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Champions League – FC Porto vs AC Milan: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between FC Porto and AC Milan and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

FC Porto take on AC Milan for a match in the Champions League on Tuesday at the Estadio do Dragao.

Both sides have had disappointing starts in their respective campaigns. FC Porto surely would have hoped for more than a single point from two games. The Dragons are in third place in Group B, meaning the pressure for a first win is definitively on.

That said, AC Milan are faring no better – or perhaps even worse. The Rossoneri have endured a nightmare start for their Champions League comeback, having lost their first two games. They have no points whatsoever down in fourth-place.

Our tip

Stats and facts for FC Porto and AC Milan.

  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in FC Porto’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • FC Porto scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
  • FC Porto conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
  • AC Milan has lost the last 4 matches in a row;
  • AC Milan did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
  • AC Milan has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • AC Milan scored in the last 10 of 12 matches.

Current form — FC Porto v. AC Milan

The Dragons continue to collect points

FC Porto look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Sérgio Conceição’s side are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Gil Vicente by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 5-1 against Liverpool, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Pacos de Ferreira.

The Rossoneri are on a roll

AC Milan look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, Stefano Pioli’s side lost 2-1 to Atletico Madrid before returning to winning ways by beating Atalanta 3-2. They won 3-2 again last time out at the expense of Hellas Verona.

According to the bookmakers, FC Porto are favourites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 3.30, meaning the bookies predict they have a fair chance of claiming all three points. For placing your bet on FC Porto, the best price at the time of writing is 2.45.

FC Porto v. AC Milan — fixture history

The last match between AC Milan and FC Porto was a tight encounter that saw the Rossoneri claim a 1-0 victory.

FC Porto have been able to win 0% of their last 1 encounter against upcoming AC Milan in the Champions League. In other words, they have a 0-0-1 recent record, with the latter winning 100% of the matches.

Current table in the Champions League

Primary goal getter

It is difficult to look past Mehdi Taremi, when on the search for a marksman. He seems on a strong run and hit the target 4 times for FC Porto in their last 6 games. Brahim Diaz has managed to hit the target 3 times in the last half dozen matches for AC Milan. It is probably safe to say that they will both be looking to add to his tally here once again.