In the match of the 18th round of the Italian Serie A, on December 17, Lazio will take Genoa to Olimpico.
The Romans are in the middle of the table with 25 points. They managed to win only one meeting out of the last five. So the current state of affairs for the team in the championship is not very good, especially considering that it has lost three games out of five.
Lazio were defeated in the last round, losing 1: 2 to Sassuolo. Maurizio Sarri’s team lost the second half, although they were leading after the first. Before that match, Laziale won away 3-1 against Sampdoria and drew with Udinese (4-4).
The hosts failed to beat Galatasaray in the last 6th round of the Europa League, drawing 0: 0. Nevertheless, they earned their ticket to the 1/16 finals of the tournament.
Taking into account all the tournaments, Lazio cannot win three appearances in a row at home – 2 draws and a defeat.
The Griffons were able to relieve the pressure in the 1/16 final of the Italian Cup, in which they beat Salernitana 1: 0. But things are going badly in the championship so far.
After the arrival of Shevchenko, the situation has not changed. Genoa approached the match with a streak of three defeats, although the calendar played a role here. The guests lost to Milan and Juventus 0: 3 and 0: 2, respectively.
On December 10, Genoa played their last league game and lost 1: 3 to Sampdoria at home.
This defeat was the ninth for the team of the season. Now she takes 18th place with 10 points on the account. She managed to win only one meeting out of 17 and was just away.
Forecast and rate
Download 1xbet place a bet on Lazio – the odds are 1.44 . Genoa’s victory is estimated at 7.10 . You can bet on a draw with odds of 5.00.
So far, the Shevchenko team has failed. It can be seen that it is very difficult for Genoa to compete even with the middle peasants of the league, not to mention stronger opponents. Laziowill be determined to win after three losing matches at Olimpico.
Genoa have lost 3 games in a row with more than one goal gap. You can bet on Lazio to win with a handicap of 1 -1.5 with the odds of 2.17.
Lazio has scored at least three goals in four Serie A games, with at least four in most cases. We bet on total over 3 for 2.07.