inzaghi should keep the usual 3-5-2 with Joaquín Correa and Ciro Immobile being the most offensive references of the team: the second player is the best finisher with 10 goals scored. Watching the 8 matches played away from home it is possible to notice that the visitors scored on average 1 goal and suffered on average 1.13 goals per game, meaning they have some difficulties in scoring goals away from home. The whole collective is available for this game.
Bologna – Lazio : Betting Tips
Lazio – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70