Verona – AC Milan : Preview & Prediction
Verona and Milan play in the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi, in a match of the 17th round of Serie A TIM. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 games won 2 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last match at this stage, for Serie A TIM, 25-04-2016, Verona won by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by G. Pazzini (72 ‘) and L. Siligardi (90’) for Verona and J. Ménez (21 ‘) for Milan. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the house / outside condition, as the Verona presents different results at home and abroad.
Analysis of Verona
After 2 wins, 4 draws and 10 losses, the home team is in 19th place, having won 10 points. In the last match, they drew with SPAL out (2-2), after having lost at home in a game against Genoa (0-1). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for Coppa Italia, lost with Milan off by (3-0). In the last eight home games for the championship, Verona have won 1, 1 draw and 6 defeats, having won 4 points out of 24. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to turn the score.
Verona come to this game with a defeat at Milan’s field 3-0, thus being eliminated from Coppa Italia. In the last game for the championship, Verona added a 2-2 draw against SPAL. In this game at home coach Fabio Pecchia should opt for a more defensive strategy, looking only at the counterattack, as the opponents present a very interesting team: Daniel Bessa is a very fast and competent player in conducting the ball for the attack. On the other hand, Pazzini is Verona’s top scorer with 4 goals scored. For this game the local coach can not rely on Zaccagni, Bianchetti and Cherubin, players who are injured.
Analysis of Milan
After 7 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 7th place, having won 24 points. In the last match, he won at home (2-1), after the previous match tied it out in a match against Benevento (2-2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 30 goals scored and 17 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 28 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last game he played for Coppa Italia, he beat Verona at home (3-0). In the last 8 games away from the league, Milan have won 3, 1 draw and 4 losses, having won 10 points out of 24. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, since 6 of his last 8 matches for the competition have finished with more than 2.5 goals. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score.
Milan come to this game with a victory over the opponents of this round, Verona, 3-0, advancing in this way to the next round of Coppa Italia: goals were scored by Suso, Cutrone and Romagnoli. Usually coach Gennaro Gattuso lines up with four men in the defense, three in the midfield and three in the attack, with André Silva being the most advanced man on the team. On the other hand, right-sided offensive Suso is Milan’s top scorer with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Storari, Mauri, Andrea Conti and Calhanoglu, all injured.
Verona – AC Milan : Betting Tips
AC Milan – Win Odds: 1.60
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70