Lazio vs Verona 02/05/2020 Preview, Predictions and Betting Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Lazio vs Verona 02/05/2020 – It’s a midweek match in Serie A as Lazio welcomes Hellas Verona at the Stadio Olimpico on February 5. This match was previously scheduled on Matchday 17. However, it was postponed because Lazio had to face Juventus in the Italian Super Cup held in Saudi Arabia. Now, Lazio has the chance to go second if they can defeat Verona. According to the Online Sportsbook, Lazio is favored to win this match.
Lazio vs Verona 02/05/2020
Currently sitting third in the Serie A table, Lazio has the opportunity to leapfrog Inter Milan for second place if they can defeat Verona. Inter only has a two-point cushion over Lazio following a bad run of form in the past four weeks that saw them drop six points. The Eagles have not suffered a league defeat since losing to Inter at the end of September.
They are the most in-form team in Italy as they are also the only team to defeat league-leaders Juventus this season. In their most recent match, Lazio dismantled SPAL, 5-1. Ciro Immobile, the leader in the European Golden Boot, added two more goals. Look for him to continue his amazing season in what could be a big factor in the exciting title race between Lazio, Inter and Juventus.
Players to Watch: Ciro Immobile (25 goals, 6 assists), Felipe Caicedo (7 G, 1 A), Joaquin Correa (6 G, 1 A), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (3 G, 4 A), Luis Alberto (3 G, 11 A), Francesco Acerbi (2 G, 2 A).
Despite barely gaining promotion this season, Verona is having an amazing season and they could stay up if they can maintain their current form. They are sitting comfortably in the league table at the ninth spot and they are just two points behind qualifying for the Europa League. Verona is doing much better than most people anticipated as they gained promotion through the Serie B playoffs as the fifth seed.
They are on a six-game unbeaten run in the league with three wins and three draws. Verona forced a draw against AC Milan over the weekend despite being down to 10 men after Sofyan Amrabat was sent off in the 68th minute. This team has heart and they could give problems to any team in the top flight.
Players to Watch: Davide Faraoni (3 G, 3 A), Darko Lazovic (1 G, 4 A), Matteo Pessina (3 G), Samuel Di Carmine (3 G), Miguel Veloso (2 G, 3 A), Mattia Zaccagni (1 G, 4 A).
Lazio vs Verona Betting Numbers
The Lazio vs Verona game is finally happening.. Both teams are currently in unbeaten runs with Lazio not suffering a defeat since the end of September. As for Verona, they have three wins and three draws in their last six matches. Nevertheless, Lazio has the more talented roster so they are favored to win by some of the Best Sports Betting Websites.
Moneyline: The safer option is to bet on Lazio since they have the better team and they have the -286 moneyline. On the other hand, a victory for Verona has a +859 moneyline while a draw has +396.
Score Prediction: Lazio goes second with a 3-1 win over Hellas Verona.