Barcelona play Inter in Round 4 of the 2022-23 Champions League group stage matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 12 October 2022. The match venue is Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain.
Latest odds on betting sites
Barcelona to win odds are priced at 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.00 (+400; 4/1), while Inter Milan to win odds are priced at 7.25 (+625; 25/4).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Barcelona — 70%, draw — 20%, Inter Milan — 10%.
Latest betting odds on Barcelona vs Inter Milan (12 October 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Barcelona — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Asian handicap (+1.0, +1.5) on Inter Milan — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; evens)
Barcelona vs Inter Milan match preview and statistics
Barcelona are third in the UCL with three points and a +1 goal difference. They have three wins and two losses in their last five matches.
La Blaugrana beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the previous game. Pedri scored the goal, which turned out to be the match winner in the 17th minute. Gavi timed his run perfectly to make sure he was onside and sent the cross to Pedri, who buried it into the net.
Team statistics: 58% possession, 2.01 expected goals, 13 total shots, two big chances, five shots on target, 495 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 16 fouls committed, one offside, six corners, and two yellow cards.
Barcelona team news: Andreas Christensen, Franck Kessie, Ronald Araujo, Jules Kounde, Memphis Depay and Hector Bellerin are ruled out due to injuries.
Inter Milan are second in the table with six points and a +1 goal difference. They have three wins and two losses in the previous five matches. The Nerazzurri beat Sassuolo 2-1 in their last game.
Edin Dzeko scored the opener on the stroke of halftime. Denzel Dumfries sent the cross into the six-yard box, and the ball bounced towards Dzeko, who fired it into the net past Consigli. Davide Frattesi pulled one back in the 60th minute as he hit the cross from Rogerio to the back of the net.
Dzeko scored the game winner in the 75th minute with a powerful shot in the six yard box. Henrikh Mkhitaryan picked him out with a cross. Team statistics: 48% possession, 2.40 expected goals, 16 total shots, four big chances, four shots on target, 389 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, 17 fouls committed, one offside, five corners, and three yellow cards.
Inter team news: Alex Cordaz, Joaquin Correa and Marcelo Brozovic are sidelined due to injuries.
Barcelona vs Inter Milan H2H
Inter Milan beat Barcelona for the first time in their last meeting. The Nerazzurri won 1-nil.
Lineups and key players
Inter Milan projected starting lineup:
- Samir Handanovic
- Milan Skriniar
- Stefan de Vrij
- Alessandro Bastoni
- Denzel Dumfries
- Nicolo Barella
- Kristjan Asllani
- Hakan Calhanoglu
- Federico Dimarco
- Edin Dzeko
- Lautaro Martinez
Edin Dzeko is the key player to watch out for. He scored a brace in their last match against Sassuolo. The goals won the game for Inter. Dzeko should be able to score in this game.
Barcelona projected starting lineup:
- Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
- Sergi Roberto
- Gerard Pique
- Eric Garcia
- Alex Balde
- Sergio Busquets
- Pablo Gavi
- Ousmane Dembele
- Robert Lewandowski
- Ansu Fati
Robert Lewandowski is the key player to watch out for. The team needs to be more effective in the final third, and he is the one that can help solve this problem easily. The Polish striker has to net goals at Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
Prediction and betting tips
Both teams are in almost the same form ahead of their next game. They both have three wins and two losses in their respective last five matches. La Blaugrana lost to Inter last week in the Champions League. This is their first loss to the Italians after four meetings.
The predictions for this match are Barcelona to win, and Under 2.5 goals. Barca have the home advantage. They haven’t lost at home this season. And also, both teams haven’t drawn any of the previous three meetings. Expecting the hosts to give a response in this match. A loss again could potentially see them going to the Europa League for the second time in a row from the UCL. The injuries have affected the team, but they should be able to keep a clean sheet and defeat Inter.
Betting prediction: Barcelona to win
Odds: 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional)
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