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Top Serie A Matchday 23 Betting Picks

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Top Serie A Matchday 23 Betting Picks
Inter Milan's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez shoots on target during an Italian Serie A football match. Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP.

AC Milan versus Juventus is the standout fixture on Matchday 23 of a gripping Serie A season. We have picks on that game and many more in Serie A.

Inter are just two points clear of AC Milan at the top of the Serie A table after their 0-0 draw with title rivals Atalanta last weekend. Napoli are back up to third after winning two games on the bounce, and they now have key players returning to the fold, while Atalanta and Juventus are still in the picture.

Here are my top betting picks and predictions for the Serie A Matchday 23 schedule (Odds via FOX Bet, pick confidence based on 1-to-5-star scale).

Top Serie A Matchday 23 Picks

Inter win to nil vs. Venezia (-125) ★★★
Atalanta to beat Lazio (+120) ★★★
Napoli win to nil vs. Salernitana (-120) ★★★

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Serie A Matchday 23 Predictions

Inter win to nil (-125)

Inter now have the second-best defensive record in Serie A this season after conceding just one goal in their last eight matches.

Their 0-0 draw with Atalanta brought their nine-game winning streak to an end, but they were tired after their extra-time victory over Juventus in the Supercoppa Italiana a few days earlier, and they should now return to winning ways.

The score finished 2-0 to Inter when these teams met in Venice earlier this season and Simone Inzaghi’s men should be capable of a similar result this weekend.

Venezia have the second-lowest goals tally in Serie A this season and their expected goals figure of 19.76 shows they do not create enough chances, so Inter should win this and keep yet another clean sheet.

Atalanta (+120)

Lazio are now just seven points behind Atalanta in the Serie A table after winning three of their last five games.

However, they have a poor home record against Gian Piero Gasperini’s men. It finished 4-1 to Atalanta when these teams met at the Stadio Olimico last season, and Atalanta have not lost there since 2017.
They are ruthless on the counterattack, which makes them a very dangerous team away from home, when the impetus is on the opposition to attack.

As such, Atalanta have the best away record in Serie A this season, with nine wins, two draws, and zero defeats from 11 games. They should overwhelm a weak Lazio defense.

Napoli win to nil (-120)

Napoli are the only team in Serie A with a better defensive record than Inter this season. They beat Bologna 2-0 on Monday and their previous game was a 1-0 victory over Sampdoria.

That has reignited Napoli’s title challenge. Star striker Victor Osimhen is now back from a nasty facial injury that kept him out since November, and that should give the club a boost.

Salernitana are bottom of the Serie A table, with 16 defeats from 21 games. They have only scored 13 times this season, which is the lowest tally in the league, and they lost 1-0 to Napoli earlier in the campaign.

Serie A Matchday 23 Quick Picks

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Serie A Matchday 23 picks made 1/19/2022 at 5:02 a.m. ET.