Besiktas vs Sivasspor
Turkey – Super Lig
Date: Sunday, 19 January 2020
Kick-off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Vodafone Park (Istanbul).
Goals are the minimum expectation, as the current best team in the Super Lig, take on one of the traditional heavyweights. Sivasppor will be desperate to hold on to their top spot, while their opposite number will be keen to get into the playoff mix.
Besiktas vs Sivasspor Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two met, Sivasspor had won 3-0.
- The last six games in a row had over 2.5 goals.
- Five of the previous six match-ups had goals from both teams.
- Six of the previous nine games at this stadium had goals from both teams, and nine of the prior eleven fixtures had over 2.5 goals.
Besiktas vs Sivasspor Match Preview
Sivasspor are still living the dream, after their fairytale rise to the top of the table. Keep in mind that this team had finished just three spots above the relegation zone the last season, and in fact had gained promotion in the summer of 2017.
If they are to go on and be crowned champions, it would be a slap in the face for the likes of Besiktas, who are considered to be amongst the best in business in Turkey. They will try their best to not let such a thing happen.
Besiktas vs Sivasspor Prediction
Besiktas were at home the last match-day, and were trailing 0-1 in the first half against Genclerbirligi. However, the double red card given to the guests turned the game in their favor, and thus delivered a 4-1 scoreline.
Sivasspor had taken on Goztepe the prior game week, and the former recorded a 1-0 narrow win with the aid of the home advantage.
This match-day, understand that the encounter is between two of the best teams in the league at present. Of that, Sivasspor have been the absolute best squad in the Super Lig this whole campaign.
They are at the top of the table with a lead of four points over the second-placed Basaksehir, and have scored the most number of goals in the competition.
Sivasspor also have lost just twice this whole season, and have scored the most in away games as well. Also, the team have scored two or more goals in 14 of their last 16 overall fixtures, and in their last seven in a row on the road.
Going on, Besiktas have also scored twice or more in their last four games on the trot, and in six of their previous seven in front of the home crowd. Moreover, Besiktas are also the best team at home after Sivasppor, and have won four of their last five league encounters.
Furthermore, five of the previous six h2h games had goals from both teams, and the last six in a row had over 2.5 goals. At this venue, six of the former nine h2h battles had goals from both teams, and nine of the last eleven had three or more goals.
Finally, taking into consideration the competitive nature of this game alone, along with the pride at stake, it’s evident that the match is about to be a goal-fest. Likely, the BTTS & O2.5 bets seem to be very promising this Sunday.
Besiktas vs Sivasspor Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.60 (3/5)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.60 (3/5).