Besiktas vs Konyaspor
Turkish Super Lig
Date: Monday, 18th September 2017
Kick-off at 18:00 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: Vodafone Arena, Istanbul.
After the impressive performance in Portugal, the Turkish champions Besiktas welcome Konyaspor at Vodafone Arena. With a victory they would level Fenerbahce on the first place on points terms, while the visitors haven’t started their season as planned.
Besiktas are yet to be beaten after five games played in Super Lig. They only drew Kasimpasa 2-2 on the road.
The home team is coming off an exciting victory against Porto within Champions League group stage match. They stunned the Portuguese side with 1-3 on the road and made a huge step towards the knock-out stages in the first round already. Therefore, the team spirit is excellent, so they will be aiming nothing less than a convincing victory against Konyaspor.
The visitors beat Genclebirigi 3-0 in the second round of the domestic league and that was their only triumph this season. In the remaining three outings, they were beaten by Trabzonspor, Basakhesir and Alanyaspor.
They are one of the four sides in Super Lig that are yet to register a draw this season.
Besiktas vs Konyaspor: Head-to-head
Besiktas have a horrendous record against Konyaspor. In the last six matches they only managed to grab one victory while suffering four defeats. Even on the road, Konyaspor always trouble Besiktas – three wins in Istanbul in addition to two defeats.
Besiktas vs Konyaspor: Prediction
Besiktas are stronger than ever and they will be aiming to show Konyaspor who’s boss and put the previous defeats behind them. The hosts will fight for both Super Lig and Cup title this season, so beating Konyaspor will massively boost their confidence ahead of the tight schedule. The only problem for Besiktas could be the fatigue, but they have enough players to replace the starters who might need some rest.
Besiktas vs Konyaspor: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Besiktas -1.25 AH at the odds of 1.93.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for 1st half over 1.5 goals at the odds of 2.38.