The Serie A is a professional soccer league for the top tier teams in Italy. It has been existing since 1929 and is highly regarded as one of the top football leagues in the world. It is ranked by the UEFA league’s coefficient as the third top European league behind the La Liga and Premier League.
The Serie A is home to three of the world’s most popular football clubs in Juventus, Milan and Inter Milan. These three squads are among the founding members of the G14, a group of Europe’s largest and most prestigious football clubs.
Juventus is the winningest team in Serie A as they are also the most successful football club in Italy. Juve has been named Campione d’Italia a total of 35 times and finished as runner-up in another 21 different seasons. Milan and Inter Milan are the next most successful squads with 18 Serie A titles apiece. Juventus has been the most dominant team in the decade as they have won eight straight Serie A championships.
Last year, Juventus clinched their 8th straight title win a win over Fiorentina on April 20, 2019. Next season, The Bianconeri are once again touted to win their 9th Italian football title.
According to MyBookie.ag as of 7/2/19, these are the odds to win the 2019-20 Serie A title:
Who Are The Favorites?
Juventus FC is the most successful football club in Italy. The Bianconeri have won a total of 35 Serie A titles, twice as many as the next successful squads in the league. Juventus has won the last eight Serie A championships and doesn’t appear to be slowing down, especially with Cristiano Ronaldo still in the peak of his soccer powers. Juventus was already the powerhouse it is when Ronaldo signed a four-year deal in 2018. The move only made Juventus much stronger and they have played more mature and deliberate with one of football’s all-time greats added to their side. Ronaldo scored a total of 21 goals and had 8 assists in his first Serie A season, netting the Portuguese superstar the Serie A Most Valuable Player award. Juve has had a busy summer with coach Massimiliano Allegri leaving the team. They appointed ex-Chelsea and Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri to take over while also grabbing Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabion on a free transfer this summer. With all these, Juventus is easily justified as the soccer betting favorites to win again next year.
Inter Milan has the second best odds and is considered by the oddsmakers as the chief threat to Juventus this season. Former Juve manager Antonio Conte will sit behind the Inter bench next season. Conte played for the Old Lady from 1991-2004 and managed the Bianconeri from 2011-2014. Inter recently signed Uruguay defender Diego Godin to a three-year deal. Godin helped Atletico Madrid win the 2014 La Liga title, they’re first in 18 years. Conte hopes Godin is going to make a difference as well in Serie A.
Napoli finished the 2018-19 season as the 2nd best-team in Italy but they head to the 2020 season with the third-best odds. Carlo Ancelotti took over as manager prior to the start of the 2018-19 season and helped Gli Azzurri finish 11 points behind 8-time champions Juventus in the Serie A team standings. Manolas has joined Napoli to replace Raul Albiol and he will join Kalidou Koulibaly to form a formidable duo which they hope will be enough to help them unseat Juventus from the throne. Napoli is seen by many as the only legitimate threat to Juventus this season.
To me it’s clear and many will agree that Juventus and Napoli are going to finish 1-2, in that order, this season. As I said earlier, it will be difficult for the rest of the league to catch up with Juventus with Cristiano Ronaldo at the helm. Last season was Ronaldo’s maiden year with Juventus and he won MVP honors in 2018. Ronaldo was spectacular on offense as he ranked 4th in the league in goals scored and 5th in assists. With their superstar still in his athletic prime, it’s going to be tough to unseat Juventus.
Winning isn’t guaranteed in football as it is in other sports. But when you have a squad like Juventus which has ruled the Serie A as they have, it’s hard not to put your money in their pockets. Prediction: Juventus