Lazio play AC Milan in Round 34 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 24 April 2022. The match venue is Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Latest odds on betting sites
Lazio to win odds are priced at 2.90 (+190 American; 19/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.30 (+230; 23/10), while AC Milan to win odds are priced at 1.38 (-260; 5/13).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Lazio — 34%, draw — 30%, AC Milan — 40%.
Latest betting odds on Lazio vs AC Milan (24 April 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Asian handicap (0.0., +0.5) on Lazio — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on AC Milan — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.71 (-110; 5/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
Match preview and statistics
Lazio are seventh in the league standings with 56 points and a +17 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five games. The Biancocelesti drew 1-1 with Torino in their previous match.
Pietro Pellegri opened the scoring in the 56th minute with a right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner, assisted by Ricardo Rodriguez with a cross following a corner. Ciro Immobile equalised in the 90+2 minute with a header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic with a cross.
Team statistics: 48% possession, 0.78 expected goals (xG), 10 total shots, four shots on target, two big chances, 397 accurate passes, 85% pass accuracy, 10 fouls committed, nine corners, one yellow card.
Lazio team news: Patric is unavailable due to a muscle injury.
AC Milan are top of the league table with 71 points and a +29 goal difference. They have two wins, two draws and a loss in their last five games. The Rossoneri lost 0-3 to Inter in the Coppa Italia semi-final.
They had 52% possession, 19 total shots, six shots on target, zero big chances, 335 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, one offside, six corners and two yellow cards. Lautaro Martinez scored a brace in the match and Robin Gosens scored the third goal.
Milan beat Genoa 2-nil in their last league game. Rafael Leao opened the scoring in the 11th minute and Junior Messias doubled the lead in the 87th minute and sealed the win.
AC Milan team news: Alessandro Florenzi, Alessio Romagnoli, Simo Kjaer and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are sidelined due to injuries.
Lazio vs AC Milan H2H
AC Milan have won the last two meetings between both teams. They won 4-nil in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
Lazio projected starting lineup:
- Thomas Strakosha
- Manuel Lazzari
- Francesco Acerbi
- Adam Marusic
- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
- Lucas Leiva
- Luis Alberto
- Felipe Anderson
- Ciro Immobile
- Mattia Zaccagni
Ciro Immobile is the key player to watch out for. He’s having a good run at the moment, scored four goals in the last two games. Immobile scored the equalizer in their last game against Torino to give them the one point. He is the top scorer in the team with 25 goals and two assists in the league.
AC Milan projected starting lineup:
- Mike Maignan
- Davide Calabria
- Pierre Kalulu
- Fikayo Tomori
- Theo Hernandez
- Ismael Bennacer
- Sandro Tonali
- Alexis Saelemaekers
- Franck Kessie
- Rafael Leao
- Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud is the key player to watch out for. He needs to pick up his scoring boots ahead of this match. Giroud has eight league goals and three assists this season. The French striker hasn’t scored in four straight games and should be able to end the drought.
Prediction and betting tips
AC Milan’s league form is still solid as they top the league table going into this game week. They have won 2-nil in their last league match. Lazio won three of their last five games, drew one and lost one.
They need a win to step into the top 6 of the league. Right now, the Biancolesti are seventh and on par in points with Fiorentina, a win in this home match can shoot them into the top 6. Milan have a good record against Lazio, having won four of the last five h2h games. This game is crucial to them as they hope to lift the title. Dropping points won’t do them any good.
Predictions for this match are AC Milan to win, under 2.5 goals and both teams to score (NO). Both teams have not scored in each of their last three meetings. Milan’s defence has been pretty good, keeping four clean sheets in the last five matches.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on AC Milan
Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (No)
Odds: 2.05 (+105 American; 21/20 Fractional)
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