Juventus vs Freiburg

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  • It’s Juventus vs Freiburg within the Europa League round-of-16 1st leg on Thursday, March 9
  • Juve are third favorites to win the UEL whereas that is solely the Germans’ fifth European competitors
  • Discover our Juventus vs Freiburg prediction beneath, the place we have a look at the chances and supply some picks

It’s Juventus vs Freiburg within the UEFA Europa League round-of-16 first leg on Thursday, March 9. Kick-off within the Allianz Stadium is at 3:00 pm ET. The hosts begin as odds-on favorites however ar they the perfect guess to your Juventus vs Freiburg prediction?

It’s been a really tough home season for the hosts, however they’ve the possibility of successful some silverware right here and are presently listed as third favorites to win the Europa League behind Manchester United and Arsenal. Their German guests are having a very good season and are presently fifth within the Bundesliga.

We preview our Juventus vs Freiburg picks, have a look at the chances, and supply some evaluation, group information, and predictions beneath.

Juventus vs Freiburg Odds

Matchup Moneyline To Advance
Juventus -155 -265
Freiburg +475 +205
Draw +285 N/A

The bookmakers have Juve listed as odds-on favorites at -155 for the house win with an implied likelihood of 61%,  whereas Freiburg are listed at +475 to win the primary leg with a win likelihood of simply 77%. The draw is priced at +285 within the Juventus vs Freiburg odds, which is implied at 26%.

Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook on March 8.

Juventus vs Freiburg Over/Underneath and Unfold

With the benchmark listed at 2.5, the bookies have pitched the beneath at -155 and the over at +125 and so are anticipating a decent recreation with few targets.

Juventus vs Freiburg Preview

Juventus’ passage to the spherical of 16 was simple – successful the second leg in Nantes 3-0 – however the 1-1 draw within the first leg in Turin drew a lot of criticism from the Italian press and their followers. An Angel Di Maria hat-trick in France, helped by Nantes happening to 10 males early on, helped ease the stress.

Juve discover themselves within the Europa League – Europe’s second-tier cup competitors – after bombing within the Champions League Group H, ending third behind Benfica and PSG. Their comfort prize of a spot within the UCL was compounded when, because of monetary irregularities, they have been docked 15 factors in Serie A.  Consequently, they’re now down in seventh.

Off-Discipline Issues for Juve

Nonetheless, in Serie A they’ve been on an impressive run of kind, going eight unbeaten, however this got here to an finish on the weekend once they misplaced 1-0 away to Roma – not helped by the sending off of Moise Kean.

However, towards this tough backdrop, they’ve a real likelihood of lifting the Europa League trophy. It’s a contest that over time has been to their liking after successful it twice – in 1990 and 1993 – and extra not too long ago having misplaced simply one in all their final 16 video games.

Freiburg Face Italian Opponents for First Time

That is solely the fifth time that Freiburg have certified for European competitors, so are on the reverse finish of the expertise spectrum to Juve, however they arrive into this in a very good place with a 12-6-5 Bundesliga document that has taken them as much as fifth. They’re heading in the right direction to enhance on their sixth-place end in 2021-22.

The Germans are one in all solely three groups to undergo the UEL group section undefeated – Fenerbahçe and Actual Betis are the opposite two – and solely Actual Sociedad conceded fewer targets. This would be the first time they’ve ever confronted Italian opponents however for all the explanations above they are going to be undaunted.

Streich’s Males on Verge of Champions League Locations

Within the Bundesliga, Christian Streich’s males have misplaced simply one in all their final seven video games though their progress to the highest 4 has been hindered by two attracts of their final two video games. On the weekend, they drew 0-0 with Daniel Farke’s Borussia Monchengladbach  – solely the second time they’ve drawn a clean of their final 17 matches.

They’re nonetheless in with an awesome likelihood of Champions League soccer subsequent season as they’re on the identical variety of factors (42) as fourth-placed RB Leipzig and are solely two factors adrift of third-placed Union Berlin.

2023 UEFA Europa League Odds Tracker

Juventus vs Freiburg Staff Lineups and Accidents

Juventus Projected Lineup: Szczesny, Danilo, Bremer, Bonucci, Cuadrado, Fagioli, Locatelli, Rabiot, Chiesa, Di Maria, Vlahovic.

Accidents & absences: Milik.

Freiburg Projected Lineup: Flekken, Kubler, Ginter, Lienhart, Gunter, Eggestein, Hofler, Doan, Gregoritsch, Grifo, Holer.

Accidents & absences: Kyereh.

Juventus vs Freiburg Head-to-Head Stats

2-1-5 European document 2022-23 4-2-0*
13 / 14 Objectives for / towards 13 / 3*
14.1 Pictures per recreation** 14.8
86.3 Passing accuracy (%)** 52
49.3 Possession (%)** 52.5
WDWWWL Type information (all comps) LWWWDD

* Champions League and Europa League.

** Stats from UEFA Official Website.

Juventus vs Freiburg Prediction

Juve’s positive run of kind places them in pole place for the win right here however they are going to be cautious of the 1-1 wrestle that they had towards Nantes at residence within the first leg of their playoff tie. They won’t need a repeat, particularly because the away leg in Germany might be performed in entrance of a loud, passionate crowd and might be probably tough.

So, for me, there’s worth within the residence win, particularly a low-scoring one in our Juventus vs Freiburg prediction.

Juventus vs Freiburg Decide: Juve to win (-155) / Juve to win 1-0 (+370)