Fiorentina will try to extend their good streak versus Inter Milan to remain in the top three of the Serie A. These teams will meet this Sunday, February 14th at Artemio Franchi Stadium at 19:45, at the end of Week 25.
The Viola have won the last three games in the series versus the Nerazzurri, including the first meeting in this season. They got the victory at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium by 4-1 five months ago with a hat-trick from Nikola Kalinic and one goal from Josip Ilicic. In their three-game winning streak, they have allowed only one goal from Inter.
The last time the team led by Roberto Mancini won versus the purple team was two years ago by 2-1 on the road thanks to scores from Rodrigo Palacio and Mauro Icardi. Despite their bad streak in the series, they have the lead with 20 wins and 15 draws in 45 games played in the local tournament.
Fiorentina are in the third place in the standings with 46 points, and they are the second best team playing at home so far. They have nine wins, one draw and two defeats, scoring 25 goals and allowing nine.
They have four consecutive games in the league with no defeat and in their last appearance they drew 1-1 against Bologna on the road. Their last loss at home was one month ago when they fell 3-1 to Lazio.
In the Italy Serie A Odds Fiorentina v Inter Milan, the Viola are favorites to win this game at home and they are listed with 2.3, while the Nerazzurri are with 3.55 and the draw is with 3.35.
Internazionale are only one point behind Fiore, and they are in the fourth spot. They have six wins, four draws and two defeats playing away from home with 17 goals scored and 12 accepted.
They will be looking for their first win on the road in the league since January 6th when they beat Empoli 1-0. Last Sunday, they came from behind three times to avoid the defeat against Verona away from home and tied 3-3. They have only one win in their past five matches in all competitions.
Fiorentina are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 4.0 Odds to win this game by one goal, while Inter are with 5.0 to get the three points by the minimum difference, and the score draw is with 4.33. The Viola are the fourth best offense in the tournament with 42 goals, only behind Napoli, Juventus and Roma.
Nikola Kalinic and Mauro Icardi head the betting Odds to score the first goal in this match, and they are listed with 7.0 Odds. Khouma Babacar with 7.5 and Mauro Zarate with 8.0 follow them.
The Nerazzurri will be back at home next week to host Sampdoria on Saturday 20th. The Gigliati will host Tottenham next Thursday in the first leg of the Last 32 in the UEFA Europa League and three days later will visit Atalanta.
It is expected an even game, so take the draw between these teams. They have not tied since 2012 (0-0) at the Artemio Franchi stadium.