Inter Milan vs RomaSerie A, KO: 17:00 Oct 29, 2023, San Siro
Inter Milan will be aiming to extend their lead at the top of the Serie A standings as they host Roma on Sunday. Roma could make things difficult having rediscovered their form in recent weeks but the Nerazzurri are looking confident at the moment and should have the upper hand at home.
Inter Milan are looking like serious business this season as they have lost just once across all competitions this season. They are one point clear at the top of the Serie A standings and with second placed AC Milan facing a difficult trip to Napoli, that lead could be extended.
The Nerazzurri picked up a 3-2 victory over Torino last time out in the Serie A with Marcus Thuram and Lautaro Martinez both on target. They followed that up with a 2-1 victory over RB Salzburg in the Champions League in midweek.
Driven by the impressive Lautaro Martinez and Marcus Thuram, Inter Milan boast the best attack in Serie A and have scored in every game so far. However, Simone Inzaghi’s men are often unconvincing at the back and have kept just one clean sheet in their last five home matches across all competitions.
Roma picked up a 1-0 victory over Monza last tome out in the Serie A with Stephan El Shaarawy’s injury time effort proving the difference. They followed that up with a 2-0 victory over Slavia Prague in the Europa League with Edoardo Bove and Romelu Lukaku getting the goals.
Both results highlight Roma’s recent resurgence as they have now won their last five matches across all competitions. Sitting seventh on the Serie A standings, Jose Mourinho’s men will need to maintain that consistency if they are to challenge for a Champions League place.
Although things have been good for Roma lately, they have only claimed one win on their Serie A travels this season. However that win came in their previous fixture on the road as they eased to a 4-1 victory at Cagliari.
How the bookies view it
Inter Milan have the upper hand among the bookies with a home win priced at 4/6 by bet365. A victory for Roma is valued at 5/1 by bet365 while William Hill is offering odds of 29/10 on both teams to score.
Head to head
Inter Milan have a 33-22 advantage with 26 draws from 81 previous matches against Roma. The Nerazzurri have also won five of the last six fixtures and picked up a 2-0 victory in last meeting back in May with Romelu Lukaku getting one of the goals.
Players to watch
Lautaro Martinez had 11 Serie A goals this season and will be the one to watch for Inter Milan on Sunday. The Argentine striker is priced at odds of 6/4 by bet365 to get on the score sheet.
Romelu Lukaku was on target for Inter Milan when both teams met last season but is now doing the business for Roma. The Belgian striker has five goals in seven Serie A matches for the Capital Club and is priced at 3/1 by BetVictor to find the net on Sunday.
Anything else catch the eye?
Inter Milan and Roma boast plenty of attacking quality and both teams could be baked to score at 19/20 Coral. The Nerazzurri have seen over 2.5 goals in their last four Serie A matches and a repeat is priced at evens with bet365, who is also offering odds of 5/2 for over 3.5 goals.
A straight victory for Inter Milan is valued at minimal odds, so a win and over 2.5 goals could over more value at 8/5 with Paddy Power.
This Serie A match between Inter Milan and Roma will be played on Oct 29, 2023 and kick off at 17:00. Check below for our tipsters best Inter Milan vs Roma prediction. You may also visit our dedicated betting previews section for the most up to date previews.