AC Milan vs Torino
Italy Serie A
Date: Saturday, 9 January 2021
Kick-Off at 19.45 UK
Venue: Stadio Guiseppe Meazza, Milano.
Saturday’s action in Italian Serie A is going to be wrapped up at Guiseppe Meazza where table leaders AC Milan welcome Torino.
Rossoneri finally got defeated for the first time this season during the mid-week action. They weren’t able to do much against the reigning champions Juventus, losing the game at this venue 1-3.
Federico Chiesa was simply unstoppable for Pioli’s men, so the main question is if team spirits got hit hard after that loss.
AC Milan have a decent opportunity to bounce back, considering their next opponents are sitting in 17th place with poor results this season overall. Still, the odds are 1.60 on home, much higher than we expected. Let’s take a look at some stats and recent results.
AC Milan vs Torino Head-to-head
These two opponents locked horns 37 times in the past and stats are heavily going in favour of AC Milan. Rossoneri have 18 victories, 16 draws and only three defeats.
Torino never won a match against this opponent in Milano. They had 20 attempts so far, 14 of which ended as losses.
Last season’s duel at Meazza was won by AC Milan 1-0. Ante Rebic scored the only goal.
AC Milan vs Torino Prediction
Return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to the pitch is still uncertain, but even without him squad has been performing really great. First loss of the season was inevitable, but that definitely shouldn’t discourage Pioli’s men. They have achieved something really great already in this campaign, as no one saw AC Milan as serious title contender in September.
Before the abovementioned defeat to Juve, AC Milan had winning streak where they defeated Sassuolo, Benevento and Lazio consecutively. The current standings see them on 1st place with 37 points from 16 games and third-best goal difference in the league of +16.
As for the opposition, Torino FC finally exited the relegation zone thanks to the one point won at home against Hellas Verona on Wednesday. History says Bulls rarely get away with a point from Milano. Besides home win, we will also back Over 2.5 goals FT.
AC Milan vs Torino Bet Tips
Home win @ 1.60
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.72.