Ankaragucu vs Goztepe Predictions & Match Preview

Ankaragucu vs Goztepe
Turkey – Super Lig
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 10.30 UK/ 11.30 CET
Venue: Ankara 19 Mayis Stadyumu (Ankara).

The 17th round in the Turkish Super Lig has Ankaragucu hosting Goztepe at the Ankara 19 Mayis Stadyumu. The match takes place on Saturday.

Goztepe is 12th in the league table and has 19 points from their 16 matches so far. Their record reads six wins, one draw, and nine losses. The team scored 15 goals and conceded 19 in return. Goztepe drew one of their last five matches and lost the remaining four games. One came from the Goztepe frontline, while the defense let past seven goals into the net.

Ankaragucu holds the 11th position in the table and has posted 20 points from their 16 fixtures. They won six games, drew two and lost eight matches in their league campaign. Ankaragucu has a goal difference of -6 after scoring 17 and conceding 23 goals. The team lost four of their last five games and drew the remaining one. Ankaragucu managed to score two goals and opposition teams scored 12 against them.

Goztepe won against Nazillispor, at home, in their last league match. The final score was 2-1. Ankaragucu won against Bodrumspor, at home, last weekend. The match ended 3-2, in favor of the hosts.

Ankaragucu vs Goztepe Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Ankaragucu lost the last h2h match against Goztepe.
  • Five of the last six h2h wins belong to Ankaragucu.
  • Ankaragucu won five of their last seven games.
  • Goztepe won two of their last seven fixtures.
  • Ankaragucu was unbeaten in 13 of their last 17 home-ties.
  • Goztepe was winless in 18 of their last 20 away matches.

Ankaragucu vs Goztepe Prediction

These two sides are fierce rivals and currently are in stiff competition with each other in the mid-table. Most of the matches between these sides have had both sides on the score sheet. The stat holds true for every tie contested in this decade, be it at either team’s home ground.

The peculiar thing is most goals come late into the match. The second halves are usually filled with goals whereas in most cases first halves are uneventful.

Leaving h2h games aside, the stat can be seen in normal matches too, especially this season. No other team than these two, have been outscored in the second halves, in the entire league. Both these teams have lost more than half of their league matches in the second halves.

We will most likely see a comparatively quiet first half and a more happening latter half. Both teams won’t get on the score sheet together in the first half, but they will achieve it in the next 45 minutes. We will also see at least two second-half goals.

Ankaragucu vs Goztepe Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score in First Half/ Second Half: NO/YES @ 4.00 (3/1)
  • Over 1.5 Second Half Goals @ 2.20 (6/5).

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