Juventus v Lazio Italian Super Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 13th August 2017

Juve to continue supremacy over Lazio

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European Football

Juventus v Lazio Betting Preview – Italian Super Cup 13th August 7.45pm

We have a showdown in the Italian Super Cup between Serie A winner Juventus and last season’s Coppa Italia runners up Lazio. Lazio are here because it was Juventus who beat them in that cup final, so they will have another crack at Juve. It is, of course, no easy task taking down Juventus in any tournament and Lazio have struggled badly to get any change whatsoever out of them and are on a horrendous losing streak against the Turin giants.

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Juventus v Lazio 2017 Italian Super Cup Infographic

Juventus v Lazio Italian Super Cup Betting Tips

Juventus were once again the cream of the crop out in Italy last season as they landed a domestic double with the Serie A title and the Coppa Italia in the bag as well. It was over Lazio that they claimed the Coppa Italia. The recent head to head between these who is pretty cut and dry really. Last season Juventus and Lazio met three times and Juventus won each of those games to nil. So you can look at a Juventus to win to nil at bet365 is a price of 2/1 which looks great value. You will see even more value in from what followed. Juventus are on a seven match winning streak against Lazio, each of those wins coming with a clean sheet. In that sequence, they took a 2-0 win over Lazio in the 2015 Italian Super Cup as well. If you want to extend it further the Juventus have conceded just one goal in their last ten games against Lazio in all competitions, Juventus won them all.

So Juventus look a lock for this one and under 2.5 goals is a price of 4/5 at bet365 for this one with Juve not expected to concede. Juve have collected three of the last five Italian Super Cup titles as well, but they went down in last season’s curtain raiser on penalties to AC Milan. That having been said, their last two Super Cup victories have both come against Lazio. Lazio have won the Super Cup three times before in their history, the most recent victory coming in 2009. This looks like a tough task for them given their form against Juve right now. Lazio finished fifth place finish in Serie A last season, but a massive 21 points behind winners Juventus. They were pretty potent in attack but didn’t have a defence which could stand up to much. Perhaps the best way to look at this one from Lazio’s perspective is both teams to score at 10/11 to at least get something on the board. Gonzalo Higuain is 11/10 outright favourite in the anytime goalscorer market for Juve.

Juventus v Lazio Italian Super Cup Betting Odds

Juventus 10/11, Draw 13/5, Lazio 4/1

Juventus v Lazio Italian Super Cup Predictions

Juventus to win: How can you not back Juventus to come away with the win in this one? They are all powerful and they have a great winning streak going over Lazio. They didn’t concede against them last season so look for Juventus to win to nil. It appears to be pretty straight forward.