Goztepe vs Antalyaspor
Turkey – Super Lig
Date: Sunday, 18 August 2019
Kick-off at 17:15 UK / 18:15 CET
Venue: Bornova Stadyumu (Izmir).
Despite enduring a six-game winless streak midway through their previous campaign, Gozetepe turned things around soon after and were undefeated in their last five games in a row. The unbeaten run certainly saved their necks, as the hosts subsequently finished fifteen in the table with just one point rescuing them from being booted to the second division.
Antalyaspor had a much better run in the league in comparison and came in seventh in the ladder with forty-five points in the bag. The visitors missed out on a ticket to the Europa Qualifiers by a two-point margin and will be hoping to make amends this time with a top-five finish.
However, despite the superior finish in the table, Antalyaspor have not been faring well against this foe, especially at this venue in their recent games. With their opening clash being on the road, the away side have their work cut out for them as Goztepe are sizing up to the favorites in this one.
Goztepe vs Antalyaspor Head to head (h2h)
- The teams have previously met each other ten times.
- Their last encounter finished 4-1 in favor of Gozetepe.
- Only one out of their all-time meetings have ended in a tie.
- Both sides have kept a clean sheet apiece in their last five matchups.
Goztepe vs Antalyaspor Prediction
The home team are unbeaten in their last three games here and have netted nine goals in the process while conceding just five. Additionally, Gozetepe have been securing the bragging rights in their last three matches on home soil.
It also needs saying that the hosts have been picking up the win with a goal difference of three goals in their last two clashes in succession here. The away side, on the other hand, have just one victory to boast of in their last five outings and have lost by a convincing margin thrice from those games.
Given the home advantage that Goztepe have under their belt and the aforementioned, you can count on the three points to swing in their favor.
The guest have failed to find the back of the net just once in their last four visits here. They have also been consistent in getting their names on the scoresheet, irrespective of the result, in their previous three outings as well. So, it looks more than likely that there neither side will be keeping a clean sheet intact in their opening encounter.
Goztepe vs Antalyaspor Betting tips
Full time result: Goztepe @ 1.90 (9/10)
Both teams to score @ 1.70 (7/10).