Super League information and data: AEK Athens modest betting favourite to top Olympiakos Piraeus

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Competition: Greece Super League
Competition: Tue 17.May
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis (69638 seats)

A very important match in Super League as both teams are battling for the top positions. With AEK Athens in 3rd position and Olympiakos Piraeus at 1st, this has all the looks of a thriling fight. Read on to find out more!

Insights:
  • AEK Athens have the most scored goals in the first half (30) in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have the fewest conceded goals (14) in Super League

It's no vacation for neither Athens nor Olympiakos Piraeus as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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AEK Athens form and stats

When playing at home in the Super League, AEK Athens have managed 8 wins, 1 draw and suffered 4 defeats from 13 games.

AEK Athens faced defeat in their previous match, away at Aris (2-3). Did Athens get overconfident in their match against Aris? We'll let you decide, but they did lose a 2-0 lead to end up with a 2-3 defeat. Heartbreak for AEK Athens in their last match as Aris's Garcia scored the winning goal deep into overtime.

Previous to that game, a home match hosting PAS Giannina in a game that was won 3-0.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does AEK Athens handle that role? We have found 8 games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats.

Athens have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis with 23 goals in 13 league matches. From these home matches, AEK Athens have conceded only 12 goals.

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Olympiakos Piraeus form and stats

The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 9 wins, 3 draws and only 1 loss in the Super League. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Olympiakos Piraeus are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

Olympiakos played 1-1 against PAOK in their previous match.

The game before that, was lost at home, a 1-2 defeat against Panathinaikos.

Olympiakos Piraeus has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 23 goals from 13 games. It's not easy to score on Olympiakos Piraeus as they have only conceded 9 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

The last head to head encounter ended Olympiakos Piraeus - Athens 1-1, played this season. Numbers for the prior ten meetings featuring these two contenders are: zero wins for AEK Athens, two draws and eight wins for Olympiakos Piraeus. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

Olympiakos PiraeusY. El-Arabi
Y. El-Arabi
13 goals
AthensS. Araújo
S. Araújo
12 goals
Olympiakos PiraeusF. das Chagas Soares dos Santos
F. das Chagas Soares dos Santos
9 goals

AEK Athens missing players

Olympiakos Piraeus missing players

AEK Athens Olympiakos Piraeus
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
35 17 4 Played P 4 17 35
16 9 1 Won W 1 11 24
8 2 2 Drew D 2 4 8
11 6 1 Lost L 1 2 3
54 27 2 Scored S 3 27 59
39 15 2 Conceded C 3 12 24
94% 94% 75% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 88% 89%
80% 76% 25% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 71% 69%
57% 65% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 53% 49%
20% 6% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 12% 17%
11% 6% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 6% 11%
54% 47% 25% BTTS BTTS 50% 53% 54%
34% 47% 50% Clean Sheets C S 25% 41% 43%
17% 12% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 18% 14%
 
6.3 6.7 6.2 Corners for (avg) C F 2.5 4 5.5
4.3 4.2 3.2 Corners against (avg) C A 7.5 5.2 4.1
2.5 2.3 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.8 1.6 1.5
4 3 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
15 16.5 14.2 Shots (avg) S ( 7 11.7 14.3
4.8 5 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.8 3.4 4.6
32% 32% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 47% 37%
 
10.5 9.9 10 Shots against (avg) S A 11.5 10.4 9
3.9 3.2 3.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.8 2.7 2.7
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • AEK Athens have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • AEK Athens have the most dropped points from leading position (17) in Super League
  • AEK Athens have the most scored goals in the first half (30) in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have the fewest conceded goals (14) in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have the fewest conceded goals (9) away in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have the most points (30) away in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have the the best goal difference (+33) in Super League
  • Olympiakos Piraeus have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Olympiakos Piraeus 26 20 5 1 47 14 13 11 2 0 24 5 13 9 3 1 23 9 33 65
2 PAOK 26 16 5 5 50 24 13 8 3 2 25 13 13 8 2 3 25 11 26 53
3 AEK Athens 26 14 4 8 42 28 13 8 1 4 23 12 13 6 3 4 19 16 14 46
4 Panathinaikos 26 13 3 10 41 21 13 9 2 2 27 6 13 4 1 8 14 15 20 42
5 Aris 26 13 6 7 28 21 13 7 4 2 15 10 13 6 2 5 13 11 7 39
6 OFI 26 9 10 7 33 32 13 5 5 3 20 19 13 4 5 4 13 13 1 37
7 PAS Giannina 26 11 7 8 28 24 13 7 3 3 18 13 13 4 4 5 10 11 4 35
8 Asteras Tripolis 26 10 5 11 27 29 13 7 1 5 16 12 13 3 4 6 11 17 -2 35
9 Panaitolikos 26 9 5 12 27 39 13 4 3 6 11 15 13 5 2 6 16 24 -12 32
10 Volos NFC 26 8 6 12 35 42 13 5 2 6 15 18 13 3 4 6 20 24 -7 30
11 Ionikos 26 6 8 12 26 34 13 4 4 5 14 14 13 2 4 7 12 20 -8 26
12 Atromitos 26 6 5 15 27 47 13 5 2 6 18 20 13 1 3 9 9 27 -20 23
13 Lamia 26 4 6 16 19 37 13 2 3 8 13 23 13 2 3 8 6 14 -18 18
14 Apollon Smirnis 26 2 7 17 9 47 13 1 6 6 4 16 13 1 1 11 5 31 -38 13

Read more about Super League

The Super League is the highest level of football in Greece. The league has 16 teams playing two fixtures against each other, for a total of 30 games each. The season runs from August to May to decide a final league table. The “big three” (Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens; all from Athens) dominate this league.