Bursaspor vs Balıkesirspor Match Preview and Prediction
On Sunday afternoon (UK time), Balıkesirspor head to Bursa Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu to play Bursaspor at 5:00pm. This is a 1 Lig game.
The match has no official UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish real-time updates.
Read on for full preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
Note that Frog believes the latest odds are not offering up any great value in this one. If there is a bet to be placed, read the final Verdict.
Betting Odds for Bursaspor vs Balıkesirspor
Bursaspor are 1.78 with william-hill. The draw is 3.68 with marathonbet. Balıkesirspor are best-priced at 4.25 with bwin.
With the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.88 with bet365; the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.97 available with marathonbet.
Here are the best prices for the Both Teams To Score market. If you like "Yes", it is currently available at 1.8 with bet365. If you don't like that, "No" is currently offered at 2.04 with unibet.
Head To Head
In their most recent head-to-head, Bursaspor played Balıkesirspor in March in a 1. Lig match. The winners were Bursaspor securing a score of 1-3.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have gone head-to-head 7 times. Bursaspor have won in 4 of these. Balıkesirspor have won 2 of them. A stalemate has occurred once.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.0 goals in this match-up. Bursaspor have scored an average of 2.14 and Balıkesirspor score an average of 0.86.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 57% of these matches and the visitors have won 28% of the time.
Bursaspor have 4 points in the 1 Lig and they are currently in 13th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 32 matches. They have 13 wins; 10 draws; and 9 losses. This gives Bursaspor a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-31%-28%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.44 goals for, and 1.38 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 40% (6 wins) from 15 home fixtures. 33% (5) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 26% (4) ending in a loss.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.27. They have conceded 1.2 on average.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.4 goals per match. In this time they have a win rate of 20%. In terms of the BTTS, 8 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored. There have been 5 matches with over 2.5 goals.
And they have scored in their last 5 matches.
Balıkesirspor have 6 points in the 1 Lig. They are in 10th place.
There has been 25 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 6 wins; 10 draws; and 9 losses. Therefore, Balıkesirspor have won 24%, drawn 40%, and lost 36% of their recent matches.
Over this period, they have scored 0.96 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.2.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 23% (3 wins) from the most recent 13 away fixtures. 38% (5) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (5) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 0.85. They have conceded 0.77 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored a total of 14 goals in their last ten matches and 3 of these matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 7 of them have seen both sides score; and there has been 5 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.
Frog's betting tip for Bursaspor vs Balıkesirspor
Everything points to a stalemate when these teams kick-off. The draw is best priced with marathonbet at odds of 3.68. This tip is not one of the strong predictions among today's previews.