Venezia face a tough task in trying to get anything out of I Giallorossi at their home fortress, the Stadio Olimpico. Roma have Serie A’s longest current undefeated home record; currently at seven league matches. In contrast, I Leoni Ałati have struggled on their travels recently and have picked up zero points from their last six Serie A matches on the road. Therefore, 101 Great Goals' prediction for this match is AS Roma 2-0 Venezia and is available at odds of 7/1.
Alternatively, you can bet on any Roma win at 1.22/1 against I Leoni Ałati at home on Saturday.
Or, back any away win for Venezia at 11/1 here at the Stadio Olimpico.
You can find odds of 6.5/1 for any draw between Roma and Venezia on Saturday.
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The Yellow and Reds welcome Venezia to the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday for this Serie A match. Roma are one of four teams battling over the UEFA Europa League place next season. Their defeat last weekend leaves Lazio in a commanding position meaning they need to win their remaining games and need favours from elsewhere to finish above their inner city rivals. Of course, victory in the UEFA Europa Conference League final would also secure them Europa league football.
Anything but a win here condemns Venezia to a return to Serie B for next season. Even a win here might not be enough unless Salernitana and Cagliari both fail to collect points from their remaining games.
AS Roma come into the match on a run of seven home league games undefeated. and have failed to score in each of their last two league matches. They have picked up eight points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
La Maggica lost their last league match away to ACF Fiorentina. Expected goals of 1.7 to 0.6 in favour of Fiorentina indicates perhaps it was a fair result. The game was over in the opening ten minutes with Fiorentina 2-0 up and coasting to the finish line with Roma players’ minds seemingly elsewhere. The final score of the match was 2-0.
Tammy Abraham missed AS Roma’s only big chance of the game. He remains their top scorer with fifteen goals in Serie A this season and is the 4/1 favourite to score the opening goal against Venezia on Saturday.
Their opponent on Saturday, Venezia, come into the match on a run of six away defeats in a row. They have picked up three points from a maximum of 18 from their last six Serie A matches.
The Winged Lions won the most entertaining match of the weekend in their last league match at home to Bologna FC. Expected goals of 2.5 to 2.4 in favour of Venezia indicates they didn't deserve all three points on the balance of chances created. I Leoni Ałati went from 2-0 ahead to 2-3 behind before being awarded a penalty 15 minutes from full time which Mattia Aramu stepped up to convert for his side. Dennis Johnsen was the scorer of the dramatic late winner. The final score of the match was 4-3.
AS Roma vs Venezia: Previous Serie A Meetings
25 in Total:- 13 AS Roma wins, 6 Venezia wins, 6 draws.
AS Roma team news
Sérgio Oliveira only made it to halftime before being replaced after a disappointing first half. He would be the most likely to lose his place with Nicolò Zaniolo potentially replacing him from the start.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (hamstring injury) will also be unavailable for The Yellow and Reds due to injury on Saturday. They may look to make a few unforced changes to the side who lost against ACF Fiorentina in their last league match.
Venezia team news
Injuries will rule out Arnór Sigurdsson (injury), Luca Lezzerini (patella injury), Sergio Romero (knee surgery), and Marco Modolo (knee surgery) for the trip to the Stadio Olimpico.
They are unlikely to make any changes to the side that beat Bologna FC in their last league outing.
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