Juventus host Lazio on Saturday in Turin in a top-seven clash in Serie A. Juventus go into the game coming off of a 3-0 home win versus Spezia on Tuesday night. The Old Lady are in third place and seven points off of Inter Milan. The Nerazzurri can extend that lead back to 10 points on Thursday night against Parma, however.

Lazio are seventh in the league on 43 points. Just three points separate the Biancocelesti from fourth-place Atalanta in the race for Champions League qualification for next season. On Tuesday night, Lazio were all set to play against Torino at the Stadio Olimpico.

However, Torino did not show up in the capital due to a COVID-19 outbreak. It is the same issue that occurred when Napoli did not travel to Turin to play Juventus earlier in the season. Italian football officials are set to award Lazio all three points from the match against Torino, however, Il Toro are to appeal the forced forfeit.

Juventus and Lazio drew 1-1 in November in Rome. Juventus scored in the first half thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo but Lazio grabbed a share of the spoils courtesy of a goal at the death from Felipe Caicedo. Lazio have got results in five of their last nine games against Juventus. Four of those games were victories in all competitions.

Juventus vs Lazio Betting Odds

Despite Lazio’s recent good record against Juventus, the capital club are underdog to get a win away in Turin. Simone Inzaghi’s team are at odds of 7/2. Lazio’s last win in Turin against Juventus came during the 2017-18 campaign. They have experience getting victories against Juventus and it isn’t impossible for them to go to Turin to win once more.

Lazio took 12 points from the last 18 on offer in Serie A. They scored eight times but did give up seven goals. Throwing out the game against Torino in midweek. Lazio’s last match in Serie A was a defeat against Bologna by a scoreline of 2-0.

Juventus head into the fixture as Serie A’s second-best team in the current form table. The Bianconeri took 13 points from their last 18 possible. Andrea Pirlo’s defence has played well in recent weeks. They conceded a mere two goals over the course of the last six games and tallied 11 goals.

Leading sportsbooks have Juventus at odds of 17/20 to win the match in Turin versus Lazio. Juventus have won their last six home matches and have a +18-goal difference at the Allianz Arena. Lazio have lost their last two away matches in Serie A. The clubs are at odds of 14/5 to finish in a draw, which is what occurred in Rome in the reverse fixture.

Juventus vs Lazio Team News

Pirlo has six players on his injury list going into matchday 25 against Lazio. Defender Matthjis de Ligt could miss the game due to a knock. Midfielder Arthur, midfielder Juan Cuadrado, and defender Leonardo Bonucci could all three return to the team this weekend. It would be a big boost for Pirlo to get at least one of those three names back.

Paulo Dybala is due back in mid-March from a knee injury. Dybala suffered the knee injury in January versus Sassuolo and was expected back by now. However, he has had setbacks, keeping him out. Dybala may need to undergo knee surgery. Alvaro Morata is set to miss the game as well. Defender Giorgio Chiellini is set to miss out as well with a calf injury.

Inzaghi has just three injury issues going into the game. Luiz Felipe could be fit to play against Juventus following an ankle injury. Manuel Lazzari could also be back in time for the game. He is overcoming a calf issue. Stefan Radu is ruled out of the match with a hernia. He isn’t expected back until Apri.

Two of Serie A’s top three scorers will duel on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo has bagged 20 goals for 42% of Juventus’s goals this term. Lazio’s Ciro Immobile has 14 goals this term, which is 37% of Lazio’s goals.

Juventus vs Lazio Prediction

Both teams to score: YES @ 4/6 - BET NOW

Five straight games between Juventus and Lazio in all competitions finished with both teams scoring goals. Juventus and Lazio are two of Serie A’s best attacking sides and should have no tactical adjustments that will keep them from scoring goals. Juventus have conceded goals in two of their last four games in Serie A. Three of Lazio’s last six games finished with both sides scoring goals.

Over 2.5 goals scored @ 37/50 - BET NOW

Six of the last nine games between Juventus and Lazio in all competitions saw over 2.5 goals scored. Juventus have scored 48 goals in Serie A while Lazio have bagged 38 goals. Two of Juventus’s last three games in Serie A finished with over 2.5 goals tallied. Lazio had three of their last six games finished with over 2.5 goals.

Cristiano Ronaldo to score anytime @ 4/6 - BET NOW

Cristiano Ronaldo has 20 goals in 21 games this season in Serie A. Ronaldo has carried Juventus for the second straight year. Unlike last season, his goals have not been enough to keep the Old Lady at the top of the Serie A table. Ronaldo scored Juventus’s only goal in the match versus Lazio earlier this season. The ex-Real Madrid man has scored in each of his last three games. He has scored four goals in those three games.

Ronaldo leads the league in goals and has accounted for 42% of Juventus’s goals. He averages a goal in Serie A every 91 minutes. Ronaldo has scored 30 goals in 36 games in all competitions this term.

Can Lazio take points off of Juventus once more? The Biancocelesti are not in great form on the road, losing back-to-back games. They are good enough to get points off of Juventus and strengthen their own chances of Champions League qualification. Juventus are in good form at home and should be difficult to defeat on Saturday.

Juventus vs Lazio Tips

Here are our Juventus vs Lazio tips for Saturday's Serie A match.

1. Both teams to score: YES @ 4/6

2. Over 2.5 goals scored @ 37/50

3. Cristiano Ronaldo to score anytime @ 4/6