Super League: AEK Athens look able to win home game against Panaitolikos

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Competition: Greece Super League
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 15:15 (UTC)
Venue: Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis (69638 seats)

AEK Athens are stalking the top league spots while Panaitolikos are more nervous about staying out of trouble and relegation. Who wins the prize?

Insights:
  • AEK Athens have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Super League
  • Panaitolikos have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.

It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only four days ago in the Super League. That game, against PAOK, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Panaitolikos.

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AEK Athens form and stats

15 points is a decent return from 7 Super League games here at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis for AEK Athens. The data says 5 wins, 0 draws and 2 losses.

Happy days for AEK Athens in their previous game, a Super League match away at Lamia (placed 12th) that ended with a 2-0 victory.

A 1-1 draw away in the Greek Cup before that, with Kifisia the opponent.

Athens are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found eleven matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won seven, drew two and lost two.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for AEK Athens as they are travelling to their away game against PAOK in the Greek Cup. That match is three days after this one.

AEK Athens have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis with 13 goals in 7 league matches. From these home matches, Athens have conceded only 6 goals.

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Panaitolikos form and stats

There's been little loot from Panaitolikos's travels as they have only collected 7 points from 8 away games in the Super League. Panaitolikos only have 2 wins to counter their 5 defeats and 1 draw. With two straight losses from their last two away games, Panaitolikos are hoping that it's time for some travel points again.

Panaitolikos lost away at PAOK (0-2) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick.

A home win before that, celebrating 1-0 vs Niki Volos.

We have done a similar check as we did with the hometeam, looking up recent matches where Panaitolikos played away with similar odds. This revealed five games. The visitors overcame the odds to win zero times, one were draw and the home team won as expected four times.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Olympiakos Piraeus in just three days.

The attacking power of Panaitolikos when travelling is not overwhelming with 7 goals scored from 8 league matches away. For Panaitolikos, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

This isn't the first time these sides meet on the pitch this season, as the statistics show this recent match: Panaitolikos - AEK Athens 1-3. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): AEK Athens eight wins, one draw and Panaitolikos one victory. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AEK AthensS. Araújo
S. Araújo
6 goals
AEK AthensS. Zuber
S. Zuber
5 goals
PanaitolikosN. Vergos
N. Vergos
4 goals

AEK Athens missing players

Panaitolikos missing players

AEK Athens Panaitolikos
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
16 7 3 Played P 2 8 16
10 5 3 Won W 0 2 4
3 0 0 Drew D 0 1 3
3 2 0 Lost L 2 5 9
29 13 7 Scored S 0 7 16
16 6 0 Conceded C 4 17 29
94% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
75% 71% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 81%
62% 71% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 62% 69%
31% 14% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 25%
12% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 6%
50% 43% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 62%
44% 57% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 12%
12% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 31%
 
6.4 6 5.7 Corners for (avg) C F 2.5 3.4 3.4
4.8 4.9 3.3 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 5 5
2.4 2.6 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 2.5 2.6
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
14.4 14.6 17 Shots (avg) S ( 4 11.4 10.6
5.6 5.7 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0.5 3.8 3.7
32% 32% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 23% 27%
 
12.1 12.1 7.7 Shots against (avg) S A 15 14.2 13.4
3.9 3.4 1 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6.5 6.6 5.2
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • AEK Athens have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • AEK Athens have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • AEK Athens have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • AEK Athens have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Super League
  • AEK Athens haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Panaitolikos have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Panaitolikos have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Panaitolikos haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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 16 13 3 0 28 9 8 6 2 0 11 3 8 7 1 0 17 6 19 42
2 AEK Athens 16 10 3 3 29 16 7 5 0 2 13 6 9 5 3 1 16 10 13 33
3 PAOK 16 10 1 5 33 20 8 5 1 2 17 10 8 5 0 3 16 10 13 31
4 Panathinaikos 16 8 2 6 27 14 9 7 1 1 22 5 7 1 1 5 5 9 13 26
5 OFI 17 6 8 3 21 16 9 2 5 2 11 12 8 4 3 1 10 4 5 26
6 PAS Giannina 17 7 5 5 21 17 9 4 2 3 12 12 8 3 3 2 9 5 4 26
7 Aris 16 8 3 5 17 15 7 4 2 1 8 6 9 4 1 4 9 9 2 21
8 Asteras Tripolis 16 5 5 6 16 15 8 4 1 3 10 7 8 1 4 3 6 8 1 20
9 Volos NFC 15 5 3 7 27 30 8 4 0 4 13 12 7 1 3 3 14 18 -3 18
10 Panaitolikos 16 4 3 9 16 29 8 2 2 4 9 12 8 2 1 5 7 17 -13 15
11 Ionikos 16 3 5 8 13 21 7 2 3 2 7 7 9 1 2 6 6 14 -8 14
12 Lamia 16 2 5 9 13 22 8 0 3 5 8 15 8 2 2 4 5 7 -9 11
13 Atromitos 15 2 3 10 14 32 7 2 1 4 9 12 8 0 2 6 5 20 -18 9
14 Apollon Smirnis 14 1 5 8 7 26 8 1 4 3 4 9 6 0 1 5 3 17 -19 8

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.