Lazio - Bologna

Regular Season - 25
Kickoff: 2024-02-18 01:30

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Lazio - Bologna Predictions

Prediction: Lazio or draw
Best odds: 1.30

As the weekend approaches, Serie A fans are gearing up for a tantalizing clash between Lazio and Bologna at the iconic Stadio Olimpico in Rome. With predictions pointing towards a favorable outcome for the home side, the anticipation is palpable. Will Lazio fortify their position for European qualification, or can Bologna cause an upset?

Key Players to Watch

Lazio's forward line boasts the talents of Matteo Cancellieri, whose performance rating of 6.71 underlines his importance to the team. With 20 shots and a goal to his name, his attacking prowess will be crucial. Joining him in the attack is Gustav Tang Isaksen, another promising talent with a rating of 6.75 and a keen eye for goal. In the midfield, the presence of Mattéo Elias Kenzo Guendouzi Olié cannot be overlooked. His impressive 494 passes and 11 key passes highlight his role as a playmaker for Lazio.

Bologna's defense will rely heavily on Charalampos Lykogiannis, with a rating of 6.71 and a solid passing game. In the midfield, Nikola Moro stands out with 415 passes and a rating of 6.75, indicating his influence on the team's play. The defensive line is further bolstered by Lorenzo De Silvestri, who not only defends but also contributes to the scoreline, having netted twice this season.

Recent Form

Lazio's recent form is impressive, with a string of positive results (DWWWW), which has them sitting comfortably at 6th in the league standings. Bologna, on the other hand, has had a mixed bag of results (DLDLW), placing them just a point behind Lazio at 8th.

Head-to-Head History

The historical encounters between these two sides have been closely contested. Their last meeting on November 3, 2023, ended in a narrow 1-0 victory for Bologna. Prior to that, a goalless draw on March 11 and a 1-0 win for Lazio on January 19, 2023, show that there's little to separate the teams. Lazio's home advantage might play a crucial role, as evidenced by their 2-1 win on August 14, 2022.

Prediction

Looking ahead to the match, predictions lean towards a Lazio win or draw. Statistics show Lazio with a home form advantage of 67% compared to Bologna's away form of 33%. Moreover, Lazio's attacking and defensive stats at home are stronger than Bologna's away stats, with a 47% attack strength and 67% defensive strength for the home side against Bologna's 53% attack and 33% defense.

The advice for this match is a "Double chance: Lazio or draw," reflecting Lazio's stronger overall performance and the likelihood of them securing at least a point. The percentages also favor the home team, with Lazio holding a 65.2% total percent home advantage over Bologna's 34.8%.

In conclusion, while football is unpredictable, the data suggests that Lazio has the upper hand in this encounter. With key players like Matteo Cancellieri, Gustav Tang Isaksen, and Mattéo Elias Kenzo Guendouzi Olié in fine form, Lazio is expected to either win or secure a draw against Bologna. Fans should brace themselves for an exciting match where Lazio will aim to solidify their European aspirations, and Bologna will look to disrupt the status quo.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

50%
50%

Attacking Potential

35%
65%

Defensive Potential

55%
45%

Poisson Distribution

63%
37%

Stregth H2H

71%
29%

Goals H2H

75%
25%

Wins the game

58%
42%

Lazio - Bologna Head to Head

Serie A standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Inter players, news and schedule Inter 25 21 3 1 63 12 51 66
2 Juventus players, news and schedule Juventus 26 17 6 3 41 19 22 57
3 AC Milan players, news and schedule AC Milan 26 16 5 5 50 32 18 53
4 Bologna players, news and schedule Bologna 26 13 9 4 39 23 16 48
5 Atalanta players, news and schedule Atalanta 25 14 4 7 48 24 24 46
6 AS Roma players, news and schedule AS Roma 26 13 5 8 48 32 16 44
7 Lazio players, news and schedule Lazio 25 12 4 9 31 26 5 40
8 Fiorentina players, news and schedule Fiorentina 25 11 5 9 37 29 8 38
9 Napoli players, news and schedule Napoli 25 10 7 8 34 29 5 37
10 Torino players, news and schedule Torino 26 9 9 8 25 25 0 36
11 Monza players, news and schedule Monza 26 9 9 8 27 30 -3 36
12 Genoa players, news and schedule Genoa 26 8 9 9 28 31 -3 33
13 Empoli players, news and schedule Empoli 26 6 7 13 22 40 -18 25
14 Lecce players, news and schedule Lecce 26 5 9 12 24 43 -19 24
15 Udinese players, news and schedule Udinese 26 3 14 9 25 40 -15 23
16 Frosinone players, news and schedule Frosinone 26 6 5 15 34 55 -21 23
17 Sassuolo players, news and schedule Sassuolo 25 5 5 15 31 48 -17 20
18 Verona players, news and schedule Verona 26 4 8 14 23 36 -13 20
19 Cagliari players, news and schedule Cagliari 26 4 8 14 24 47 -23 20
20 Salernitana players, news and schedule Salernitana 26 2 7 17 20 53 -33 13