Bologna Lazio Serie A

Match Preview: Lazio vs Bologna

Lazio vs Bologna takes place at the Stadio Olimpico in Matchday 1 of the 2022-23 Serie A on 14 August 2022. The Biancocelesti have won 53 Serie A games against the Rossoblu (D37 L46); only against Sampdoria (54) and Fiorentina (57) have they won more in the top-flight, while Bologna have won more games only against Roma (51) than against Lazio (46) in Serie A.

Match Insights: Lazio

Lazio have won more home matches against Bologna in Serie A than against any other side (W38 D19 L11), with the Biancocelesti winning the last three home matches against the Rossoblù – they could reach four in a row in the top-flight for the first time since 1998-2000.

Lazio have won their opening game in the last three Serie A campaigns, but they have never achieved four wins in a row in such matches. They have drawn the most Serie A Matchday 1 games: 29, ahead of Roma with 27.

Player to Watch: Ciro Immobile

In the last 10 Serie A seasons (since 2012/13), only Luis Muriel (10) has scored more goals in his first game of the season than Ciro Immobile (eight in nine games). The Lazio striker could become the 4th player able to score in five matches in a row on his season debuts in Serie A in the three-points-for-a-win era (since 1994/95), after Roberto Muzzi, Andriy Shevchenko and Luis Muriel.

Match Insights: Bologna

In the last Serie A campaign, Bologna won their first match of the season 3-2 against Salernitana; the Rossoblù could register two consecutive opening weekend wins for the first time since 2001-2002.

In the last six seasons in which they made their Serie A season debut away from home, Bologna have lost five times (D1); their last win arrived in 2008, against AC Milan, via Di Vaio and Valiani goals.

Bologna have scored the biggest proportion of goals via corners in Serie A 2021/22 (23%: 10/44) – they have also conceded the fewest goals proportionally from corners (5%: 3/55).

Player to Watch: Andrea Cambiaso

Andrea Cambiaso is one of four defenders born since 2000 to have been involved in at least five goals (one goal, four assists) in Serie A 2021/22, along with Udogie, Hickey and Singo.

Lazio vs Bologna: Betting Odds & Picks Presented by Bodog

Lazio are heavily favoured to win this Serie A clash against Bologna. Concerning the odds for total goals, the selections for under 2.5 goals, more than 3.5 goals, and under 1.5 goals offer favourable returns. Be sure to visit bodog.net for odds on all your favourite sports and be sure to watch this match live on TLN TV at 12:30P!