Young Boys vs FC Basel Prediction & Match Preview

Young Boys vs FC Basel Swiss Super League Prediction by LeagueLane

BSC Young Boys vs FC Basel
Switzerland – Super League
Date: Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Kick-off at 19:30 UK / 20:30 CET
Venue: Stadion Wankdorf (Bern).

The Swiss Super League Champions come into this fixture with a previous win while the visitors drew the past 2 back to back fixtures. The second and fourth positioned teams are set to clash this Wednesday as the visitors are already in the zone for Europa Conference League qualification. FC Basel and their travelling fans visit Stadion Wankdorf hoping for a win against the current champions.

Young Boys vs Basel Head-to-head

  • Past 9 h2h games from 2019 saw 5 wins for Young Boys while only 2 for Basel. Another 2 matches ended in a draw.
  • Those meetings saw 24 goals in total with 2.67 goals per game on average.
  • Their latest meeting in August saw a 1-1 draw.
  • There has been a card inside the first 30 minutes in the last 5 games between Young Boys and Basel at Stadion Wankdorf.

Young Boys vs Basel Prediction

The home team sits at the 4th spot with 28 points from 16 matches. They won 8 games while the number of draws and losses stand 4 each. They have the second most scoring numbers in the league with 37 while conceding 21.

Young Boys have seen their defense struggling in the past 6 games giving up a total 12 goals from the opponents. They have an exceptional home record unbeaten in their previous 17 home league matches. Their recent fixture against Sion saw goals scoring in plenty from both sides but YB won at the end by 4-3.

FC Basel is at the 2nd spot on the table with 31 points. Of the 16 matches played so far, they won 8 of them while drawing 7 and losing only on 1 fixture. They have the least number of conceded goals in the league standing at 16 while scoring a total of 35.

The visitors have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals in total. After a win against Luzern, they drew the last 2 games against Lausanne and Servette. An improvement is defense is needed by the team to deny the careless conceding numbers.

Young Boys are unbeaten in the league by FC Basel 1893 in their last 5 matches while the visitors are unbeaten in their last 6 away league matches. Considering excellent home and away performances of the hosts and visitors this season, a possible draw might be up for cards.

Young Boys vs Basel Betting tips

  • Draw or FC Basel @ 2.25 odds.
  • Over 3.5 goals @ 2.18 odds.