Inter Milan and AC Milan cross swords in Round 24 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 5 February 2022. The match venue is San Siro Stadium, Milan.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Inter vs AC Milan (February 5) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups is up next.
Inter vs AC Milan latest odds on betting sites
Inter Milan to win odds are situated at 1.85 (-118 American; 50/59 Fractional), the odds for a draw are situated at 4.00 (+300; 3/1), while AC Milan to win odds are situated at 4.45 (+345; 69/20).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Inter — 53%, draw — 25%, AC Milan — 22%.
Latest betting odds on Inter vs AC Milan (5 February 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.16 (+116; 29/25)
- Asian handicap (-0.75) on Inter — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Asian handicap (+0.75) on AC Milan — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
Inter vs AC Milan match preview and statistics
Inter Milan are top of the league table with 53 points and a +36 goal difference. The Nerazzurri haven’t lost in eight matches, with seven wins and a draw. They beat Venezia 2-1 in their last league match.
Thomas Henry opened the scoring in the 19th minute with a firm header into the back of the net, assisted by Ethan Ampadu with an outswinging cross from the right flank. Nicolo Barella levelled the scores in the 40th minute.
Darmian’s deep cross was met by a Perisic volley from the left side of the area, Lezzerini’s diving save rebounded the ball to Barella’s path. He slammed the equalizer home from close range.
Edin Dzeko came up with a late winner in the 90th minute of the second half. Dumfries curled in a cross into the penalty area, Dzeko held off two challengers to plant his header into the back of the net, assisted by Denzel Dumfries with a cross.
Hakan Calhanoglu created three chances, had the most tackles (4) and won six duels in the match. Dzeko was the most fouled player (4 times), had four shots on target, won the most duels (8) and scored the match winner.
Team statistics: 70% possession, 2.93 expected goals (xG), 24 total shots, 19 chances created, three big chances, 12 shots on target, 596 accurate passes, 88% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, six corners, two offsides, three yellow cards.
Inter Milan team news: Joaquin Correa and Robin Gosens are sidelined due to injuries.
AC Milan are third in the league standings with 49 points and a +22 goal difference. The Rossoneri have three wins, a draw and a loss in their previous five games. They played a goalless draw with Juventus in their last league match.
Team statistics: 47% possession, 0.60 expected goals xG, 14 total shots, nine chances created, four shots on target, 368 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 16 fouls committed, four corners, two offsides, two yellow cards.
Sandro Tonali had a good match in the game against Juventus. He completed 2/3 dribbles, had two tackles, won the most duels (12) and was the most fouled player (6 times). Alessio Romagnoli was solid defensive, won five duels, made seven clearances, had one tackle, one interception and eight ball recoveries.
AC Milan team news: Fikayo Tomori, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Simon Kjaer are ruled out for the match. Fode Ballo is on international duty for Senegal at AFCON.
Inter vs AC Milan H2H
In the last 10 meetings between both sides. Inter have six wins, AC Milan have two wins and two draws and AC Milan are levelled on wins, each party have 23 wins to their name with 12 draws. They drew 1-1 in their last meeting.
Inter vs AC Milan lineups and key players
Inter Milan projected starting lineup:
- Samir Handanovic
- Milan Skriniar
- Stefan de Vrij
- Federico Dimarco
- Matteo Darmian
- Nicolo Barella
- Marcelo Brozovic
- Hakan Calhanoglu
- Ivan Perisic
- Edin Dzeko
- Lautaro Martinez
The key player to watch out for is Edin Dzeko. He has scored nine league goals and provided three assists from an 8.14 xG. Dzeko had a good performance in their last match against Venezia, scoring the match winner in the dying minutes to secure the three points.
AC Milan projected starting lineup:
- Mike Maignan
- Alessandro Florenzi
- Pierre Kalulu
- Alessio Romagnoli
- Theo Hernandez
- Sandro Tonali
- Rade Krunic
- Alexis Saelemaekers
- Brahim Diaz
- Rafael Leao
- Olivier Giroud
The key player to watch out for is Theo Hernandez. The fullback has nine goal contributions in the league with four goals and five assists. He had a good match in the last game against Juventus but has to get on the scoresheet in this match.
Inter vs AC Milan predictions and betting tips
Inter Milan are the better team ahead of this match. They are unbeaten in eight straight games, with seven wins and a draw. The Nerazzurri have won two back-to-back games ahead of this fixture.
AC Milan have had some stumbling blocks on their way to the league top spot. The Rossoneri have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five matches. After losing 1-2 to Spezia, they avoided another loss as they drew against Juventus in their last match.
The Red and Blacks want to get back to winning ways, while the Black and Blues want to keep their unbeaten streak. If Milan win this derby, they will reduce the gap between them and Inter to a point. Predictions for this match are over 2.5 goals, and both teams to score.
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)