After overcoming in-form Inter 1-0 at the weekend, Serie A leaders Juventus will be expected to collect another three points when they travel to the Stadio Ezio Scida to take on struggling Crotone on Wednesday.
The Bianconeri have actually lost three of their last six league games on the road but are clear 2/9 (1.22) favourites with Betfair Sportsbook to come out on top against their relegation-threatened opposition.
Nine points adrift of safety after Sunday’s 1-0 defeat against fellow strugglers Palermo, Davide Nicola’s team are hefty 18/1 (19.00) underdogs to pull off one of the upsets of the season with a surprise victory here.
Yet to draw a single of their 22 league matches so far this campaign, the guests are priced at 5/1 (6.00) to settle for a single point on this occasion.
Having overcome one of their most established rivals in Sunday’s Derby d’Italia victory, Massimiliano Allegri’s men will face a very different challenge when they make the long trip south to Calabria.
Promoted against all odds, despite being tipped for relegation from Serie B last season, the Pitagorici have unsurprisingly looked out of their depth in their first ever season in the top flight of Italian football.
Having seen inspirational manager Ivan Juric leave for Genoa before the season began, the minnows have struggled to implement the attacking style that proved so successful en route to promotion, scoring just 20 goals in 22 games this season.
Considering they scored six of those goals in two games against fellow strugglers Pescara and Empoli, the home attack are unlikely to trouble a backline that has conceded a mere 16 times in 22 fixtures so far.
With five clean sheets to their name in the last six matches, Juventus must surely be backed at 3/4 (1.75) to brush aside their modest opponents without conceding a goal in Crotone.