AC Milan face Juventus in Round 9 of the 2022-23 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 8 October 2022. The match venue is Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano, Italy.
Latest odds on betting sites
AC Milan to win odds are priced at 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.40 (+240; 12/5), while Juventus to win odds are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: AC Milan — 43%, draw — 29%, Juventus — 28%.
Latest betting odds on AC Milan vs Juventus (8 October 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on AC Milan — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Juventus — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
Match preview and statistics
AC Milan are fifth in the league with 17 points and a +7 goal difference. They have five wins, two draws and a loss in the eight matches played this season. Milan beat Empoli 3-1 in their last league match.
Ante Rebic opened the scoring in the 79th minute from eight yards out. Rafael Leao did the major part of the build-up before setting up Rebic. Nedim Bajrami equalized in the 90+2 minute with a free kick into the top corner of the net.
Rade Krunic made sure Milan took home the three points as he set up Fode Ballo for the winner in the 90+3 minute. Following the brilliant headed pass from Krunic, Ballo composed himself before finding the back of the net.
Team statistics: 57% possession, 2.34 expected goals (xG), 19 total shots, six shots on target, five big chances, 298 accurate passes, 79% pass accuracy, 10 fouls committed, three offsides, seven corners and two yellow cards.
The Rossoneri lost their most recent match in the UCL, 0-3 to Chelsea. It was an away defeat at Stamford Bridge. The performance wasn’t so good, one big chance was created and one shot was on target.
AC Milan team news: Alessandro Florenzi, Alexis Saelemaekers, David Calabria, Junior Messias, Mike Maignan, Simon Kjaer, Theo Hernandez, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are out due to injuries.
Juventus are seventh in the league table with 13 points and a +7 goal difference. They have three wins, four draws and a loss in the eight matches played. The Old Lady beat Bologna 3-nil in their last league game.
Filip Kostic opened the scoring in the 24th minute as he fired the shot into the bottom corner. Dusan Vlahovic with the good movement before playing the ball to Kostic on the left. Vlahovic scored in the 59th minute with the header into the net. Weston McKennie sent in the perfect cross.
Arkadiusz Milik sealed the win in the 62nd minute as he scored the third with a volley past the goalkeeper. Juan Cuadrado with the assist.
Team statistics: 48% possession, 1.83 expected goals (xG), 17 total shots, six shots on target, four big chances, 381 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, one offside and two corners.
The Bianconeri are coming off an important victory in the UCL into the next league fixture. They got their first UCL win of the season as they beat Maccabi Haifa 3-1. Adrien Rabiot scored a brace in the win, and Dusan Vlahovic got one back. Angel Di Maria got a hattrick of assist upon his return.
Juventus team news: Paul Pogba is sidelined due to a meniscus injury.
AC Milan vs Juventus H2H
Both teams have drawn the previous two meetings. They played a goalless draw in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
AC Milan projected starting lineup:
- Ciprian Tatarusanu
- Sergino Dest
- Pierre Kalulu
- Fikayo Tomori
- Fode Ballo
- Sandro Tonali
- Ismael Bennacer
- Rade Krunic
- Rafael Leao
- Charles De Ketelaere
- Olivier Giroud
Rafael Leao is the key player to watch out for. The attacker has eight goal contributions in seven league games this season, with four goals and four assists. Leao was key to the victory against Empoli, with two-goal involvements.
Juventus projected starting lineups:
- Wojciech Szczesny
- Alex Sandro
- Gleison Bremer
- Juan Cuadrado
- Leandro Daniel Paredes
- Adrien Rabiot
- Weston McKennie
- Angel Di Maria
- Dusan Vlahovic
- Filip Kostic
Dusan Vlahovic is the key player to watch out for. He has had goal involvements in four consecutive games he has played. In the last two matches for Juventus, Vlahovic scored two goals and provided an assist. Expecting him to bag a goal in the coming fixture.
Prediction and betting tips
AC Milan have three wins and two losses in their last five matches. They have won three of their last four league matches. Juventus are back to winning ways. They have won two back-to-back games, including a crucial CL win to increase their chances of making the knockouts.
The Rossoneri have key players out due to injuries for this fixture, while the Old Lady have gotten their pieces back together. The predictions for this match are a draw and both teams to score (Yes). A draw should be satisfactory for both sides. They are on the same level in terms of form. From the h2h record, Milan and Juve have drawn the previous two meetings.
Betting prediction: A draw
Odds: 3.40 (+240 American; 12/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)
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