Inter Milan vs Atalanta Betting Tip Over 2.5 goals – 11 January 2019

Goals could flow at San Siro

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ItalyInter Milan vs AtalantaItaly
11th January 1945hrs
Football – Italy – Serie A
Pick Over 2.5 goals
Bookmaker Marathonbet
Odds: 63/100 odds taken 2000 GMT, Friday 10 January

Serie A leaders Inter face a big test on Saturday evening when hosting a very dangerous Atalanta at the San Siro. the visitors are looking to move into the top four and compete for Champions League qualification.

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Inter Milan Preview – Can Inter continue excellent run and put pressure on Juve ahead of their game on Sunday?

It was a big test passed in midweek when Inter defeated Napoli in impressive fashion and Antonio Conte’s men now have another big examination of their title credentials. Level on points with Juventus at the top of Serie A and top by virtue of a better goal difference, Inter can pile the pressure on their title rivals who have a difficult game of their own when facing Roma on Sunday. Conte will just be ensuring his team concentrate on getting another big win and extending their unbeaten run to 13 matches since losing at home to Juve.

Our betting prediction:
Lucas Muriel to score anytime
21/10

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(odds taken 1800 GMT, Friday 10 January)

Key to Inter’s excellent campaign so far has been the striking duo of Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez who have combined for 23 goals between them. That’s more than half Inter’s goals in the league and both were on the score sheet on Monday in Naples. Keeping them fit and on form is going to be huge for their chances of winning a first league title since Jose Mourinho led them to a historic treble in 2010.

 

Atalanta Preview – Will free-scoring Atalanta inflit defeat on Inter for the first time in 12 matches?

Qualifying for the knockout phase of the Champions League in remarkable circumstances was always likely to give Atalanta a boost and so it has proved. Following a largely disappointing and inconsistent period in November, Atalanta have since won four our of five games in Serie A to climb into fifth spot and are only one point behind Roma who currently occupy the final Champions League qualification spot.

Know for their free-scoring attacking, Atalanta picked up where they left off in 2019 when thumping Parma 5-0 in their latest game. That came on the back of another five-star performance to close out last year when defeating the other half of Milan. This is obviously going to be a completely different sort of test but it’s one which they will no doubt relish.

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No team has scored more goals in Serie A this season than Atalanta which is a hallmark of their style. They also spread the goals around their team with Lucas Muriel leading the way on 10 goals in his first season at the club. Only Inter have netted more on their travels so far which will give Atalanta confidence that they can threaten the league leaders on their own patch.

Somewhat ironically, the only game away game in Serie A that Atalanta have failed to score in is against a struggling Sampdoria side.

Inter Milan vs Atalanta Betting Advice

This could be a defining weekend in the race of the Serie A title as Inter and Juve both face big challenges 24 hours apart. Nothing well be decided, of course, but in such a closely fought battle until now, the slightest advantage could be so important for either team. In terms of this game, Atalanta will only be concerned with getting the points in their quest for fourth and would obviously appreciate a Juventus victory over Roma.

Key Facts – Inter Milan vs Atalanta Betting Tip

  • Inter are unbeaten in their last 12 games and have won seven of their last nine in Serie A
  • Atalanta come into this game having scored 10 goals in their last two games
  • The hosts have the best defence in Serie A and come up against the best attack in the league

It’s an intriguing match-up with the best defence in Italy facing the best attack. Atalanta have scored in all but one of their away games whilst Inter have only drawn a blank at home to Roma in the league.

For a betting tip at the San Siro go with Over 2.5 goals. Five of Inter’s last six home games would have been a winner with this selection, as would seven of Atalanta’s last nine on the road in Serie A.

The best betting odds for Inter Milan vs Atalanta

Inter to win: 11/10 at Bet365
Draw: 13/5 at Bet365
Atalanta to win: 12/5 at Bet365


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