The Serie A clash at Artemio Franchi, Firenze this coming Saturday sees Fiorentina hosting opponents AC Milan. Following 12 matches, Fiorentina rank 7th in the Serie A on 18 points. That leaves a gap of 14 points to AC Milan, who sit 2nd after collecting 32 points.
With 4 defeats from their last 6 matches, there is room to improve for Fiorentina before their next assignment on home soil. Otherwise, they could be in for another disappointment this coming Saturday against AC Milan.
Fiorentina go into their next Serie A match averaging a humble 1.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 13 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
AC Milan enter their next Serie A match, averaging a highly satisfactory 2.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a presentable total of 21 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
Facts and figures for Fiorentina vs AC Milan in Serie A.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Fiorentina's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Fiorentina conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Fiorentina's last 5 at home matches in the row;
- Fiorentina scored the last 5 matches in a row at home.
- AC Milan unbeaten the last 17 matches in a row;
- AC Milan has won the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- AC Milan unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- AC Milan has won in the last 7 of 8 matches.
Current form — Fiorentina v. AC Milan
Fiorentina hoping for fresh start
Fiorentina will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. It is all or nothing with Fiorentina at the moment, and sadly for them, it has been more “nothing” than “all”. They first went down 1-0 in an encounter with Lazio, to which they replied by beating Spezia 3-0. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 1-0 against Juventus.
AC Milan keep target in sight.
AC Milan look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. AC Milan look solid right now after going 3 matches unbeaten. They laid the groundworks by beating Roma with a 2-1 scoreline, before settling for a point in a 1-1 draw against FC Porto. Their latest match once again had them share the points, this time in a 1-1 draw against Inter.
It has the look of an equal match up in theory, AC Milan, however, still represent slightly better value in our opinion than Fiorentina. Bookies have a home win priced at 3.00, while paying out odds 2.25 for the away win. Should they split the point, it pays out at 3.40 with the bookmakers.
Fiorentina v. AC Milan — fixture history
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, AC Milan came away as 2-3 winners. In was a match played at Artemio Franchi, Firenze back in March 2021 in the Serie A. This time round, betting on AC Milan will get you odds 2.25, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 44% chance of beating Fiorentina. You can get a price of 3.00, should you wish to bet your money on Fiorentina. Fiorentina head into their upcoming match against AC Milan with a 20% winning record in recent Serie A meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 2-3-5 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 50%. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 4 times in the past 10 matches between Fiorentina and AC Milan. Both teams found the back of the net 6 times in those 10 matches.
Current standings in the Serie A
Looking at the Serie A standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 14 points. Fiorentina cannot squeeze past AC Milan in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. AC Milan, number 2 on 32 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Saturday.
Top scorers markets
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Dusan Vlahovic. He is one of the Fiorentina players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against AC Milan.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Zlatan Ibrahimovic to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted 2 goals for AC Milan in their latest matches.