Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Sampdoria can add champions Juve to their list of top quality casualties

Saturday Torino - Inter As impressive as that 7-1 mauling of Atalanta was, Inter need to keep on winning if they are to have any chance of cracking the top three. It would be easy to underestimate a Torino side who sit 10th in Serie A,...

Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Napoli and Atalanta to put on a goal fest as Higuain leads Juve to another win

Saturday Napoli - Atalanta Atalanta refuse to fade. There was a suspicion, after they lost three times in six matches either side of the winter break, that reality had finally caught up to Gian Piero Gasperini’s side. But as we stand on the cusp of March,...

Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Napoli to suffer Champions League hangover as Roma fill their boots

Sunday Bologna - Inter Ivan Perisic returns from suspension, reinforcing an Inter team that swatted aside Empoli despite being without either of their top two scorers last weekend. Since the start of November, the Nerazzurri have only dropped points away to Juventus, Napoli and Milan. Bologna...

Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Cagliari to cause Juventus problems as depleted Milan go down at Lazio

Friday Napoli - Genoa Maurizio Sarri threatened to walk out of his Thursday press conference if anyone asked him a question about Real Madrid. The Napoli manager is doing all that he can to prevent next week’s visit to the Bernabeu from becoming a distraction, but...

Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Hot shot Icardi to star in crucial Derby d'Italia between Inter and Juve

Milan - Sampdoria Vincenzo Montella spent the week defending against the suggestion that his team is in crisis, after three consecutive defeats across all competitions. To lose Giacomo Bonaventura to a season-ending hamstring injury at such a moment feels especially damaging. The 27-year-old has been Milan’s...

Paolo Bandini's Serie A Betting: Inter's winning run to be halted by their manager's former club Lazio

Tuesday Atalanta - Empoli Atalanta celebrate their final home fixture of each year by wearing a special festive strip, which is then auctioned off afterwards to raise money for charity. A welcome tradition, with one small drawback. Since they first introduced the ‘Christmas Match’ concept, in...