Chelsea vs AC Milan – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 3, 2022

Chelsea are getting ready to clash with AC Milan this coming Wednesday at 20:00 at Stamford Bridge for a glamourous Champions League group stage match.

Chelsea vs AC Milan Stats

  • Chelsea have scored in the last 33 home matches in a row
  • In the last 9 home matches in a row Chelsea played, both teams scored
  • Chelsea have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • Chelsea have not lost 9 of the last 10 home matches
  • Chelsea have conceded in the last 9 home matches in a row
  • AC Milan have not lost 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • AC Milan have not lost 17 of the last 19 matches
  • AC Milan have scored in 18 of the last 19 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches AC Milan played, both teams scored
  • AC Milan have scored in 11 of the last 12 away matches

Chelsea vs AC Milan Lineups

Chelsea vs AC Milan Preview

Graham Potter will have been relieved to get his first win as Chelsea manager at the weekend after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 thanks to Conor Gallagher’s late stunner. Still, attentions quickly turn to Wednesday in what is a must-win game for the London outfit, who have picked up just one point from their opening two group matches against — on paper — the two weakest teams in Group E. Chelsea have won four of their last six Champions League matches on home soil while drawing once and losing once. They conceded four and scored 13 goals from those fixtures.

Visitors AC Milan left it late themselves at the weekend as they claimed a dramatic 3-1 win away to Empoli in Serie A at the weekend. They have fared better than Wednesday’s opponents in this competition so far, taking four points from their opening two fixtures to sit top of the group. AC Milan claimed two wins against one draw and three defeats in their last six away matches in the Champions League. The scoreline from these matches reads nine goals conceded and eight scored.

Chelsea vs AC Milan H2H

Chelsea had a good reading on AC Milan in their last two meetings, which they won by 2-0 and 3-1, respectively. Looking back over their last five encounters serves to emphasize how equally paired the two teams usually are. Visitors AC Milan claimed a win in zero of the previous five matches. Hosting side Chelsea won three of these, as the bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 1.70.

Full Time Betting

Chelsea claimed five wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing one. AC Milan won six of their last 10 away games, as they also drew three and lost one of these matches. Chelsea conceded at least one goal in nine of their last 10 matches on home soil, whereas AC Milan kept three clean sheets in their previous 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Chelsea will no doubt look forward to their next match, as they ran out 2-0 and 3-1 winners when last playing AC Milan.

Over/Under Tips

In the past five encounters between Chelsea and AC Milan over 2.5 goals came out two times, with Chelsea scoring an average of 2.2 goals per game. AC Milan averaged 0.4 goals, while both teams scored two times. Chelsea performed an average of 1.4 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored two times in those matches.

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Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.