Juve had another scare last weekend as a late penalty was the deciding moment in the clash against AC Milan last Friday. It was a late controversial decision by the referee, one which had the power to change the outcome of the Serie A, as the gap in points between Juve and Roma would have been reduced to six. Roma put three past struggling Palermo to collect all three points while Inter massacred Atalanta seven goals to one, rising to fourth place. Crotone didn’t stand a chance in Naples, as it was one way traffic since the kick off, marking Napoli’s second consecutive win. Lazio recorded their third win in succession and unbeaten in their last seven games in all competition. With hundreds of bets to choose from, we’ll be looking into some of the most popular ones to explore which information you should be looking at when crafting your bet on Serie A for the weekend.
Bet on Juve
Juve looked solid last Friday against AC Milan but had to rely on a dubious hands ball to collect all three points in front of a packed crowd in Turin. Juve now face Sampdoria away from home in their quest for their next three points. As expected, the Bianconeri are the favourites to win the game and odds are set at 13/25. Sampdoria haven’t won a game agaisnt the Bianconeri in four years and the got hammered four goals to one in the first round of this campaign. However, Sampdoria are now unbeaten in their last seven games and Allegri is well aware of their positive form. Sampdoria found the net in four of their last five games, making both teams to score a viable option to add to your accumulator. Odds for this stand at evens. Only two of Juve’s last five game ended in over 2.5 goals and considering that Juve are playing away from home, it’s a much harder task putting goals past a squad that’s backed by 36,000 thousand cheering fans. Looking for a bolder bet? Try handicap betting on Juve, where odds to win with a goal difference of two or more are currently priced at 10/7.
Bet on Inter
It took inter quite a while to get up to speed with the other top clubs, but their hammering over Atalanta over the weekend sent shockwaves and a clear message that Inter are a forced to be reckoned with. With that win, Inter moved up into fourth place and as it stands, they’re into a European Football spot in the league table.
They now travel to Turin to face Torino, a tricky fixture but one they should collect all three points from. Icardi is the man to mark, as the Argentinian striker now bagged 20 goals in 26 matches played and is now the second top scorer of the Serie A. Inter scored 16 goals in the last five games but oddly enough, only three of their last five ended in over 2.5 goals. Both team to score is priced at evens while over 2.5 goals set at 19/20.
Bet on Roma
Roma lost three valuable points two weeks ago to Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico, points which would have edged them closer to league leaders Juve. They quickly bounced back from that home defeat by cruising past Palermo in a convincing three nil win. Now, the Giallorossi host Sassuolo in their next battle for three points, a squad that’s only secured one win from their last five games.
As expected, Roma are the favourites to emerge victorious and odds are set at 6/25. Roma are the second highest scoring team of Serie A and have scored a total of 13 goals in their last five matches of the campaign. Four of their last five matches ended in over 2.5 goals and odds for that happening against Sassuolo are priced at 3/7. Handicap betting on Roma should return a more decent profit from a £10 bet. If Roma win the game with a goal difference of two or more, you’ll stand to make £16.80, and if they win with a three goal difference, you’ll potentially earn £25.50 form a £10 bet.