Lokomotiv Moscow vs Ural
Russia- Premier League
Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Lokomotiv Stadium (Moscow).
The struggling reigning champions will host the Bumblebees in round 15 of the Premier League on Friday.
At present the Railroaders are 3rd in the table. With 7 wins and 3 defeats, they are currently in contention for the UCL qualification spot. The team from Moscow has scored 19 goals, while conceded 12 in return.
From the recent 6 games across all competitions, they won 3 and lost twice. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 6 of their last 7 competitive games. They enjoy a 6 match unbeaten streak in the league, with 5 wins included.
Moscow never lost a home game in the league and they are one of the 5 clubs to do so. They have won 4 of their 5 home matches in the league. Currently, they have a 3 match win streak in home matches also. Over 2.5 goals were scored in last 4 home matches that they played in all competitions.
The away side are 7th in the table, with 5 wins and defeats each in their league season till now. They have been poor in defending their goal. Ural conceded 21 goals which are 5 more than what they scored.
The Bumblebees rea on a 3 match win streak in all competitions. They have not lost a match in the last 4 league matches. Over 2.5 goals came in their recent 2 league games as well. From 5 recent away matches in the Premier League, they lost 3 and won 2 also. Over 2.5 goals were recorded in 5 of their last 6 games on the road in both league and cup.
There is a 6 point difference between both the sides. But as far as squad depth and away form are considered the reigning champions have the advantage.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Ural: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Moscow is on a 4 match win streak against Ural in h2h matches.
- They are unbeaten in the last 7 h2h matches across all venues, of which 5 wins are included.
- Ural previously won a competitive fixture against this opposition back in April 2015.
- Over 2.5 goals came in 4 of the last 7 games between these two.
- The Railroaders are unbeaten at home against Ural in all games played here, in which 3 were wins.
- Over 2.5 goals came in 3 of the entire 5 home h2h matches of Moscow.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Ural: Prediction
The reigning champs are on a 3 match win streak at home and have never lost a match in this ground this season. Also taking into account the h2h stats, in which Ural has never won at this ground, we can bet on Lokomotiv to win with 1.60 odd.
Even though the h2h matches saw over 2.5 goals in 3 of the matches held at this ground, both the teams are poor in scoring at present. The hosts have only scored 19 in their league matches. So we can bet on a low scoring game with a total of under 2.5 goals with 1.75 odd.
Lokomotiv Moscow vs Ural: Betting Tips
Moscow to win @ 1.60 (3/5).
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.75 (3/4).