Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting : The international schedule forced the leagues across the Europe to pause for a week. With UEFA Nations league concluding, all leagues including Serie A will be back for the coming weekend with a lot of games lined up.
One of the most important fixtures is between Inter Milan and AC Milan on Saturday where the two giants contest to get three important points that would eventually help them in the long run.
Nonetheless, the weekend is set with a power packed game in Italy for the fans with both teams going all out for a win.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Predictions and Betting Tips
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting : Recent form
Inter Milan were a formidable unit last season having a long run in almost every competition but went trophyless. They were the second-best team in Serie A while facing defeat against Napoli in the semis of the Coppa Italia.
Their UEFA Champions league was short lived after a group stage exit but they made the most of the opportunity in the Europa league as they made it to the finals defeating Shakhtar Donetsk but fell against Sevilla in the final.
Barring that defeat against Sevilla in the Europa league final, Inter Milan are on a 6-match unbeaten streak so far. They started their Serie A season with a win against Florentina and continued their good form against Benevento. In the most recent clash against Lazio, they were forced to draw with both teams getting reduced to just 10 men.
AC Milan didn’t have a season to cherish in 2019 after a disappointing 6th place finish in Serie A. They were better off in Coppa Italia until the semis where they lost against Juventus. They weren’t part of the UEFA Champions league or the Europa League which they would like to be part of, this season.
The team is currently on 6-match unbeaten streak and have looked swift and compact. They have three outright victories in Serie A so far and are comfortably placed in the second spot.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting : Head-to-head
Inter Milan: 22
AC Milan: 22
Last 5 matches: Inter Milan – 4, AC Milan – 0, Draw - 1
Recent Meeting: Inter Milan defeated AC Milan 4-2 in a Serie A fixture on 9th Feb 2020.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting : News Buzz
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The Inter Milan will probably go in with a 3-4-1-2 formation for this clash whereas Stefano Pioli's AC Milan would want to field a 4-2-3-1 which provides them enough of position, attack and to prevent the opposition to score.
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 14 goals in 14 games with 62.2% pass accuracy. He is exceptional in the air and has 2.3 shots on target, 1 key pass and 0.3 dribbles per game so far.
Romelu Lukaku has been one of the key figures for the team in the previous season. He currently has 6 goals in 7 games with a passing success of 83%. He has also been exceptional in creating chances with 1 key pass and 3.2 shots on target per match until recently.
Nicolo Barella will accompany them who creates a lot of chances and assists often.
The AC Milan consists of Colombo, Leao, Diaz and Saelemaekers to score on the frontline. Lorenzo Colombo will be the striker in the team who has netted on 4 occasions so far with a wonderful touch.
The youngster Rafael Leao is a bundle of talent and has scored 3 goals in 6 appearances along with 80% pass accuracy. He is strong in aerial duels winning 1.5 per game and has given 2 shots on target per match in the recent game.
Brahim Diaz will be a key player in the forward who is a strong dribbler and finisher. He has 3 goals and 3 shots on target per game in Serie A.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has recovered from COVID-19 and will be playing against Inter Milan.
However, Inter Milan midfielder Ashley Young tested positive for Coronavirus and is likely to miss the clash against AC Milan.
AC Milan's Ante Rebic is also set to miss the Derby Della Madonnina due to injury.
The Inter Milan’s defense has the likes of Stefan de Vrij, Skriniar and Bastoni who can withstand even the most brutal attack.
Vrij’s strength is passing and has 94% accuracy along with 3 aerial duels won per game. Along with this he has 3.3 interceptions and most importantly 2.7 clears that will shake opponent’s momentum.
Alessandro Bastoni is sharp and counter attacks well along with a pass accuracy of 92.7%. He averages 2 tackles, 1 interception and 0.5 clears per game so far.
Skriniar is also a valuable addition in this lineup who likes to tackles and passes at a high 89.9%.
AC Milan’s backline has the services of Kjaer, Gabbia, Hernandez and Calabria.
Simon Kjaer is a key component who blocks the ball very well along with his skills in the air. He has 87.1% pass accuracy, 2.5 aerials won and 3 clears per game.
Matteo Gabbia is up to the task with his strong points being passing and blocking the opponent’s attack. In addition to 94.7% pass success, he enjoys 1.7 blocks and 1.3 tackles on average in the last 11 games.
Theo Hernandez is a versatile player who not only defends but has a goal and an assist in three games. He also has 84% pass accuracy along with 2.3 aerials and 3 tackles won per game. Overall, Inter Milan looks to have a slight edge over their rivals.
Inter Milan vs AC Milan Soccer Predictions and Betting Summary
The game between Inter Milan and AC Milan is scheduled on 17th October in the San Siro stadium at 6pm local time. According to the betting experts and the prediction platforms, Inter Milan have a clear advantage and are the firm favorites to win whereas AC Milan would like to break the losing streak against their rivals.