The Coppa Italia had few surprises to offer this season. In the quarter-finals of this year’s competition are the top teams of Italian football. The eight remaining title candidates can be found in the current table of the Serie A on the places one to nine. Only the table sixth Sampdoria Genoa had to cancel already the sails. Due to the extremely high quality top games are guaranteed in the quarterfinals. The highlight of the Coppa Italia quarterfinals is the duel between Inter Milan and Lazio Roma!
Today’s Betting Tips and Predictions Inter Milan vs Lazio Roma
In the duel of the two Europa League representatives, the last semi-finalists will be determined on Thursday evening. The start of the match at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium will be at 9 pm. Both Inter Milan and Lazio Roma want to use the cup competition to make amends. The start to the second half was completely disappointing for both teams. Inter only collected one point from the games against Sassuolo and Turin FC, and Lazio lost both games (against SSC Napoli and Juventus ). The cup match should represent a step out of the crisis for both teams. For a home win of Inter Milan against Lazio Roma odds of just over 2.00 are offered; Accordingly, the home side are relatively clear favorite for the bookmakers.
Inter Milan – Statistics & Current Form
“No offer has been received for Ivan Perisic. We have no reason to sell it. Other teams also have players who are not happy. Ivan has to work on himself! ” – Giuseppe Marotta
The year 2019 has been very disappointing for Inter Milan in Serie A so far. Two games, no goal, no win and again eight points behind second-placed SSC Napoli. In order for the Nerazzurri to slip into no crisis, reparations must be made on Thursday evening. For Inter-President Steven Zhang counts in Coppa Italia anyway only the title win. Even before the start of the season, he has made it clear that the goal this year is to win a trophy. The Europa League and Coppa Italia are the only two remaining options to fulfill this objective.
After the 0-1 away defeat against the garnets of Turin FC, the club’s leaders including Luciano Spaletti met for a dinner in Milan. The willing-to-change Ivan Perisic was also at the center of the discussion. The Croatian Vice World Champion would like to leave Inter, but according to sports director Marotta there is no offer and no reason to surrender him. In the Coppa Italia, the winger could now get another chance. Sime Vrsaljko and Keita Balde will not be available due to injury.
Inter have a strong 7-2-1 record at home in the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. The only home defeat put it on Matchday 4 against Parma Calcio. Even in the premier class Inter against Tottenham, Barcelona and PSV Eindhoven remained without defeat in front of home crowd. Given this very strong home record, in the match between Inter Milan and Lazio a tip on Nerazzurri’s home win is certainly a good option! Also interesting could be the tip on a under 2.5. The last seven (!) League games all ended with a maximum of two goals.
Expected formation of Inter Milan:
Handanovic – Asamoah, Skriniar, de Vrij, D’Ambrosio – Gagliardini, Brozovic, Vecino – Perisic, Icardi, Candreva
Last matches of Inter Milan:
- 27.01.2019 – Torino vs. FC. Inter Milan 1: 0 (Serie A)
- 19.01.2019 – Inter Milan vs. Sassuolo Calcio 0: 0 (Serie A)
- 13.01.2019 – Inter Milan vs. Benevento Calcio 6: 2 (Coppa Italia)
- 29.12.2018 – Empoli Vs. Inter Milan 0: 1 (Serie A)
- 26.12.2018 – Inter Milan vs. Napoli 1: 0 (Serie A)
Lazio Roma- Statistics & Current Form
The second leg began for Lazio Roma as well as the first round of the current season – namely with two defeats. The Elves of Simone Inzaghi had to complete the kick-off with the games against the SSC Napoli and Juventus also a horror program. Both defeats fall under the category “unhappy”. Last weekend against the dominator Juventus decided only a penalty in the closing stages of the game. Cristiano Ronaldo kept his nerve and secured the old lady the threesome. The two defeats Lazio in the table slipped to number eight. Thus, the Romens have after 21 games 32 counters on the credit side. This represents a drop of no less than 14 meters compared to the previous year. Although Lazio has significantly fewer points than last year, the CL dream is still intact. The gap to fourth place is just three points.
The two defeats against the top two of the league are bitter, but to get over, because the performances were quite satisfactory. However, the problem persists that Lazio scored far fewer goals than in the previous year. In the previous year, an average of 2.34 goals per game have been achieved, after 21 games are so far 30 season goals to book; this means 1.43 hits per game. There are few goals to see, especially in the foreign. Only three of the previous ten away games ended with over 2.5! In five of the last six away games, the tip on the under 2.5 was even the right decision. In both teams, the recent games close on a scoreless game. Given that between Inter Milan and Lazio Roma the tip to the under 2.5 at surprisingly high odds of 2.00 is an interesting option.
The guests from Roma have to cope on Thursday evening a serious failure. Serbs Sergei Milinkovic-Savic will not be available due to a yellow card suspension. His place in the central midfield will take the ex-Salzburg Valon Berisha. Otherwise, Inzaghi will also have to do without defender Luiz Felipe and Patric and winger Adam Marusic.
Expected formation of Lazio Roma:
Strakosha – Radu, Bastos, Wallace – Lulic, Lucas Leiva, Berisha, Luis Alberto, Parolo – Immobile, Correa
Last matches of Lazio Roma:
- 27.01.2019 – Lazio vs. Juventus 1: 2 (Series A)
- 20.01.2019 – Napoli vs Lazio Roma 2: 1 (Series A)
- 12.01.2019 – Lazio vs. Novara 4: 1 (Coppa Italia)
- 29.12.2018 – Lazio vs. Torino FC 1: 1 (Serie A)
- 26.12.2018 – Bologna Vs. Lazio Roma 0: 2 (Serie A)
Inter Milan vs Lazio Roma Direct Comparison
The quarter-finals in Coppa Italia could represent a deja-vu for the two teams. On January 31, 2017 – the day just two years ago – the Romans celebrated for the last time a victory against the Nerazzurri in the Giuseppe Meazza stadium of Inter Milan. Even then, the two teams faced each other in the quarterfinals of Coppa Italia. Thanks to goals from Felipe Anderson and Lucas Biglia, the visitors celebrated a 2-1 victory. For Inter met Marcelo Brozovic. After this win, Lazio has been without any success in their last four Serie A games. Lazio had even three times home law, but lost all home games against the Nerazzurri. In the only season so far, Inter Milan celebrated a brilliant 3-0 victory at Roma’s Olimpico Stadium in late October.
Inter Milan vs Lazio Roma Our Betting Tips and Predictions
Already on Tuesday, thanks to a dream debut from Neo striker Piatek, AC Milan were able to secure their entry into the Coppa Italia semi-final. Forty-eight hours later, city rivals Inter Milan will also target the semi-finals against Lazio. The club management of Nerazzurri has spent the goal of a title win this season. A correspondingly high priority will be the home game against the Romans. The home record at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium is extremely positive. Therefore, in the quarterfinals between Inter Milan and Lazio Rome a prediction on the home win is quite permissible.
Key facts – Inter Milan vs. Lazio Roma tips
The last seven league games of Inter Milan ended with a sub 2.5!
Just two years ago Lazio won against Inter Milan for the last time!
Significantly fewer goals than in the previous year can be seen at Lazio – five of the last six away games ended with a sub-2.5!
The offered odds for the home win are quite appealing, but ultimately the existing statistics but have the decisive factor that a tip on the over / under market is the better choice. Both teams show a clear tendency towards the under 2.5. All the more surprising are the odds offered. Between Inter Milan and Lazio Roma are offered for the tip on the under 2.5 with odds 2.00.
Sure Bet: Under 2.5 goals