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Prediction: Genoa vs Lazio

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions, Serie A 17 Apr 2024

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Prediction: Lazio to win 2-1

Best Odds: 9/1

Bookmaker: Zetbet

Genoa and Lazio will lock horns with each other in Serie A this week. The match between Alberto Gilardino’s side and Igor Tudor’s team will be held at Stadio Luigi Ferraris and is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 pm UK time on Friday.

Genoa

Genoa are a well-known and well-supported club in Italy that won automatic promotion from Serie B at the end of last season. Il Grifone ended up second in the Serie B last season and were expected to fight for survival in the top flight of Italian football.

Things have turned out better than expected for Genoa. Alberto Gilardino’s side are 12th in the Serie A table at the moment with 39 points from 32 matches, as many as 12 points above the relegation zone. They are not going to get relegated and could end the campaign in the top half of the standings.

Genoa will head into the Serie A match against Lazio on the back of a 1-1 draw with Fiorentina away from home in the league. It came after a 2-1 victory over Hellas Verona on the road in Serie A which followed a 1-1 draw with Frosinone in the league.

Team News:

Genoa are likely to line up in a 3-5-2 formation. Josep Martinez will be in goal for the home team and will have Koni De Winter, Mattia Bani and Johan Vasquez in front of him in defence. Morten Frendrup, Milan Badelj and Albert Gudmundsson will be the three midfielders. Stefano Sabelli and Aaron Martin will be the two wingers. Caleb Ekuban and Junior Messias will be the two forwards.

Lazio

Lazio are one of the biggest clubs in Italy and tend to challenge for the European places in the Serie A table on a regular basis. Le Aquile finished as high as second in Serie A last season and played in the UEFA Champions League this campaign.

Things have not been as good for Lazio this season. The Rome-based outfit are seventh in the Serie A table at the moment with 49 points from 32 matches. Lazio are as many as 10 points behind Bologna, who are fourth and occupy the final UEFA Champions League spot in the standings.

Lazio will head into the Serie A match against Genoa away from home on the back of a 4-1 victory over Salernitana at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. It came after a 1-0 defeat to AS Roma in the Rome derby which followed a 2-0 defeat to Juventus in Turin in the league.

Team News:

Lazio are likely to line up in a 3-4-2-1 formation against Genoa. Christos Mandas will be in goal for the visiting team and will have Patric, Nicolo Casale and Mario Gila in front of him in defence. Adam Marusic, Matias Vecino, Daichi Kamada and Manuel Lazzari will be the four midfielders. Felipe Anderson and Luis Alberto will be the two playmakers. Valentin Castellanos will lead the line for Lazio.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Genoa have scored 35 goals in 32 Serie A matches this season.
  • Genoa have conceded 39 goals in 32 Serie A matches this season.
  • Lazio have won 3 of their last 4 Serie A games.
  • Lazio have conceded 35 goals in 32 Serie A games this campaign.
  • Lazio have scored 41 goals in 32 Serie A matches this campaign.

Conclusion

Genoa may be at home for this Serie A match, but Lazio are a better team and are in better form. It is hard to see anything but a win for the visiting side in this particular Serie A game.

Prediction: Lazio to win 2-1

Best Odds: 9/1

Bookmaker: Zetbet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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