Serie A fans can look forward to an intriguing mid-table clash between Torino and Verona on Monday, with just one point separating the two sides ahead of kick-off.

Torino have collected eight points from their first six matches, just one more than visitors Verona, who have gone four games without a victory in the Italian top flight since winning their first two.

Both meetings between the two sides were close encounters last season, with a 1-1 draw in Turin in January, before visitors Torino edged a 1-0 success at the Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium in May.

Torino vs Verona Betting Tips

  • Under 2.5 goals @ 4/7
  • Torino to win @ 5/6

Team news

Torino coach Ivan Juric has a few selection headaches to deal with as Alessandro Buonigorno, David Zima and Koffi Djidji are all sidelined until later this month.

Goalkeeper Mihai Popa is still recovering from a fractured skull and is not expected to return to action until at least December.

Verona manager Marco Baroni will have to tweak his plans for Monday’s fixture, with Jayden Braad, Juan Cabal, Milan Djuric, Jordi Mboula and Josh Doig all unavailable.

While they should be able for selection after the upcoming international break, that will mean nothing for Baroni ahead of Monday’s trip to Turin.

Under 2.5 goals @ 4/7

Neither Torino nor Verona go into Monday’s match in good form, but it is the home side that will be the more confident.

Torino’s 2-0 defeat to Lazio last time out was their first in three matches, while Verona have not won since the end of August, a run of four games.

Verona have failed to score in three successive matches, and that should help contribute to Monday’s fixture being a low-scoring affair.

Torino have only scored more than one goal once this season, and that along with Verona’s troubles in front of goal, suggests this will not be a free-scoring classic.

Torino to win @ 5/6

Torino have enjoyed playing Verona over the years, and they could extend their unbeaten record against them to nine matches.

Verona’s last success in this fixture came in February 2018, and they have not travelled well in recent months, winning just three of their last 10 matches on the road.

Torino have been a tough nut to crack at home of late, losing only one of their last six at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.

While Torino have not been that convincing on occasions, Verona’s struggles in front of goal should work in their favour.

Juric’s side are far from the finished product, but they know they can beat their opponents, even if it is only by a one or two-goal margin.

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