Betting Tips for Today: Juventus could struggle in front of goal without Ronaldo

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The Portuguese star was sent off against Valencia and we think there is value in backing Allegri's men to not run riot at the Allianz Stadium

Juventus will be hoping the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo is not felt too keenly when they welcome Young Boys to Italy.

The Portuguese winger received a straight red card in the 2-0 win at Valencia two weeks ago and was initially set to miss three games, although UEFA have since reduced the ban to just a single match.

Even without Ronaldo, the incumbent Serie A champions are just 2/13 (1.15) with 888Sport to make it two wins from two, whilst their visitors can be backed at 20/1 (21.0) and the draw is 7/1 (8.0).

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Juventus have won all eight of their matches this season so far and scored plenty of goals to boot, so there is certainly no shortage of potential plays available.

Max Allegri’s men can be backed at 4/5 (1.80) to score over 2.5 goals and that certainly appeals, however there may be some value in backing the opposite at 23/25 (1.92).

For all their dominance, the hosts do not typically put teams to the sword in ways they perhaps could, as evidenced by the fact they have netted more than twice in just eight of their last 25 home games in all competitions.

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In fact, this season alone they achieved that feat just once at the Allianz Stadium and scored three times or more in the Champions League only once in their last 15 there.

Although Juve did not struggle massively without Ronaldo on their way to beating Valencia a fortnight ago, they still required two penalties and may yet find goalscoring opportunities hard to come by without their star man.

The Bianconeri should certainly have few problems seeing off a Young Boys side that were taken apart by Manchester United in matchday one, but it is worth noting the Swiss outfit have conceded just twice since then.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Juventus to score under 2.5 goals at 23/25 (1.92) for a 1pt stake with 888Sport

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