Krasnodar vs FK Rostov
Russian Premier League
Date: Sunday, 4 November 2018
Kick-Off at 13:30 UK/ 14:30 CET
Venue: Krasnodar Stadium (Krasnodar).
An important match which can turn the table is due on Sunday against two teams in the top 5 position.
The Bulls are 2nd in the league with 7 wins and 10 losses in 12 games. They scored 20 goals this season and is second best in scoring after leaders Zenit.
In the last 6 matches in all competitions, they have 3 wins and defeats each, with the defeats coming in succession.
Over 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of their last 6 overall games. At home, they have 3 wins in the recent 5 matches and lost 2 as well. In those 5 matches, 3 had over 2.5 goals scored.
The best result in that period was a 2-1 win against Sevilla in the Europa League which no one saw coming.
The team from Rostov have won 2 recent games on the trot from all competitions. They have 4 wins and 2 defeats in the last 6 matches across all venues.
A 6 game undefeated streak from all contests ended with a recent loss in the league to Moscow. In the last 6 games, only 1 game was lost by the Rednecks.
In 5 away games in the league, they have won 3 and lost 1, with the loss coming in the recent match. With just 1 point between them, this match will be tightly contested.
Home manager Murad Musayev will want his team to continue their good form and maybe they will surprise Zenit in the title race.
Krasnodar vs FK Rostov: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Krasnodar is unbeaten in the last 9 h2h matches with 5 wins in that period.
- In the last 5 h2h across all venues, 3 games had over 2.5 goals in total.
- The home team is unbeaten in last 5 games at Krasnodar Stadium, with an active 4 match win streak going on.
- Over 2.5 goals were scored in the last 4 games played there with the common scoreline being 2-1.
Krasnodar vs FK Rostov: Prediction
The visitors have the best defense in the league with just 6 goals conceded altogether. But when it comes to scoring the hosts are better with 20 goals in 12 games. So its home attack against the away defense. So it is possible that the match may end with both the sides sharing the spoils. But the away side have won their last 2 matches on the trot, especially a 3-1 victory against Zenit stands out in those. So we can bet on a Double Chance for an away win or a draw with 2.04 odd.
Even though they are poor in scoring, with the recent win against Zenit Rostov has proved that they can surprise stronger opponents as well. They have scored in 5 of their last 6 games across all venues and in 6 of their recent away matches too. The home side has also found the net in 5 of their previous 6 games from all competitions. So it is safe to place bets on both teams to score with 2.35 odd.
Krasnodar vs FK Rostov: Betting Tips
Double Chance: Match Drawn or Away win @ 2.04 (1/1).
Both teams To Score @ 2.35 (15/11).