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Serie A: AC Milan vs Lecce – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Serie A game between AC Milan and Lecce who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Struggling Lecce are in for a tough assignment, when going up against AC Milan on Saturday at San Siro. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take anything from this encounter.

AC Milan are chasing the first place in the Serie A after collecting 65 points from their initial 30 encounters. Lecce trail them on 29 points after 30 rounds, sitting as number 13 in the table.


Form: AC Milan vs Lecce

AC Milan Form

AC Milan are enjoying their football currently with three wins on the bounce, and it began with a 1-3 win against Slavia Prague. They went on to beat Verona by 1-3, before also getting the better of Fiorentina in a 1-2 victory. AC Milan managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A, where they also drew twice and lost none. They scored nine goals and conceded four times.

Lecce Form

Lecce have been all over in their last three matches across all tournaments. Against Verona, they came out empty-handed in a 0-1 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 0-1 win against Salernitana. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw against Roma. Lecce managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Serie A. On top of winning once they also drew one as well as losing four, while scoring ten time and letting in three.

Betting stats and facts for AC Milan and Lecce

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that AC Milan and Lecce played across all tournaments.

  • AC Milan have scored in the last 28 matches in a row
  • AC Milan have scored in the last 19 matches in a row in the Serie A
  • AC Milan have not lost 21 of the last 23 home matches in the Serie A
  • AC Milan have scored in the last 15 home matches in a row
  • AC Milan have not lost 17 of the last 19 matches in the Serie A
  • Lecce have not won 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • Lecce have conceded in 24 of the last 25 matches
  • Lecce have not won 20 of the last 22 away matches in the Serie A
  • Lecce have conceded in 23 of the last 24 matches in the Serie A
  • Lecce have conceded in 22 of the last 24 away matches

Players on top: AC Milan vs Lecce

It is a great season for Olivier Giroud, who currently has 12 league goals to his name during this season. AC Milan will rely on his services to gun down Lecce.

Popular betting markets: AC Milan vs Lecce

Full-time result

AC Milan won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing one as well. Lecce won one from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost six in this run. AC Milan won their last 4 matches. AC Milan are on a fine streak of 9 matches without defeat at home. AC Milan have not lost to Lecce in 11 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

AC Milan scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in the last ten home games. Interestingly, Lecce scored the opening goal of the match in just two of their last ten games. AC Milan managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. AC Milan have scored in 11 consecutive home meetings with Lecce.

Total goals

AC Milan saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Lecce’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.6 goals in these matches. AC Milan are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 19 matches. Lecce’s last 3 matches had less than three goals.

Suggested bet: AC Milan vs Lecce

To sum up, the upcoming match between AC Milan and Lecce seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Serie A game.

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