Basel vs Krasnodar
Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
Kick-off at 17:55 UK / 18:55 CET
Venue: St. Jakob-Park (Basel).
Basel will be lucky to start the season in the group stages with a home match. Krasnodar came into the league after defeating FC Porto, so their chances cannot be completely written off.
The host was second in the Swiss super league in the last season and are the only Swiss club to ever qualify for the group stages directly. Krasnodar was third in the Russian Premier League and the team has shown their strength against bigger teams to enter the group stage.
Group C is kind of tightly packed with Getafe and Trabzonspor in the mix along with the teams preparing for the opening match. With such tight competitions, there would be no space for mistakes and the teams will work to gather all the points and losing none in the process.
Basel vs Krasnodar Head-to-head (h2h)
They have not met in a major competition before.
Basel vs Krasnodar Prediction
RotBlau has scored only nine goals from their last five home games, while Krasnodar slotted in ten goals in the previous five away games. Both teams have shown an average of 1.8 GPM and 2.0 GPM, respectively. Hence, the teams have more chance to go through a low scoring game with not more than 3.5 goals by the end of the ninety minutes.
With the added advantage of the home ground and the consistent form of K.Ademi in their recent matches, Basel dugout is sure to breach the opposition defense. Besides that, they have slotted in eleven of their previous thirteen goals in the second half of the game. Moreover, their start striker Ademi has scored four of his last five goals in the second half of the game.
Henceforth, one can place their wager on the match to produce some action in the second half from the hosting side.
Basel vs Krasnodar Betting tips
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5)
To score in the second half: Basel @ 1.60 (3/5).