Orenburg vs Rubin Kazan Predictions and Match Preview

FC Orenburg vs Rubin Kazan
Russia – Premier League
Date: Monday, 5th November 2018
Kick-off at 11.00 UK/ 12.00 CET
Venue: Gazovik Stadium, Orenburg.

Two mid-table teams in the Russian Premier League is scheduled to meet at the Gazovik Stadium for this exciting match-up. The seventh-placed Rubin Kazan and the sixth-placed FC Orenburg.

Kazan has 19 points from their 12 matches so far. They have won four of their games while drawing seven and losing one. They have scored 13 goals in the process and has conceded 10.

Orenburg has had a consistent season so far with four wins, four losses, and four draws. They too have scored 13 goals but have conceded one extra, 14.

Orenburg comes on the back of quarterfinal win against Tyumen, last week. A penalty from Sutormin in the 32nd minute was more than enough for their Russian Cup ambitions to live on.

Kazan will be high on adrenaline after avoiding loss in the 12th round of the Premier League, courtesy the 92nd-minute equalizer by Sorokin.

The scores were level at 0-0 till the 78th minute before Spartak Moscow, the opponents, scored. Just when it looked like, the visitors – Moscow, would run away with the win, Sorokin pulled a stunner of a goal to rescue a point for the hosts.

FC Orenburg vs Rubin Kazan Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Kazan has the claim to the only victory in these two teams’ head-to-head meetings.
  • Orenburg is currently on a four-match unbeaten streak.
  • Kazan is on a 12-match unbeaten streak and has just one loss in their last 16 matches.
  • Orenburg is winless in four of their last five matches.
  • Kazan is unbeaten in their last eight matches on the road and has just one loss in their last 17 away matches.

FC Orenburg vs Rubin Kazan Prediction

Despite being the team on the road, Kazan has the advantage in this tie. They have never lost against FC Orenburg. As of now, they have been performing extremely well at home and especially on the road.

Kazan is unbeaten in their last 12 matches, and more prominently, they are unbeaten in their last eight away matches. They have just one loss in their last 16 matches and one loss in their last 17 away matches.

Both teams tend to defend a lot, and try to not concede many goals. They prefer to win with a maximum of one or two goal margins. None of their head-to-head matches has ever seen over 2.5 goals. Expect the trend to continue in this match too.

Expect Kazan to take home at least one point.

FC Orenburg vs Rubin Kazan Betting Tips

  • Rubin Kazan : Draw No Bet @ 1.85 (6/7)
  • Under 2.5 match goals @ 1.40 (2/5).