Lazio hope to extend their grip on Spezia, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 6-1 and 4-3, respectively.
The hosts are currently fourth in the Serie A standings with 14 points after seven rounds. Spezia are trailing behind them on eight points, which makes them 12th in the rankings ahead of their next game.
Lazio will be looking to open a further gap in the table on Spezia when clashing in the Serie A this coming Sunday. The visitors will be eager to prevent exactly that from happening and they will surely want to keep tap on their upcoming opponent.
Lazio are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the Serie A, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. The hosts scored two goals on average per match, or 20 goals in total, while allowing ten goals against, for an average of one per outing. They managed four clean sheets along the way.
Spezia managed a bearable 11 goals from their past ten games, creating an average of 1.1 goals per game. They conceded 19 goals in total, and while claiming one clean sheets, they conceded 1.9 goals an average per game.
Lazio vs Spezia Prediction
Lazio have been a little inconsistent recently, as they beat Verona by 2-0. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 5-1 against FC Midtjylland, before claiming three points in a 0-4 win against Cremonese. In their last six Serie A home matches, Lazio won four times. They've drawn once and lost once, while scoring 13 and conceding seven goals.
They were spoken of as contenders for medals before the season, and Lazio are living up to expectations.
Spezia claimed four points in their last three matches, starting by a 2-2 draw with Bologna. A 1-0 defeat against SSC Napoli was next up, before beating Sampdoria by 2-1. Spezia managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Serie A. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring ten time and letting in four.
Staying clear of finishing inside the relegation zone is probably the best Spezia can aim for this season. Each and every point counts from the word go.
Bookmakers have Lazio down as rather big favourites for the win, when Spezia arrive at Stadio Olimpico, Rome. While it might prove problematic, we still believe they will come through and deliver.
Lazio vs Spezia Stats
- Lazio have scored in the last 17 home matches in a row
- Lazio have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 home matches Lazio played, both teams scored
- Lazio have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Lazio have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Spezia have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Spezia have conceded in 12 of the last 13 away matches
- Spezia have not won 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Spezia have lost the last 3 away matches in a row
- Spezia have not won 5 of the last 6 matches
Lazio vs Spezia Team News
Lazio seem to only have two players missing from the squad ahead of their upcoming assignment on Sunday.
Nicolo Casale and Manuel Lazzari are missing from the squad, Lazio will field against Speziathis coming Sunday.
Worst-case scenario, Spezia have a total of five players out for their next match.
Spezia need to do without Arkadiusz Reca, Viktor Kovalenko, Daniele Verde, Daniel Maldini and Kelvin Amian, who are not fit enough to travel to Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Lazio vs Spezia H2H
Lazio beat Spezia in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 6-1 win with a 4-3 victory. Looking back over their last five encounters serves to emphasize how equally paired the two teams usually are. Visitors Spezia claimed a win in zero of the previous five matches. Hosting side Lazio won five of these, as the bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.40.
Lazio vs Spezia Results
Both teams scored four times in the previous four matches between home side Lazio and Spezia. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.90.
Lazio vs Spezia Betting Tips
Simone Bastoni shows decent form right now for Spezia, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Serie A. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Lazio, who are strong favourites this coming Sunday. Siding with Ciro Immobile also look a nice prospect as he scored four goals in his last six Serie A matches.
Of their 10 most recent games at Stadio Olimpico, Rome across all tournaments, Lazio won seven times, drew one and lost two. Spezia won two of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing two and losing six. Strap yourselves up for a goals at Stadio Olimpico, Rome since both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for Lazio. The same occurred in five of the last 10 league games away from home for Spezia.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the last four encounters between these two teams. Lazio managed an average of 3.5 goals, with Spezia averaging 1.5 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Lazio’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.8 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of the last ten matches Spezia played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.9 goals in these matches.