Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting : The Serie A returned this weekend after a brief break with international fixtures in the way. With almost all teams done with 4 games at this stage, Milan have topped the charts so far with Sassulo and Atalanta just behind them.
Juventus are generally slow starters which they have continued this season as well. The reigning champions are expected to change gears from the coming games and win this game.
They are set to face Verona on Sunday who have had a decent run until now and are not going without a fight over the weekend which makes it a must watch game for the football fans.
Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting Tip
Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting : Latest Matches
Juventus came to the season after winning a record 36th Serie A title along with the feat of winning the tournament for the 9th consecutive edition. It was obvious that they would come into the 2020 season as the heavy favorites.
They started off well with a win in the opener against Sampdoria, but were forced to draw against Roma in the second game. They dominated Napoli in a one-sided game before the break, but were held to a 1-1 draw against Crotone with a red card biting their back. They have scored 14 goals in 5 games translating to 2.80 per game so far.
Verona didn’t have a particularly good season anywhere with a 9th place finish in Serie A and a face a third-round exit in the Coppa Italia. This meant that they were looking for some redemption this season which indirectly means that they wanted to go deep in every competition that they play in.
They had a flyer off a start with a 3-0 win over Roma and defeated Udinese in their second clash. But the next two games didn’t go in their favor as they lost to Parma and had to settle for a goal less draw against Genoa on Sunday night.
They have only netted on 8 occasions in 6 games which needs a drastic improvement in the coming games to pose challenge to the best of the teams.
Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting : Head-to-head
Last 5 matches: Juventus – 3, Verona– 2.
Recent Meeting: Verona pulled off an upset with a 2-1 margin on 8th February 2020 in a Serie A fixture.
Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The Juventus are forced to go with a 3-4-2-1 formation and would be desperate to bag a win here over the weekend.
The attack of the Juventus looks in a spot of bother after Cristiano Ronaldo is yet to test negative for COVID.
Alvaro Morata who has just come is a great addition in terms of player’s skill in aerial duels and finishing. He scored against Crotone and currently has 2.5 shots on target and a key pass in two games for Juventus.
He will have to be supported by wingers Portanova and Kulusevski who will have to play bigger roles with their prime striker not in contention. Manolo Portonova currently has 1 goal with 86.7% pass accuracy along with 4 shots on target in the only game he has played.
The Verona forward will be led by Andrea Favilli who is an excellent striker and a finisher. He has 1 goal in 3 outings along with a 65.8% pass accuracy and 2.7 aerials won per game so far.
The likes of Tameze and Colley will have to create chances for the striker to score against a top team.
Tameze is yet to open the account and has a god chance to do it against Juventus. He has 81.1% pass success along with 1 shot on target and a key pass in 4 appearances so far.
The young Ebrima Colley will have to step up on a big day for the team to pose a formidable challenge. He currently has 73.1% pass accuracy and has 2 shots per game in 3 games.
The defense of Juventus has been sloppy with them conceding against a team like Crotone on Sunday.
Bonucci is the leader of the defense who is on to his business of regular tackles and counter attacks. He is a quality defender having 91.4% pass completion, 1.1 aerials, 3.6 clears and 1 tackle every game.
Giorgio Chiellini is someone who thrives under pressure for the team. The veteran player still has 90% pass success and is exceptional in the air. He clears very quickly with an average of 4.5 per game along with intercepting the attack at the rate of 1.5 per game.
Danilo has also done a wonderful job for the team with regards to aerial duels as well as providing crosses but he sometimes loses the intensity. He has 88.4% pass success along with 0.7 dribble, 2.3 clears and 0.3 block in each match.
The backline of Verona has Ceccherini, Lovato and Empereur to guard the post from Juventus attack. Ceccherini will be the center back in the side who likes to dribble and is a set piece threat. He has 86.8% pass success, 3 aerials won per game and 3 interceptions along with 4.3 clears so far.
Matteo Lovata is an important defender given that he has strong legs to challenge the attack. He has 81.1% pass accuracy, 1.3 interceptions, 2 clears and 0.5 blocks in the 4 games he has been part of. Overall, both the attack and the defense of Juventus looks a lot better than Verona.
Juventus vs Verona Soccer Predictions and Betting
The game between Juventus and Verona will be held on 25th October in the Juventus stadium at 8.45 pm IST. Even though it is a battle between a heavyweight and an underdog, the Juventus will not be taking this game lightly whereas the visitors would be more than happy to trouble the defending champions on Sunday.
The betting platforms have almost guaranteed a Juventus victory with large odds stacked against Verona.