Bologna – Juventus. Forecast for the match of 1/8 final of Cup of Italy (12.01.2019, 22:45 GMT).
The Saturday program of the Cup games in Italy will finish the fight current Champions Juventus, who will play with “Bologna”. Bookmakers in this pair in fact I have no doubt in the passage on “old lady” offering the event factor in the amount of 1.16.
The probability of outcomes: P1 – 10% X – 18%, N2 – 72%. TB 2.5 – 53%, TM OF 2.5 – 47%.
For “Bologna” the current season is very hard – she finished the first round of Serie A, being in the relegation zone. The club continues to trust of Filippo Inzaghi, who retained his post of the head coach, and looks forward to the strengthening of his team. Newcomers already have to face leased from “Villarreal” Soriano and Sansone. Over the last 3.5 months the Bolognese won only 1 match – this was a Cup meeting with “Crotone” (3:0). Earlier the team of Pippo Inzaghi knocked out of the tournament “Padova” (2:0). The past calendar year “Bologna” made up of two lesions – the house from “Lazio” (0:2) and away from “Napoli” (2:3).
Juventus is clearly not averse to re-win the Italian Cup. In the championship the team of Massimiliano Allegri things are going well – she is in the lead with a 9-point gap from Napoli, not losing a single match in the current season in the domestic arena, only two draws. The ending of last year, Juventus was very difficult in terms of the calendar, but Juventus withstood the test away after beating Torino (1-0) and draw against Atalanta (2:2), and the house being able to defeat as Roma (1-0) and Sampdoria (2:1). These 4 matches have been played within two weeks.
Statistics of personal meetings
“Bologna” is greatly inferior to Juventus, according to statistics of personal meetings: +25=48-76, with the difference of goals scored – 135:225. The last time the Bolognese beat the “old lady” back in 2011-m to year. Home “Bologna” can’t beat Juve for more than twenty years. In the first intramural match of the season, the Bianconeri outplayed the Bolognese at home with the score 2:0 thanks to early goals Dibala and Matuidi.
- Bologna have won only 1 match of their last 13(+1=6-6, 19:21);
- Juventus has a 14-game unbeaten run in face-to-face match with “Bologna” (+11=3-0, 27:7);
- Juventus has a 16-game unbeaten run in away matches face-to-face with the “Bologna” (+11=5-0, 25:7);
- Juventus have not lost a single match this season in the domestic arena (+17=2-0, 38:11);
- Juventus have scored in all 12 away matches this season (+10=1-1, 23:8);
- Juventus won a sweep all 5 matches of the Italian Cup last season (+5=0-0, 10:0).
Forecast of Euro
Juventus will not be too zealous ahead of the upcoming match for the super Cup of Italy with Milan, which will take place in 4 days in Saudi Arabia. The Bolognese are also likely to escalate – this tournament is not too necessary, when the threatened relegation to Series B. Our prediction: Juventus to win and Total goals under 2.5 – odds of 2.00