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Serie A Round 2 – Hellas Verona vs Inter Milan: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and Inter Milan and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Inter Milan continue their Serie A title defense by paying a visit to Hellas Verona for their second match of the season.

Simone Inzaghi’s side made a statement of intent in their season opener by thrashing Genoa 4-0. Inter may have lost key players this summer, but that changes nothing. They’re determined to build on last season’s success and will hope to prove so again on Friday night.

The same can’t be said for Verona, though. Eusebio Di Francesco had a forgettable debut last weekend as his 10-man squad fell to a 3-2 loss to Sassuolo, who exposed their lingering defensive issues.

Let’s have a look at the form of both sides and the stats from their previous encounters to come up with a reasonable betting prediction.

Stats and analysis

Verona boast some relatively underwhelming stats across their last 10 Serie A fixtures. The Gialloblu have bagged 1 goal on average per game, scoring 10 goals along the way. They conceded 17 goals, an average of 1.7 per game, and claimed 4 clean sheets in those matches.

Inter Milan, on the other hand, resume their latest campaign with splendid stats in their last 10 Serie A outings. The Nerazzurri hit the target 2.5 times on average per game, scoring 25 goals along the way. They conceded a total of 8 goals, an average of 0.8 per game, as they held on for a clean sheet in 4 of those matches.

Stats and facts for Verona and Inter.

Fun stats Verona

  • Verona did not win the last 10 matches in a row;
  • Verona did not win the last 9 matches in a row at home;
  • Verona conceded the last 17 matches in a row at home;
  • Verona conceded the last 10 matches in a row.

Fun stats Inter

  • Inter has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
  • Inter scored in the last 50 of 52 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Inter’s last 5 of 7 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Inter’s last 5 matches in the row.

Form Guides

Verona will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. Combining results from the old and the new season, the Gialloblu first achieved a 1-1 draw with SSC Napoli and went on to a 3-0 win against Catanzaro. Their latest game produced a 3-2 defeat against Sassuolo.

Inter will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Combining results from the old and the new season, the Nerazzurri first achieved a 3-2 defeat against Juventus and went on to a 5-1 win against Udinese. Their latest game produced a 4-0 win against Genoa.

Verona v Inter Fixture History

When these two clubs last faced off against each other, Inter ended up taking all 3 points in a 1-0 victory.

Verona enter the match against Inter with a 0-3-7 record in their previous 10 encounters in Serie A. To put that otherwise, the hosts claimed a 0% win ratio, while Inter have won 70% of the last 10 encounters.

Primary goalgetter

Marco Davide Faraoni hopes to continue the momentum he has built up in his last 6 outings for Verona. Scoring 2 goals in half a dozen matches is a decent output. Meanwhile, Edin Dzeko will hope to build on his goal-scoring debut for Inter.

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