This week’s Mega Jackpot features a collection of teams from less popular Leagues around the world. Therefore a deeper analysis is required for improved betting knowledge. It is important for one to understand the facts and statistics relating to the fixtures. With that in mind, below is a game to game analysis of the listed Matches, Which should guide your bet slip creation process.
ROPS ROVANIEMI vs SEINAJOEN JK
In Finland’s Veikkausliiga RoPs Rovaniemi will play Seinajoen JK as their opponents in the Rovaniemen keskuskenttä stadium. RoPs are 9th on the table having played 9 matches in the Veikkausliiga.They have won 3 games drawn 1 and lost 5 matches.They have scored 6 goals and conceded 11 goals.In their last five home matches they have 2 wins and 3 losses.
Seinajoen JK is in 4th place having played 9 matches in the league registering 3 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, scoring 9 goals and conceding 8 goals. Their current away form stands at 3 draws 1 win and 1 loss. In the last 6 matches these teams have met Seinajoen JK have won 4 times while RoPs Rovaniemi has won twice. Seinajoen JK looks good on paper but judging by their meetings any team can win or draw in the match up.
NEWPORT vs TRANMERE
In the England – League Two Play Off Final Newport county will meet Tranmere Rovers at Wembley Stadium a single game stands in the way for these teams to witness their dream come to reality. After making it through the semi-finals, both teams are preparing for this challenge, the price a being promotion the higher division.
Newport had to deal with Mansfield in a tough Semifinal that they won on penalties. Tranmere, on the other hand, won their semi-finals on an aggregate scoreline. Considering this is a final one-off affair, either squad will be fighting to the last minute.
In their head to head comparison, Two of the last three games were goalless drawn. Newport has had an unbeaten record. Except for one match. Newport is obviously in better form and has been unbeaten in their last 12 matches. Comparatively, Tranmere had not had a win in seven of their last nine fixtures. Importantly, Newport holds an unbeaten record over Tranmere. Considering recent form, and domination in head to head comparison, count on Newport to avoid a loss at any cost. Predictably, this could be a Newport win or a draw.
HAPOEL BEER SHEEVA vs MACCABI TEL AVIV
In the Israel League at Toto Turner Stadium stadium, Beersheba, Hapoel Beer Sheeva will be playing Maccabi Tel aviv in a game where fans are expecting a match-up between two star players, Hapoel’s Ben sahar who has 15 goals in all competitions and Maccabi’s Eliran Atar who has 19 goals are the topscorers in their respective teams.Maccabi still boast of Atzili and cohen each with 11 goals in comparison to Hapoel’s second place scorer Maman who has 7 goals.
Maccabi are League leaders with 66 points. In 26 games played they havent lost a single match recording a remarkable 20 wins and 6 draws. In comparison to fouth placed Hapoel who have also played 26 matches with 39 points broken down to 10 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses.
Hapoel Beer Sheva have averagely scored 1.43 goals per match in 16 matches played at home while Maccabi Tel Aviv have averagely scored 2.00 goals per match in 20 matches played away. Maccabi have 3 wins and 2 draws in their last five matches while Hapoel have 3 wins 2 draws and a loss. This fixture might end in a Maccabi win or a draw.
MACCABI NENTANYA vs MACCABI HAIFA
Maccabi Netanya is currently In the 3rd place in the Ligat-Al table. Last game they played they lost to Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv in which they lost at home, There will be alot of expectations surrounding Maccabi Nentanya’s topscorers Fatos Beciraj who has 15 goals and Guy Melamed who has 10 goals. In comparison to Haifa’s Rukavytsya who has 10 goals.
Haifa are in second place with 44 points garnered from 26 matches with a breakdown of 12 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses.Whereas Nentanya have 43 points from 26 matches with a breakdown of 12 wins 7 draws and 7 losses. In their current form both teams have four wins and two draws each. In their last five meetings both teams drew twice, Nentanya won 2 times and Haifa won once. This mostly looks like a Maccabi Nentanya win or a draw due to their league table placement.
FC CINCINNATI vs NEWYORK REDBULLS
This will be a match in the American Major League soccer.The match will be played on Nippert stadium. FC Cincinnati is currently at 22nd place in the overall Mls which is a combination of Eastern conference and western confrence.Newyork Red bulls are 12th in the table and look to be the dominant side as these two teams battle it out.
Fc Cincinnati have played 13 matches registering 3 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses which adds up to 11 points in comparison to Newyork Redbull’s 17 points acquired from playing 12 games which can be broken down to 5 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. Fc Cincinnati’s home record in the last five matches stands at 2 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. While Newyork redbull’s away form stands at 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses.
This two teams have only met twice before, In the Us open cup and Major league soccer. In both instances Newyork redbull won the match 2-3 in the open cup an 1-0 last month when they were playing at home. Fc Cincinnati top scorer is Darren Mattocks with only 2 goals in comparison to Redbull’s Daniel Royer who has 7 goals. It is highly expected that Newyork Red bulls will bag a win but a draw is very likely to occur since New york Red bull’s away losses and draws have been against teams that are below them on the table notably New England, Kansas city, Chicago fire and Columbus.
COLORADO RAPIDS vs COLUMBUS CREW
This will be another match that will be played in the American Major league soccer between bottom placed colorado rapids at number 24 on the table and 15th placed Columbus crew. The home team has only registered 1 win, 2 draws and 9 losses in the 12 matches that they have played, In comparison to the away team that has 5 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses in the 14 matches that they have played.
Colorado have 5 points while columbus crew have 16 points. Colorado’s home form is poor having acquired 4 losses in their last 4 matches, which is similar to columbus crew’s record who have lost their last 5 away matches. In the head to head anaylsis of their last 5 meetings, both teams have drawn twice, Columbus have won twice and Colorado once.
It will be up to the likes of Kel Ansu kamara from colorado rapids with 7 goals and Gyasi Zardes of columbus with 4 goals to try and win the match for their teams.This looks like a colorado rapids win or a draw for both teams as they battle it out o the pitch.
MONTEDIO YAMAGATA vs ZWIENGEN KANAZAWA
In Japan’s J.League 2 Goal scorers Jefferson Baiano who has 4 goals for Yamagata and Giovanni Clunie who has 3 goals will be expected to score goals for their respective teams in this match-up.Yamagata are at the top of the table with 28 points having played 14 matches with 8 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses viz a viz Kanazawa who are 7th place and a point away from 4th, 5th and 6th placed Ventforet Kofu, Kashiwa Reysol and Kyoto Sanga Fc respectively.Kanazawa have 6 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in the 14 matches they have played so far.
In their Last 5 meetings both teams have drawn once, Kanazawa has won 3 times whereas Yamagata has won twice. In relation to the wins, The team that was playing at home won the match and when they drew Kanazawa was playing at home. If the same pattern ensues, It is very likely that Montedio Yamagata will win this match with a home turf advantage.
URAWA RED DIAMONDS vs SANFRECCE
Saitama stadium will be the place where these two opponents shall test each other in Japan’s top League soccer known as Japan J League. In terms of statistics these two teams have similar records, both have 17 points which they got from 5 wins 2 draws and 5 losses.
Their goals difference is what sets them apart on the table with Hiroshima at 8th place having scored more goals and conceded less (12:9) than Urawa Red Diamonds. The hosts have scored 10 goals and conceded 13 goals in 12 matches comparatively. Urawa have lost 3 games, won 1 and drew once in their recent home matches, while their opponents Sanfrecce Hiroshima have 2 losses and 3 wins in their recent matches away from home.
In their Last 5 meetings Urawa red Diamonds have won 3 matches while sanfrecce Hiroshima have only won once. There was a draw that ensued between the two in april of last year when Hiroshima was playing at home. Urawa are expected to dispay a similar perfomance to replicate their recent meeting in which they beat Hiroshima 4 goals to 1 in july of last year while they were playing away from home.
VISSEL KOBE vs SHONAN BELMARE
This is another fixture in the Japan’s J league that will see 15th placed Vissel Kobe play 9th placed Shonan Belmare at Noevir Stadium. The hosts have 10 points in 12 matches played, translating to 3 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses. On the other hand the visitors have 17 points from 5 wins, 2 draws and 5 Losses after playing 12 matches. In goals scored versus goals conceded Kobe have 15:22 as in comparison to Belmare who have 16:15.
Therefore Kobe are at a lower position due to conceding more goals most likey in the matches they have lost. They are only a goal behind Belmare, More importantly Vissel kobe have won three matches in their last five meetings with Shonan Belmare who have won only two games. Interestingly in those five meetings whomever was playing away from home won the match with an exception one instance where Kobe got a win while playing at home.
In recent matches, Belmare have registered 3 wins and 2 losses in comparison to Kobe’s home form which stands at 3 losses, 1 draw and 1 win in their last five fixtures. This is clearly anybody’s match but dont be too quick to rule out a Belmare win.
MJALLBY vs GAIS
In Sweden’s Superettan 2nd place MJALLBY will host GAIS in a match that both teams will be trying to win. MJALLBY are only a point ahead of 3rd place Ik Brage with 18 points, Secured after 6 wins and 3 losses in 9 matches played. While GAIS have 13 points with just one point away from Degerfors with 13 aquired from playing 9 matches in which they won three games, drew in other four games and two losses.
MJALLBY will be going in to this match with expectation of retaining their 2nd place position by winning while GAIS will be looking to go over 2 teams above them to 4th place if the teams Degerfors and J-Sodra draw or loose. MJALLBY’s current form is a remarkable 5 wins and one loss in their last six matches as compared to GAIS who have 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in six matches. MJALLBY are favourites to win in this match-up as they look to extend their winning form.
TORNS IF vs LANDSKRONA BOIS
Sweden’s Division one will present this match in the Tornvallen stadium in which 5th place Torns IF will battle it out with 2nd placed Landskrona Bois.With only 8 matches played by both teams. Torns have won four games, Drawn in two games and Lost two matches. Which enabled them to get 14 points. On the otherhand Landskrona Bois have won four games and drawn in other four games. They have not lost a single match which totals to 16 points,They are only 2 points away from league leaders Skovde who have 18 points.
In regards to current home form, Torns have earned a single win, two draws and two losses in their last five fixtures, In comparison to Landskrona’s current away form that has enabled them to register two wins, two draws and one loss. This is a match that could go either way and a draw is also possible. Even though Torns have a home turf advantage.
CHARLTON vs SUNDERLAND
This will be a play-off final in which Charlton secured their place after beating Doncaster Rovers thanks to Darren Pratley who ensured they got to penaltie. Their coach Lee Bowyer will be looking to play striker Lyle Taylor. On the other hand Sunderland got to the final after dealing with portsmouth.Chris Maguire will be the man to watch on sunderlands side.
Both teams drew once and Sunderland bagged a win while at home in their two recent meetings. Charlton look to be the better team with 4 wins in their five recent matches, In comparison to Sunderland who have one win, two draws and two losses, in their recent five matches. Even though Charlton looks like the better team, When it comes to a final at the Wembley Stadium it usually comes down to who wants it more and individual talents by gifted players, Further more this is match that could see a team get promoted. This is the type of match that will be buzzing with scouts and Sunderland will not be short off winning mentality.
DUNAREA CALARASI vs GAZ METAN MEDIAS
In Romania’s Liga 1, a match-up between this two teams will be held at Dunarea Calarasi’s home turf the Stadionul lon comsa, where 6th place hosts will welcome 2nd placed visitors. Both teams have registered three goaless draws in their last three meetings which makes this match a very tough oune to call out.
However statistically the visitors have 7 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in 11 matches played giving them 39 points in Comparison to the hosts who have 3 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in 12 matches played giving them 25 points. The hosts home form stands at 2 wins, 2 draws and one loss in their last five matches while the visitors have 3wins and 2 losses in their last five away matches. Notably Gaz Metan Medias will be missing a key defender Maurius constatin who was sent off in their recent game with Fc Botosani. If the curse of a tie is broken then it will be the visitors who break it.
RANHEIM vs STROMSGODSET
This is a match under Norway’s Eliteserien in which 9th placed hosts welcome 10th placed visitors in a clash separated by a point in the current table standings. Ranheim have 10 points in 9 matches played thus 3 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in comparison to Stromsgodset who have 9 points in 9 matches elaborated further as 2 wins 3 draws and 4 losses .
In the last four meetings Stromsgodset have won 2 matches in which they were playing at home. Both teams drew twice in matches where Ranheim was playing at home, If the same form is replicated then the match could end in a draw. However we must consider how the teams faired in their last 6 matches. Ranheim has won 4 and lost 2 of their last 6 matches whereas Stromsgoset has 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in their last 6 matches which makes Ranheim a favorite if the match does not end in a draw.
KAYSERISPOR vs ERZURUM BB
Turkish Super Lig there will be an interesting match between 11th placed kayserispor and 17th placed Erzurum BB who are relegation prone. A win for the visitors would garner them a deserved 3 points that might take them away from relegation if closely positioned Bursaspor and Goztepe slip up in their upcoming matches.Kayserispor will also be looking to climb up higher on the table
Kayserispor have 41points in 33 matches in which they have won 10, drawn 11 and lost 12. Comparatively Erzurum BB have 32 points in 33 matches with 7 wins, 11 draws and 15 losses.In their last 6 matches kayserispor have won once, drawn twice and lost thrice while the visitors have won thrice, drawn once and lost twice.These two teams drew the last time they met at Erzurum’s home turf.Anyone would clearly lean on kayserispor’s side due to statistics but Erzurum BB is a team fighting for relagation so this match could have any outcome.
LOKOMOTIVA ZAGREB vs HNK GORICA
In the Russian league Zagreb who are 6th on the table with 49 points have 13 wins , 10 draws and 12 losses after playing 35 games .They will be hosting Gorica who are 5th placed with 56 points translating to 16 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses after a similar number of games. In their last four meetings, Lokomotiva has won twice while playing away from home and they have also drawn twice with the opponents while playing at home which shows a likelyhood of a draw.
In their last six matches lokomotiva have registered 1 win, 2 draws, and 3 losses in comparison to Gorica who have 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. There are some key players that could provide goals to either side, for instance Lokomotiva’s Dejan Radonjic who has 9 goals and Gorica’s clinical polish foward Lukasz Zwolinski who has scored 15 goals. This match could end in a draw if not a zagreb win.
CAGLIARI vs UDINESE
This is a Serie A match which is in the dying embers, this is the last match for both teams.Cagliari also known as the Sardinians drew in their last match with Genoa to climb up to 13th position.Coach Igor Tudor’s Udinese players with be breathing easier thanks to a 3-2 victory over SPAL which ensured their Serie A survival. Star players Leonardo Pavoletti for Cagliari who has 22 goals viz a viz Lasagna who has 19 goals and his team mate Rorigo De paul who has 12 goals.
Cagliari have 41 points in 37 matches played translating to 10 wins, 11 draws and 16 losses as compared to 16th placed relegation survivors Udinese who have 40 points in 37 matches which translate to 10 wins, 10 draws and 17 losses. In their head to head statistics, out of their five previous meetings Cagliari have won three matches while the visitors have won two. Cagliari’s current form in six matches stands at 1 win, 2 draws and 3 losses as compared to Udinese who have 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses.This match looks like a Cagliari win.