Week 25 of activity in the Serie A will begin this Thursday, February 11th at the Olympic Stadium in Rome when Lazio host Hellas Verona.
The Biancolcelesti will be looking to end a streak of three straight games with no victory, as last weekend they drew goalless versus Genoa on the road. They have not scored any goal in that span. They have won only one of the past six, and it was two weeks ago versus Chievo by 4-1 in their pitch.
They have had a good season playing at home so far with six wins, three draws and three defeats, scoring 18 goals and allowing 11. Their last loss at the Olympic Stadium was versus Napoli eight days ago. They are located in the ninth place in the standings with 33 points.
The good news for them is that they will face the worst team in the league. Verona are ta the bottom of the table with only 15 points, four fewer than any other squad so far. They are one of the sides that have not won on the road this year, as they have six draws and five defeats, scoring seven goals and accepting 17.
Luigi Delneri’s team is also on a bad streak; they have won only one of their last 11 games in all competitions. Last weekend, they surprised and drew 3-3 against Inter Milan at home. They had the advantage twice, but Ivan Perisic avoided the defeat of the Nerazzurri with a score with 12 minutes left to play.
In the Serie A Picks Lazio v Verona, the Biancocelesti are favorites to win this game at home. They are listed with 1.55 Serie A Odds, while the Gialloblu are with 7.5, and the draw is with 4.5.
Lazio won the first meeting of the season between these two teams by a 2-1 score, at the Marc’ Antonio Bentegodi stadium. They came from behind and took the three points thanks to a goal from Marco Parolo with four minutes left on the clock.
With that victory, they reached four straight games with no defeat in the series. The last time they fell was in 2013 when they lost 4-1 on the road. Hellas Verona will be looking for their first win in the Olympic Stadium; since 1991, they have seven defeats and one draw.
The team led by Stefano Pioli is listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 3.6 Odds to win this game by one goal and with 3.6 to do it by 4.5. Verona are rated at 9.5 to get the three points by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 5.5.
Miroslav Klose, Alessandro Matri and Filip Djordjevic are the favorites to open the scoreboard in this match, and they are listed with 5.5. Odds. Felipe Anderson and Keita follow them with 7.5, while Antonio Candreva and Marco Parolo with 8.5.
Lazio will take advantage of this game at home versus a weaker rival to end their bad streak. It will not be easy for the home side, but take them to win by one goal.