AC Milan vs Juventus prediction and betting tips (January 23)
AC Milan host Juventus in their 23rd league game of the season on Sunday night. The hosts are coming off a loss, seeking a rebound to winning ways in this fixture. Who wins the clash? Milan or Juve?
Rafael Leao (Milan) has had goal involvements in each of their last 4 matches
Rafael Leao (Milan) has had goal involvements in each of their last 4 matches

AC Milan and Juventus cross swords in Round 23 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 23 January 2022. The match venue is San Siro, Milan.

Betting tips and match predictions for the AC Milan vs Juventus (January 23) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are up next.

AC Milan vs Juventus (January 23) latest betting odds

AC Milan to win odds are priced at 2.80 (+180 American; 9/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.25 (+225; 9/4), while Juventus to win odds are priced at 2.85 (+185; 37/20).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: AC Milan — 35%, draw — 30%, Juventus — 35%.

Latest betting odds on AC Milan vs Juventus (23 January 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on AC Milan — 2.35 (+135; 27/20)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Juventus — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; evens)

AC Milan vs Juventus (January 23) match preview and statistics

AC Milan are second in the league table with 48 points and a +22 goal difference. The Rossoneri have four wins and a draw in their last five games. They lost 1-2 to Spezia in their last league match.

Theo Hernandez missed a penalty in the 45th minute as his shots went off target to goal kick. Rafael Leao opened the scoring on the stroke of halftime with a chip over the goalkeeper after latching onto a through ball that had been sliced towards his own goal by Nikolaou. Kevin Agudelo levelled the scores in the 64th minute of the second half, assisted by Daniele Verde.

Verde finds Agudelo with a brilliant low cross, the substitute makes no mistake with his effort, sending it past Maignan into the back of the net. Emmanuel Quartsin Gyasi scored the winner in the added minutes, 90+6 minutes before full time, assisted by Viktor Kovalenko. A defensive mix-up allows Kovalenko to send a cross over to Gyasi, who slots it past Maignan to make it 2-1 and surely win the game.

Top stats: 60% possession, 25 total shots, 21 chances created, two big chances, eight shots on target, 2.52 xG, 411 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 11 fouls conceded, 10 corners, one offside.

AC Milan team news: Fikayo Tomori, Simon Kjaer and Pietro Pellegri are sidelined due to injuries. Ismael Bennacer, Franck Kessie and Fode Ballo are on international duties.

Juventus are fifth in the league table with 41 points and a +13 goal difference. The Old Lady have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five games. They are on a two-game winning streak ahead of this fixture. The Bianconeri thrashed Sampdoria 4-1 in their last match in the Coppa Italia.

Juan Cuadrado opened the scoring in the 25th minute from a set piece situation. He lines up a free-kick right on the edge of the area, strikes it low and hard on the keeper’s side, but it falls through his grasp and into the bottom right corner. Daniel Rugani doubled the lead in the 52nd minute of the second half, rising above everyone else to nod it into the far corner from close range.

It was a delightfully weighted cross by Arthur from the corner. Andrea Conti pulls one back in the 63rd minute with a strike past the keeper’s reach, in off the post into the far corner, assisted by Tommaso Augello with a cross. Paulo Dybala made it 3-1 in the 67th minute as he sweeps the loose ball into the far corner from the inside of the area, assisted by Manuel Locatelli.

Alvaro Morata crowned the win with Juve’s fourth goal in the 77th minute. He steps up and calmly dispatches the spot-kick into the bottom left corner of the goal. They are through to the Coppa Italia quarter-final where they’ll face Sassuolo.

Team statistics: 63% possession, 27 total shots, 23 chances created, four big chances, 15 shots on target, 600 accurate passes, 89% pass accuracy, 15 fouls conceded, 14 corners, one offside, one yellow card.

In their last league match, Juventus beat Udinese two goals to nil. Paulo Dybala opened the scoring in the 19th minute of the first half, while Weston McKennie doubled the lead in the 79th minute of the second half.

Juventus team news: Federico Chiesa is out for the season due to a cruciate ligament injury, while Leonardo Bonuccis is unavailable due to Muscle Injury.

AC Milan vs Juventus H2H

In their last five meetings, Milan have two wins, Juventus have one win with two draws. Both teams played a 1-1 draw in their last meeting.

AC Milan vs Juventus (January 23) key players and lineups

AC Milan projected starting lineup:

  • Mike Maignan
  • Alessandro Florenzi
  • Peirre Kalulu
  • Matteo Gabbia
  • Theo Hernandez
  • Rade Krunic
  • Sandro Tonali
  • Alexis Saelemaekers
  • Brahim Diaz
  • Rafael Leao
  • Oliver Giroud

Rafael Leao is the key player to watch out for. He has had goal involvements in each of their last four matches with three goals and two assists. Leao scored in the last match and looks forward to being on the scoresheet in this game. The winger has six league goals and three assists in 18 matches this season.

Juventus projected starting lineup:

  • Wojciech Szczeny
  • Mattia De Sciglio
  • Matthijs de Light
  • Giorgio Chiellini
  • Juan Cuadrado
  • Arthur
  • Manuel Locatelli
  • Adrien Rabiot
  • Dejan Kulusevski
  • Paulo Dybala
  • Alvaro Morata

Paulo Dybala is the key player to watch out for. He has scored in two straight games for the team. Dybala wants to bag a goal or two in this clash. Manuel Locatelli had a brilliant performance in their last match against Sampdoria. He completed three dribbles, created seven chances, gave six key passes and provided an assist.

AC Milan vs Juventus (January 23) betting tips and prediction

AC Milan vs Juventus is a match that can be quite tricky. Home advantage might be a factor, but look at their recent encounters, Juve beat Milan at San Siro, while Milan did the same at Allianz Stadium vice-versa. They shared the spoils in their last head-to-head game.

Heading into this match, both teams are in good form and aim for a win. The Old Lady want to enter the top 4 in the standings, while the Rossoneri want to top the league table with a win. In their last five games, Milan have scored 14 goals, averaging 2.8 goals per match, while Juve have scored 12 goals, averaging 2.4 per match. Predictions are both teams to score, and over 2.5 goals.

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.77 (-130 American; 10/13 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.98 (-102 American; 50/51 Fractional)

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Both teams to score (Yes)
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