Lazio to win and over 2.5 goals against Crotone 7/4 in Sundays Serie A showdown
Competition: Serie A
Market: Lazio to win and over 2.5 goals against Crotone
Odds: 7/4 @ Bet365
With the battle for a top-four finish in Serie A going down to the wire, Lazio will know the importance of picking up three points when they travel to Crotone on Sunday afternoon.
For the hosts on Sunday, after only securing a 17th place finish last season, Crotone have once again spent the majority of the year flirting with the bottom of the table and at the heart of a relegation battle. After 36 Serie A games this season, Crotone have won nine, drawn seven and lost 20, scoring 37 and conceding 62, the hosts hold the third worst defensive record in the division this year. With a points tally of 34, Crotone currently sit 16th in the table but with two games remaining they hold just a one-point buffer over the relegation zone. As for their recent form, while Crotone have only lost two in their last five, winning two and drawing one, their defensive issues have continued to show, the hosts have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of those five.
As for the visitors, despite starting 2018 poorly, Lazio have drastically turned their form around and look favorites to secure Champions League football. After 36 games this season, Lazio have won 21, drawn eight and lost seven, scoring 85 and conceding 44 in return, no team in Serie A has scored more goals than Lazio this year. With a points tally of 71, Lazio now sit fourth in the table and hold a two-point buffer over Inter Millan with just two games remaining. As for their recent form, Lazio are now unbeaten in their last five, winning three and drawing two, along with beating Crotone 4-0 in the reverse fixture earlier in the season, they have now scored 10 in their last four.
Bet: Lazio to win and over 2.5 goals against Crotone in Sundays Serie A showdown 7/4 @ Bet365>>