Inter Mailand vs Barcelona
Statistics, Prediction and Betting Tip with the best odds for the Champions League game between Inter and Barcelona. In-depth analysis with head-to-head comparison and current performance from the football expert.
Inter vs Barcelona | Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds
Inter’s fans are in ecstasy, as one of the top contenders for the Champions League title arrives in Milan. Nerazzurri have high hopes from this event, and it could present a milestone for this team when speaking about this season. But Barcelona has its own plans, and the Valverde’s boys don’t care about anything else than a win.
In the previous round of the domestic championship, Inter easily crushed Genoa 5:0, making a perfect introduction for this game. Barca made a miraculous comeback in the final 5 minutes of the event against Rayo Vallecano, scoring twice, and winning that one with 2:3.
The home team has only one defeat in the last 10 games, along with nine victories. And it came against Barcelona. Spaletti’s troops were fantastic, and that is, in fact, the reason for euphoria in Milan, before this meeting. At the moment, three-time European champions have five consecutive home wins, in which they recorded 12:2 goal difference, netting a brace in four of them. In general, if we take a look at 10 latest events this team played, in 7 they scored twice or more. Mauro Icardi is playing the game of his life, and he is pushing Inter towards new successes. With a win here, Inter is going to almost secure the knock-out stage, and they will receive a huge morale boost for the upcoming challenges.
Some might have said that Blaugrana is a completely different team without Leo Messi. It appears that they don’t know that much about football. Demolishing Real Madrid and defeating Inter were the two facts which proved them wrong. All those talks about Real being weak and that being the reason of Barca’s win are simply not worth mentioning. Since Messi suffered an injury, Barcelona posted four wins with 11:3 goal difference. Additionally, this team showed great versatility in its game and some of the players who didn’t have a chance to stand out due to Messi’s play, were fantastic, and they showed to the world that Barce isn’t just one player.
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Sime Vrsaljko is the only player who is problematic among the hosts. He has a knee injury, and he is out since the 11th of September, and even if he is ready, there is a small chance to see him involved in such an important event. Meanwhile, besides Messi, Barcelona is coming to town without Thomas Vermaelen. Samuel Umtiti is questionable.
Barcelona has a much better head-to-head record. The Spanish powerhouse won six times and lost only twice. Other four events were concluded with a draw. Also, the Spaniards have a goal difference on their side, with 19 goals scored and 8 allowed.
Odds and Predictions
Barca is the favorite here, but not a big one as most of the people think. Their win is set at 2.05, while Inter’s triumph is 3.40. A draw has the smallest chances to appear as the final outcome, and that is why the odds are highest here, 3.60.
Inter vs Barcelona | Top Betting Tip: Draw (1-1)
We are sure that both sides would be very pleased to take one point from this match. With that outcome, Barca would keep the first place, and on the other hand, Inter would be awfully close of reaching the second phase. We are aware that the home team is aiming a win here, but to be honest, unless Valverde mixes up the lineup a little bit, their chances to record a triumph are not that high. Therefore, a draw is our choice when speaking about the final outcome. The efficiency will be a moderate one, meaning 2 or 3 goals. Inter is a tough nut to crack, and especially in recent times. Meanwhile, Barca plays carefully away from Camp Nou, and that is why we propose this range. Also, both teams to would be a solid pick. As for the final results, our tipsters choosed the next conclusion, Inter Milan – Barcelona 1:1.