Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow
Russian Premier League
Date: Saturday, 19th August 2017
Kick off at 15:30 UK/ 16:30 CET
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena.
It’s 7th week of the Russian Premier League and it brings us a real treat – a city derby between Spartak and Lokomotiv at Otkrytiye Arena.
With 8 points, the host is currently sitting at the 9th place in the league table. Their wins, draws, and losses are divided equally – two of each so far. Last week brought them no points. It was also a city derby, but they were the visiting team. Even though Pasalic managed to score the goal for the lead, the match still ended 2 – 1 in favour of their hosts, CSKA.
They have played rather well when hosts. The two wins they have were both gained at home. On average, they scored 2 goals per game match at home.
Their top scorer so far is Promes with 4 goals.
After a great start and an amazing streak, nobody expected to see Lokomotiv defeated at their doorstep. But that’s what happened last week. They hosted Tosno and allowed the underdogs in that scenario to score 2 goals. The match ended with the embarrassing 0 – 2 defeat for the hosts. Nevertheless, that doesn’t have to mean they are in a bad shape. With the ball round, anything could happen
On average, they have scored more goals when playing away so far.
Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow: Head to head
There is no definite winner when it comes to head to head encounters. 12 times Spartak took the win, 12 Lokomotiv did, and 9 times it ended with a draw. In their most recent duel Spartak won 2 – 1 and all three goals were scored during the extra time.
Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow: Prediction
There’s no real favourite in this match. But we can count on the benefits of the home terrain and Lokomotiv’s recent downfall to be enough for the hosts to take the win. also, not a lot of goals are to be expected
Spartak Moscow vs Lokomotiv Moscow: Bet Tips
Spartak Moscow to win @ 1.89 – Pinnacle
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.64 – Unibet