Big Game Focus: AC Milan v Inter Milan


The first Derby della Madonnina of the season takes place at San Siro on Saturday as archrivals Inter Milan and AC Milan clash in matchday four 2019/2020 Serie A season. Who will take the bragging rights? Here’s the Big Game Focus. Bet on Serie A here. 

AC Milan have made a decent start to the season winning two out of their three matches so far. They Rossoneri are under new management as they look to resuscitate the club which has endured years of mediocrity. They lost their two meetings with Inter last season in the league meaning they’ve only beaten their rivals just once in seven games in all competitions. Can Marco Giampaolo get a win in his first taste of the derby?

Just lime Milan, Inter are under new management. Former Juventus coach Antonio Conte is now at the helm for the Nerazzurri. His team has made a perfect start to the season and sit top of the table, two points ahead of champions Juventus. Can Inter maintain their 100% start on Saturday?

Betting preview

Inter have won their first three matches in Serie A this season. They were victorious in their two meetings last season. Giampaolo’s men have won just once against Inter in their last seven games. Therefore, you can back an Away Win at odds of 2.25. 

Both teams have not found the back of the net in three of their last five meetings. In all of AC Milan’s three Serie A matches this season, only one team have scored. Inter have kept two clean sheets in their three league games this season. For that reason, you can back Both Teams to Score No at odds of 1.90. 

Four of Milan’s last five home games in Serie A have seen two or fewer goals scored. Three of the last four meetings between these archnemeses have seen Under 2.5 Goals. Therefore, odds of 1.75 for Under 2.5 Goals are attractive. 

Team news

AC Milan will be missing Mattia Caldara has been out since May and he’s expected to return in November. Right-back Davide Calabria was dismissed last time out against Hellas Verona and starts his suspension.

Inter Milan have no injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s showdown. Diego Godin, Romelu Lukaku and Stefano Sensi might make their derby debuts.

Possible line-ups

AC Milan: Donnarumma, Conti, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez, Biglia, Kessie, Calhanoglu, Suso, Paqueta; Piatek.​

Inter Milan: Handanovic, Godin, de Vrij, Skriniar, Candreva, Barella, Brozovic, Sensi, Asamoah, Martinez, Lukaku.