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Wolves should have little problem crushing Catania.

FOOTBALL ROMA v CATANIA 2pm ROMA won't appeal to many at 1-4 for today's Serie A game against Catania but the favourites look well worth backing at evens to win to nil, writes Daniel Prescott. Catania find themselves bottom of the pile with the worst goal difference in the league while Roma are challenging for top spot as the only unbeaten side left in Serie A. And Roma, who have conceded just seven goals in 16 league matches, should have high hopes of shutting out their visitors.

Evens looks even more tempting given that only two of those seven goals conceded by the Wolves have come when Roma are playing on their own patch.

That impressive defensive record is unlikely to be put under too much pressure.

Catania are looking to avoid suffering their ninth straight league away defeat in the game and the Elephants have little reason to feel confident about achieving that.

Their precarious position isn't helped by the fact that they simply don't score enough goals to compete in matches.

Away from home comforts they have scored only five goals and are the only team in the division yet to secure a point on their travels.

The defence are not helping matters either, having shipped a whopping 21 goals on the road Recommendation Roma to win to nil 3pts Evens Paddy Power this season - the most in the division.

Roma therefore will be confident of claiming a comfortable win and keeping a clean sheet in the process as they look to go into the Christmas break on a high.

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Dec 22, 2013
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