The two Milan clubs go head-to-head on Saturday evening but our tipster is expecting a low-scoring encounter when Clarence Seedorf's side tackle Walter Mazzarri's menInter can seal a qualification spot for next season’s Europa League with victory over rivals Milan when the two clubs go head-to-head in Serie A on Saturday night.
Walter Mazzarri’s men have lost just one of their last 13 league matches and, having kept a clean sheet in their last three outings, Inter will be confident of getting a positive result from this meeting with their city rivals.
Milan’s own hopes of qualifying for European competition were ended when a five-match winning run was halted by a 2-0 reverse at the hands of Roma last weekend but Clarence Seedorf’s side will be desperate to restore pride by claiming victory in Saturday’s derby.
Milan are chalked up at 6/4 (2.50) with William Hill to claim all three points this weekend while Walter Mazzarri’s men can be backed at a chunky 9/5 (2.80) with the same firm to enjoy victory here. Draw backers may be tempted by William Hill’s 23/10 (3.30) quote for the match to end in stalemate.
Inter ran out as 1-0 winners in the previous meeting between these two sides this term, courtesy of Rodrigo Palacio’s late strike and the Argentine striker could be a key protagonist again when these sides meet on Saturday.
Palacio has netted 25 goals in 47 appearances for Inter in all competitions thus far this term and appears to represent decent value at a juicy 11/2 (6.50) with William Hill to break the deadlock here while former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli – who has scored 14 league goals for Milan this season – can be backed at 9/2 (5.50) with the same firm to score first.
It is worth noting, however, that both sides have kept four clean sheets in their last six matches and, so, goals could prove difficult to come by when these two teams meet in Milan on Saturday evening.
Furthermore, four of the last five meetings between the Milan clubs have produced fewer than three goals and punters are advised to snap up the juicy 11/10 (2.10) quote from William Hill for a similar outcome this weekend.
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