Shakhtar Donetsk vs Dynamo Kiev Predictions & Match Preview

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Dynamo Kiev
Ukraine – Premier League Championship Group
Date: Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: OSC Metalist (Kharkiv).

It has been utter domination by both these teams in the league. Donetsk has crowned champions with more than enough matches to spare, and impressively, they have a lead of 37 points over the last European spot or the fourth position in league standings.

The team scored the most number of goals in the competition, 65, while none of the other teams touched even 50.

Kyiv has cemented the second spot in the table, and thus got a ticket to CL qualifiers. They hold a 17-point lead over the third position, with just three match-days left. To put it simply, Kyiv has been the best team in the country by a mile, disregarding the monster, Donetsk.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Dynamo Kiev Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Donetsk won two of the last three games.
  • Kyiv conceded two or more goals in two of the last three matches.
  • 16 of the last 21 wins at this venue went to the hosts.
  • Four of the last five wins went to the teams at home.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Dynamo Kiev Prediction

Donetsk has been the best team in the country leaving no doubt. They won the league with several match-days remaining, and have a lead of 11 points over the second spot, and 28 points over the third. Also, they have posted almost double the number of points of the teams at the fourth and fifth spot.

The team is unbeaten in their last 15 matches and won 14 of them as well. At home, they are on a winning streak of eight fixtures and was unbeaten in 25 of their last 27. In the meanwhile, Kyiv was winless in three of their last five attempts. Moreover, while Kyiv is clearly the second-best team in the league, they pale in comparison with the topper.

Donetsk has scored the most goals, most goals at home, conceded the least number of goals, and the least at home as well. Add to all of this their home advantage for this tie, and they emerge the favorites. Count on them to do justice to that tag.

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Dynamo Kiev Betting Tips

  • Shakhtar Donetsk to Win @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • The Hosts to Open the Scoring @ 1.50 (1/2).