Inter Milan hosts five-time reigning Serie A league champion Juventus on Sunday, September 18 at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro). The match kicks off at 17:00 UTC +1. Juventus have started out the new season strong by winning all of their first three matches. Inter Milan are looking for a second straight victory at home.
Inter Milan vs Juventus Preview
The Italian derby features an early-season meeting between two of the premier clubs in Serie A. Juventus have dominated the league for the last few years and figures to be a contender to win the Champions League this season. Inter Milan was fourth in the Serie A last season.
After a loss and a draw in two road dates to start the season, Inter Milan finally got a 2-1 home victory over Pescara. While good on counterattacks and set pieces, Inter Milan struggles to finish. Striker Mauro Icardi has all three of the team’s goals this season. Midfielders Ever Banega and Antonio Candreva were major off-season signings who are still trying to find their form with Inter.
Juventus has gotten off to a strong start this season behind forward Gonzalo Higuin (three goals) and midfielder Sami Khedira (two goals, assist). With Gianluigi Buffon and their well known BBC defence still around, Juventus won’t give up goals easily.
Inter Milan vs Juventus Betting Odds
Though Inter Milan is playing at home, the match-up favors the visitors. Juventus can attack from both wings and up the middle and don’t have Inter’s issues of finishing chances. Bettings odds are definitely indicating a Juventus win as they can be backed at 1.95 whilst a Juventus win can be backed at 4.6. Betting on a draw is offered at 3.4.
That said, our Inter Milan vs Juventus prediction is that Juventus are too strong for Inter Milan and after the draw they obtained in midweek against Sevilla they will definitely want to bounce back with a convincing win.
Foot Odds Prediction: Juventus 2 Inter Milan 1