SKA Khabarovsk vs Anzhi Makhackala
Russian Premier League
Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Kick-off at 9:00 UK/ 10:00 CET
Venue: Stadion imeni Lenina (Khabarovsk).
SKA Khabarovsk are struggling with the life in Russian Premier League as they were beaten in all four games so far. On top of that, they are yet to score a goal this season.
This is Khabarovsk’s second home match of the season. The previous was on matchday 1 against domestic heavy weights Zenit.
FK Anzhi Makhackala are no better as they lost 3 of their four games so far. The defeats came against Moscow giants CSKA and Lokomotiv and the most recent one is against Rostov. Their lone win so far came against Amkar at home on matchday 2.
SKA Khabarovsk vs Anzhi Makhackala: Head-to-head
All previous meetings between the clubs happened in the Division 1. The most recent duels was in 2014/15 season ending in a pair of 1-1 stalemates.
Overall, Azhi hold a moderate record against SKA after bagging 5 wins in the 12 matches, drew 4 and lost 3.
Meantime, SKA Khabarovsk are better at home with 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in 6 meetings with Anzhi.
SKA Khabarovsk vs Anzhi Makhackala: Prediction
SKA are finding it hard to cope with the intensity of Russian Premier League. This is normal for a team that just earned their promotion, who do not have the players to do the job at this level.
Without a doubt, Anzhi have a better squad with experienced. These are the kind of matches they must win and look good to grab a win to kick some momentum into their turbulent campaign.
SKA Khabarovsk vs Anzhi Makhackala: Bet Tips
Over 1.5 match goals for 1.53 odds with Betfair is a banker.
Value is in banking on Anzhi to win the match for 2.88 odds with Betfair.