Serie A Torino vs Lazio 9/23/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Torino are coming off a couple of wins and they have looked way better this season, even without their two best forwards. They will still be missing quite a few players on Thursday, when they will play host to Lazio. Lazio are coming off a string of bad results and they will be eager to return to winning ways. 

Torino (2 wins, 0 draws, 2 losses) are coming into this match after a slim 1-0 win on the road against Sassuolo. They looked much better in both ends of the pitch, they struggled to score but still found the only goal of the match at the 83rd minute for the final 1-0. Prior to that they beat Salernitana by 4-0 but they started the season with back to back losses against Atalanta and Fiorentina. Torino are now sitting at the 10th spot of the league table with 6 points, scoring 7 goals and conceding 4 in the process. 3 of their 4 matches had Over 2.5 Goals, with Torino scoring in all 4 matches so far.

Lazio (2 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw) were dominant in their home match against Cagliari, but they ended up splitting the points in a 2-2 draw. They took the lead at the end of the first half with Immobile, but Cagliari scored 2 goals (46th and 62nd) in just 3 shots on goal, taking the lead. Lazio pulled even at the 83rd minute for the final 2-2, which means that they are now win-less in their last 3 (losing by 1-0 to Galatasaray and 2-0 to AC Milan). Lazio are sitting at the 6th spot of the league table with 7 points, scoring 11 goals and conceding 6 in the process. They have not kept a single clean sheet in 5 matches in all competitions and Torino can certainly hurt the, here. 

Torino vs Lazio. Lazio won by 4-3 in this venue last season before a goal-less draw in Rome. They have been really good against Torino in recent years, losing just 1 of the last 7 matches against them (4 wins, 1 loss, 2 draws). Lazio have also been excellent in this venue, losing just 1 of their 8 matches since 2015 (5 wins, 1 loss, 2 draws). 6 of those 8 matches had BTTS and 5 of those had Over 2.5 Goals. Taking the Over 2.75 Goals here. Moreover, there have been 7 penalty kicks in the last 7 matches between the two sides, so we are also taking the Over 0.5 Penalty Kick (+175). 

Serie A Torino vs Lazio 9/23/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Serie A Starting Time: 12:30PM EDT

Location: Stadio Olimpico di Torino

Date: Thursday, September 23rd     

Serie A Odds: Torino +0.25

Serie A Totals: 2.75

Free Serie A Pick: Over 2.75 Goals (-115) / Over 0.5 Penalty Kick (+175) 

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