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Juventus favoured over Lazio in Serie A

…Winless Arsenal get the nod against London rivals West Ham

BY CHRISTOPHER SAWYERS
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Friday, August 24, 2018

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Tomorrow, Saturday August 25, there are some eye-catching encounters across Europe's top leagues for football lovers and JustBet previews two of those fascinating match-ups.

Firstly, we take you to London where there's the little matter of a London derby with Arsenal hoping to get into stride when they face West Ham, after which we take the short flight over to Italy where superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus will come face to face with last season's top scorer, Ciro Immobile, and his Lazio team.

Unai Emery has had a baptism of fire as Arsenal's boss so far, but looks to have a golden opportunity to secure his first Premier League victory when West Ham visit the Emirates on Saturday.

Both these two London clubs are without a win after their first two games into the new season, however, while both teams have new managers, Arsenal have shown more encouraging signs that they will improve compared with West Ham under Manuel Pellegrini.

Arsenal had a poor game against Chelsea as they failed to take their chances when presented to them and Chelsea duly obliged by scoring an exciting 3-2 win in the end.

West Ham, similar to Arsenal, also have big problems. They spent big during the summer to bring in nine new players; however, these players are not living up to the standard required in the Premier League.

Having lost at home last weekend, West Ham, like Arsenal, will be hoping for their first win, but playing away to Arsenal has never been easy for West Ham. In their last five head-to-head meetings Arsenal have won four of those with the other ending in a nil-all stalemate.

The betting tip? A derby win for Arsenal.

The JustBet odds on the match are as follows:

Arsenal to win $1.33, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $1,330.

West Ham to win $7.50, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $7,500.

Odds of a draw, $5.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $5,000.

Odds on the home team (Arsenal) winning the game 3-0 at full-time, $9.75, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $9,750.

Odds on the away team (West Ham) winning the game 0-2 at full-time, $80.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $80,000.

Odds on the game drawing 2-2 at full-time, $19.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $19,000!!!

Now for our second game on Saturday at 11:00 am local time. This will see the biggest name currently in Italian football, Cristiano Ronaldo, and his new team Juventus hosting last season top scorers Lazio in their first home game of the season.

There was big drama for Juventus in their opening game last week as they barely managed a last-gasp win against modest Chievo to get their title defence up and running. Now they face a much harder challenge at home to Lazio, who had a disappointing start to their campaign at home. After leading Napoli they somehow lost the game they had total control of.

As far as Cristiano Ronaldo is concerned, the Portuguese superstar will be desperate to get his goal tally going, and judging by his amazing record it shouldn't take him too long. Ronaldo looked good against Chievo, but failed to convert his chances. But it seems like only a matter of time before he finds the back of the net.

On the other hand, Lazio will look to turn things around and get the all-important win here. This is a very difficult start to the season for the team from Rome as they played another big hitter in Napoli last weekend and now faces the biggest of them in Juventus.

Last season Lazio only managed one win away from home against the top six teams and, you guessed it right, that lone victory came at Juventus. In fact, Lazio won two of the three meetings against Juventus last season. Interestingly, before last season's two defeats to Lazio, Juventus were on a 10-match winning streak against them and worryingly for Lazio, Juventus are undefeated in 36 of their last 38 home games. They have scored at least two goals in seven of their last eight home games.

Football make time for these exciting matches as you will truly be entertained by the two Italian giants. Relax, kick back and grab a flavoured beer or Guinness and enjoy the game with JustBet and win with us!!!!!

The betting tip? Juventus to win

The JustBet odds on the match are as follows:

Juventus to win $1.32, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $1,320.

Lazio to win $8.75, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $8,750.

Odds of a draw, $4.90, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $4,900.

Odds on the home team (Juventus) winning the game 3-0 at full-time, $9.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $9,000.

O dds on the away team (Lazio) winning the game 1-3 at full-time, $90.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $90,000.

Odds on the game drawing 1-1 at full-time, $8.00, which means that a $1,000 bet would pay $8,000!!!!!

Bets can be placed at any of the over 100 JustBet locations island-wide. Persons can visit JustBetJA.com for verification of odds and a full array of betting options.

ALL BETS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

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