Struggling Cagliari are most likely in for a tough assignment, when going up against Inter this coming Sunday at Giuseppe Meazza. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here. With 37 points after 16 matches, Inter lie 2nd in the Serie A. Cagliari play catch-up with 10 points from 16 matches and a ranking as number 18 before their upcoming clash.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Cagliari will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the Serie A going. While in for a tough assignment at Giuseppe Meazza, current form offers hope for the visitors of coming away with a point.
Inter step into their next home match this coming Sunday having scored a tolerable average of 1.9 goals in 10 matches. They managed a total of 19 goals, while also allowing 8 goals against. That is an average of 0.8 goals against per match. They were able to hang on to a clean sheet 5 times in those matches.
Cagliari are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors on Sunday managed a bearable 10 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1 goals a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 15 goals. They claimed 1 clean sheets as they averaged 1.5 against per match.
Facts and figures for Inter vs Cagliari in Serie A.
- Inter has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- Inter unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Inter has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Inter unbeaten the last 24 matches in a row at home.
- Cagliari did not win the last 8 matches in a row;
- Cagliari unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Cagliari did not win the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Cagliari conceded in the last 16 of 18 matches.
Current form — Inter v. Cagliari
Inter continue to sparkle
Inter are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Spezia by 2-0, before downing Roma by 3-0. The winning streak came to an end against Real Madrid, who ran out 2-0 winners.
Trouble looms for Cagliari
Having collected 3 points from their previous 3 matches, Cagliari are on the lookout for a win again. Against Salernitana, they settled for a 1-1 draw, before splitting the points with Verona in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 1-1 against Torino.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Inter seem in with a good shot of another win against Cagliari. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.16. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot? The odds for an away win are 15.00.
Inter v. Cagliari — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the Serie A, back in April 2021, Inter collected all three points. Bear that in mind before you decide on an accumulator for the weekend, depending on your betting strategy.
Inter enter the match against Cagliari with a 7-1-2 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Serie A. This amounts to a 70% winning ratio for Inter, with Cagliari victorious in 20% of the last 10 encounters.
Inter have had the upper hand against Cagliari in their 10 most recent matches. They will look to assert their dominance once again this coming Sunday.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, Inter and Cagliari are currently 27 points and 16 places apart. Inter will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Cagliari on Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Cagliari will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Inter and Cagliari.
Primary goal getter
Hakan Calhanoglu has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Inter are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Cagliari will be looking to Joao Pedro in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his latest games.