AS Roma host Juventus in their 21st game of the Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 9 January 2022. The match venue is Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Betting tips and match predictions for the AS Roma vs Juventus (January 9) game are analyzed in this article. The latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are previewed below.
AS Roma vs Juventus (January 9) latest betting odds
AS Roma to win odds are priced at 3.40 (+240 American; 12/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/5), while Juventus to win odds are priced at 2.25 (+125; 5/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: AS Roma — 29%, draw — 27%, Juventus — 44%.
Latest betting odds on AS Roma vs Juventus (9 January 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on AS Roma — 1.93 (-108; 25/27)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Juventus — 1.88 (-114; 50/57)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; evens)
AS Roma vs Juventus (January 9) match preview and statistics
AS Roma are seventh in the league table with 32 points and a +8 goal difference. The Giallorossi have three wins, a draw and a loss in their previous five games. They lost 1-3 to AC Milan in their last league match.
Olivier Giroud opened the scoring in the eighth minute of the game from the penalty spot, with a shot to the bottom corner sending Patricio the wrong way. Junior Messias doubled the lead in the 17th minute. A horrible backpass puts Giroud through on goal with Patricio, but the striker hits the post before Messias follows in to fire the ball into the far corner. Tammy Abraham pulled one back in the 40th minute. The corner is headed away as far as Pellegrini, who shoots at goal. Abraham gets the crucial touch, taking it beyond Maignan and into the back of the net, assisted by Lorenzo Pellegrini.
Rafael Leao sealed the win in the 82nd minute with a firing shot past Patricio into the back of the net, assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic who chests the ball to Leao. Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a penalty in the late minutes (90+4) minute as Ruis Patricio saved his low penalty. Two players from Roma got red cards in the match.
Rick Karsdorp got a second yellow and was sent off in the 74th minute of the second half, Gianluca Mancini also got a second yellow in the 90+4 minutes and was sent off. Top stats: 45% possession, 11 total shots, seven chances created, one big chance, five shots on target, 0.58 expected goals, 243 accurate passes, 74% pass accuracy, 20 fouls conceded, nine corners, three offsides.
AS Roma team news: Borja Mayoral, Daniel Fuzato and Leonardo Spinazzola are sidelined due to injuries. Rick Karsdorp and Gianluca Mancini are unavailable due to red card suspension. Amadou Diawara and Ebrima Darboe are on international duty.
Juventus are fifth in the league table with 35 points and a +10 goal difference. The Old Lady are unbeaten in seven games with five wins and two draws. They shared the spoils with Napoli in their last game.
Dries Mertens gave Napoli the lead in the 23rd minute of the first half. Insigne clips over the top for Politano, who takes a touch before offloading to Mertens. He sets himself before blasting towards the bottom left corner, where De Ligt fails to clear on the line and Napoli take the lead. Matteo Politano got the assist.
Federico Chiesa levelled the scores in the 54th minute of the second half, sneaking it into the bottom left corner. Rrahmani can only head out to the edge of the area, where the forward is waiting before drilling a low effort, which deflects off Lobotka, and past Ospina.
Team statistics: 44% possession, 22 total shots, 11 chances created, one big chance, five shots on target, 1.13 expected goals, 397 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, eight fouls conceded, four corners, one offside.
Juventus team news: Carlo Pinsoglio, Danilo, Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci are unavailable for the game.
AS Roma vs Juventus H2H
Juventus haven’t lost to Roma in three consecutive meetings, with two wins and a draw. They won 1-0 in the last meeting.
AS Roma vs Juventus (January 9) key players and lineups
AS Roma projected starting lineup:
- Rui Patricio
- Chris Smalling
- Roger Ibanez
- Marash Kumbulla
- Bryan Cristante
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- Jordan Veretout
- Lorenzo Pellegrini
- Matias Vina
- Eldor Shomurodov
- Tammy Abraham
The key player to watch out for is Lorenzo Pellegrini. He had a good game in their last match against AC Milan. Pellegrini completed the most dribbles (4), created two chances, made seven ball recoveries and assisted their only goal.
Juventus projected starting lineup:
- Wojciech Szczesny
- Juan Cuadrado
- Daniele Rugani
- Matthijs de Light
- Alex Sandro
- Rodrigo Bentancur
- Manuel Locatelli
- Weston McKennie
- Federico Bernadeschi
- Alvaro Morata
- Paulo Dybala
The key player to watch out for is Federico Bernadeschi. He completed three dribbles, three tackles, won seven duels, two key passes and four accurate long balls against Napoli in the last game. Bernadeschi looks forward to being on the scoresheet in this game.
AS Roma vs Juventus (January 9) betting tips and prediction
AS Roma are coming off a loss into this match. The Yellow and Reds didn’t start the new year as planned following the defeat at San Siro. This was the first loss in four games, they are set to make a comeback in this home match. Juventus started the year with a draw against Napoli. The Bianconeri haven’t lost in seven matches with five wins and two draws. The last time both teams played at Stadio Olimpico, they played a 2-2 draw.
Betting prediction: A draw
Odds: 3.60 (+260 American; 13/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.77 (-130 American; 10/13 Fractional)