Galatasaray vs Basaksehir Prediction & Match Preview

Galatasaray vs Istanbul Basaksehir Turkish Super Lig Predictions and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Galatasaray vs Istanbul Basaksehir
Turkey – Super Lig
Date: Saturday, 18 December 2021
Kick-off at 16:00 UK / 17:00 CET
Venue: Nef Stadium.

Basaksehir is in the zone for Europa Conference League qualification after 2 back to back wins. The hosts are in the middle of the table hopes to win the upcoming match after a previous defeat. The visitors take a road trip this weekend to Nef Stadium hoping for an away win and to make it a hat-trick chain of victories.

Galatasaray vs Basaksehir Head-to-head

  • Past 5 h2h matches saw Galatasaray to win thrice while Basaksehir won only once also another match ended in a draw.
  • Those meetings saw 11 goals averaging out to 2.2 goals per game.
  • Their latest encounter in February saw Galatasaray to win by 3 goals to nil.
  • Galatasaray has been shown the first card in the last 6 home games against Basaksehir.

Galatasaray vs Basaksehir Prediction

The home team resides at the 9th spot on the table with 23 points in hand. From the 16 matches played, they won on 6 fixtures while the number of draws and losses stands 5 each. They have almost the same number of scoring and conceding numbers marking at 21:20.

Things have not been going that well in front of goal for Galatasaray recently, with the side failing to score in 2 of the last 5 games. They have hit the target only 7 times in the previous 6 fixtures. They lost the last match against Sivasspor by 1-0.

Basaksehir is at the 4th spot in the zone for Europa Conference League qualification with 28 points. Of the 16 matches played, they won 9 of them while drawing only once and losing on 6 other fixtures. They have a track good record as of late, at 8 games unbeaten in the Super Lig.

The visitors are unbeaten in the last 5 games coming into this fixture against Galatasaray, having won 4 and drawn 1. They have scored 10 goals in those 5 games. Their last 2 games saw victory was against Hatayspor and Kasimpasa.

Basaksehir have also enjoyed playing away from home recently, with the side currently unbeaten in 3 games while Galatasaray haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches. Therefore, we feel an away win at Nef Stadium on considering the visitors excellent form as of late.

Galatasaray vs Basaksehir Betting Tips

  • Istanbul Basaksehir to win @ 3.60 odds.
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.90 odds.