We’re counting down to Coppa Italia action taking place on Thursday when Lazio play against Parma.
All Lazio v Parma game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Lazio fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 3-0 Serie A success against Roma.
In that match, Lazio managed 39% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. For Lazio, the goalscorers were Ciro Immobile (14') and Luis Alberto (23', 67'). At the other end, Roma got 6 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Lazio have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve totted up the amount of 12 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 5.
Previously, Parma drew 1-1 in the Serie A match with Sassuolo.
In that match, Parma had 39% possession and 11 shots at goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Parma was Juraj Kucka (37'). Sassuolo got 15 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Filip Đuričić (90') was the scorer for Sassuolo.
The forward players for Parma have suffered from a lack of goals over their previous six games, recording the poor return of only 2. In those matches, I Crociati have also seen the overall goal aggregate of opposing teams equal 15. Such a pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, of course.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 29/04/2015 tells us that these fixtures have not been kind to Parma. They have not managed to get themselves any victories at all whereas Lazio have maintained the edge over them, running out winners in 100% of those matches.
A combined total of 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 15 from i Biancocelesti and 1 being from I Crociati. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The last league game featuring these sides was Serie A match day 17 on 10/01/2021 when it finished Parma 0-2 Lazio.
On that occasion, Parma managed 46% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
For their opponents, Lazio got 21 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Luis Alberto (55') and Felipe Caicedo (67') scored.
The referee was Luca Pairetto.
Team News: Lazio
Thomas Strakosha (Hamstring Injury), Silvio Proto (Arm Injury), Mohamed Fares (Tear in the abductor muscle) and Danilo Cataldi (Muscular problems) are unavailable for Lazio gaffer Simone Inzaghi.
Team News: Parma
Parma boss Roberto D'Aversa has not got a full squad to pick from. Andrea Dini (Achilles tendon rupture), Riccardo Gagliolo (Unknown Injury), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Yann Karamoh (Thigh Problems), Juraj Kucka (Muscular problems) and Simone Iacoponi (Disrupted Calf Muscle) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
For this match, we think that Parma have enough to put a goal past this Lazio team, but that might not be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our tip is for a narrow 2-1 victory for Lazio at the end of the match. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico di Roma (70,634)
Captain: Senad Lulić
Chairman: Claudio Lotito
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 7, Coppa Italia (5th Round), Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Star Player: Ciro Immobile
Customarily used in the Striker position, Ciro Immobile was born in Torre Annunziata, Italy. Having made his senior debut playing for Juventus in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has bagged 12 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 16 appearances.