Petrolul vs U Craiova 1948 Predictions & Match Preview

Petrolul Ploiesti vs U Craiova 1948 Romania Liga 1 Predictions by LeagueLane

Petrolul Ploiesti vs U Craiova 1948 Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Romania Superliga on Sunday, 18 December 2022.

Petrolul Ploiesti have been delivering impressive performances consistently in the last few matches. As a result, they have climbed into 8th position in the league standings and are just one point away from the safe zone.

U Cariova will be hoping for a repeat of their previous result, a 1-0 victory over the likes of FC Arges. They are having a two-fixture winning streak at present.

Petrolul vs U Craiova 1948 Head-to-head Stats

U Craiova won four of the last six encounters against Petrolul. The latest encounter had finished in a 0-1 win for U Craiova.

At this venue, Petrolul are on a three-fixture losing streak against the visitors. Their encounters have usually been low-scoring affairs.

Who will win the match between Petrolul vs U Craiova 1948?

Petrolul is currently having a three-fixture winning streak at home. U Craiova on the other hand lost two of the last three road trips.

Although Petrolul rather have an inferior form in the head to head tradition against Craiova, we expect a victory for them here considering the current form of both these sides.

How many goals will be scored in the match?

Over 2.5 goals ft has been a rare recording whenever these two met in the past. Moreover, around 70% of matches played by these two teams had goals under 2.5.

We therefore expect a low-scoring scenario at Stadionul Ilie Oana on Saturday when Petrolul Ploiesti and U Craiova 1948 clashes.

Will Both teams score in the match?

Five of the last six meetings between these two at this venue were one-sided affairs. Going on, Petrolul have managed to keep clean sheets in two of the last three home outings. In that case, we don’t expect a both teams scoring scenario here.

Petrolul vs U Craiova 1948 Prediction

Taking into account these observations, we expect a 1-0 victory for the home side Petrolul.

For the second tip, under 2.5 goals ft seems to be an ideal option considering the low-scoring trend of this clash.

Petrolul vs U Craiova 1948 Betting Tips

  • Correct Score: 1-0 @ 7.00 Odds.
  • Under 2.5 goals @ 1.55 Odds.