Lazio and Inter clash in Round 3 of the 2022-23 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Friday, 26 August 2022. The match venue is Stadio Olimpico, Roma, Italy.
Latest odds on betting sites
Lazio to win odds are priced at 3.80 (+280 American; 14/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.75 (+275; 11/4), while Inter Milan to win odds are priced at 1.86 (-116; 25/29).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Lazio — 26%, draw — 26%, Inter Milan — 48%.
Latest betting odds on Lazio vs Inter Milan (26 August 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on Lazio — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on Inter Milan — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
Match preview and statistics
Lazio have a win and a draw in the first two league matches of the season. They won 2-1 against Bologna and played a goalless draw against Torino.
In the match they won, Luis Maximiano got a red card in the 6th minute and reduced the team to 10 men. Bologna scored in the 38th minute as Marko Arnautovic converted the penalty.
Adama Soumaoro got a second yellow and was sent off right before halftime. Lorenzo De Silvestri scored an own goal in the 68th minute and made it 1-1. Ciro Immobile scored the winning goal in the 79th minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic with a through ball.
The Eagles shared the spoils in their Round 2 game. We should expect a better performance in their Round 3 match.
Lazio team news: No player is injured or suspended for the game.
Inter Milan have a perfect record so far in league with two wins in two games. They beat Spezia 3-nil in the last match.
Lautaro Martinez opened the scoring in the 35th minute with a strike into the bottom left corner. Romelu Lukaku set up the chance for Martinez, who scored. Hakan Calhanoglu doubled the lead in the 52nd minute of the second half with a clinical finish, slotting the ball into the bottom corner.
Joaquin Correa made it 3-nil in the 82nd and closed the game as he found the back of the net. Edin Dzeko calmly picked out Correa inside the box. They had 55% possession, 2.11 expected goals (xG), 19 total goals, four big chances, 446 accurate passes, 89% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, five offsides and 10 corners.
Inter Milan team news: Henrikh Mkhitaryan is sidelined due to a hamstring injury.
Lazio vs Inter Milan H2H
In the last five meetings, Lazio have two wins, Inter Milan have two wins and a draw. Inter won 2-1 in the last meeting
Lineups and key players
Lazio projected starting lineup:
- Luis Maximiano
- Manuel Lazzari
- Alessio Romagnoli
- Adam Marusic
- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
- Matias Vecino
- Luis Alberto
- Felipe Anderson
- Ciro Immobile
- Mattia Zaccagni
Ciro Immobile is the key player to watch out for. He scored the winner in their first league match of the season. Immobile is a top player that can easily give you goals in big games. Expect him to score against Inter.
Inter Milan projected starting lineup:
- Samir Handanovic
- Alessandro Bastoni
- Milan Skriniar
- Stefan de Vrij
- Denzel Dumfries
- Nicolo Barella
- Hakan Clahanoglu
- Federico Dimarco
- Marcelo Brozovic
- Romelu Lukaku
- Lautaro Martinez
Lautaro Martinez is the key player to watch out for. He scored a goal in their last match against Spezia. Martinez also gave an assist in their first league game. The Argentine striker should be able to get on the scoreboard.
Prediction and betting tips
Lazio and Inter are both in good form ahead of this game. The Nerazzurri have won the two games they’ve played, while the Biancocelesti have a win and a draw. According to the betting odds, Inter are sure favourites to win this match.
Lazio have not lost Inter in their last three home matches against them. In this period, they have two wins and a draw. Predictions for this match are Lazio to win or draw. They have the home advantage, and from the record, they should be able to win or draw the match. Lautaro Martinez is the goalscorer with a high chance to win at any time in the game.
Betting prediction: Lazio to win or draw
Odds: 1.83 (-120 American; 5/6 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Lautaro Martinez to score at anytime
Odds: 2.50 (+150 American; 3/2 Fractional)