Betting Tips for Today: Roma can secure derby day delight against Lazio

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Eusebio Di Francesco's men are unbeaten in eight Serie A games and look well worth backing to leave the Stadio Olimpico with another three points

The Derby della Capitale looks set to be a fascinating game on Saturday night.

Lazio are the designated home team for this clash at the Stadio Olimpico and are 29/20 (2.45) to secure a much-needed win.

Simeone Inzaghi's side have been somewhat inconsistent of late. The hosts have lost three of their last five league games, albeit two of those came against leading duo Napoli and Juventus.

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Roma on the other hand, are in flying form. Six victories in their last eight Serie A outings see the visitors just outside the top four. It's 17/10 (2.70) about an away win with 888Sport here while the draw is available at 5/2 (3.50) at the same firm.

Six of Roma's last eight league matches have seen both teams score but at 12/25 (1.48) it's unlikely to be an appealing single wager in this all-Roman affair. Over 2.5 goals is 3/5 (1.60) but there appears better value elsewhere in Rome.

Eusebio Di Francesco's side have a Champions League game against Porto to consider next week, but Lazio could be a little weary having played out a midweek 0-0 draw against AC Milan in the Coppa Italia.

The nominal visitors certainly look worth chancing as marginal outsiders. Only beaten once at this ground so far this season, Roma already boast a 3-1 win in the reverse fixture and a repeat could be on the cards this weekend.

Indeed, Inzaghi's men have really struggled against the better teams in the Italian top-flight all season. Lazio have played nine games against sides currently ranked in the top eight this term, losing seven of them and drawing the other two.

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With that in mind, Roma certainly look an appealing prospect at 49/50 (1.98) on a Draw No Bet basis with 888Sport. This selection sees stakes returned in full if the game ends all square while still offering a solid price on the outsiders.

Those wanting to be a little more aggressive as advised to take the 17/10 (2.70) on an away win.

Lazio have failed to keep pace with teams ranked above them and despite a highly-charged derby atmosphere, the visitors looks much better equipped to come out on top given their impressive form.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Roma to win (Draw no Bet) at 49/50 (1.98) for a 2.5pt stake with 888Sport

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