Juventus vs Torino Predictions and Betting : The defending champions Juventus will aim to secure their position in the top 3 as they host the neighbor, Torino on Saturday, 5 December. They are currently at the 3rd spot with 17 points and just 1 point behind Sassuolo and 6 points adrift of league leaders Milan.
The Bianconeri badly missed Christiano Ronaldo in the game against Benevento as the match ended in a 1-1 draw. CR7 is expected to make a comeback against Torino and improve the chances of Juventus winning the match comfortably.
Torino is having a very ordinary season so far with only 1 win in 9 matches. They are currently at the 18th spot with just 6 points. Torino have experienced all sorts of problems with key players like Gojak, Lukis, Baselli, and Ujak missing out due to injury or COVID.
They will have to be at their best against the mighty Juventus to give them any chance of shocking the hosts. The local derby will be played at the Allianz Stadium, the home of Juventus F.C.
Juventus vs Torino Predictions and Betting Summary
Juventus vs Torino Predictions and Betting : Recent Form
Juventus are unbeaten in the current Serie A season till now. They won 4 games, and 5 matches ended in a draw. They must be disappointed with the last draw game against Benevento. Overall, the season has been very impressive for the Bianconeri with 18 goals scored and only 7 conceded.
They have maintained a good ball possession percentage of 57.13%. 3 games ended with clean sheets for Juventus.
Torino managed a 2-2- draw against Sampdoria in the last game. Their last win came against Entella with a margin of 2-0. They have scored 16 goals so far from 9 matches. 22 goals have been conceded which shows the defense has been struggling this season.
Juventus are a tough team to beat at home as they won 80% of their last 20 home league games. Torino, on the other hand, are not so good away from home as they lost 60% of the last 20 away matches.
Juventus have kept a clean sheet in the last 10 of the 20 home matches. Torino have failed to hit the net in 6 of their last 20 away games. Juventus have scored first in 15 of the last 16 matches won at home. Of the last 12 games Torino lost away from home, they conceded the first goal 9 times.
Juventus vs Torino Predictions and Betting : H2H
The Turin derby started way back in 1997 when Juventus and Torino faced each other for the first time in the Prima Categoria. The match ended with a score of 2-1 in favor of Torino. Since then both the teams have played 28 direct matches in the Serie A competition. Juventus won 21 battles, while Torino won only 1 of them.
The average goals per match in the direct clashes is 2.54 for both the teams. If we look at the recent 5 matches, Juventus looks very dominant with 4 wins. 1 match ended in a draw.
The last time Juventus and Torino played against each other was in July 2020 in the Seria A Season 2019/20. The match ended with a 4-1 victory for Juventus.
Torino vs Juventus Predictions and Betting: Offensive and Defensive Strategy
Juventus will be looking to go with their usual formation of 4-4-2 against Torino on Saturday. Torino will try to challenge the hosts with their regular format of 3-5-2 that resulted in their only win this season against Virtus Entella.
Christiano Ronaldo is expected to lead the forward attack in the game against Torino after he was rested at the weekend. The Portuguese superstar has been amazing as usual in this season with 8 goals and 1 assist from 5 matches. His passing accuracy is 84% as of now.
With Alvaro Morato missing out due to the ban, Paulo Dybala may have to take up the responsibility in the forward attack. Dybala has performed well this season with high passing accuracy of 81% in the opposition half.
Andrea Belotti is the spearhead of the Torino forward attack. He has scored 7 goals and created 3 big chances for his team in the current Serie A season. Simone Verdi is another important player for Torino. He is having an average of 1.3 key passes with good passing accuracy of 80%.
Juventus have some star players in the midfield like Adrien Rabiot and Arthur. Rabiot has been very good at passing with 91% passing accuracy. Arthur’s percentage of successive dribble is 67%. For Torino, Sasa Lukic looks very impressive in the midfield. He has scored 3 goals so far with an average of 1.1 key passes per game.
The other midfielders like Tomas Rincon and Karol Linetty need to create more chances in the game against Juventus to improve the chances of Torino.
In the defense department, Juventus looks rock solid with the likes of players like Juan Cuadrado and Danilo. Cuadrado’s performance has been very impressive this season with an average of 2.8 tackles per game. With 2.9 interceptions per game, Danilo seems to be a big trouble for the opposition strikers.
Torino’s defense needs to up to the mark against Juventus. Gleison Bremer’s performance has been quite good so far with 1 clean sheet and 2.4 interceptions per game. He will need support from other key defenders like Lyanco and Ricardo Rodriguez.
Juventus vs Torino Predictions and Betting : Predicted Winner
Juventus seem to be the clear favorites for the Saturday derby. A home win is very likely even without the services of Alvaro Morata and Giorgio Chiellini. Torino will have to raise their standard against the strong Juventus to give them any chance of winning. The Saturday clash is surely going to be interesting and exciting.
Most of the prediction and betting platforms are suggesting a comfortable home win for Juventus. As per Fctables.com, there is a 66% chance of a win for Juventus, while Torino’s chances stand at 13%. Their predictor suggests a 19% chance of having a draw game. Their betting model is giving 1.46 odds for Juventus’ win, 4.78 odds for a draw, and 6.40 odds for Torino’s win.
Betting.betfair.com gives 75% probability for Juventus winning the battle, while the probability of Torino’s win is just 9%. The betting odds are 1.45 for Juventus’ win, 5.0 for a draw, and 7.6 for Torino’s win.
Sofascore is another famous platform for providing betting analysis. As per them, the betting odds are 1.40 in favor of Juventus and 7.00 for Torino. The odds for a draw are 4.75.