Montenegro vs Kazakhstan: Preview and Prediction

Montenegro vs Kazakhstan
European Qualifiers – 2018 World Cup
Date: Saturday, 8th October 2016
Kick-off: 17:00 UK
Venue: Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica.

Montenegro managed a 1-1 draw away at Romania in their first game of the campaign, as they snatched a point from them. The Romanians waited till 85th minute to find the net, but S. Jovetic’s goal in the 87th minute ensuring Montenegro grabbed a point in the game. Now they will be hosting Kazakhstan at as they hope for a chance to go top of the table depending on results elsewhere.

Kazakhstan also ended their first game in a draw, they played out a 2-2 draw at home against Poland. They went down 2-0 in the first half via Kapustka and Lewandowski’s goal. Later in the second half, S. Khiznichenko’s brace in 51st and 58th minutes secured a point for them.

Kazakhstan are in 3rd position same point as their host in the 4th position. They will be hoping to grab a win in this game to go in to the second or first position depending on the outcome of other games.

Montenegro vs Kazakhstan: Head to Head Statistics

Both teams have played just once in the past in an International friendly in 2008. Montenegro were victorious in the game, as it ended 3-0 in their favour.

Montenegro vs Kazakhstan: Prediction

Montenegro has been on a poor form this year, they have not won a game in the 4 games they have played this year. They have lost 2 games and drawn 2 games. Montenegro have failed to score in 2 of their 4 games this year, but they have also conceded few goals.

Kazakhstan have had a better performance than their host this year, and have played more games than them this year. Kazakhstan have won 2 games, drawn 2 games and lost 1 in their last 5 games. They have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 5 games, and but their last 2 games have seen them conceding 4 goals, 2 in each games.

The game could go either way and could expect a low turnout of goals.

Montenegro vs Kazakhstan: Betting Tips

  • Under 2.5 goals at 1.70 (7/10)