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AC Milan vs Bologna: Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Serie A round 3 match between AC Milan and Bologna and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

AC Milan take on Bologna for a match in the Serie A this coming Saturday at Giuseppe Meazza.

The big goal of the season for AC Milan is naturally retaining the title, and a place inside the top 2 at least should be possible in the upcoming Serie A season. Finishing somewhere in mid-table will probably be satisfactory for Bologna, who aim to keep the relegation line at a distance in Serie A.

We are bound to see an exciting game on Saturday as both AC Milan and Bologna are looking to add some much-needed points to their respective accounts.

Position in the Serie A table: AC Milan vs Bologna

Looking at the current Serie A standings, AC Milan and Bologna are currently three points and seven places apart. AC Milan will without a doubt attempt to grab all three points on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Bologna will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between AC Milan and Bologna.

Current form and previous Serie A encounter between AC Milan and Bologna

Rossoneri looking for more

Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for AC Milan, who have performed more or less according to expectations. In their last three matches, they won 0-3 and 4-2 against first Sassuolo then Udinese, before drawing 1-1 against Atalanta.

Visitors hoping for a fresh start

Bologna go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. In their previous three matches, Bologna beat Cosenza 1-0, lost 2-1 against Lazio and drew 1-1 with Verona.

Fixture history: AC Milan vs Bologna

It finished all square on when AC Milan last faced Bologna in Serie A. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 0-0 in the end. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator.

Highlights from the last game between AC Milan and Bologna:

AC Milan vs Bologna Stats

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that AC Milan and Bologna played across all tournaments.

  • AC Milan have not lost 24 of the last 26 matches
  • AC Milan have not lost the last 11 home matches in a row
  • AC Milan have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
  • AC Milan have won 10 of the last 12 matches
  • AC Milan have won the last 4 home matches in a row
  • Bologna have not won 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Bologna have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • Bologna have lost the last 3 away matches in a row
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Bologna played, both teams scored
  • Bologna have scored in 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • AC Milan have not lost 24 of the last 25 matches versus Bologna
  • In 14 of the last 15 AC Milan home matches versus Bologna the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • AC Milan have won 11 of the last 13 matches versus Bologna
  • AC Milan have not lost 11 of the last 12 home matches versus Bologna
  • AC Milan have won 7 of the last 9 home matches versus Bologna

Players to focus on in AC Milan vs Bologna

Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Olivier Giroud. He is one of the players from AC Milan who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net two times in his last 6 games, and will surely want to add some more goals against Bologna.

The visitors will be looking to in-form Marko Arnautovic to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently.

Match predictions: AC Milan vs Bologna

To sum up, the upcoming match between AC Milan and Bologna seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.