Torino host reigning Serie A winners Juventus this weekend, with duo going into the clash as two of Italian football’s in-form teams. The duo go head-to-head at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, with the visitors hoping to keep up the pace at the top of the table with title challengers Napoli.
Italian Serie A – Torino v Juventus – Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Turin – Sunday 18th February – 11:30 UK Time
Best Odd of: 9/2 at Ladbrokes
Best Odd of: 27/10 at Unibet
Best Odd of: 4/6 at Coral
Torino take on city rivals Juventus this weekend, with the hosts looking to cause one of the biggest shocks of the season in Italy so far this season. However, with Juventus sitting just one-point off the top of the table having won their last five Serie A matches, it promises to be a close encounter in Turin on Sunday morning. For those still unsure of who to back for the Turin derby, be sure to check out our top betting tip below. However, let’s first take a closer look at the two teams, as well as the head-to-head record between the two clubs.
Torino Team News & Form
Torino extended their unbeaten record in Serie A to five matches with a home win over Udinese, lifting them into the top-half of the table. Captain Andrea Belotti returned to the scoresheet, with the Italian international looking to make his mark against Juventus this weekend. The hosts have lost just four matches all season, however 12 draws have restricted their progress. Elsewhere, the likes of Adem Ljajic and Iago Falque provide both pace and trickery on the flanks for Torino, who have scored 35 goals so far this season.
Juventus Team News & Form
Juventus secured an important 2-0 away win over Fiorentina over the weekend, with second half goals from Filippo Bernardeschi and Gonzalo Higuain ensuring that Massimo Allegri’s side remain within just a point of rivals Napoli. The visitors have scored 61 goals so far this season, giving them the best attacking record in Serie A. Argentine duo Paulo Dybala and Higuain have both scored 14 goals in the Italian top-flight so far this season, while the likes of Sami Khedira and Blaise Matuidi provide defensive cover in midfield. The visitors have conceded just 15 goals so far this season in Serie A.
Head to Head
The two teams have met 17 times in the past, with Juventus having won 14 of such encounters, as well as registering two draws. Torino’s only success came back in 2015, while Juventus have won the previous two meetings between the duo, with a 6-0 aggregate score.
Torino v Juventus – Betting Odds and Predictions
Despite being the home team this weekend, the stature of their opponents mean that it is Torino who are the underdogs for victory with the majority of bookmakers. The home side are available for victory at best odds of 9/2 at bookmaker Ladbrokes, while those looking to back an away win for Juventus can take advantage of odds of 4/6 on the same site. Meanwhile, a stalemate between the duo is available at 27/10 with Unibet.
Top Betting Tip Torino v Juventus
However, our top betting tip for the match is to bet on both teams scoring during the 90 minutes, which is available at odds of 21/20 with William Hill.