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Italian Serie A: Gameweek 19 Preview

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in fine goal-scoring form

The Serie A reaches the halfway mark this weekend and it promises to be another exhilarating round of fixtures. AC Milan will be trying to extend their lead against Atalanta and the chasing back which consist of Inter Milan, Juventus and Napoli will all be trying to edge a little bit closer. Let’s get straight to it!

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Friday 22 January

Benevento 37/20
Draw 2/1
Torino 16/10

The home team who are currently 11th on the table come into this contest on the back of two heavy defeats as they went down 4-1 to Atalanta and Crotone respectively. They face a Torino team who are currently in 18th and without a win in their last three games. With Torino fighting to get out of the drop and with Benevento wanting to get back to winning ways, it promises to be a hard-fought encounter. Both Teams to Score at 13/20 is the selection.

Saturday 23 January

Roma 3/10
Draw 9/2
Spezia 67/10

Roma’s good run of form ended in their last game after a disappointing performance which saw them lose 3-0 to Lazio. They face a Spezia side who are undefeated in their last three games, winning two and drawing one. With Roma returning to their home ground, they should be able to get back to winning ways and win this quite comfortably. The home win is the selection.

Udinese 4/1
Draw 29/10
Inter Milan 6/10

The home team are in a poor run of form and that run unfortunately looks set to continue as they face an Inter team that are currently second on the table. Inter comes into this contest after an impressive performance against the defending champions, Juventus, winning 2-0. With the top of the table insight, the away team should be added into all multiples.

AC Milan 19/10
Draw 27/10
Atalanta 12/10

The log leaders face Champions League hopefuls in this encounter as the Rossoneri host Atalanta. The home team were inspired by a Zlatan Ibrahimovic brace in their last contest which saw them down Cagliari 2-0. Atalanta are in a good run of form and should give the table toppers a tough task. The home team look to be value at 19/10.

Fiorentina 15/20
Draw 26/10
Crotone 7/2

Both teams come into this game with contrasting results. The home team were demolished 6-0 to Napoli away from home, whilst the away team cruised to a 4-1 victory to Benevento at home. With Fiorentina wanting to avenge their latest performance and with Crotone wanting to get off the bottom, it promises to be a tricky encounter. Both Teams to Score is the selection at 8/10.

Sunday 24 January

Juventus 4/10
Draw 38/10
Bologna 57/10

Fifth hosts twelfth in this encounter as Juventus welcome Bologna. The Old Lady find themselves in an unnatural position, out of the top four and with a significant gap between them and the top. They face a Bologna team who got back to winning ways in their last start as they beat Hellas Verona, but they should find it tough against this Juventus team. The home win should be added to all multiples.

Genoa 12/10
Draw 5/2
Cagliari 2/1

It’s looks to be a relegation battle as 16th hosts 17th. Genoa won their last home game, beating Bologna 2-0. The face a Cagliari team who are winless in their last 10 games in all competitions. With Genoa returning to the venue of their last triumph and with Cagliari not knowing when they are going to win again, the home win is the selection.

Hellas Verona 4/1
Draw 28/10
Napoli 7/10

Midtable Hellas Verona welcome third-placed Napoli to the city of Verona in what looks to be a tricky encounter. The home side come into this on the back of a disappointing 1-0 defeat to Bologna.  Napoli, on the other hand, come into this tie after demolishing Fiorentina 6-0. With the away team having their eyes on much bigger things, they should be able to win this. The away team is the selection.

Lazio 7/10
Draw 3/1
Sassuolo 7/2

Seventh welcomes eighth in what looks like a tight encounter on paper. Lazio come into this on the back of an impressive performance against Roma as they came out 3-0 winners. They face a Sassuolo team who are winless in their last three games. With Lazio on the up, they are the selection in this contest. The home team and Both Teams to Score at 19/10 is the play here.

Parma 2/1
Draw 23/10
Sampdoria 13/10

Parma are without a win in their last nine league matches and they come up against a Sampdoria team who have won their last game and are 10 points above them on the table. With the home team not knowing when they might win again, the away team should be able to get the job done here. The away win is the selection.

TREBLE @ 54/10
AC Milan Win 19/10
Inter Milan Win 6/10
Juventus Win 4/10

Written by Venal Naidu