Inter Milan vs Palermo
Italian Serie A
Date: Sunday, 28 August, 2016,
Kick-off: 17:00 UK.
Venue: San Siro (Milan).
Inter Milan once again disappointed after falling to a 2-0 away defeat to a mediocre Chievo on the opening day of the new Serie A season. Frank De Boer who replaced Roberto Mancini for the 2016/17 season got the first taste of the long term troubles that has been with the club since the past few seasons. However, they will be looking to register their first win on Sunday and there is no better place to do it than San Siro.
While Palermo were beaten at their home by Sassuolo by a narrow 1-0 margin. The result is no surprise considering Palermo narrowly escaped relegation last season, whereas Sassulo were the surprise package who went onto book their place in the Europa League. Davide Ballardini’s side is bound to struggle once again with proper re-enforcements far and few in the summer transfer window.
Inter Milan vs Palermo: Head-to-Head
Inter Milan are unbeaten in the last 12 matches against Palermo at the San Siro, with 8 wins and 4 draws.
Inter won the corresponding fixture of last season by a 3-1 margin which marked their third home win in a row against Palermo. While they played out a 1-1 draw in the away leg.
Inter Milan vs Palermo: Prediction
Inter Milan have win in 7 of their last 8 home games and have a strong record against Palermo. They have also scored over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 home matches against Palermo in all competitions. While Palermo are a side that struggle in away games. They are left with 1 win from their last 10 games on the road. Moreover, they have defeated Inter 3 times in 28 meetings. This makes the home side firm favourites to register their first win of the season on Sunday.
Inter Milan to win at the odds 1.36 is a safe bet, but we look at other markets that are more profitable.
Inter Milan vs Palermo: Tips
Inter to win first half at 1.80
Inter to score over 2.5 goals at 2.25.