Juventus vs Lazio prediction and betting tips (May 16)
Juventus host Lazio in their next league game as they seek a win to clinch a spot in next season’s UCL. The Bianconeri have lost two back-to-back games. Will the Old Lady be able to pick up form?
Dusan Vlahovic (left) scored a goal in Juve's last match against Inter
Dusan Vlahovic (left) scored a goal in Juve's last match against Inter
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Juventus play Lazio in Round 37 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.

The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Monday, 16 May 2022. The match venue is Allianz Stadium, Turin.

Latest odds on betting sites

Juventus to win odds are priced at 2.25 (+125 American; 5/4 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while Lazio to win odds are priced at 2.90 (+190; 19/10).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Juventus — 39%, draw — 27%, Lazio — 34%.

Latest betting odds on Juventus vs Lazio (16 May 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Juventus — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Lazio — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)

Match preview and statistics

Juventus are fourth in the league table with 69 points and a +22 goal difference. This season, they have 20 points, six draws and seven losses, scored 55 goals and conceded 33 goals. The Bianconeri lost 2-4 to Inter in their last match in the Coppa Italia final.

Nicolo Barella scored in the seventh minute with a superb effort into the top right corner, assisted by Marcelo Brozovic with a pass. Alex Sandro pulled one back in the 50th minute. The first attempt from Vlahovic was blocked before Sandro converted the rebound.

Two minutes later, Dusan Vlahovic made it 2-1 to Juve. The first strike was blocked by Handanovic but the second effort found the back of the net. Hakan Calhanoglu equalized in the 80th minute from the penalty spot.

Into the extra time, Ivan Perisic scored a brace to win the final for the Nerazzurri. He made it 2-3 in the 99th minute from the penalty spot and made it 2-4 in the 102nd minute with a shot into the top right corner. Massimiliano Allegri got a red card in the 104th minute.

The Old Lady lost 1-2 to Genoa in their last league match. Paulo Dybala scored the opener in the 48th minute with a superb strike into the bottom corner, assisted by Moise Kean. Two late goals from Albert Gudmundsson and Domenico Criscito won the match for Genoa.

Juventus team news: Danilo, Federico Chiesa, Kaio Jorge and Weston Mckennie are sidelined due to injuries.

Lazio are fifth in the league table with 62 points and a +19 goal difference. They have 18 wins, eight draws and 10 losses, scored 72 goals and concided 53 in the league this season. The Biancocelesti beat Sampdoria 2-nil in their last match.

Patric gave them the lead in the 41st minute with a header from very close range to the centre of the goal, assisted by Luis Alberto with a cross following a set piece situation. Alberto bagged his goal as he doubled the lead in the 59th minute with a right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Manuel Lazzari.

Team statistics: 62% possession, 1.77 expected goals (xG), 16 total shots, two big chances, 10 shots on target, 663 accurate passes, nine fouls committed, six corners and one yellow card.

Lazio team news: Ciro Immobile and Pedro Rodriguez are doubtful for this game.

Juventus vs Lazio H2H

Juventus have won the previous two matches against Lazio. They won 2-nil in the last meeting.

Lineups and key players

Juventus projected starting lineups:

  • Wojciech Szczesny
  • Mattia De Sciglio
  • Leonardo Bonucci
  • Daniele Rugani
  • Juan Cuadrado
  • Denis Zakaria
  • Luca Pellegrini
  • Adrien Rabiot
  • Paulo Dybala
  • Dusan Vlahovic
  • Moise Kean

The key player to watch out for is Dusan Vlahovic. He scored a goal in their last match against Inter Milan and was involved in the build up to their second goal. Vlahovic has 23 goals and three assists in the league.

Lazio projected starting lineup:

  • Thomas Strakosha
  • Manuel Lazzari
  • Patric
  • Francesco Acerbi
  • Adam Marusic
  • Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
  • Lucas Leiva
  • Luis Alberto
  • Felipe Anderson
  • Ciro Immobile
  • Mattia Zaccagni

Luis Alberto is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their last match against Sampdoria with a goal and an assist. Alberto has five goals and 10 assists in the league this season. Looking forward to another good game from the centre midfielder.

Prediction and betting tips

Juventus are not in good form, with two back-to-back losses ahead of this match. Lazio, on the other hand, are in good form with two straight wins going into this match. Both teams are fourth and fifth in the league table respectively.

The race for the top four is still on, Lazio can still end up in UCL depending on the outcome of the last two games. The Bianconeri have won the last two h2h matches against the Biancolesti.

Predictions for this match are Juventus to win or draw, and both teams to score. The Old Lady have the home advantage in this match and should be able to clinch the UCL spot should they win. Lazio are in good form ahead of this tie and should be able to net at least a goal against Juve who have conceded in their last four games.

Betting prediction: Juventus to win or draw

Odds: 1.43 (-230 American; 10/23 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.61 (-164 American; 25/41 Fractional)

Juventus — Lazio
Both teams to score (Yes)
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