Fiorentina will try to remain in the first three spots in the Serie A when they visit Bologna in Week 24. This game will be played on Saturday, February 6th at Renato Dall’Ara Stadium at 17:00.
The Gigliati are located in the third place in the standings with 45 points, eight behind the leader (Napoli). They have struggled to win games away from home as they have five victories in 11 matches, scoring 16 goals and allowing 13.
They have two three games with no defeat in the league and last Wednesday they beat Carpi 2-1 at home. They have not permitted any goal in two of their last three games, and they are listed with 2.8 Odds to have a clean sheet.
Despite they will be on the road, Fiorentina are the favorite to win this game, and they are listed with 2.28 Serie A Odds, while the Rossoblu are with 3.5, and the draw is with 3.3.
Bologna are in the tenth spot in the table with 29 points, and they have not had a good season at home. They have lost six of the 12 games they have played so far, scoring 17 goals and accepting 17, the second most so far in the league, only behind Frosinone with 20.
Roberto Donadoni’s side had three consecutive games with no defeat, but they fell to Frosinone 1-0 on the road last Wednesday. In their last home game, they beat Sampdoria 3-2 thanks to a goal from Mattia Destro from the penalty spot with three minutes remaining on the clock.
The Viola are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 3.8 Odds to win this game by two more goals and with 4.0 to do it by one, while the Rossoblu are with 5.0 to get the victory by the minimum difference and the score draw is with 4.5.
In the Serie A Tips Bologna v Fiorentina, the purple squad has three straight wins in the series by a combined score of 8-0. In the first meeting of the season between these teams, the Gigliati won by 2-0 at Artemio Franchi stadium with goals from Jakub Blaszczykowski and Nikola Kalinic.
Bologna’s last victory versus the team led by Paulo Sosa was three years ago when they did it by 2-1 in their pitch. Fiorentina have the lead in the series since 1990 with 12 wins and 12 draws in 29 games played in the Italian top flight.
Senegalese striker Khouma el Babacar and Croatian Nikola Kalinic are the favorites to score the first goal in this match, and they are listed with 7.0. They are followed by Mattia Destro with 8.0 and Josip Ilicic with 8.5.
The Viola will have two tough matches after this game, as they will host Inter Milan in the local tournament on February 14th and four days later will face Tottenham in the first leg of the Round of 32 in the UEFA Europa League.
Fiorentina will take advantage of Bologna’s inconsistent performances at home to win this game on the road and remain in the top three of the league.