Inter Milan vs Lazio Match Prediction: February 14, 2021
In this article, we cover Inter Milan vs Lazio preview and odds for the Serie A match scheduled to be played at San Siro on 14 February 2021. After 20 matchweeks, Inter Milan are 2nd on the points table, while Lazio are four rungs below them, placed 6th.
Match Analytics and Odds
In their last Serie A game on 2 February, Inter Milan hosted Juventus and lost 1-2. Lautaro Martinez gave Inter a perfect start, putting them 1-0 ahead on nine minutes after he made the most of a cross from Nicolo Barella. But defensive lapses proved to be the bane for Inter on the day. They gave away a penalty on 26 minutes that Cristiano Ronaldo converted for Juventus. On 35 minutes, Milan keeper Samir Handanovic charged out mindless of the unguarded goal. Ronaldo was on hand to take advantage once again.
In their latest game on 31 January, Lazio won 3-1 away versus Atalanta. Lazio scored their goal on three minutes when Adam Marusic’s curler from a distance found the mark. However, for a miss by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, the visitors should have been up 2-0 before the break. But six minutes into the second half, Joaquin Correa shot from an acute angle to give them a 2-0 lead. Atalanta fought back and were not deterred by a goal by Ciro Immobile ruled offside. With ten minutes of regulation time left, Mario Pasalic reduced the margin before Lazio unleashed Andreas Pereira and Vedat Muriqi from the bench to combine for a third and decisive goal, within two more minutes.
The last meeting between Lazio and Inter Milan ended in a tense 1-1 draw on 4 October 2020. Inter drew first blood on 30 minutes when Lautaro Martinez scored. But 15 minutes after the interval, the teams were level when Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s header found its target. In a battle of attrition, each team had a man sent off. On 69 minutes, the referee red-carded Lazio’s Ciro Immobile after his scuffle with Inter’s Arturo Vidal. Seventeen minutes later, Inter’s Sensi got physical with Lazio’s Patric and the referee had no other option but to reduce the visitors to 10 men too.
Bookmakers quote odds of 14/19 favouring Inter Milan. While Lazio attract odds of 4/1, a draw is considered a more likely result at 3/1.
We believe that Inter Milan will beat Lazio 2-0.
Inter Milan have established a 12-10 advantage in the head-to-head stats with Lazio in 26 matches between the sides.
Nevertheless, Lazio have been in impeccable form recently with five wins on the trot. Inter Milan, by comparison, have lost one and drawn two of their last five matches.