AC Milan – Spal : Preview & Prediction
Milan and SPAL meet at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in a match of the 19th round of Serie A TIM. These teams have met only twice recently: on 10-02-2018, ending with Milan’s 0-4 victory and 20-09-2017, ending Milan’s 2-0 victory. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 7 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses, the home team is in 6th place, having won 28 points. In the last match, they drew with Frosinone away by (0-0), after having lost at home in a game against Fiorentina, by (0-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, the stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 15 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 home defeats, with 27 goals scored and 17 conceded. For the championship, Milan won 17 points out of 27, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in their last 9 matches at their home stadium. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 6 of his last 9 games by the competition finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 18 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Milan team arrives in this game with a 0-0 draw at the Frosinone field, registering their fourth straight game without winning the Italian championship. In the previous 10 games, the home team recorded just 2 wins. In this game against SPAL, coach Gennaro Gattuso is expected to keep 4-3-3 with Gonzalo Higuaín being the most advanced player in the home team. However, the right-sided offensive Suso is one of Milan’s great highlights with 4 goals and 8 assists. Caldara, Biglia, Strinic and Bonaventura remain out of the squad due to physical problems.
After 4 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 15th place, having won 17 points. In the last match, they drew with Udinese at home (0-0), after their previous match had lost out in a game against Napoli (1-0). This is a stronger team when playing in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the championship, SPAL won 7 points out of 27 after 2 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in their last 9 games.
For this competition, did not win any of the last 9 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he has never managed to come back on the scoreboard in all eight games in which he conceded the first goal.
The SPAL team enter this round with a 0-0 draw at Udinese’s reception, thus totaling their ninth straight game without a win in the Italian championship. No big surprises visitors appear at the bottom of the leaderboard. Usually coach Leonardo Simplici lines 4-4-2 giving priority to defensive organization and quick attacks from both sides. Offensive Andrea Petagna is SPAL’s best finisher with 5 goals scored. There are no weight embezzles for this game.
AC Milan – Spal : Betting Tips
AC Milan – Win Odds: 1.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70