Juventus are out to extend their Serie A streak to 5 consecutive wins when they travel to play Roma in a heated league encounter.

Juventus are out to extend their Serie A streak to 5 consecutive wins when they travel to play Roma in a heated league encounter.

Roma are in fifth place with 44 points and can leapfrog AC Milan into fourth if they can muster a win here.

Meanwhile, Juve have been on a steady rise since their point deduction and now sit in seventh place with 35 points.

Roma were stunned 2-1 by Cremonese in their last outing, with the bottom side making it two wins against Jose Mourinho’s side this season.

Mourinho has won just two games against Juventus in the Italian top flight and could potentially be suspended from the touchline in this match.

Juventus have won two of their three most recent games against Roma, and have also come out on top in three of the last four meetings between the sides.

The reverse fixture ended in a 1-1 draw in Turin and Juventus come into the game on the back of a seven-game unbeaten streak.

Juve have won six of their last seven Serie A away games and an impressive seven clean sheets in 11 away games is their best tally at this stage since 1982.

Will this be yet another away win for Juve or can Roma return to winning ways here? Click here to place your bet.

What time does Roma vs Juventus start?

The game kicks off at 10:45pm Kenyan time at the Stadio Olimpico.

Roma vs Juventus team news

The home team have been boosted by the return of former Manchester United duo of Chris Smalling and Nemanja Matic.

Andrea Belotti has not scored this season and will be dropped from the starting XI as new father Tammy Abraham returns to lead the line.

Paulo Dybala who has scored 6 goals since leaving Juventus will also start against his former employers.

For Juve, Angel Di Maria and Dusan Vlahovic are the preferred pair to steer the attacking threat with Arkadiusz Milik still ruled out.

Paul Pogba may make yet another appearance from the bench after over six months out with injury.

Roma vs Juventus head to head

Juve have the better record, winning 28 out of the 53 games played against their opponents, who have won just 11 times.

The remaining 14 have ended in a draw, including the reverse fixture.

Roma vs Juventus current form

The visitors are unbeaten in their last 5 games, winning 4 times while Roma have lost twice in that run and won a similar number of games.

Roma vs Juventus prediction

Juve have the second best defensive record in the Serie A, conceding just 19 goals and Roma have struggled with goals, scoring just 31.

This can make for a cagey encounter that could result in a draw.

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