Roma and Fiorentina square off in a Serie A fixture at the Stadio Olimpico with both teams looking to maintain their recent good form. While La Viola have the quality to make things difficult, Roma have been near perfect in recent weeks and should have the upper hand in front of their fans.
Roma have mostly flown under the radar in recent weeks but are one of the most in form teams in Serie A at the moment. They have leapfrogged Champions Napoli into fourth place on the table and are unbeaten in their last four Serie A matches, claiming three wins in that run.
The Capital club head into Sunday’s clash off the back of a 2-1 victory over Sassuolo in their previous Serie A fixture. They fought back from a goal down with Paulo Dybala netting the equaliser from the spot before Rasmus Kristensen netted the winner eight minutes from time.
A superb home record is at the heart of Roma’s recent good form as they have lost just once at the Stadio Olimpico all season. Jose Mourinho’s men are currently on a seven match winning run in front of their fans across all competitions, keeping five clean sheets in that run.
Fiorentina have also been in good form lately and have lost just once in their last six matches across all competitions. They have picked up four wins in that run and are currently just one point behind Roma on the standings.
La Viola picked up a 3-0 victory at Salernitana in their previous Serie A fixture. They followed up that result with by seeing off Parma on penalties in the Coppa Italia in midweek after battling back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw in normal time.
Looking strictly at Fiorentina’s Serie A form paints a less impressive picture as they have lost four of their last six League matches. Vincenzo Italiano’s men have also lost their last two away matches, failing to score in both defeats.
Roma have the upper hand among the bookies with a home win priced at 23/20 by 10bet. A victory for Fiorentina is valued at 29/10 by Unibet while a draw is set at odds of 23/10 by bet365.
Roma have a 36-14 advantage with 15 draws from 65 previous matches against Fiorentina. The Capital club have also won the last four meetings at the Stadio Olimpico, including a 2-0 victory in a Serie A fixture back in January.
Paulo Dybala has been slowly picking up his form in recent weeks, scoring in the last two Serie A matches. The forward also netted a brace in the last meeting with Fiorentina at the Stadio Olimpico and is priced at 12/5 with bet365 to get on the score sheet.
Roma’s backline has also been pivotal in recent weeks with five clean sheets in their last seven home matches. Diego Llorente has impressed in central defence and can lead the capital club to another clean sheet at 8/5 with BoyleSports.
Given Roma’s solid defensive record and with Fiorentina struggling for goals on their travels, BTTS NO could be considered at 20/21 with BetVictor. The capital club have also won to nil in five of their last seven home matches and could be set for a similar outcome at 13/5 with BetVictor.
Roma scored in both halves in their last home fixture and could be set for a repeat at 11/4 with bet365.
This Serie A match between Roma and Fiorentina will be played on
Dec 10, 2023 and kick off at 19:45. Check below for our tipsters best Roma vs Fiorentina prediction. You may also visit our dedicated betting previews section for the most up to date previews.