Olympiakos vs Milan Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Thursday, the fans are in for a real treat as Olympiakos host AC Milan at the Karaiskakis Stadium. Two-teams from the middle of the table will battle it out in what could be a crucial match for them. The winner of the outing will take the second spot in Group F and increase their chances of progressing further into the competition.
Olympiakos are placed third in Group F with seven points from two wins, a draw, and two losses. In the previous round, they ended their two-game winning streak when they lost to Betis by the minimal result. Both squads played with a lot of physicalities and as a result, the referee had to show ten yellow cards. Betis had a chance to take the lead in the eighteenth minute when Leon missed his shot from the penalty spot. In the closing minute of the first half, Canales of Betis scored, to make it the final 1-0 and secure the precious three points for his club.
AC Milan hold the second spot at the table with ten points and a positive goal difference of +5. So far on their European group campaign, they have gotten three wins, a draw, and a single loss. In the previous round, they faced Dudelange and managed to win by the score of 5-2. Stolz and Turpel scored for Dudelange and on the other side Cutrone, Calhanoglu, and Borini scored a goal each, followed by two own-goals from Stelvio and Schnell. This outing was as weird as it gets, but at least there was no lack of excitement.
The two teams have played a total of two matches against each other. The first one took place in 2014 when Olympiakos won in a friendly match and the most recent one ended with AC Milan’s 3-1 win.
Olympiakos don't have lots of missing players for the match against AC Milan. Ahmed Hassan is injured and he can't play on this match. All other players are available to play and they are highly motivated for this game.
On the other side Milan have six missing players for the match against Olympiakos. Ivan Strinic, Lucas Biglia, Mattia Caldara, Mateo Musacchio, Alessio Romagnoli and Giacomo Bonaventura are injured and they can't play on Thursday night in Greece. All other players are ready for the match and they will play strong and aggressive football from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Olympiakos: Sa; Tsimikas, Vukovic, Cisse, Torosidis; Camara, Bouchalakis; Leiva, Fortounis, Podence; Guerrero
Milan: Reina; Calabria, Zapata, Rodriguez, Laxalt; Bakayoko, Bertolacci, Calhanoglu; Castillejo, Higuain, Borini
Olympiakos vs Milan Prediction
This game will be a tough one and we expect a true football battle in Greece. Both sides will play aggressive in the midfield and we will see lots of midfield duels and fouls. Match Olympiakos vs Milan brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Only one of two sides will progress to the next round of the Europa League and stakes are big. Both teams really want to progress and they will do their best to collect some points from the match. Olympiakos have only lost one home game all season and they are in full of confidence. On the other side Milan play with some oscillating in form and they will try not to concede in Greece.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Olympiakos vs Milan Prediction: Draw. We don't expect lots of scoring chances on this match and our second betting pick for the match is Under 2.5 goals. Our risky bet goes on correct score 1-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.