Juventus vs Fiorentina: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds
League leaders Juventus can lift their eighth Scudetto in a row by taking at least a point when the host Fiorentina in Serie A on the weekend.
Juventus lost just their second game of the season in Serie A when SPAL beat them 2-1 in Ferrara on the weekend – Coach Max Allegri rested the bulk of his first teamers in that match though. The Bianconeri are still unbeaten at home in the league this term.
Fiorentina were held to a goalless draw at home by Bologna in new Coach Vincenzo Montella’s first match in charge. La Viola have failed to win now in any of their last nine games but their rivalry with Juventus should motivate them for this game.
Juventus have a Champions League quarter-final tie with Ajax coming up before this game and will be focused on that massive game. The first leg ended 1-1 and the Bianconeri were completely out played for large parts of the game, but thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo diving header they were able to bring the away goal back to Turin.
Fiorentina have a Coppa Italia semi-final second leg game with Atalanta coming up next week and that will be there only hope in having some sort of successful season. The first leg ended 3-3 in the Stadio Artemio Franchi and the winners of this tie could face either Milan or Lazio in the final. A 2-1 win for Juventus could be a possible outcome.
A Juve win is available
Juventus have won the last three meetings with Fiorentina and haven’t lost to the Viola in the league at home since 2008.
Total goals over 2.5
Both sides have some excellent attacking firepower at their disposal and that could be why the bookmakers are offering odds for the over 2.5 goals scored market.
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Head to Head
In the last 50 matches played in all competitions played between these side it is Juve that come out on top historically with 28 wins compared to Fiorentina’s seven, while there have been 15 draws.
- Juventus are unbeaten at home in Serie A this season and you would have to go back to April last year when Napoli beat them 1-0 for their last loss in the Allianz Stadium.
- Fiorentina have only lost five times in their 17 games on the road in all competitions this season, but have won just four of them while drawing eight of the others.
- Juventus went all out in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo to Turin in their hunt to win the Champions League for the first time since 1996 when they beat Ajax on penalties.
- Fiorentina haven’t been in a final since losing to 3-1 Napoli in the Coppa Italia final in 2014 and haven’t lifted a cup since 2001 when the beat Parma 2-1 over two legs in the Coppa Italia in 2001.