AS Roma vs Lazio Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview. Check the match preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between AS Roma vs Lazio in Serie A.
AS Roma vs Lazio Match Preview
It’s derby time in Serie A as the fierce capital rivals AS Roma and Lazio face each other this weekend. The Derby della Capitale would be played at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday, November 18 with both sides looking to stay in touch with the top-three. This AS Roma vs Lazio fixture has all the makings of a classic and is one of the most awaited games of this weekend, so read the preview, betting tips and predictions.
Roma are currently 5th in the Serie A table having picked up 27 points from 11 matches with nine wins. Whatever is their overall form, Roma has always been a stronger side at home. They are unbeaten in 33 of their last 37 home fixtures. Roma have the best defensive record in Serie A, having conceded just seven goals so far. They come into this fixture on the back of a cracking run of form that has seen them win four straight league matches including a 4-2 win over Fiorentina before the international break. The Giallorossi are just one point behind their fierce cross-town rivals Lazio which makes this AS Roma vs Lazio fixture a virtual six-pointer. With both sides having a game in hand, the winner will hold the aces in the race to top-three.
Whatever Roma have been doing, Lazio have been doing better! In all competitions, Lazio have won nine on the run with their last loss in any competition coming way back in September when they lost to Napoli. The visitors have 28 points from 11 matches and have a great chance to catch the top-three provided they do not drop points in this fixture. They have scored 31 goals in 11 matches which is the third-best in the entire league. Having already defeated Juventus in the season, the Biancocelesti should start as favourites. Interesting fact is that Lazio have won all away matches this season in all competitions.
AS Roma vs Lazio H2H
Roma have traditionally dominated this derby having picked up 52 wins, 57 draws and just 37 losses. The last seven encounters between these sides across competitions, ended in a result.
AS Roma vs Lazio Team News
Roma are still struggling with injuries and will be without Rick Karsdorp and Patrik Schick, who are both ruled out of this fixture. Brazilian defender Bruno Peres is also ruled out while Radja Nainngolan is battling a pulled muscle.
For Lazio, Dusan Basta is back in contention having recovered from an injury while Felipe Anderson is still battling to be fit. Davide Di Gennaro, and Federico Marchetti are also unavailable.
AS Roma vs Lazio Probable Line-ups
AS Roma: Alisson, Florenzi, Fazio, Manolas, Kolarov, Strootman, Rossi, Pellegrini, Perotti, Dzeko, Shaarawy.
Lazio: Strakosha, Bastos, Vrij, Radu, Marusic, Leiva, Parolo, Lulic, Alberto, Milinkovic-Savic, Immobile.
AS Roma vs Lazio Predictions
Both these sides have been scoring goals in tons and this match should also see some action at both ends. Although Roma have the best defensive record, Lazio should test them. We are backing this match to have over 2.5 goals.