Inter Milan faces AC Milan in the big Derby della Madonnina this weekend. Inter Milan sits in fifth place in the league table, but suffered a bad 4-2 loss to Napoli in their last match. They are slight betting favorites facing an AC Milan team that has struggled all season.
Midweek Sportsbook has Inter Milan at +150 with AC Milan at +175 and a draw line of +230. View the complete Inter Milan vs AC Milan Matchup.
Milan sits in 12th place in the league table and they have a big Monday night match facing second place side AS Roma.
While AC Milan has struggled in domestic play their 0-0 draw against Ajax last week advanced them to the knockout stage of the Champions League.
Last season in the two match ups between these bitter rivals Inter Milan won the first and in the second the outcome was a 1-1 draw.
AC Milan has lost all three matches so far this season playing clubs that are in the top five in the Serie A table.
Inter Milan has given up the sixth fewest goals in the league, but in their last two matches they have given up seven goals.
Rodrigo Palacio leads Inter Milan with nine goals on the season and the AC Milan defense has to key on him. Speaking of the AC Milan defense that has been their issue on the season, as they have given up as many goals as they have scored (23).
Mario Balotelli leads AC Milan with six goals on the season and his late goal in their last match facing relegation side Livorno salvaged a 2-2 draw.
Kaka ranks second for AC Milan with three goals and while he has been banged up this season can he regain his form? He is a key midfielder that has to attack and set up the front line.
AC Milan is the only club from Italy playing in the knockout stage in the Champions League. Unless they start winning this season they will not be playing in the Champions League next season. However, winning the Derby della Madonnina is a great place to start.