Bologna vs Monza prediction, odds & betting tips – 13/04/2024

Bologna
13/04/24 - 19:45

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Bologna - Monza

Italy Serie A - Renato Dall'Ara

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Bologna and Monza played out a 0-0 draw back in September in Serie A – Photo by Icon Sport

Bologna and Monza meet in Serie A on Saturday. Our Bologna vs Monza prediction considers whether the hosts can take another step towards Champions League qualification with fourth place currently belonging to them.

Bologna vs Monza prediction: Hosts to win to nil with Zirkzee on target

Bologna vs Monza predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Bologna to win to nil

⚽ Correct score prediction

Bologna 2-0 Monza

⚽ PLAYER to score anytime

Joshua Zirkzee

Key Stats

  • Our Bologna vs Monza betting tips take into account the home team’s excellent record this term with Bologna winning 75% of their league fixtures in front of their own fans.
  • Bologna have won an outstanding 56% of their home league games to nil.
  • Monza have failed to score in 53% of their away matches in Serie A.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Bologna clear favourites with home advantage

  • HOME: 8/15 (1.53) – 65.2%
  • DRAW: 29/10 (3.90) – 25.6%
  • AWAY: 11/2 (6.50) – 15.4%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

The hosts are the red hot favourites according to the Bologna vs Monza odds with an implied probability of 65.2% that they win this game.

Both sides were in league action last Sunday. Bologna were held to a 0-0 draw away at struggling Frosinone while Monza were on the wrong end of a 4-2 scoreline at home to Napoli despite taking the lead early on through Milan Duric.

For more from this and other games across Europe, today’s best football betting tips will guide you through the best bets from the weekend action.

Last three H2Hs: Low scoring games the norm

Italy Serie A 28/09/23

Monza

Monza

0
Bologna

Bologna

0

Italy Serie A 12/02/23

Bologna

Bologna

0
Monza

Monza

1

Italy Serie A 31/10/22

Monza

Monza

1
Bologna

Bologna

2

Our Bologna vs Monza prediction suggests there will be a bit more action than the reverse fixture which ended goalless earlier this term. There has been one win each and just four goals across the three previous Serie A meetings.

Bologna Preview: Saelemaekers serves ban

There’ll be no Alexis Saelemaekers this week with the attacking midfielder suspended for Bologna. Defender Sam Beukema is an injury doubt.

Predicted Lineup: Skorupski (GK), Kristiansen, Calafiori, Lucumi, Posch, Freuler, Fabbian, Ndoye, Ferguson, Orsolini, Zirkzee

Italy Serie A 24/05/24

L

Genoa

Genoa

2

Bologna

Bologna

0

Italy Serie A 20/05/24

D

Juventus

Juventus

3

Bologna

Bologna

3

Italy Serie A 11/05/24

W

Napoli

Napoli

0

Bologna

Bologna

2

Italy Serie A 03/05/24

D

Torino

Torino

0

Bologna

Bologna

0

Italy Serie A 28/04/24

D

Udinese

Udinese

1

Bologna

Bologna

1

Monza Preview: A host of selection issues

The visitors are missing Luca Caldirola to suspension and also have injury concerns over a number of players including Danilo D’Ambrosio, Samuele Vignato and Gianluca Caprari.

Predicted Lineup: Di Gregorio (GK), Carboni, Pablo Mari, Izzo, Birindelli, Gagliardini, Pessina, Zerbin, Maldini, Colpani, Djuric

Italy Serie A 25/05/24

L

Juventus

Juventus

2

Monza

Monza

0

Italy Serie A 19/05/24

L

Frosinone

Frosinone

1

Monza

Monza

0

Italy Serie A 13/05/24

L

Fiorentina

Fiorentina

2

Monza

Monza

1

Italy Serie A 04/05/24

D

Lazio

Lazio

2

Monza

Monza

2

Italy Serie A 27/04/24

D

Lecce

Lecce

1

Monza

Monza

1

Player to watch – Joshua Zirkzee

Joshua Zirkzee has been one of the stars in this impressive Bologna side. He has chipped in with 10 goals and three assists in 29 appearances in Serie A this term and is a big reason why they are riding high in fourth place.

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Joshua Zirkzee aims for goal in the 0-0 draw at Frosinone last time out – Photo by Icon Sport

Zirkzee starting halves quickly

The 22 year old has come flying out the blocks this season in both the First and Second halves. 50% of his league goals have been scored in either the first 15 minutes or first 15 minutes after the interval.


Mark is a freelance football writer based in Madrid. He regularly attends and covers La Liga matches around Spain, whilst also following football across Europe.