Juve, Napoli and Inter kept marching on as they recorded their third consecutive league win, the only teams in the Serie A to achieve this feat. But how will the mid-week Champions League clash affect Juve’s form after their crushing defeat to Barcelona? Psychologically, the Bianconeri will have to overcome their setback and focus on their next task – their next three points. AC Milan fans were left gobsmacked with their team’s heavy defeat and will need to focus on their Europa League clash with Austria Wien to start the European campaign on the right track. No changes at the bottom of the table, with newly promoted Benevento still looking for their first point.
Betting on Juve
Without any doubt, Juve’s defeat to Barcelona last Tuesday showed that they can be outplayed and outperformed, and will affect their mental state as they travel to Modena to face Sassuolo. Sassuolo had a dismal start to the campaign, having gained just one point from three games played. From their last six meetings, Juve emerged victorious on four occasions, losing one and drawing another. Interesting to note that five of these six meetings have finished in under 2.5 goals.
Juve are favourites in almost all their Serie A matches and this will be no exception. Odds for Juve to beat Sassuolo are set at 1.49 – which is a good price to add to your accumulator bet. Under 2.5 goals has odds of 2.00 (evens) and with Juve’s injuries, we’re not expecting a goal fest. However, we’ve all witnessed Juve’s capabilities and the dangers they pose when attacking. Over 2.5 is well priced, having odds of 1.80.
Bet on Inter
Inter invested heavily in their squad this season and even though it’s early stages, they look like a squad who can attempt a serious challenge for the title. The Neroazzurri will travel to Crotone in their next quest for three points and we can’t see the already-in-relegation-zone Crotone get something out of this encounter.
Odds for Inter to emerge victorious stand at 1.32 and judging by the way the Milan based side were performing, we’re expecting goals. Handicap betting on Inter have very lucrative odds – 1.83 if Inter win with a goal difference of two or more and 3.30 if they win with three or more.
Crotone are yet to score a goal in the campaign this season while Inter have conceded only once and they clashed with (and beaten) Fiorentina and Roma. In other words, we don’t see Crotone getting a goal against Inter, and odds for one team to score – choosing ‘no’ on the ‘both teams to score’ market, are priced at 1.71.
Bet on Napoli
Napoli, who will be looking for their fourth consecutive win this weekend, will be facing the newly promoted Benevento, who are still searching for their first point in Serie A. The Napolitano side found the net nine times while conceding only twice and that statistic alone should be reason enough to bet against ‘both teams to score’. Odds for one team to score (or none) are priced at 1.71 while odds for over 2.5 goals are set at 1.68.
If you’re looking to make a better profit form this game, you should be looking at handicap betting on Napoli, as all their games so far have finished with a minimum goal difference of two. Odds for this bet are set at 1.83 and 3.30 for Napoli to win with a goal difference of three.