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Sportingbet preview: AC Milan

Posted on 14 February 2011  - 12:00

Our betting partners Sportingbet guide us through the markets for the big one against AC Milan.

Sportingbet preview: AC Milan

Tottenham return to the San Siro just four months after their last Champions League visit but face an altogether different foe in AC Milan tonight.

Inter may have entertained Spurs in the group stages with the Champions League, Coppa Italia and Serie A trophies in the cabinet, but it is their neighbours who have dominated the Italian domestic scene this season.

With that supremacy in mind, Milan are short priced favourites for the first leg clash at 13/20, with Tottenham rated 18/5 outsiders according to the Sportingbet book. The draw would be considered a great result though, and at 13/5 it represents a touch of value for positive thinking Spurs fans.

This game could be all about the goals however, and after Tottenham joined a certain North London rival in putting on the highest scoring games in the group stages, Over 2.5 strikes at 4/5 looks a punt worth taking on.

Goals pay extra at Sportingbet this week thanks to our 10% Top-Up promotion, which rewards winning bets in the First Goalscorer, Anytime Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecast markets with a little extra.

Simply back the likes of Rafael Van der Vaart (15/2 First Goalscorer) or in-form Niko Kranjcar (19/5 Anytime Goalscorer) to get on the scoresheet, tip up a 2-2 draw at 16/1 or combine the two – with Jermain Defoe to score first in a 1-1 draw paying 33/1 – and you could receive up to £25 more in your winnings!

Sportingbet Spurs Zone winner Albert Gardner will be attending the game in style, having been flown out on the first team’s private jet and put up in five-star luxury last night, and you’ll be able to read all about his experience in Up Close in the coming days.

Of course there are plenty more prizes in the Get Close section still up for grabs, so log on to Spurszone.co.uk for your chance to win.

Odds correct at time of writing...