2019-20 Serie A Live Stream, Odds, and Predictions
The Serie A is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and the winner is awarded the Scudetto and the Coppa Campioni d’Italia.
It is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league and was the world’s second-strongest national league in 2014 according to IFFHS. Serie A is ranked 3rd among European leagues according to UEFA’s league coefficient, behind La Liga and the Premier League, and ahead of the Bundesliga and Ligue 1. This benchmark is strictly based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.
Serie A 2019-20
The 2019-20 Serie A also known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons, is the 118th season of top-tier Italian football, the 88th in a round-robin tournament, and the 10th since its organization under an own league committee, the Lega Serie A.
In the Serie A table, the teams finishing in the top 4 positions get qualified to the Champions League group stage whereas the team finishing at the 5th spot gets qualified to enter the group stage of Europa League. The team ranked at 6th position will get a chance to play in the second qualifying round of Europa League.
The season is scheduled to run from 24 August 2019 to 24 May 2020. Juventus are the current champions, and have won a record of 35 titles. Juventus were the seven-time defending champions and defended their title after winning against Fiorentina on 20 April 2019.
How to watch Serie A Online?
In the UK, live coverage rights of Serie A are with Premier Sports, which has retained the rights for the 2019-20 season and has its own dedicated app which lets you watch all this action on the go.
In the US, streaming service ESPN+ will carry an average of nine matches live each week, while ESPN networks will televise a Serie A Match of the Week.
Online sports upstarts DAZN now have the rights to show live Serie A matches in Canada.
For viewers in Australia, you need to be a subscriber to beIN Sport who have secured exclusive live coverage rights to the league for this season.
For viewers in New Zealand, subscription service Sky Sport is the sole rights holders for live coverage of Serie A in New Zealand this season.
In India, Sony Six and Sony ESPN will once again broadcast Italian football for the coming season whereas the SonyLiv mobile app streams live matches on the move.
Serie A Outright Odds
The outright odds for all the Italian teams to win the Serie A title is derived from the bet365.com site and clearly mentioned below:
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Serie A Weekly Odds
The Serie A matches scheduled to take place this week are briefly explained with odds derived from the bet365.com site:
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Serie A Weekly Prediction
With pressure mounting in the Serie A, Juventus are live-wired at the moment as the club is destined to stay under Maurizo Sarri’s management until the end of the season. Inter rise to the top position of the Italian table having tied with the Old Lady at 54 points, they will face Lazio this weekend in a thrilling encounter. Since the top 3 have raised the bar to compete against themselves, the likes of Atalanta and Roma are tightening the spots for European competitions.
With the Biancocelesti taking on Inter, after a very long unbeaten streak in the campaign, Matchday 24 is nothing short of an Italian weekend.
Atalanta VS Roma
Atalanta will face off against Roma in the Serie A derby on Matchday 24 at the Gewiss Stadium. They came from behind to beat Fiorentina in their last outing, thereby cementing their spot in the top 4. Gian Piero Gasperini’s men need to keep on making progress if they are to book their place in the Champions League. The Romans, on the other hand suffered a low in form, with the team failing to win the previous 4 games in all competitions and to make it even worse, midfielder Cristante is suspended for this clash. However, it will be a tight clash with goals from both ends and the hosts are likely to win it.
Udinese VS Verona
Following 3 consecutive losses in the Serie A, Udinese shared the spoils of their last fixture with Brescia, by Rodrigo de Paul’s late goal. They will be hosting their next clash against Verona at the Dacia Arena on Matchday 24 of Serie A. It has to be noted that Udinese’s defender Samir is rated doubtful for the match. As for Hellas Verona, they did well to come from behind and beat Juventus in a thrilling encounter. With that, the Mastini extended their unbeaten run in the national competition to 8 games and they are high on confidence ahead of the trip to Udine, although the hosts will have to remind themselves of their past.
Juventus VS Brescia
Despite a shocking 2-1 loss to Hellas Verona, Juventus will be aiming to bounce back as they welcome Brescia at the Allianz Stadium on Matchday 24. Since the Bianconeri are determined to regain the top position in the Serie A table, they will be merciless when they face the relegation strugglers. Cristiano Ronaldo, who after setting Juve record by scoring in 10 consecutive games, will be the man to watch in the home team. As for Brescia, they were on the verge of beating Udinese at home in their last league fixture, but only managed a draw and they will not be capable of spoiling the host’s party at Turin.
Lazio VS Inter Milan
One of the tightest clashes of this season will take place on Matchday 24 as Lazio and Inter square off against each other at Stadio Olimpico in the Serie A derby. As both teams are equally eligible for the Scudetto, an entertaining match is on the cards in the city of Rome. After dropping 2 points in a goalless draw with Verona, Lazio recorded a hard-fought win 1-0 over Parma in their last league match. Since Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has served his ban, he is expected to return to the lineup and Ciro Immobile will be a sharp weapon for Lazio. As Inter regained their top position in the Serie A with Romelu Lukaku’s timely intervention against Milan, this clash will also favor the hosts with Lautaro Martinez returning.
Milan VS Torino
After suffering a heart-breaking loss to Inter in the local derby, Milan will be looking to return to winning ways on Matchday 24 when they host Torino at their Stadio San Siro. As a matter of fact, they produced an excellent display in the first half of the derby, giving their fans a reason to cheer ahead of the visit of Torino. Since the visitors have been struggling with their form in 2020, after suffering a loss in each of their previous 5 games in all competitions. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Milan’s lineup, Torino will have to keep an eye on the home team, but the hosts are confident of winning this one.