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One of the biggest matches in Europe this weekend will take place on the Serie A schedule, as the top two in the table collide in the Derby d’Italia matchup. Just one point separates Inter Milan and Juventus in the Serie A standings coming into this round, with the victors on Sunday moving to the summit.
It promises to be a fascinating clash between the Italian heavyweights and the latest Derby d’Italia odds and Serie A computer picks can be found here.
|INTER MILAN vs JUVENTUS
|Location of the Game: Giusseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy
|Date and Time: Sunday, February 4, 2024. 2:45 PM ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 Serie A Round 23
|How to watch: ESPN
Inter vs Juventus Pick and Prediction
The league standings indicate how tight the Derby d’Italia odds will be for this match on Sunday. Both sides come into the Serie A matchups this weekend in unbeaten form.
The teams played out a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture this term, but there haven’t been ties in both league matches between these sides since 2001-02. That could be a likely result this weekend, as both sides will see the draw as a positive outcome that will leave their title aspirations in tact.
Derbi d’Italia Odds
The Derby d’Italia odds show Inter as the commanding -123 favorites on the moneyline this weekend. A victory for Juventus is the biggest price selection in the Serie A odds at +375, with the draw available at +251.
Inter vs Juventus Analysis
It has been a stunning first half to the season for the home side, as the Inter standings currently see them sitting at the top. The Italian giants have also recently won the Super Cup, and their season will kick up a gear this weekend when they host Juventus.
Inter have won four of their last five matches in the league, and they have a one-point advantage over Juventus. Furthermore, they also have a game in hand over their nearest challengers for the title this term.
The Serie A team stats show them as the leaders for goals scored this term, while they have also conceded a league-low of ten. Defensively, they have been excellent in recent weeks, keeping clean sheets in their last three.
The Serie A player stats show that their attacking players have been excellent this term, and that is highlighted by the fact that Inter have netted in each of their 21 matches this season. They could become only the second team to net in their opening 22 matches in a Serie A season on Sunday.
Given the off-field issues that Juventus have needed to contend with this season, the Old Lady will take massive confidence that they currently sit second in the standings. They come into this match after winning four of their last five, and they have suffered just one defeat in 22 outings this season.
Juventus boasts one of the best defensive records in the competition, but they will likely need more from their forwards in the second half of the season if they are to win the league after netting just 36 times.
Draws have been among the prominent Juventus scores this season, and that could ultimately cost them in the race for the title. They were held in their most recent league match, ending their winning sequence.
However, Juventus landed a win to nil in this exact fixture last season, and they are looking for back-to-back away wins without conceding against Inter for the first time since 1977.
Inter vs Juventus Head to Head
Juventus has won more matches against Inter than any other team in Serie A. The Old Lady have recorded 87 victories, and they have lost on 48 occasions. But, the previous match between these sides this term saw a 1-1 draw played out at the Allianz Stadium.