Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Inter Milan and Napoli and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Inter Milan take on Napoli at San Siro for arguably the biggest fixture in Europe on Sunday evening.
The showdown in Milan could prove decisive in the title race. Inter cannot afford to drop points, having already slipped seven points behind joint-leaders Napoli and AC Milan in the Serie A table. Given the latter’s 4-3 defeat to Fiorentina, however, they have a golden opportunity to close that gap.
Napoli, on the other hand, hope the likes of Victor Osimhen and Lorenzo Insigne will be at their best as they seek to extend their unbeaten start and move clear from AC Milan at the top of Serie A.
Stats and facts for Inter and SSC Napoli in Serie A.
- Inter unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Inter unbeaten the last 22 matches in a row at home;
- Inter scored in the last 61 of 63 matches;
- Inter scored the last 25 matches in a row at home.
- SSC Napoli unbeaten the last 21 matches in a row;
- SSC Napoli unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- SSC Napoli has won in the last 9 of 10 matches when playing away;
- SSC Napoli scored in the last 37 of 39 matches.
Current form — Inter v. SSC Napoli
Inter will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Simone Inzaghi’s side look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment. They ran out 2-0 and 3-1 winners against Udinese and FC Sheriff respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against AC Milan, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
The Partenopei are on a roll
SSC Napoli look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. Luciano Spalletti’s side look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment. They ran out 0-1 and 1-4 winners against Salernitana and Legia Warszawa, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Verona, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
According to the bookmakers, Inter are the favorites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 3.40. For placing your bet on Inter, the best price at the time of writing is 2.28.
Inter v. SSC Napoli — fixture history
Neither Inter nor SSC Napoli managed a breakthrough when they last faced each other in Serie A. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw at Giuseppe Meazza.
Inter have been able to win 40% of their last 10 encounters against SSC Napoli in Serie A. In other words, they have a 4-3-3 recent record, with the latter winning 30% of the matches. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, the opponents played on an equal footing.
Current table in the Serie A
It is difficult to look past Edin Dzeko, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 2 times lately for Inter. Lorenzo Insigne, meanwhile, has managed to score 3 times in the last half dozen matches for SSC Napoli.