PAOK Thessaloniki FC vs BATE Borisov
UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 13th December 2018
Kick-off at 17.55 UK/ 18.55 CET
Venue: Toumba Stadium (Thessaloniki).
We have one of the most exciting fixtures of this match-day in the Europa League, in the form of PAOK vs Borisov. Both teams have the chance to qualify and will play out their hearts on the pitch.
Borisov occupies the second spot on the table with six points from their five matches so far. Their record reads two wins and three losses.
PAOK is at the last position in the table and has won just a single fixture so far in the competition. They lost all the remaining four of their games in the tournament.
Borisov won their last match in the Europa League, against Vidi. The final scoreline was 2-0 in favor of the hosts. Signevich and Ivanic got on the scoresheet for the home team.
PAOK lost their last match in the European second-division competition, against Chelsea, on the road. The match ended 4-0 in favor of the English team. For a difference, Giroud scored two goals, and even Morata got on the scoresheet.
PAOK vs BATE Head-to-head (h2h)
- PAOK won their last match against BATE, which was in the Europa League 2018-19. The scoreline was 1-4 in favor of the guests, PAOK.
- Thessaloniki won four of their last five matches.
- Borisov lost only one of their last four games.
- PAOK won their last four home-ties in a row and was unbeaten in seven of their last eight attempts at home.
- Borisov was unbeaten in 14 of their last 20 fixtures on the road.
PAOK vs BATE Prediction
The home team holds a slight advantage in this tie. They have a 100% winning record against BATE. Along with that, PAOK has the home advantage in this fixture.
Both teams desperately need this win to have any shot at progressing. It will surely be a high-scoring game. 100% of h2h matches had over 2.5 match goals and both teams on the scoresheet.
PAOK has won four of their last five overall matches. They are on a streak of four wins at home and was unbeaten in seven of their last eight home-ties.
Borisov lost only one of their last four games. The team was unbeaten in 14 of their last 20 fixtures on the road.
PAOK will win the match with the backing of the home crowd, and the undeniable chemistry of their frontline. The match will have at least two goals.
PAOK vs BATE Borisov Betting Tips
PAOK Thessaloniki to win @ 1.70 (7/10)
Over 1.5 match goals @ 1.40 (2/5).