Lokomotiv Moscow vs Arsenal Tula
Russia – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 3rd November 2018
Kick-off at 11.00 UK/ 12.00 CET
Venue: RZD Arena, Moscow.
Lokomotiv Moscow takes on Arsenal Tula at the RZD Arena in the Round 13 of Russian Premier League.
Lokomotiv Moscow is the third team in the league table with 21 points from 12 matches. Their record reads six wins, three losses, and three draws. Arsenal Tula is a mid-team table that sits at the 10th spot with 14 points from their 12 matches. They have won three, lost four and drew five of their 12 matches in the Russian Premier League.
The team from Moscow just demolished Yenisey, the last team in the table, in the quarterfinals of the Russian Cup. The final scoreline read 4-1 in favor of Lokomotiv. Miranchuk scored a brace to put an end to Yenisey’s domestic success hopes.
Arsenal Tula too put on a very fine performance in the quarterfinals of the Russian Cup and recorded an away victory against Akhmat Grozny. A goal each in either half of the game sealed the game for them.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Arsenal Tula Head-to-head (h2h)
- Lokomotiv Moscow has won three of the five matches between these teams.
- The home team has won the last two matches when these two sides contested.
- Lokomotiv Moscow has four wins in their last five matches.
- Arsenal Tula has just two wins in their last five matches.
- The team from Moscow has lost just two of their last 16 matches at home.
- Arsenal Tula is winless in ten of their last 16 matches on the road.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Arsenal Tula Prediction
The home side has clear dominance over the visitors both on paper as well as on the basis of recent performances. Especially Lokomotiv Moscow has been exceptional at home with just two losses in their last 16 matches at home.
If recent form is analyzed Lokomotiv Moscow has been the best team in the last month. They have won the last four matches in the league in a row. A perfect month of league games. As the trend suggests it is very likely that Moscow would win against Tula come Saturday.
The home team would like to make a push for the second spot as they have been moved downwards just because of a single point. Expect them to go all out against Arsenal Tula and record an easy win and keep their momentum going.
Further, Arsenal Tula has really been poor on the road this season. As of now, they are winless in ten of their last 16 away matches. They have really struggled to score if not at home.
Expect both halves to be dominated by Lokomotiv Moscow.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Arsenal Tula Betting Tips
Lokomotiv Moscow to win @ 1.72 (5/7)
Half Time/ Full Time: Lokomotiv Moscow/ Lokomotiv Moscow @ 2.75 (7/4).