AC Milan visits Bologna in what should be an entertaining Serie A game on Saturday. AC Milan is coming off a hard-fought 3-2 home win against Hellas Verona last Saturday while Bologna had a 1-1 road draw against Udinese last Sunday. AC Milan is in second place in the Serie A with 22 points in eight games while Bologna is in ninth place with 12 points in eight games.
The player to watch in this game AC Milan goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu, who will be making his second Serie A start this season. Tatarusanu has to step up his level of play with Mike Maignan out for 10 weeks after wrist surgery. Maignan was vital for Lille last year, helping them win the Ligue 1 title with 21 clean sheets and he already had three clean sheets in seven Serie A games this season. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this contest.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Bologna: 3.60
• AC Milan: 1.99
• Draw: 3.70
• Bologna: +0.5: 1.93
• AC Milan: -0.5: 2.00
• Over 3: 2.07
• Under 3: 1.83
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Bologna, coming off a 1-1 road draw against Udinese last Sunday, have 2 losses, 2 draws and 1 one win in their last 5 Serie A games. AC Milan, coming off a 3-2 home win against Hellas Verona last Saturday, have 4 wins, 1 draw and 0 losses in their last 5 Serie A games.
Momentum: AC Milan has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Serie A games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Serie A action on January 30 and AC Milan won 2-1.
For Bologna, Musa Barrow has a 33.1 percent chance to score. He averages 2.11 shots overall per sim, 1.08 shots on goal per and 0.4 goals per sim.
For AC Milan, Olivier Giroud has a 39.68 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.41 shots overall per sim, 0.69 shots on goal per and 0.51 goals per sim.
AC Milan Moneyline.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on AC Milan in this one. Average score in simulations is AC Milan 1.87 to Hellas Verona 1.86.