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Lazio vs. Juventus 5/16/2022 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Lazio visits Juventus on 5/16/2022 at 02:45 PM.

Juventus clashes with Lazio in a Serie A match. Lazio with a record of 18-8-10 this season comes into this game with a 8-3-7 record on the road. Juventus is 20-9-7 this season and is 10-4-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Lazio and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Lazio.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Juventus and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Juventus after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Lazio.

The Lazio Roster

The Players to Watch for the Lazio

Sergej Milinković-Savić MF



As a scorer, Sergej Milinković-Savić had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lazio teammates, Sergej Milinković-Savić had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sergej Milinković-Savić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sergej Milinković-Savić has 0 Red Cards this season.

Felipe Anderson FW



Felipe Anderson has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lazio teammates, Felipe Anderson had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Felipe Anderson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Felipe Anderson has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ciro Immobile FW



As a scorer, Ciro Immobile had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Lazio teammates, Ciro Immobile had 27 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ciro Immobile has 7 Yellow Cards this season. Ciro Immobile has 9 Red Cards this season.

Adam Marušić DF



As a scorer, Adam Marušić had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Adam Marušić has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Adam Marušić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adam Marušić has 0 Red Cards this season.

Francesco Acerbi DF



As a scorer, Francesco Acerbi had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Francesco Acerbi has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Francesco Acerbi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Francesco Acerbi has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Juventus Roster

The Players to Watch for the Juventus

Matthijs de Ligt DF



As a scorer, Matthijs de Ligt had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Matthijs de Ligt had 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matthijs de Ligt has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matthijs de Ligt has 0 Red Cards this season.

Juan Cuadrado DF,MF



As a scorer, Juan Cuadrado had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Juan Cuadrado has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Juan Cuadrado has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Juan Cuadrado has 0 Red Cards this season.

Adrien Rabiot MF



As a scorer, Adrien Rabiot had 24 goals this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Adrien Rabiot had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Adrien Rabiot has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adrien Rabiot has 0 Red Cards this season.

Álvaro Morata FW



As a scorer, Álvaro Morata had 24 goals this season. He is not a goal-scorer, but maybe one day he will! Álvaro Morata has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Álvaro Morata has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Álvaro Morata has 1 Red Cards this season.

Paulo Dybala FW,MF



Paulo Dybala has 21 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Juventus teammates, Paulo Dybala had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Paulo Dybala has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Paulo Dybala has 2 Red Cards this season.

Lazio Team Stats

The Lazio Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Lazio was able to score 1.75 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Lazio scored those goals off assists 65.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.14 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Lazio converted on 0.37 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Lazio attempted 4.75 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Lazio is able to get 41.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Lazio Defensive Stats and Metrics

Lazio gave up 1.39 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.72 shots were saved by Lazio goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Lazio goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 64.2% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Lazio goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 25.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Lazio Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Lazio had 10.92 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Lazio in the top 78 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Lazio has successfully intercepted 13.14 passes per 90 minutes of action. Lazio is in the top 42 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lazio commits 12.53 fouls. Lazio is in the top 36 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Lazio drew 12.94 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Lazio is in the top 48 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Lazio committed an offside 1.19 times. This puts Lazio in the top 8 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Juventus Team Stats

The Juventus Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Juventus was able to score 1.36 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Juventus was able to score 0.86 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Juventus converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Juventus attempts 4.61 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Juventus is able to get 32.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Juventus Defensive Stats and Metrics

Juventus gave up 0.83 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Juventus goalkeepers fended off 3.03 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Juventus truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.5% of shots on target were saved by Juventus goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Juventus. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Juventus Utility Stats

Juventus tried 11.08 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Juventus is in the top 72 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Juventus has successfully intercepted 13.44 passes per 90 minutes of action. Juventus is in the top 40 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Juventus commits 14.69 fouls. This puts Juventus in the top 70 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Juventus drew 14.56 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Juventus is in the top 18 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Juventus had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.86 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Juventus in the top 54 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Lazio vs. Juventus Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Lazio 2 Juventus 2

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