Football tips: Levski Sofia vs Ludogorets - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Sat 14.March
Match begins: 15:15 (UTC)
Venue: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov (25000 seats)

Levski Sofia and Ludogorets are both riding high in the Parva Liga with their 3rd and 1st positions respectively. Expect a great game!

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Levski Sofia form and stats

Levski Sofia have performed here at Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov this season with 9 wins from 12 Parva Liga matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 1 game and lost 2.

Levski Sofia drew their last game, 0-0 away at Botev Vratsa (placed 12th). Preceding that game was the home draw versus Ludogorets (after extra-time, 6-5 on penalties) that ended 0-0.

Levski Sofia have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov with 23 goals in 12 league matches. Levski Sofia have only conceded 8 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Ludogorets form and stats

Ludogorets's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Ludogorets, who have the the best goal difference (+32) in Parva Liga, collect 25 points from their 11 away matches in the Parva Liga. 7 victories and 4 draws have created these points (and only 0 defeats). One point away has become something of a habit for Ludogorets who have played out draws in their last three away games.

Claudiu Keșerü (2), Marcelinho and Mavis Tchibota scored in Ludogorets's previous match, the home game against Dunav 2010 that ended 5-1. Ahead of that match was the Bulgarian Cup away draw versus Levski Sofia (after extra-time, 6-5 on penalties) that ended 0-0.

As you can tell from the results above, Ludogorets was very dominant against Dunav 2010, winning the match with a scoreline that even the finest fortune teller couldn't predict. 5-1 (!) with Claudiu Keșerü (2), Marcelinho and Mavis Tchibota providing the goals.

Ludogorets has another fixture away, a Parva Liga game, against Arda in just four days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

The visiting Ludogorets have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 15 goals from 11 games. It's not easy to score on Ludogorets as they have only conceded 6 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Ludogorets - Levski Sofia 2-0. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Levski Sofia won zero games, four matches ended with a draw and Ludogorets has six wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: two / eight

Top Goalscorers

LudogoretsC. Keșerü
C. Keșerü
12 goals
Levski Sofia
N. Robertha
9 goals
Levski Sofia
S. Ivaylov Ivanov
8 goals

Levski Sofia missing players

Ludogorets missing players

Levski Sofia Ludogorets
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
24 12 2 Played P 2 11 23
13 9 1 Won W 0 7 16
7 1 1 Drew D 2 4 7
4 2 0 Lost L 0 0 0
40 23 1 Scored S 1 15 42
17 8 0 Conceded C 1 6 10
83% 92% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 91% 87%
75% 83% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 55% 70%
46% 58% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 18% 26%
29% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 9% 17%
4% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 9% 13%
38% 42% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 45% 39%
54% 58% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 55% 61%
25% 8% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 9% 13%
 
5.9 6.8 8.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 6.1 7.2
3.1 3.3 3 Corners against (avg) C A 3.5 3.3 2.7
2 1.3 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 3.1 2.7
3 2 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
261 151 22 Total Shots T S 11 116 281
111 60 7 Shots on Target S O 5 49 123
36% 38% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 31% 34%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • Levski Sofia have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Levski Sofia have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Levski Sofia have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Ludogorets has the fewest conceded goals (10)
  • Ludogorets has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (4)
  • Ludogorets has the most points (25) away
  • Ludogorets has the most points from losing position (15)
  • Ludogorets has the the best goal difference (+32)
  • Ludogorets have not yet lost a game.
  • Ludogorets have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ludogorets have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ludogorets 23 16 7 0 42 10 12 9 3 0 27 4 11 7 4 0 15 6 32 55
2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 24 13 7 4 46 22 12 7 5 0 20 6 12 6 2 4 26 16 24 46
3 Levski Sofia 24 13 7 4 40 17 12 9 1 2 23 8 12 4 6 2 17 9 23 46
4 CSKA Sofia 24 13 7 4 39 16 12 8 3 1 24 9 12 5 4 3 15 7 23 46
5 Slavia Sofia 24 12 6 6 31 23 12 5 3 4 18 17 12 7 3 2 13 6 8 42
6 Cherno More 24 9 10 5 30 21 12 5 5 2 18 11 12 4 5 3 12 10 9 37
7 Beroe 24 12 1 11 37 32 12 8 1 3 21 9 12 4 0 8 16 23 5 37
8 Botev Plovdiv 24 8 6 10 25 27 12 5 3 4 13 10 12 3 3 6 12 17 -2 30
9 Arda 23 7 8 8 25 29 11 4 3 4 11 13 12 3 5 4 14 16 -4 29
10 Etar 24 5 9 10 26 40 12 3 6 3 10 18 12 2 3 7 16 22 -14 24
11 Tsarsko selo 24 6 4 14 22 39 12 4 3 5 14 17 12 2 1 9 8 22 -17 22
12 Botev Vratsa 24 4 7 13 20 45 12 3 4 5 12 17 12 1 3 8 8 28 -25 19
13 Dunav 2010 24 4 6 14 18 44 12 2 3 7 8 19 12 2 3 7 10 25 -26 18
14 Vitosha Bistritsa 24 1 3 20 15 51 12 1 1 10 10 29 12 0 2 10 5 22 -36 6

Read more about Parva Liga

The First Professional Football League, also known as the Parva Liga, is the top level of football in Bulgaria. It has 14 teams playing a regular season of 26 fixtures to set a league table. The top six then enter a championship playoff, the bottom eight a relegation group.