Betting Preview: Lazio v AS Roma: Expect a lot of goals in Rome

Third-placed Lazio and fourth-placed AS Roma will do battle in the Rome Derby at the Stadio Olimpico in the Serie A on Sunday night.

Fresh from their Uefa Europa League exit to Red Bull Salzburg, Simone Inzaghi’s men will be eager to bounce back from the setback with a victory against their fierece rivals.

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Lazio are in blistering form in the Italian top-flight having won their previous three games, including the 6-2 demolition of Benevento last week.

In addition, they have also not been on the back foot on their turf, winning the last two games, and will be hoping to extend the streak here at the price of (2.80) with Bet365.

The last time they played a draw with the Yellow and Reds was in January 2015 and punters who are bold can back a repeat of the outcome at a chunky (3.40).

Roma caused a famous upset against Barcelona in Tuesday’s second leg quarter-final Champions League tie scoring three goals after previously succumbing to a 4-1 loss in the first leg thus securing a place in the last four of the tournament on away goals where they meet Liverpool.

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Eusebio Di Francesco’s side came out on top in the reverse fixture, including winning six of their previous eight meetings with the White and Sky Blues. As a result of this, they have been tagged as slight favourites for this clash at the quote of (2.50).

Roma are unbeaten in six of their last eight outings in all competitions and are (1.44) to avoid defeat once again here.

30 goals have surfaced in the last nine meetings between both sides which signifies that a flurry of goals will likely come out of this tie. Hence, the bookies have put up (1.66) for three or more goals while both sides scoring is available at the odds of (1.53) with Bet365.

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