Starting on Saturday, Italian Serie A boasts another fantastic weekend of top soccer action. Torino and Juventus kicks things off at noon eastern when Juve travels to Torino a road favorite. Later in the day, Atalanta hosts Sassuolo. On Sunday, Inter, Lazio, Napoli, and AC Milan are all in action. Keep reading for Serie A Odds, analysis, and free picks for six of this weekend’s best Serie A matches.
Top Italy Serie A Matchday 10 Games to Wager On (September 17th – 18th)
Torino +206 vs Juventus +144
- When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 12:00 pm ET
Juventus had won 2 straight, a 3-0 win against Bologna and a 3-1 Champions League match victory versus Maccabi Haifa. But in their last 2, Juve has imploded.
AC Milan beat Juventus 2-0 on Oct. 8. Then versus Maccabi earlier this week, Juventus fell 2-0. Torino may have turned their form around with a 1-1 draw against Empoli on Oct. 9. Torino is the play.
Soccer Pick: Torino
Atalanta -152 vs Sassuolo +390
- When: Saturday, Oct. 15 at 2:45 pm ET
Road squad Sassuolo lost their last Serie A match. But it was against Inter Milano. In their 2 previous contests, Sassuolo beat Torino 1-0 and bested Salernitana 5-0.
Serie A second place Atalanta has won 3-of-5 with a couple of draws. In the last head-to-head, Atalanta fell 2-1 to Sassuolo. Don’t expect another upset victory. The home team prevails.
Soccer Pick: Atalanta
Inter Milano -1.5 -121 vs Salernitana +1.5 -103
- When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 am ET
After 2 straight losses, Salernitana got back on the winning track on Oct. 9 with a 2-1 win against Hellas Verona but the road dog must step it up big time to have any shot versus Inter.
The home chalk has turned things around. After a tough stretch, Inter has won 2 with a draw in their last 3. Inter won 2 straight, 1 of the victories was agianst Barcelona in a CL match. Earlier in the week, Inter drew 3-3 against Barca. The chalk covers.
Soccer Pick: Inter Milano
Lazio +121 vs Udinese +216
- When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 9:00 am ET
Both squads are playing great soccer. Home team Lazio has won their last 4. In their last 2 wins, Lazio beat Spezia and Fiorentina a combined 8 goals to 0.
Udinese drew 2-2 versus top Serie A team Atalanta in their last. Before the draw, the road underdog in this had won 4 straight. It’s tough to separate these two. Backing the draw is the way to go.
Soccer Pick: Draw
Napoli -1.5 -131 vs Bologna +1.5 +103
- When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 12:00 pm ET
Bologna has lost 2 with a draw in their last 3. Napoli has won 5 straight.
The home chalk won 4 of their last 5 by at least 2 goals. The only none at least 2-goal victory came against rival AC Milan. Bologna plays hard, but they’re hopelessly overmatched in this game. Napoli covers.
Soccer Pick: Napoli
Hellas Verona +480 vs AC Milan -176
- When: Sunday, Oct. 16 at 2:45 pm ET
Hellas has lost 4 straight. Verona’s last victory happened in a Sep. 4 match against Sampdoria. Since then, the home dog has struggled.
AC Milan shows 3 losses in their last 5. All 3 defeats make sense. 2 happened against Chelsea and the other happened in a match versus Serie A leader Napoli. Milan rolls to an easy victory.
Soccer Pick: AC Milan