Roma are going to play Milan in Round 11 of the 2021-22 Serie A season.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 31 October 2021. The match venue is Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups. Coming up next is the betting tips and match prediction for the Roma vs Milan (October 31) game.
Roma vs Milan (October 31) latest betting odds
Top betting sites price Roma to win at 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional). A draw is priced at 3.70 (+270; 27/10), while Milan to win is priced at 3.00 (+200; 2/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Roma — 40%, draw — 27%, Milan — 33%.
Latest betting odds on Roma vs Milan (31 October 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.18 (+118; 59/50)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Roma — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Milan — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.64 (-156; 25/39)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
Roma vs Milan (October 31) match preview and statistics
Roma bounced back with a 2-1 win over Cagliari in their last match. They are fourth in the league table with 19 points and a +8 goal difference.
Cagliari took the lead in the 52nd minute as Leonardo Pavoletti scored with a right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner, assisted by Raoul Bellanova. Roger Ibanez levelled the scores in the 71st minute with a header from the middle to the bottom right corner. Lorenzo Pellegrini assisted with a cross following a corner.
Pellegrini made it 2-1 in the 77th minute with a right footed shot to the top right corner from the free-kick spot. It was a top performance from the Giallorossi to turn things around and win the match.
They had 59% possession, 22 total shots, 19 chances, five big chances and a 2.81 xG. Jose Mourinho’s men head into this match in search of another win.
Roma team news: Chris Smalling and Leonardo Spinazzola are unavailable due to injuries.
AC Milan are unbeaten in their last seven league matches with six wins and a draw. Following the 4-2 win over Bologna, Milan beat Torino 1-0 in the last match. The Rossoneri are second in the league standings with 28 points and a +14 goal difference. They have the same points as Napoli who lead the league table.
Oliver Giroud scored the winning goal right before the quarter of an hour as he taps in the header from Rade Krunic. The Reds were able to defend this lead until the final whistle.
They had 44% possession, 10 shots, nine chances and a 1.09 xG. Generally, Milan didn’t have a top performance but scored at the right time. Stefano Pioli’s team hopes to continue their run in the league.
AC Milan team news: Pioli won’t have his full squad for this match, some key players are injured and unavailable. Samu Castillejo and Mike Maignan are sidelined, while Junior Messias, Brahim Diaz, Ante Rebic, Alessandro Florenzi and Fode-Ballo Toure are doubtful for the match.
Roma vs Milan H2H
In their last five meetings, Roma have one, Milan have two wins and two draws. The Rossoneri won 2-1 in their last meeting.
Roma vs Milan (October 31) key players and lineups
AS Roma projected starting lineup:
- Rui Patricio
- Rick Karsdorp
- Gianluca Mancini
- Roger Ibanez
- Matias Vina
- Bryan Cristante
- Jordan Veretout
- Nicolo Zaniolo
- Lorenzo Pellegrini
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- Tammy Abraham
Tammy Abraham hopes to get back on the scoresheet in this match. The English striker has two goals and two assists so far, he needs to pick up his scoring boots to achieve this. Abraham is a player to watch out for.
AC Milan projected starting lineup:
- Ciprian Tatarusanu
- Davide Calabria
- Fikayo Tomori
- Simon Kjaer
- Theo Hernandez
- Franck Kessie
- Ismael Bennacer
- Alexis Saelemaekers
- Rade Krunic
- Rafael Leao
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Frank Kessie is the key player to watch out for in this match. He won the most duels (10), completed 3/3 dribbles, made two interceptions and four ball recoveries in the last match.
Roma vs Milan (October 31) betting tips and prediction
Roma have bounced back and taken shape with the win in their last match. Milan have gone seven games unbeaten in the league. Both teams are rivals that can win the match. The Rossoneri need the win to keep on fighting Napoli for the top spot. They are missing some key players, which is an added advantage for Mourinho’s team.
Betting prediction: Roma to win or draw
Odds: 1.44 (-225 American; 4/9 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.30 (+130 American; 13/10 Fractional)