Galatasaray vs Lazio Betting Tips

Galatasaray are playing against Lazio in the Europa League match on the 16th of September in the Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi Turk Telekom Stadium, Istanbul at 22:15 IST. Lazio are a tough team to beat but Galatasaray might just be able to crack the code for beating them.

Galatasaray Form and Team News

Galatasaray have been Europa League mainstays for quite some time now owing to their commanding Super Lig showing in the recent years. They are placed in Group E along with Lazio, Lokomotiv and Marseille. The recent record of Galatasaray has been pretty decent. They have been unbeaten in the last eight games. They are now facing Lazio in the first group game of the Europa League this season and they would want to start on a positive note.  They are placed in the fourth position as of now in the Super Lig even though itsvery early. This could be their chance to write history on their own and win the Europa League which is not that hard considering the depth they have in the camp. 

Faith Turin has been a coaching mainstay in terms of the teams managed within the Turkish League. So he has enough experience to take any team forward and plan out the respective movements. With this Galatasaray team alone, he has spent around four years which by any standards is a big timeframe for getting into the root of the team and cultivating it from there, Faith can do just that. Mostafa Mohamed, Diagne, Babel and co. make up a potent strike force. Arda Turan, Morutan and Cicaldau are all impressive players capable of producing inch perfect passes dissecting the field which will be enough for the strikers to have a go. 

Lazio Form and Team News

Lazio are playing Galatasaray in their first group game of this year’s Europa League. In the league, Lazio after the first three games have won two of the games thus raking in six points so far placing them in the seventh position of the table as of now. They have hit a massive nine goals already and this is only going to get better.Lazio need to keep this momentum going their way or the other teams given an inch could capitalize and topple each other. Lazio were unbeaten in seven games before the last game against Milan. Lazio can really stamp their authority in the Europa League at least this season given they continue to showcase what they have been doing so far and the other teams could find it hard to stop the blues. If they are able to stop Galatasaray, then Lazio could be in for real dominance this season.

Former Juventus coach Mauricio Sarri is being given the job of guiding this Lazio side to more heights. He has already started to show the class with two wins under the belt. Italian stalwart Ciro Immobile is topping the goals card with four goals hit so far. He will really be a handful against a struggling Galatasaray defense, Luis Alberto has also shown glimpses of some outstanding football assisting on three occasions. The experienced Pedro could also become a vital cog in this Lazio setup in the matches to come. 

Odds by Casumo

Lazio are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.94 odds while Galatasaray is placed at 3.60. The odds for a draw is 3.65.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

There have been two head to head matches between the two sides and the Turkish unit has not been win on both occasions. Lazio went on to win one game while drawing the other game. So, Lazio hold the edge there. The recent record however is quite neck to neck and it’s quite hard to distinguish between the two sides in that aspect. But considering team strength, we can easily say Lazio are ahead and could well and truly go on to win here as well.

Tip 1: Total Goals over 2.5

In the last three games that Galatasaray have played across competitions, all matches have had the total goals over 2.5. At home, Galatasaray in the last five matches have had all four matches where the total goal count to be over 2.5. Lazio on the other hand has had two out of the last three matches when the total goals were over 2.5. Playing away, Laziohave had one of their last two matches also where the scoreline read more than 2.5 goals. Playing Head to head, these two teams have had their last match where the total goal count was more than 2.5. So, it’s more likely that the match between Galatasaray and Lazio will have more than 2.5 goals in total. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for the total goals to be over 2.5 is 1.72.

Tip 2: Both teams to score

All five of the last five matches played by Galatasaray across tournaments have had both teams to score. At home, all the last five gamesGalatasaraywere part of also had both teams to score. Three of the last four matches that Lazio have been part across competitions have had the above condition being satisfied. Playing away, one of the last two games have also Lazio being involved in any both-team scoring scenarios. Both of the lasttwo head to head matches also had the above condition satisfied. While playing at Galatasarayas the host too, the last head to head match also had both teams scoring, so it’s most likely both teams might end up scoring. The odds for Both Teams to score according to the Casumo Sportsbook is 1.63.

Conclusion

Both teams will be vying for success after their respective league showings in the recent years, they need to translate that into a silverware winning mentality. Summarizing on a couple of tips from above:

  1. Total Goals over 2.5 @ 1.72.
  2. Both teams to score @ 1.63.

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