Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow
Russia – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020
Kick-off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 CET
Venue: Gazprom Arena (Saint Petersburg).
The table-toppers will be looking to extend their unbeaten streak at home. Despite being the second-best away side, Lokomotiv Moscow is not likely to hinder the host’s run at Gazprom Arena.
- Zenit form: 19 matches – 14 wins – 3 draws – 2 losses – 45 points.
- Lokomotiv form: 19 matches – 10 wins – 4 draws – 5 losses – 34 points.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor has recorded four of the last five wins.
- Lokomotiv is unbeaten in their last three clashes.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-0 home win for Lokomotiv.
- Both teams have scored goals in three of the last four fixtures.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Prediction
Zenit St. Petersburg is on an extraordinary run in the league this season with just 2 losses in their overall 19 appearances until now. Also, they will be hosting Lokomotiv with a 4 game winning streak.
The host has been unbeaten in their last 8 matches following a 3-0 win at home against Dinamo Moscow in their previous league encounter.
Zenit is the best home and away side in the campaign. They are unbeaten at home in the league (6W 3D) in their 9 attempts so far.
Besides, Lokomotiv has lost 2 of their 9 away games despite being the second-best away side. Having lost their prior away fixture against Arsenal Tula (4-0), the odds will be against Lokomotiv.
The betting tip is pretty obvious for the home win at 1.60 which will yield some good returns for the punters as the host as the favorites to win with their dominating home record in the league.
Furthermore, Zenit has scored 22 goals in their 9 home appearances in the campaign. So, the chance of a couple of goals in the match is also alive.
Henceforth, the punters can go with over 1.5 goals in full time as a safe bet from the goals area to get a good return with its 1.40 odds.
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Lokomotiv Moscow Betting tips
Zenit St. Petersburg to win @ 1.60 (3/5).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).