Fiorentina v Inter Milan Betting Preview | 5th January 2018
In our Fiorentina vs Inter betting preview we look at team news, potential line-ups, stats and facts, popular bets and more for Friday evening’s Serie A fixture.
Fiorentina v Inter Milan Betting Preview
Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi
Channel: BT Sport 2
Struggling Inter travel to Fiorentina this weekend, looking to end a six match winless run at the Stadio Franchi, a place where Fiorentina are undefeated in 26 of their last 29 home Serie A matches.
Inter’s six match winless run in all competitions has seen them drop away from Napoli and Juventus at the top of Serie A, leaving them six points adrift of Juve in second and seven behind leaders Napoli.
As for Fiorentina, they have only won three of the last eight games but are undefeated in that period with five draws. La Viola sit in eighth place, level on points with Atalanta, who sit one place below them and with Udinese, who are one place above them. Europa League remains the goal but it looks set to be a very tight battle with the teams around them.
Goals have been hard to come by for Inter in recent weeks, just one goal in their last six games across all competitions put an end to their near perfect start to the season. Fiorentina have seen under 2.5 goals in six of their last eight league matches whilst under 2.5 goals has also landed in 5 of Inter’s last seven matches in all competitions.
Both sides have struggled with goals in recent weeks and Fiorentina have shown they are difficult to beat, easpecially at home, but Inter are now playing catch-up and cannot afford anymore slip-ups if they have ambitions to win the league.
- Stefano Pioli has a fully fit side to select from.
- Inter are still without Danilo D’Ambrosio and Miranda but are facing no new injury concerns.
Potential Fiorentina Starting XI: Sportiello; Laurini, Pezzella, Astori, Biraghi; Benassi, Badelj, Veretout; Chiesa, Simeone, Thereau
Potential Inter Milan Starting XI: Handanovic; Cancelo, Skriniar, Ranocchia, Santon; Gagliardini, Vecino; Candreva, Valero, Perisic; Icardi
Stats & Facts
- Fiorentina are undefeated in 26 of their last 29 home Serie A matches.
- Fiorentina have seen over 2.5 goals in 10 of their last 11 matches against Inter in all competitions.
- Inter have scored at least three goals in their last three games against Fiorentina in all competitions.
Fiorentina – 15/8 Draw – 5/2 Inter – 7/4
- Under 2.5 goals – 24/25
- Draw – 5/2
- Inter win to nil – 4/1