Football betting preview: Gorodeya with moderate expectations before welcoming Shakhtyor

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Competition: Belarus Premier League
Competition: Sat 28.March
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)

After the first game it's Gorodeya - Shakhtyor 0-0 in points. Who will triumph in this second Premier League game of the season?

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Gorodeya form and stats

Times are rough for the home team, having gone 199 minutes without scoring a league goal. A. Arkhipov was the last player to find the net.

The Gorodeya fans got no joy from their last match, a Premier League game also here: A 0-1 defeat against Shakhtyor (placed 13th). Prior to that, an away loss at Vitebsk.

Last season, Gorodeya's league statistics were 12 wins, 8 draws and 10 losses, resulting in a 7th position in the Premier League. Over these 30 matches they scored 31 goals and conceded 29. Playing at home last season Gorodeya managed 7-3-5 (win-draw-lost) with 17 goals and 17 conceded.

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Shakhtyor form and stats

It's the second away game in a row for Shakhtyor, but there's smiles all around after the 1-0 victory versus Gorodeya (placed 11th) in the Premier League last time out. Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Torpedo BelAZ.

Let's have a look at how Shakhtyor performed last season in the Premier League: They landed a 3rd position in the league table after playing out 20 victories, 5 draws and 5 defeats. In total they scored 59 and conceded 21 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 8 - drew 3 and lost 4 with 20/10 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

As for the last eight games between these two teams, there's zero Gorodeya victories, two draws and six Shakhtyor wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Gorodeya missing players

Shakhtyor missing players

Gorodeya Shakhtyor
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
2 1 0 Played P 0 1 2
0 0 0 Won W 0 1 1
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 1
0 0 0 Scored S 0 1 1
2 1 0 Conceded C 0 0 1
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 100% 50%
100% 100% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 50%
 
2.5 1 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4 5
5 4 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 1 0.5
2.5 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9 1 0 Total Shots T S 0 10 20
4 1 0 Shots on Target S O 0 6 9
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 17% 11%
Gorodeya Last season Shakhtyor
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
30 15   Played P   15 30
12 7   Won W   8 20
8 3   Drew D   3 5
10 5   Lost L   4 5
31 17   Scored S   20 59
29 17   Conceded C   10 21
80% 87%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   93% 93%
53% 53%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   53% 60%
40% 47%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   33% 50%
20% 27%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   13% 33%
7% 13%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 17%
33% 47%   BTTS BTTS   27% 33%
50% 47%   Clean Sheets C S   53% 57%
37% 20%   Failed to Score F T   27% 17%
 
4 4.4   Corners for (avg) C F   5.9 5.9
4.9 4.5   Corners against (avg) C A   5.1 4.7
2.2 2.1   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.9 1.5
1 0   Red cards R C   3 3
 
232 127   Total Shots T S   139 361
82 43   Shots on Target S O   55 149
30% 33%   Goal Efficiency G E   31% 38%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Minsk 2 2 0 0 6 3 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 6
2 Ynergetyk-BDU 2 2 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 6
3 Torpedo BelAZ 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 6
4 Dinamo Brest 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
5 Slutsk 2 1 0 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
6 Isloch 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
7 Vitebsk 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
8 Ruh Brest 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
9 Slavia 2 1 0 1 3 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 -1 3
10 Smolevichy-STI 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
11 Gorodeya 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
12 Neman Grodno 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
13 Shakhtyor 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
14 Dinamo Minsk 2 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 3 -2 0
15 BATE 2 0 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0
16 Belshina 2 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 -3 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Dinamo Brest 30 23 6 1 70 22 15 11 3 1 44 12 15 12 3 0 26 10 48 75
2 BATE 30 22 4 4 61 21 15 12 1 2 34 10 15 10 3 2 27 11 40 70
3 Shakhtyor 30 20 5 5 59 21 15 12 2 1 39 11 15 8 3 4 20 10 38 65
4 Dinamo Minsk 30 15 5 10 43 39 15 9 1 5 26 17 15 6 4 5 17 22 4 50
5 Isloch 30 13 8 9 42 36 15 8 5 2 21 9 15 5 3 7 21 27 6 47
6 Torpedo BelAZ 30 13 6 11 41 36 15 7 4 4 21 14 15 6 2 7 20 22 5 45
7 Gorodeya 30 12 8 10 31 29 15 7 3 5 17 17 15 5 5 5 14 12 2 44
8 Slavia 30 10 7 13 35 40 15 5 3 7 20 21 15 5 4 6 15 19 -5 37
9 Minsk 30 9 9 12 36 44 15 8 4 3 21 19 15 1 5 9 15 25 -8 36
10 Neman Grodno 30 10 6 14 28 37 15 4 5 6 10 13 15 6 1 8 18 24 -9 36
11 Slutsk 30 9 7 14 29 46 15 5 4 6 14 26 15 4 3 8 15 20 -17 34
12 Ynergetyk-BDU 30 8 9 13 52 66 15 4 5 6 24 28 15 4 4 7 28 38 -14 33
13 Vitebsk 30 8 7 15 24 39 15 4 5 6 15 17 15 4 2 9 9 22 -15 31
14 Dnyapro 30 8 6 16 32 42 15 7 2 6 20 15 15 1 4 10 12 27 -10 30
15 Gomel 30 7 8 15 44 50 15 3 4 8 20 22 15 4 4 7 24 28 -6 29
16 Tarpeda 30 1 3 26 4 63 15 1 1 13 2 32 15 0 2 13 2 31 -59 6

Read more about Premier League

The Belarusian Premier League (or, the Vysheyshaya Liga) is the top level of football in Belarus. It was founded in 1992 after Belarus declared independence. It currently has 16 teams in a season running in spring, summer and autumn. Each team plays 30 fixtures to create a final league table.