Serie A Betting Tips
Series A 2021/22, Tips and Predictions for each upcoming matchday. Full information for your sports bets.
2021/22 Serie A Season
The top division in Italian football is Serie A and in recent years it has been dominated by Juventus but not last season. Inter Milan won the Serie A title for the first time since 2010, ending a run of nine successive championships for Juventus.
20 teams compete to win the Serie A title with them facing each other home and away, so that's 38 league games in total. The top four teams in Serie A qualify for the following season's Champions League and go straight into the group stage. Fifth place takes its occupant into the Europa League and the sixth placed team goes into the Europa Conference League. The bottom three sides are relegated to Serie B.
Serie A Statistical Analysis
Statistics are such an important part of the battle to place winning bets. Our team of betting experts spend hours with their noses in the form books. Their findings don't just determine the teams you should be backing, but also telling you why some teams should not be the subject of your wagers.
Italian football has over the years been seen as rather defensive. However, last season saw an average of 3.06 games per match, a slight rise of 0.02% from the 2019/20 season. Atalanta could only finish third but they were top goal scorers with 90 in their 38 matches. Inter and fifth placed Napoli also scored over 80 goals. 14 teams conceded at least 50 league goals last season.
57% of matches played last season had over 2.5 goals scored in them. That's compared to just 44% in La Liga and Portugal's Primeira League. There were over 3.5 goals in 36% of matches played. Both Atalanta and Roma saw that stat come up in exactly half of their 38 fixtures. 14 out of 19 Inter home games in Serie A last season saw over 3.5 goals scored They scored 53 home league goals last season but may struggle to repeat that feat this season.
Betting on both teams to score is a popular wager to place. 60% of Serie A games last season saw that statistic come up. All but ten of the Serie A matches played by Sassuolo last season saw both teams get on the scoresheet. The lowest figure was for AC Milan but they still had both teams score in 19 out of 38 league games. That was due to them keeping 14 clean sheets, a figure only matched by Inter and Napoli. Of teams still in Serie A, Parma and Bologna only kept five clean sheets.
21% of goals were scored from the 76th minute onwards with 12.6% scored in the first 15 minutes. 57.3% of goals were scored in the second half and the most popular final score was 1-1, coming up in 12% of games. It was goalless at half-time in 26% of matches and 85% of games had under 2.5 goals scored in the first half.
How to predict Serie A matches
After analyzing the key figures of the Series A, let's talk about the other factors in the Italian football league. First, it will be imperative to analyze the form of the key players involved in each match.
The next factor is the real stake of the match on which you bet. For example, a bet on the 'Over 2.5 goals' market will have a chance to come true in a match between two teams at the bottom of the table or agame between two sides at the top of the table. Before placing your bet on the Serie A, be sure to check out the Serie A league table. For example, last season the bottom three teams conceded 250 goals between them.
Finally, it will be necessary to compare the odds offered by bookmakers on the A match of your choice. As we are sure you already know, the many bookmakers on the online market can offer different odds for the same bet on the same match - whether you want to bet on Juventus, Napoli, Lazio, Roma, Fiorentina, Inter Milan or AC Milan, you will find various odds values which can boost your winnings.
For example, in a match that sees Juventus hosting Lazio, the odds on a home win may be 1.66 (4/6) at William Hill but 1.7 (7/10) at bet 365. Also look out for any special promotions that may give you enhanced odds on the match.
How to predict the Serie A table
In addition to being able to bet on the various Italian football matches, you also have the opportunity to predict the final standings of the Series A. You can place bets on who will finish in the top four and who will qualify for the Europa League. Match betting between teams is possible and there's also the chance to bet on who will finish in the bottom three. With Juventus always winning the league, a bet in the Serie A without the favourites or handicap betting markets is a great idea.
Serie A 2021/22: our free betting tips
Inter are the defending champions but it's not been a good summer for them. Financial problems have seen Inter losing key players such as Romelu Lukaku, Achraf Hakimi and Matteo Polani leaving the club. Juventus will be out to regain their title after finishing only fourth last season. They haven't been too busy so far in the transfer market, signing midfielder Wesley McKenna from Schalke 04.
AC Milan finished second last season, 12 points behind Inter. They earned 10 more points on their travels than any other Serie A club. A repeat of that performance and earning a lot more than 30 points at home would see them in a great position to win the title this season. Their biggest signing so far has been defender Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea.
Atalanta were in third last season and could have finished second but for losing their final game at home to AC Milan. They were top scorers last season but conceded 47 goals. Their points total of 78 was achieved with 39 at home and the same number away. Defender Cristian Romero has been signed from Juventus and goalkeeper Juan Musso has arrived from Udinese.
Our team of betting experts will be covering games in Serie A throughout the season, follow their advice and make the 2020/21 Serie A season a winning one for you.