Serie A Betting Preview – Matchday 17

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The Italian football league is raring to go all out with some great midweek games to start of the New Year in style!

A total of 9 games will be played throughout Tuesday which have the potential to provide many Italian football fans will great action. Italian gambling news reports that Udinese will take on AS Roma at home, however looking at the visitor’s current standing they are going to be a hard opponent to beat for the hosts.

AC Milan and Sassuolo will go head to head at the famous San Siro stadium, but considering their recent performances in the Italian league the Rossoneri are up to face a serious test in their next match. Napoli will take on Cesena away while the most anticipated game of the matchday will take place between Juventus and Inter on Tuesday evening.

Udinese vs AS Roma and AC Milan vs Sassuolo

As Roma are threatening the current Italian champions Juventus of usurping their dominance in the Italian top flight, which has seen them clinch 3 league titles in a row and are looking to add one more to their name. The club from the capital is second on the table and they are only 3 points behind leaders Juventus who are on 39 points. Roma have an impressive home record while away they maintain somewhat less convincing results (4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses).

• AS Roma faces a test against Udinese
• Cesena vs Napoli should prove eventful for fans
• Juventus favorites against rivals Inter

They will next play against Udinese, who have a similar home record (4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses) to Roma’s away stats. This should lead to an exciting match taking into account the strength of both teams in certain areas. Online sportsbooks in Italy believe Roma should be able to pull off a win against Udinese, who find themselves in 9th place. Unibet has assigned odds of 1.92 (23/25) for the visitors while Udinese have been dealt outsider odds 4.20 (16/5).

AC Milan are far from a team that they once were. They used to instill fear into the opposing sides before, while now they are viewed as just another team in the Italian top flight. Nevertheless, they have been branded as favorites 1.60 (3/5) against their upcoming opponents Sassuolo, as they will be playing at home where they have a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, and find themselves in 7th place.

Sassuolo on the other hand sits in 12th position on the table with only 20 points form 16 games. Their away record stands at 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, for which they have been given odds of 6.50 (11/2), per Unibet . Taking into account that both teams have tied on several occasions they may be up for a draw 3.75 (11/4).

Cesena vs Napoli and Juventus vs Inter

The penultimate game of the night will see Napoli lock horns against Cesena away. The hosts are currently struggling in the relegation zone (19th position) and are on 9 points. Their home record boasts only 1 win, while they have notched 4 draws and 3 losses. This certainly won’t help them against Napoli who are looking to build on their 4th place in the league. Although the visitors are high up on the table their away record is uncertain (3 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses).

As per Italian gambling laws, Unibet is able to offer punters with a wide array of betting options and for this match they have identified Napoli as the strong favorites 1.33 (33/100). Cesena have been given unfavorable odds of 11.00 (10/1), whereas a draw between the two sides stands an unlikely 4.85 (19/5).

And the last clash of football in the Serie A on Tuesday will take place between Juventus and Inter. Since letting go of Conte in the summer, the Turin side have made a successful transition to the vision set by the new manager Massimiliano Allegri. They it in first place with a total of 39 points and remain undefeated at home while only suffering 1 draw from 7 games.

Inter have put on some lackluster performances in recent times and are now 11th place with only 21 points. Unibet strongly believes that this should be an easy win 1.48 (12/25) for the hosts considering their great run so far this season. The Nerazzurri are viewed as outsiders 7.75 (13/2) taking into account their record while on the road (2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses).

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