Parma vs. Roma Serie A Betting Tips and Preview

Parma vs. Roma, Serie A

The festive fixture schedule in Serie A continues on Saturday afternoon with top four hopefuls Roma travelling to an out-of-form Parma. The visitors are favourites to win despite winning just two of their last eight matches across all competitions.

Where and when: Stadio Ennio Tardini, Parma – 29 December, kick-off 14:00

Where you can see Parma vs. Roma: Eleven Sports, William Hill

Last time: The last time these two sides met was before Parma’s demotion as they played out a scoreless draw in February 2015. Roma had won each of the previous four meetings and Parma’s last win in the fixture was in October 2012.

Parma double chance 11/10 Offer Williamhill
Edin Dzeko anytime scorer 7/5 Offer Betvictor
Under 1.5 goals 33/10 Offer 888sport

Parma vs. Roma Predictions and Preview

Parma ended a four-game winless run last time out to record an impressive 1-0 victory at Fiorentina, but they remain in the bottom half of the Serie A standings.

Roma have won two of their last three in the league but only three of their last 10 and remain in sixth place – far below their potential of a top three finish.

Eusebio Di Francesco’s side have not won any of their last five matches away from home in Serie A and Parma have only lost at home to Juventus and Lazio this season.

Despite all of this, it is the away side who are favourites to win this encounter at odds of 8/11, with Parma priced at 4/1 and the draw available at 27/10.

These fixtures tend to produce few goals with only three going in across the last two meetings, so under 1.5 goals at 33/10 appears to be a solid bet with under 2.5 at 27/25.

A ‘double chance’ on Parma to come away with either a draw or a win is available at 11/10 while a Roma win/draw outcome is at 1/6.

If you fancy the away side to be leading at both half-time and at the final whistle, such odds are available at 9/5.

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One to watch for Parma: Roberto Inglese is Parma’s top league scorer thus far with five goals including the winner at Fiorentina last time out. He is priced at 14/5 to find the net here.

One to watch for Roma: Edin Dzeko has suffered in front of goal this season with just two Serie A strikes to his name but he is now getting back to fitness and odds of 7/5 in this game are good value.

Long shot: The last fixture between the two ended scoreless while Parma have managed just one goal across their last three matches. Odds of this game to finish scoreless are available at 13/1.

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