Lazio – Chievo : Preview & Prediction
Lazio and Chievo play at the Stadio Olimpico in a match of the 21st round of Serie A TIM. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 27-08-2017, Lazio won away by (1-2). At this stage, the record of direct confrontations indicates balance between these two teams, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games. However, the last time they faced in this stadium was in 28-01-2017, in a match for Serie A TIM that ended the victory of Chievo by (0-1). The only goal of the match was scored by R. Inglese (90 ‘). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Lazio
The home team is currently in 4th place with 40 points earned after 12 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied it out for the Internazionale by (0-0). In the last match, he won out to SPAL by (2-5). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Lazio won 14 points in 24 chances, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in their last eight games at their stadium. In their home league games the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (3 out of 8 matches). The team have conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 6 of his last 8 games by the competition finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 19 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times but managed to turn the score in 3. There are 1 periods in the last 14 home games in all competitions: he suffered 5 of his 12 goals between minutes (46’- 60 ‘).
Lazio come to this game with a great victory over SPAL, by 2-5, adding in this way the sixth game followed without losing in several competitions. We remember that Lazio has made a great Italian championship and is currently very close to third place. Usually coach Simone Inzaghi lines up his players in 3-5-2, benefiting possession of the ball and organized bouts: Parolo is largely responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. However, Italy’s Ciro Immobile is the team’s top scorer with 20 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on suspended Stefan Radu, in addition to Caicedo and Di Gennaro, players who recover from injury.
Analysis of Chievo
The visiting team is currently in 13th place with 22 points, after 5 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Benevento by (1-0). In the last match, they tied at home for Udinese by (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 14 goals scored and 24 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 26 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last 10 away games, Chievo have won 2, 3 draws and 5 losses, having won 9 points out of 30.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor makes 6 games. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at half-time was 0-0 (4 out of 10 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that scores a few times first: just opened the scoring in 5 of their last 20 games for Serie A TIM, and never reached the break in advantage. In 20 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only got 3 turns on the scoreboard.
Chievo come to this game with a 1-1 draw against Udinese, adding to their fourth straight game without proving the taste of victory in the championship. Despite this less positive phase, visitors are still far from the relegation zone. In this away game coach Rolando Maran must maintain the usual tactical system of the last games, namely the 4-4-2, with Pucciarelli and Stepinski being the most advanced men on the team. Roberto Inglese is the best Chievo finisher with 7 goals scored. It seems that only Lucas Castro is out of the game because of an injury.
Lazio – Chievo : Betting Tips
Lazio – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70