Galatasaray vs Konyaspor
Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Türk Telekom Arena (Istanbul).
The former champions are 2nd in the league at the moment. They have 7 wins and 3 defeats in 12 matches. Fatih Terim’s team has scored 22 goals till now and conceded only 14.
The hosts were winless in 5 matches in all competitions which ended with a win against Kayserispor. Under 2.5 goals came in 7 of the last 7 games they played. The Yellow-Reds are undefeated in 8 matches from all competitions which include 5 match win streak. At present they are on a 3 game drawing streak. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of their last 7 home matches.
Konyaspor is 9th in the competition and they tend to draw more games than they have won. They have 4 wins and 3 defeats after 12 rounds are completed.
The Anatolian Eagles have also broken a 6 match winless run in their last match win against Ankaragucu. They have been winless in the last 4 matches on the road also losing 2 in them. In 3 of the last 5 games on the road for them, the final score had over 2.5 goals in total.
The Lions need a win to reduce the distance between them and the leaders Basaksehir. At present they are just 4 points apart. Also, Kasimpasa is just 1 point shy of the second position. So the hosts will be playing for a win on Saturday to avoid that challenge from Kasimpasa too.
Galatasaray vs Konyaspor: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Galatasaray has lost only once against this opposition in a total of 27 h2h games.
- Over 2.5 goals came in 4 of the last 5 meetings between these two across all venues.
- The Lions have won 5 of the recent 6 matches against this opponents.
- They have never lost at home against Konyaspor and are on a 3 match win streak.
- In the last 3 h2h matches played at this ground over 2.5 goals in total were recorded.
Galatasaray vs Konyaspor: Prediction
Galatasaray is great at all aspects of the game. Also, they are unbeaten at home for the last 5 matches. Meanwhile, the visitors have not won in their last 3 away games. So we can expect the home team to win comfortably in this game. Hence a bet can be placed on Galatasaray to win with 1.75 odd.
Konyaspor has been part of 8 matches in the league in which the score was below 2.5 goals. The same trend was followed by Galatasaray in 5 matches of which 3 was at home. In 4 of the visitors’ away matches also the score was below 3. So a bet can be placed on the score to be under 2.5 goals with 2.00 odd.
Galatasaray vs Konyaspor: Betting Tips
Galatasaray to win @ 1.75 (3/4).
Under 2.5 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).