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Saturday's Serie A predictions including Crotone vs. Inter Milan

Sports Mole provides score predictions for all of Saturday's Serie A fixtures, including Crotone vs. Inter Milan.


Hellas Verona vs. Spezia (Saturday, 2.00pm)

Hellas Verona coach Ivan Juric pictured on January 24, 2021© Reuters

In danger of sinking into the bottom half of the table after a terrible run, Hellas Verona welcome relegation-threatened Spezia to Stadio Bentegodi on Saturday.

While the hosts have now lost five of their last six following defeat to unstoppable Inter last time out, a streak of one point from a possible nine has seen the Aquilotti's drop fears renewed.

We say: Hellas Verona 1-1 Spezia


Either side has found finishing a problem of late - with both scoring just twice in their last three games - and the pair are sinking fast down the Serie A standings.

A close-fought encounter should be expected, then, as even though a point apiece does little to satisfy either manager, it would at least keep their teams in contention to reach their respective aims of a top-half finish and staying in the top flight.

Our tipster partners are predicting over 1.5 goals.

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Crotone vs. Inter Milan (Saturday, 5.00pm)

Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their second goal on February 14, 2021© Reuters

Inter Milan could strike the decisive blow in their quest for the Scudetto on Saturday, as they visit Serie B-bound Crotone, seeking three points to inch them closer to glory.

While Inter would be confirmed as champions should they win and nearest rivals Atalanta fail to take maximum points on Sunday, their hosts may see their inevitable return to the second tier formalised at Stadio Ezio Scida.

We say: Crotone 1-3 Inter Milan


Inter have not always sought to dominate proceedings of late, as they have steadily accumulated enough points by any means necessary, but their far-superior midfield unit can take charge against lowly Crotone.

Though the Squali have hit the net with greater regularity than the champions-elect in recent weeks, they have not faced a teak-tough back line like the Nerazzurri's and will find themselves outgunned at the Scida on Saturday - sending them back down to Serie B.

Our tipster partners are predicting under 3.5 goals.

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AC Milan vs. Benevento (Saturday, 7.45pm)

AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli on February 13, 2021© Reuters

Having clung onto second place for several months, a disastrous dip in form sees AC Milan at risk of missing out on a return to Europe, as they prepare to meet relegation battlers Benevento on Saturday.

The fast-fading Rossoneri have now lost back-to-back games, while their visitors have accrued just two wins from 18 outings this calendar year.

We say: AC Milan 2-1 Benevento


As both sides are approaching desperation in their current plight at either end of the Serie A standings, this may not be a game for the purists, as the home side can overcome their San Siro troubles to pick up maximum points.

The much-anticipated return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic should galvanise a Milan team that looks back to full strength in terms of personnel - if not in confidence and fluidity - and take a step towards salvaging a fine season from the scrapheap.

Our tipster partners are predicting under 3.5 goals.

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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (3.15am-6.10am)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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