Milan vs Sampdoria Predictions and Betting : Milan will be eyeing to consolidate their position at the top of the table as they play against Sampdoria on Monday, Matchday 11.
The Rossoneri are having a great season with 7 wins and 2 draws. They are currently the league leaders of Serie A 2020/21 and 5 points ahead of Inter Milan who are sitting at the 2nd spot. Although their key strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Rafael Leao are not available due to injury, A.C Milan looks like a very tough team to beat for any opposition.
Sampdoria are having an average season so far. They have managed to collect 11 points from 9 games, and are currently at the 11th spot. La Samp boys have no margin of error against the mighty Milan. Keita Balde will be missed who is recovering from a muscle injury. Sampdoria will try to cash in the home advantage as the match will be played at their home stadium Luigi Ferraris.
Sampdoria vs Milan Predictions and Betting Summary
A.C. Milan are unbeaten in the current Serie A season as yet. They will be facing Sampdoria after a comfortable 2-0 win over Fiorentina.
Overall, the season has been great for the Rossoneri as they have won 78% of matches. They have scored 21 goals and conceded only 8. A goal in the match against Sampdoria will set a new record for A.C Milan of scoring in consecutive Serie A games (30).
Milan had 4 clean sheets so far this season, while Sampdoria maintained a clean sheet in only 1 match.
Sampdoria won all their three games played in October. However, they failed to continue the form and collected only 2 points from the four league games in November. Sampdoria have scored 15 goals and conceded 15 in the current season. They had a low ball possession percentage of 43.75% in the 9 league matches.
If we consider the last 6 match stats, Milan have been very impressive in the away matches 4 wins and 2 draws. Sampdoria, on the other hand, does not seem to use the home advantage well as they lost 3 games, won 2, and 1 game ended in a draw.
Milan have had an upper hand when the two teams met. Milan and Sampdoria met each other in 37 direct matches so far. Milan won 22 of them, while Sampdoria won 8 matches. Both the teams have played 7 draw games. An average of 2.24 goals per math has been scored by Milan and Sampdoria in direct clashes.
Talking about the last 5 matches, Milan is looking very dominant with 4 wins, while 1 match ended in a draw. The last match between the two teams was played in July 2020. The match ended with a 4-1 victory for A.C. Milan.
Milan will look to continue their strong formation of 4-2-3-1 against the hosts. Sampdoria may rely on the format of 4-4-2 to counter-attack the visitors.
Ante Rebic has taken up the responsibility of leading the forward attack for Milan in the absence of star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Rebic has assisted in a goal and created 3 big chances for his team in the 6 games he played.
He will need assistance from players like Franck Kessie and Brahim Diaz. Kessie has scored 3 goals and assisted in 2 with a 100% dribble success in all the games he played. Diaz has hit the net once with a high passing accuracy of 80% in the opposition half.
Fabio Quagliarella has led the Sampdoria forward attack quite well with 5 goals. His scoring frequency is 136 min. Valerio Verrio has also been good with 1 goal and 74% passing accuracy as of now.
Mikkel Damsgaard will have to up his game if they are hoping to win against the giants, AC Milan
Ismail Bennacer is another consistent performer for A.C. Milan in the midfield. His passing accuracy is 89% with a good dribbling success of 69%.
Franck Kessie and Hakan Calhanoglu too has been impressive this Serie A. They have been a great support for both defense and their strikers.
Sampdoria will need a more promising effort from midfielders like Jakub Jankto and Morten Thorsby in the game against Milan. Both the players have scored twice this season.
Antonio Candreva has been their star midfielder this season. He needs to be a great support for strikers in this game.
Milan’s defense panel looks rock solid with the likes of Simon Kjaer and Davide Calabria. Kjaer had 3 clean sheets from the 9 games he played with an interception average of 1.4 per game.
Calabria has been very impressive with 82% passing accuracy and 4.7 tackles per game.
The high number of goals conceded shows that the defense department is struggling for Sampdoria. Maya Yoshida looks consistent with 2.3 interceptions per game and a dribbling success of 69%. He will need support from other defenders like Tommaso Augello and Lorenzo Tonelli.
Bortosz Bereszynski needs to up his game when his team clashes with Milan.
The. Milan boys are looking in the red hot form to challenge the home team. Sampdoria, on the other hand, will have to replicate their performance of October and bring out their best to counter-attack the table toppers. The Monday clash can be expected to be a mouth-watering contest.
Most of the prediction and betting platforms are suggesting an easy win for A.C Milan in the game against Sampdoria.
As per Fctables.com, there is a 52% chance of a win for A.C. Milan, while Sampdoria’s chances stand at 22%. The predictor suggests a 24% chance of having a draw game. Their betting analyzer is giving 1.78 odds for Milan’s win, 4.35 odds for Sampdoria’s win, and 3.90 odds for a draw.
The odds via Bettingexpert.com are 1.80 in favor of Milan, and 4.50 for Sampdoria. The odds for a draw are 4.00.
SofaScore is another famous platform for providing betting analysis. As per them, the odds are 1.72 for Milan’s win, 4.50 for Sampdoria’s win, and 4.00 for a draw game.