Fiorentina v Inter Milan Betting Preview, Odds & Tips | 24/02/19
Rajan Hothi (@RajanHothi_) previews Fiorentina v Inter Milan and provides us with his best bets for Sunday’s Serie A clash by analysing team news, potential line-ups, head-to-head, key stats and facts and more.
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Fiorentina v Inter Milan Betting Preview, Odds & Tips
- Date: 24/02/19
- Time: 19:30
- Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi
- Channel: Premier Sports
Fiorentina will be looking to extend their eight-match unbeaten run against an Inter Milan side 11 points ahead of them.
The hosts ran out 4-1 winners away at SPAL last Sunday and they will be coming into this crunch clash high on confidence.
Stefano Pioli’s side will have one eye on their Coppa Italia semi-final clash against Atalanta which takes place next Wednesday.
Visitors Inter Milan come into the game inform themselves as they go in the hunt of their fifth straight win.
Luciano Spalletti’s side eased through to the Europa League round-of-16 on Thursday as they hammered Rapid Wien 4-0 at the San Siro and they have got themselves a tie with German side Frankfurt.
Inter currently sit in third spot in Serie A and a win against Fiorentina will be the perfect chance for them to bridge a gap between themselves and other top-four challengers.
The hosts will be without Kevin Mirallas and Germán Pezzella, despite the latter returning from suspension, he is sidelined with an injury.
Luciano Spalletti won’t have Keita or Sime Vrsaljko at his disposal with the pair both out with injuries. Mauro Icardi has been out for the last three games and it’s not known if he will feature here.
Potential Fiorentina Starting XI: Lafont, Biraghi, Hugo, Ceccherini, Milenkovic, Benassi, Veretout, Fernandes, Gerson, Muriel, Chiesa
Potential Inter Milan Starting XI: Handanovic, D’Ambrosio, Skriniar, Vrij, Asamoah, Brozovic, Vecino, Politano, Nainggolan, Perisic, Martínez
Head To Head
- Fiorentina 7, Draws 4, Inter Milan 19.
- Inter Milan ran out 2-1 winners in the reverse fixture in September.
Key Stats & Facts
- Fiorentina have picked up 19 points from a possible 33 at home this season.
- Inter Milan have the third best away record in Serie A, claiming 20 points from 36.
- Fiorentina have won one of their last five encounters against Inter.
- Fiorentina 13/7
- Draw 23/10
- Inter Milan 33/19
Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa has bagged five in as many games and he will be looking to carry on his recent goalscoring flurry.
However, the visitors have been impressive in recent weeks and they will be eager to extend their gap between themselves and Fiorentina and a win would take them 14 points clear of their opponents.
Mauro Icardi has been absent in recent weeks but Lautaro Martinez has proved that he’s more than capable as the lone striker.