With both sides chasing a place inside the top 4, important points are at stake, when Roma take on Inter on Saturday. Roma rank as number 5 in the table on 25 points after 15 matches. With 15 rounds behind them, Inter have amassed 34 points and sit 3 in the Serie A.
Roma are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Saturday claimed a steady 12 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.2 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 11 goals, or an average of 1.1 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 4 times in this run.
Ahead of their upcoming Serie A match, Inter have an ample average of 1.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a tolerable 18 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times. Here are our predictions for this historic clash!
Facts and figures for Roma vs Inter in Serie A.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Roma's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Roma scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Roma conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Roma's last 3 matches in the row.
- Inter has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Inter unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Inter unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Inter has won in the last 5 of 6 matches.
Current form — Roma v. Inter
Roma hoping to bounce back
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Roma, as they have performed according to their level. Roma are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Zorya by 4-0, before downing Torino by 1-0. The winning streak came to an end against Bologna, who ran out 1-0 winners.
Inter continue to sparkle
Inter have found a rich vein of form in recent weeks, and aim to keep their winning streak going. Inter have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. Shakhtar Donetsk got left behind in a 2-0 win, before Venezia got hammered in a 0-2 victory. Spezia was the most recent victim in a 2-0 win for Inter.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, Inter, however, still represent slightly better value in our opinion than Roma. Bookies have a home win priced at 11/4, with 1/1 for the away win. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 5/2. It all comes down to your preferred betting strategy.
Roma v. Inter — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other in the Serie A, back in mayo 2021, Inter collected all three points. Roma have been able to win 20% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming Inter in the Serie A. In other words, they have a 2-6-2 recent record, with the latter winning 20% of the matches. The past 10 matches between Roma and Inter have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals on Saturday.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the current Serie A standings, Roma and Inter are currently 9 points and 2 places apart. Inter will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Roma on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Roma 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 Roma and Inter.
Man of the Moment
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Tammy Abraham. He is one of the Roma players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Inter.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Hakan Calhanoglu to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Hakan Calhanoglu netted 3 goals for Inter in their latest matches.