Inter Milan vs Sampdoria
Italian Serie A – Season 2017/18
Date: Tuesday, 24th October 2017
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: San Siro, Milan.
Inter Milan will be keen to get three points against Sampdoria after earning a priceless point against league leaders Napoli on the weekend.
Luciano Spalletti bagged a tactical victory on Saturday by holding the free scoring Napoli to a goal-less draw at their own backyard. Inter remain unbeaten after 9 games in the season, whereas they just ended Partenopei’s 100 per cent winning run in the Serie A.
Coming back to the home turf, the Nerazzurri won 4 of their 4 league games this season scoring 9 goals to 2 conceded. They only time that they conceded a goal was in the derby against AC Milan which ended 3-2.
Sampdoria are coming on the back of a 5-0 home win against Crotone which maintained their 100 per cent winning start at home. They are Inter Milan are the only two teams in the league yet to drop a point in home games this season.
However, the Blucerchiati are far from convincing in away games. They lost to Udinese by a whooping 4-0 last time and are win-less in three since the 2-1 win at Fiorentina on matchday 2.
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria: Head-to-head
Sampdoria won both the Serie A games against Inter last season – 2-1 away and 1-0 at home.
The Blucerchiati have now won 3 of their last five league meetings with the Nerazzurri, drew 1 and lost 1.
Inter’s defeat at San Siro last season is their first home defeat against Sampdoria in all competitions since 1995/96 season. The streak lasted for 17 games with 11 wins and 6 draws.
Four of the last five Serie A matches between the two at the San Siro saw both teams scoring.
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria: Prediction
Spalletti’s men can be considered strong favourites to win this one. Their brilliant home form in comparison to the visitor’s sloppy away from in the current campaign in the main reason for this.
Inter were leading at half-time whistle in three of their four away matches this season. Considering they are one of the strong defensive units in the league, there is a good chance for the same to happen here.
Those looking for the any-time goalscorer are advised to go with Mauro Icardi, who has netted 9 times for Inter this season, six of those came in 4 home games.
Inter Milan vs Sampdoria: Bet Tips
Best Bet – Inter to win first half for 1.87
Value is in backing HT/FT – Inter/Inter for 2.04 odd
To Score any-time: Mauro Icardi.
Match Odds Courtesy of Jetbull
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