Congratulations to Inter Milan they are the 2024 Scudetto champions! They have dominated the league this year and have earned their 20th Serie A title with five games left to play. However, we should shift our attention to the relegation battle, which involves six teams. For these teams, every game will be crucial, as the competition is so closely contested at the bottom of the table that it could go down to the wire and decide on the final day who will avoid relegation and who will face the drop.

Friday 26 April

5/10 Frosinone | Draw 7/2 | Salernitana 48/10 (21:45)

Frosinone’s need for points to avoid relegation adds extra pressure to their upcoming matches, while Salernitana, facing inevitable relegation, might focus more on salvaging pride and ending the season on a positive note. It’s a challenging situation for both teams, but football can be unpredictable, so there’s still hope for Frosinone to turn things around and for Salernitana to restore some dignity in their remaining fixtures. Back the home win here.

Saturday 27 April

5/10 Inter Milan | Draw 31/10 | Torino 54/10 (15:00)

Serie A champions Inter Milan will host Torino after they won the Scudetto against their city rivals previously, AC Milan. It has been a phenomenal season for Milan and I’m sure Simone Inzaghi will want to continue their unbeaten record against Torino who come into this fixture on the back of two consecutive draws. Back the home win here.

21/20 Lecce | Draw 22/10 | Monza 11/4 (15:00)

Lecce is riding a wave of momentum with two consecutive victories, which can certainly boost their confidence as they aim to secure another win and create some breathing room in the relegation battle. On the other hand, Monza’s recent form, marked by a winless streak of four games, suggests they might struggle against a resurgent Lecce side. However, football is known for its unpredictability, so Monza could potentially turn things around with a standout performance. BTTS is the way to go.

1/1 Juventus | Draw 23/10 | AC Milan 11/4 (18:00)

A top-of-the-table clash between Juventus and AC Milan always carries immense significance in Italian football. With Juventus maintaining an undefeated streak in their last four home games and AC Milan remaining unbeaten in their last four away games, the anticipation for this fixture is heightened even further. With Juventus aiming to defend their home turf and AC Milan looking to continue their strong away performances, this fixture promises to be a thrilling spectacle. BTTS and over 2.5 goals.

6/10 Lazio | Draw 28/10 | Verona 44/10 (20:45)

With Lazio aiming for a third consecutive home victory and Verona desperate for points to climb out of the relegation zone, this match promises to be an intriguing battle between two teams with contrasting objectives. It’ll be interesting to see if Lazio can maintain their momentum as they can still qualify for a spot in Europe next season or if Verona can spring a surprise and upset the odds. Lazio to win.

Sunday 28 April

6/10 Bologna | Draw 11/4 | Udinese 46/10 (15:00)

Bologna played away to Roma last time out and walked away 3-1 winners. The win puts them in a strong position for a place in Europe next season which is a massive achievement for such a young squad. Thiago Motta has done an excellent job with Bologna and will want his team to approach the game with Udinese in a professional way as they are in a relegation battle and anything can happen on the day as they are fighting for their lives in Serie A. Bologna win with over 2.5 goals.

9/20 Atalanta | Draw 7/2 | Empoli 58/10 (18:00)

Considering Atalanta’s strength at home and Empoli’s urgency to collect points, this fixture holds significant importance for both sides. Atalanta will aim to capitalize on their home-ground advantage and go for the win, while Empoli will be determined to defy the odds and secure a positive result to aid their battle against relegation. Atalanta to win.

17/20 Napoli | Draw 26/10 | Roma 29/10 (18:00)

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7/10 Fiorentina | Draw 28/10 | Sassuolo 36/10 (20:45)

Fiorentina’s late victory against Salernitana in their previous away fixture undoubtedly provided them with a confidence boost, especially considering their recent struggles on the road. Returning to their home ground with a win under their belts will certainly fuel their motivation to secure another positive result. Meanwhile, Sassuolo finds themselves in a precarious position, struggling at the bottom end of the table and without a win in their last five fixtures. With each passing game, the pressure mounts as they battle to avoid relegation. Fiorentina to win and over 2.5 goals.

Monday 29 April

12/10 Genoa | Draw 21/10 | Cagliari 47/20 (20:45)

Genoa, coming off a loss to Lazio that ended their four-game unbeaten run, will be eager to bounce back and maintain their position clear of the relegation battle. Cagliari, despite their position at the bottom end of the table, has shown resilience in recent matches, losing just one game in their last nine outings. With both teams eager for points for different reasons, this match is poised to be a fiercely contested affair. BTTS is the way here.

Written by Marc Strydom.