Lazio come into this encounter with a good run of form behind them with a 7 match unbeaten run looking to push on and need to push on for victory to maintain their chase for for the 3rd Champions League spot in Italy. Lazio’s wins in recent weeks have seen them beating Roma, Bologna, Inter, Pescara, Udinese and Empoli which are all teams on or around Torino. Lazio will feel confident that in their recent run of form they have been able to score against nearly all opposition netting in 10 out of their last 12 games. Their form has been of scoring has been spread across the board with players like Immobile, Savic, Keita and Parolo all sharing in the load. Lazio will be a bit vary taking on a Torino team who are in good scoring form, netting in 5 out of the last 7 meetings between the 2 sides.
Torino have been playing well this season and continue to be the most entertaining team in Italy. They have been in good scoring form finding 10 goals in their last 5 games. They have managed to find the back of the net in 8 out of those 9 games with 6 of their last 8 oover 2.5 match goals. Torino have been playing some exciting football with the likes of Belotti, Falque and Ljajic who have been a formidable front 3 to start off the season. Torino have also relied on their midfielders Benassi and Baselli supporting them with the goals as well. Torino’s games have the highest goals per game in Serie A with 3.48 goals with a strong cause coming from the fact that they have scored in 81% of their games played this season with both teams scoring in 74% of their games.
These 2 sides have already met once this season with Torino taking that game to 2-2 draw at home; and I expect a similar scoring effort in tonight’s game; so I am backing Over 2.5 goals & Both teams to score in this encounter.