Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Champions League round 1 game between AC Milan and Newcastle United and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
When Newcastle United step foot on the San Siro turf for the highly anticipated Champions League clash on Tuesday, AC Milan will be eagerly seizing the opportunity to make their home advantage count. With the crowd roaring in support and the familiar surroundings fueling their determination, the Rossoneri are primed to showcase their prowess.
Team form: AC Milan vs Newcastle United
AC Milan Form
In their last three matches, AC Milan beat Torino by 4-1 and Roma by 1-2, before losing against Inter by 5-1. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for AC Milan but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six Champions League matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring nine goals while conceding five.
Newcastle United Form
Newcastle United suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Liverpool in a 1-2 defeat. Brighton also proved too hard to handle as they won 3-1, before Newcastle United were able to strike back in a 1-0 win against Brentford. Newcastle United won three of a possible six away matches in the Champions League, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored ten while also conceding ten times.
Betting stats for AC Milan and Newcastle United
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that AC Milan and Newcastle United played across all tournaments.
- AC Milan have won 5 of the last 7 home matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- AC Milan have won the last 4 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- AC Milan have won the last 4 matches in a row
- AC Milan have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- AC Milan have won 5 of the last 7 home matches and the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Newcastle have conceded in the last 16 away matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 away matches Newcastle played, both teams scored
- Newcastle have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Newcastle have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Newcastle have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
Players under the radar: AC Milan vs Newcastle United
No clear picture has emerged yet as to which players will dominate the scoring charts for AC Milan and Newcastle United in this current Champions League season. However, we have listed some of their possible goalscorers in their upcoming match.
Popular betting markets: AC Milan vs Newcastle United
AC Milan won six of their previous 10 matches at San Siro. They drew one and lost three as well, while Newcastle United won four of their last 10 games away. They drew three and lost three.
Both teams to score
AC Milan have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than seven times in their previous 10 outings. Newcastle United scored the first goal of the game in five of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of AC Milan’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.8 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Newcastle United, who managed to score two times in those matches.
AC Milan vs Newcastle United Prediction
Here we present a free betting tip for this Champions League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for AC Milan and Newcastle United.