Newly-crowned champions Juventus will look to end their Serie A home campaign unbeaten when they host a Roma side guaranteed to finish fifth. The hosts have 83 points and are four points ahead of second-placed Inter Milan. The visitors are 5th with 67 points and four ahead of sixth-placed AC Milan, but 11 behind top-four.
Juventus haven’t been in their usual cracking form of late, winning just two of their last seven league matches. This sequence saw them draw twice and lose three matches. One of those losses was a 2-0 reverse at Cagliari in the last round. All eyes will be on Cristiano Ronaldo, who has become the first Juventus player in 60 years to score 30+ goals in a single domestic league season. However, he still trails in the European Golden Shoe race by four goals. That aside, Juventus would be keen to remain unbeaten at home – having won 16 and drawn two this season so far.
Roma travel here on the back of impressive league form winning six of their last seven while drawing the other. More importantly, the visitors are in the midst of some impressive scoring run having netted 2+ goals in each of those matches. However, Roma’s record at this venue has been poor with eight straight losses – failing to score in six matches during this sequence. Roma will hope that their recent away form – three straight wins – will help them overturn their poor Turin record. Roma lost the reverse fixture 2-1, with both goals coming before ten minutes – including a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty.
Juventus have remained unbeaten at home in two of their last three top-flight seasons, while their last Serie A home loss has come in April 2018. Additionally, Juventus have won their last ten home matches against Roma in all competitions. Regardless of their poor overall form, Juventus have been in great form at home and it is tough to see them lose here. We are backing Juve to win this match and end their home campaign unbeaten.