Title-chasing Lazio welcomes 10th placed Bologna to the Eternal City as they hope to continue what has been a remarkable season so far.
The Rome side will be looking to leapfrog table-topping Juventus, who do not play Inter until Sunday.
Meanwhile, Bologna, who could still be nursing a Europa league dream for next season, will be looking to upset Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico.
Siniša Mihajlović men will also be eager to return to winning ways after picking up just a point in their last two games.
Simone Inzaghi’s side will be without Bosnian midfielder Senda Lulic for the encounter.
Meanwhile, for the visitors, Mitchell Dijks (toe), Gary Medel ( muscle), Ladislav Krejci (thigh), Roberto Soriano (hip), Mattias Svanberg (thigh) will miss out through injury.
Head to Head
In the last five meetings between both sides, the hosts have won two, with the others ending with a draw.
Lazio has picked up four wins in the last five games, with the only blemish coming in a nil-nil draw with Verona early this month. The hosts have not lost a league game since matchday five (W16, D4).
Lazio last five matches in all competitions: WWWDW
Bologna last five games in all competitions: DLWWW
Lazio are having a great season and they come here unbeaten in the league since matchday 5, winning 16 of their 20 games during that period of time.
The home side has won four of their last five league games and another win in this game would send them top of the league table.
When Lazio leads at half time they seem to win as they have won nine times out of the ten times they have led at half time this season.
Following a three-game winning streak, Bologna is winless in their last two league games, but they did manage to score a late goal in their last league game to earn a share of the points.
They have been involved in high scoring starts to games recently with just one of their last five matches producing under 1.5 goals at half time.
Three of the last four head to heads between these teams have ended in draws but Bologna has either won (4) or lost (10) any of their last ten away league games.
Both Teams to Score/Yes @ 7/10
Over 2.5 Goals @ 3/5
Lazio to Win @ 1/2