The spotlight is on Sporting CP and Besiktas when they go toe-to-toe at Estadio Jose Alvalade, for an exciting match this coming Wednesday. It is one of 16 matches in round 4 of the Champions League group stages, with a lot riding on the outcome.
Sporting CP were on target 1.7 times while allowing an average of 0.9 goals against in their last Champions League. Bookmakers expect them to have enough in the tank when teaming up to Besiktas this coming Wednesday.
Besiktas are rather decent in the goal scoring department, with 1.5 goals scored per game at present in the Champions League. Amazingly, they concede even more at the moment, with an average of 2.1 goals against. Bookmakers expect them to be outscored against Sporting CP this coming Wednesday, though.
Sporting CP vs Besiktas stats and analysis
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Sporting CP are given a 67% chance of beating Besiktas. That equals odds at 1.50 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 4.00. Placing a football bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 6.00.
Sporting CP go into round 4 of the Champions League on 3 points, meaning they need to chase a positive outcome. A win will definitely keep them in with a chance of reaching the next stage. With a bit of luck, a draw might do the trick as well, while a defeat at this stage could prove very costly.
Besiktas travel to their 4th match in the Champions League, hoping to finally get some points on the board. It has been a tough tournament so far, and a 4th defeat on the bounce leaves them without a chance of seeing the next round.
According to the bookmakers, Sporting CP are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 6.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 17% chance of beating Besiktas. Placing your bet on Besiktas, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.50.
Facts and figures for Sporting CP vs Besiktas
- Sporting CP conceded in the last 26 of 28 matches;
- Sporting CP conceded the last 10 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Sporting CP's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Sporting CP scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Besiktas has lost the last 6 matches in a row;
- Besiktas has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Besiktas has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches;
- Besiktas conceded in the last 21 of 23 matches.
Lineup Sporting CP vs Besiktas
Current form — Sporting CP v. Besiktas
Sporting CP have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 4-1 win against Besiktas. They went on to beat Moreirense by 1-0, before also getting the better of Vitoria de Guimaraes in a 1-0 victory.
It is all or nothing with Besiktas at the moment, and sadly for them it has been more “nothing” than “all”. They first went down 1-4 in an encounter with Sporting CP, to which they replied by beating Galatasaray 2-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side when they lost 1-0 against Hatayspor.
Sporting CP v. Besiktas — fixture history
Sporting CP left Besiktas begging for mercy when they clattered them 4-1 and 3-1 in their previous meetings in the Champions League. Sporting CP enter the match against Besiktas with a 2-1-0 record in their previous 3 encounters in the Champions League. This amounts to a 67% winning ratio for Sporting CP, with Besiktas victorious in 0% of the last 3 encounters.
Full Time betting
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Sporting CP are given a 67% chance of beating Besiktas. That equals odds at 1.50 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 4.00. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 6.00.
Sporting CP will be looking to Sebastian Coates to find the net once again. He is on 4 in their last 6 matches. It has been a great season for Cyle Larin, who bagged 3 for his team. Bringing that kind of form to the table, makes him interesting from a betting perspective.