Inter Milan face Roma in Round 8 of the 2022-23 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 1 October 2022. The match venue is Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano, Italy.
Latest odds on betting sites
Inter to win odds are priced at 1.95 (-105; American; 20/21 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.60 (+260; 13/10), while Roma to win odds are priced at 3.75 (+275; 11/4)
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Inter — 50%, draw — 25%, Roma — 25%.
Latest betting odds on Inter vs Roma (1 October 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on Inter — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on Roma — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
Match preview and statistics
Inter are seventh in the league table with 12 points and a +2 goal difference. They have won four games and lost three in the league this season. The Nerazzurri lost 1-3 to Udinese in their last match.
Nicolo Barrella gave Inter the lead in the fifth minute from a direct free kick. He curled the ball straight over the wall and beyond the goalie into the top corner. Milan Skriniar scored an own goal in the 22nd minute to make it 1-1.
Two goals in the late minutes won the match for the hosts. Jaka Bijol made it 1-2 in the 85th minute with a header, and Tolgay Arslan made it 1-3 in the 90+3 minute with another header.
Team statistics: 56% possession, 1.06 expected goals (xG), 16 total shots, four shots on target, one big chance, 336 accurate passes, 80% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, two offsides, four corners, and four yellow cards.
They won the previous two matches played. Beat Viktoria Plzen 2-nil in the UCL, and beat Tornio 1-nil in the league. The Nerazzurri will be looking to get back to this form.
Inter team news: Alex Cordaz and Marcelo Brozovic are ruled out due to injuries, while Hakan Calhanoglu is doubtful.
Roma are sixth in the league table with 13 points and a +1 goal difference. They have four wins, a draw and two losses in the seven league games played. The Giallorossi lost 0-1 to Atalanta in their last league match.
Giorgio Scalvini’s goal in the 35th minute was the winner for the Goddess. Jose Mourinho got a straight red in the 57th minute of the second half.
Team statistics: 56% possession, 2.42 expected goals (xG), 21 total shots, five shots on target, five big chances, 401 accurate passes, 83% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, one offside, five corners, and one red card.
They have two wins and three losses in the last five games. This is the same record as their next opponent.
Roma team news: Ebrima Darboe, Georginio Wijnaldum, Lorenzo Pellegrini, and Rick Karsdorp are sidelined due to injuries.
Inter vs Roma H2H
Both teams have met 31 times in total. Inter have 11 wins, Roma have nine wins with 11 draws. The Nerazzurri have not lost to Roma in their last 11 h2h matches, with five wins and six draws. They won 3-1 in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
Inter Milan projected starting lineup:
- Samir Handanovic
- Milan Skriniar
- Stefan de Vrij
- Alessandro Bastoni
- Denzel Dumfries
- Nicolo Barella
- Mattia Zanotti
- Matteo Darmian
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- Edin Dzeko
- Lautaro Martinez
Lautaro Martinez is the key player to watch out for. He is the team’s top scorer in the league with three goals and an assist. Martinez had a goal, and an assist in the two matches played for Argentina during the break. You can bet on him to net a goal.
Roma projected starting lineup:
- Rui Patricio
- Gianluca Mancini
- Chris Smalling
- Roger Ibanez
- Rick Karsdorp
- Mehmet Zeki Celik
- Bryan Cristante
- Leonardo Spinazzola
- Paulo Dybala
- Stephan El Shaarawy
- Tammy Abraham
Paulo Dybala is the key player to watch out for. He has five goal contributions in six league matches for Roma this season, with three goals and two assists. Dybala scored the opener in the previous two games they won against HJK in the Europa League. A goal or an assist is expected from him.
Prediction and betting tips
Both teams have the same record in their last five matches, two wins and three losses. Only one point separates them in the league table. Inter have a strong h2h record against Roma with five wins and six draws in the last 11 meetings.
The predictions for this match are Inter to win (-0.5), and over 2.5 goals. The Nerazzurri are playing at home. They will be fighting for a win to bounce back in this fixture. Both teams totalled over 2.5 goals in their last meeting. Expecting them to do it again.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.5) on Inter
Odds: 2.02 (+102 American; 51/50 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)