İstanbul Başakşehir will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 2-0 Champions League defeat in their last game at the hands of RB Leipzig.
In that match, İstanbul Başakşehir managed 52% possession and 7 shots on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, RB Leipzig had 12 shots at goal with 6 on target. Angeliño (16', 20') scored for RB Leipzig.
Under three goals per game were scored during 6 of the last 6 meetings where İstanbul Başakşehir have taken part. With regard to the goal split from that period, opposition teams scored an aggregate of 8 while Belediye got themselves 2.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that İstanbul Başakşehir:
- haven’t been beaten in the league by Antalyaspor in their last 9 games. A long run without a loss.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Last time out, Antalyaspor drew 1-1 in the Süper Lig match with Gaziantep.
The only name on the scoresheet from Antalyaspor was Sidney Sam (3'). Furkan Soyalp (70') scored for Gaziantep.
In 5 of the past six clashes featuring Antalyaspor, a comparatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game in that period comes to a meagre 2, with the number of goals averaged by Akrepler equalling 1.17. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether the trend might be replicated here in this game.
Their previous form shows that Antalyaspor:
- have not emerged victorious against İstanbul Başakşehir in away games against them for the last 4 matches in the league. Not good at all.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head results going back to 17/12/2017 tells us that these fixtures have not been fruitful for Antalyaspor. They have not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas İstanbul Başakşehir have managed to find a way, getting wins in 100% of those ties.
A sum of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 15 of them for Belediye and 1 for Akrepler. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
Team News: İstanbul Başakşehir
İstanbul Başakşehir manager Okan Buruk doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Antalyaspor
Antalyaspor manager Tamer Tuna has to choose a team with limited availability. Fredy (Thigh muscle rupture), Hakan Özmert (Unknown Injury), Jean-Armel Drolé (Tibia Fracture) and Serdar Gürler (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Sidney Sam and Ufuk Akyol.
We’re of the opinion that İstanbul Başakşehir will most probably score at least once when they play Antalyaspor, who might well find it difficult to break down their defence.
We reckon that it will be a 2-0 victory for İstanbul Başakşehir after 90 minutes.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the win-draw-win market, victory for İstanbul Başakşehir can be had for 1.744, a bet on a drawn result is 3.8 and selecting a victory for Antalyaspor is 5.35. These are the best market prices offered at the current time.