AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting
AC Milan is set to lock horns against their arch-rivals Inter Milan on Sunday evening in their own backyard. The match is set to take place in the San Siro stadium.
AC Milan is coming off a shocking loss against Spezia with the defense breaking down completely whereas Lukaku pitched in with a double brace which helped Inter Milan consolidate its position in the table.
On Sunday, the hosts would like to stage a comeback while this Inter Milan side has no signs of backing away without a tough fight. The visitors hold a sizeable advantage going into this epic battle.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting Summary
AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting : Offensive and Defensive stats
The AC Milan consists of Leao, Ibrahimovic and Ante Rebic to score on the frontline. The youngster Rafael Leao is a bundle of talent who has scored 6 goals and 5 assists in 23 appearances with a rating of 6.98. He is strong in aerial duels winning 1.4 per game and has given 1.4 shots on target per match in the recent game.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 15 times for the team along with 71.9% pass accuracy and a high rating of 7.65 in this season.
Ante Rebic has scored at a rate of 0.3 goals per games that he played in this season’s Serie A. He has a total of 3 assists in 14 games this season
The Inter Milan’s forward is solid with the presence of Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez. Lautaro Martinez has been sharp and at his peak with 18 goals and 5 assists in 34 games with 66.7% pass accuracy. He is exceptional in the air and has 3.1 shots on target, 1.1 key passes and 0.9 dribbles per game so far.
Romelu Lukaku has been one of the key figures for the team in this season who has enjoyed a rating of 7.50 in this edition. He currently has 29 goals in 36 games with a passing success of 74.7%. He netted for the 300th time against Lazio.
Inter Milan is ahead.
The AC Milan midfield has Kessie and Bennacer who are not only the ones who create chances but also the one who scores frequently. Franck Kessie who has 11 goals and 2 assists in 36 appearances has a rating of 6.95 that has also elated him to be one of the best midfielders this season.
Ismael Bennacer has been exceptional in taking set-pieces and giving key passes with an overall rating of 6.79 as a defensive midfielder.
Alexis Saelemaekers will be a key player in the forward who is a strong dribbler and finisher who has 2 goals and a rating of 6.62 in 21 outings.
The Inter’s midfield consists of Barella, Brozovic and Eriksen to create plenty of opportunities for their strikers.
Nicolo Barella who has 1 shot created per game has a rating of 7.02 with the Croatian player Marcelo Brozovic having an identical rating of 6.98 so far in this edition.
Christian Eriksen has 8 goals and a pass success of 85.8% along with 1.5 aerial duels won per game in 29 outings.
Inter Milan is ahead.
AC Milan’s backline has the services of Kjaer, Hernandez and Romagnoli who failed to hold off Spezia last weekend.
Simon Kjaer is up to the task with his strong points being passing and blocking the opponent’s attack. In addition to 86.8% pass success, he enjoys 0.8 blocks and 1.5 tackles on average in the last 29 games.
Theo Hernandez is a versatile player who not only defends but has 4 goal and 6 assists in 29 games. He also has 81.8% pass accuracy along with 1.4 aerial duels won and 1.7 tackles won per game that has given him a rating of 7.34.
For Inter Milan, Stefan de Vrij’s strength is passing and has 93% accuracy along with 1.7 aerial duels won per game. Along with this he has 1.7 interceptions and most importantly 2.8 clears that will rattle opponent’s momentum.
Alessandro Bastoni is sharp and counter attacks well along with a pass accuracy of 89.3% and an overall rating of 6.74 so far.
Danilo D’Ambrosio is an integral part of this defense whose strength includes passing and holding on to the ball. The Italian defender has 90.7% pass accuracy in addition to 1.3 tackles and 0.8 dribbles in every game.
Inter Milan is ahead.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting: Recent form
AC Milan started off their Italian campaign with a 2-0 win against Bologna and followed it up with victories against Crotone, Spezia and Inter Milan.
They drew against Roma but won their next contest against Udinese. They had smooth sailing until the end of December where they dominated the proceedings on most occasions.
From then on, they have been a tad tentative owing to the unexpected losses against Juventus and Atalanta in January. Despite a loss against Spezia last weekend, the giant side has managed to hold on to the 2nd spot in the table.
The Inter Milan started their Serie A with a bang after victories against Florentina and Benevento. They tasted their first defeat against their arch-rival AC Milan with a 2-1 margin.
But from then on, they were on an unbeaten streak for two and half months where they secured 9 wins in 13 games. Despite hiccups outside Italy, they have been a formidable force at home and are one of the hot favorites to win the Serie A.
They are currently part of yet another unbeaten streak that has elevated them to the top spot in the points table with 15 victories and 2 losses in 22 outings.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting: Head-to-head:
Matches: 56 Inter Milan: 22 AC Milan: 23 Draw: 11
Last 5 matches: Inter Milan – 4, AC Milan – 1, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: AC Milan defeated Inter Milan by a 2-1 margin in a Serie A fixture.
AC Milan vs Inter Milan Football Prediction and Betting: Predicted winner
The betting websites and prediction platforms are rooting heavily in favor of Inter Milan with an outside chance for AC Milan.
As far as the odds are concerned, SofaScore are expecting the visitors to triumph on Sunday whereas hosts have odds of 3.60 stacked against them.
According to BettingExpert, Inter Milan have been given of the best odds of 2.05 while their opponents have odds of 3.75 with the chance for a stalemate at 3.60.
Another platform FiveThirtyEight have been slightly biased towards the visiting team with a 47% chance whereas their arch-rivals have a 29% chance in this match.