A place in the top 4 is at stake for both teams, as Inter welcome SSC Napoli at Giuseppe Meazza in the Serie A on Sunday. Ranked 3th in the Serie A, Inter have collected 25 points from 12 games. On 32 points, SSC Napoli see themselves ranked as number 1 after 12 matches.
Entering the match as a favourite, Inter will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the Serie A. They should be in with a decent chance of adding a win to their account.
Inter should be full of confidence, before their next assignment in the Serie A. They are able to show off very admirable numbers from their past 10 matches. The hosts scored 2.2 goals on average per match, or 22 goals in total. They allowed 12 goals against, for an average of 1.2 per outing. They clawed out 2 clean sheets along the way.
SSC Napoli enter their next Serie A match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable total of 20 goals, while also conceding 3 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 7 times.
Facts and figures for Inter vs SSC Napoli in Serie A.
- Inter unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Inter unbeaten the last 22 matches in a row at home;
- Inter scored in the last 61 of 63 matches;
- Inter scored the last 25 matches in a row at home.
- SSC Napoli unbeaten the last 21 matches in a row;
- SSC Napoli unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row when playing away;
- SSC Napoli has won in the last 9 of 10 matches when playing away;
- SSC Napoli scored in the last 37 of 39 matches.
Current form — Inter v. SSC Napoli
Inter look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Inter look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 2-0 and 3-1 against Udinese and FC Sheriff respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against AC Milan, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw.
SSC Napoli enjoy steady progress.
SSC Napoli will be out to extend their fine run of results lately, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They took down Salernitana and Legia Warszawa respectively by a 1-0 and 4-1 scoreline. Their winning streak was halted, when Verona managed a 1-1 draw.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, at least right now, however judging by recent performances Inter look the value pick here at odds 2.10. The away win could settle for odds 3.10, should the visitors manage to escape with all 3 points. At point for each team pays out at 3.50 with the bookmakers.
Inter v. SSC Napoli — fixture history
Neither Inter nor SSC Napoli managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the Serie A. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw at Giuseppe Meazza. Inter head into their upcoming match against SSC Napoli with a 40% winning record in recent Serie A meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 4-3-3 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 30%. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 10 matches between Inter and SSC Napoli. Both teams found the back of the net 3 times in those 10 matches.
Current table in the Serie A
Looking at the Serie A standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 7 points. Inter cannot squeeze past SSC Napoli in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. SSC Napoli, number 1 on 32 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Sunday.
Top scorers markets
Edin Dzeko 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, SSC Napoli will be looking to Lorenzo Insigne in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 2 goals in his latest games.