Újpest vs Ferencváros: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: Hungary NB 1
Competition: Sat 08.February
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Szusza Ferenc Stadion (5145 seats)

Újpest will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 18 points behind Ferencváros.

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.

This is a match between teams from the same area, a local derby. The community is buzzing.

Relegation threatens Újpest who should definitely be looking for some points here. Ferencváros are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

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Újpest form and stats

With {2 NB 1 wins}, 2 draws and 5 defeats from their home games, Újpest are certainly not brimming with confidence.

An away draw last time out for Újpest, facing Mezokovesd-Zsory in a game that ended 2-2. Preceding that match was a defeat to MOL Vidi (0-1).

The match schedule is unforgiving for Újpest as they have a new game in only three days, a Hungarian Cup match thankfully also at home. MOL Vidi are visiting.

Újpest has scored 9 league goals at home this season, in 9 matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 14 goals have been conceded.

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Ferencváros form and stats

The away team, who have the most scored goals (35) in NB 1, have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 7 wins, 1 draw and only 1 loss in the NB 1. In general it has been a productive period now for Ferencváros as they haven't lost any of their last 16 games. Ferencváros are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played eight in a row without losing.

Ferencváros's last game was the home draw against Honvéd (0-0). Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Várda SE.

The Ferencváros manager S. Rebrov has got the team scoring on the road, with 21 away goals in 9 league matches. Ferencváros have conceded 10 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Ferencváros - Újpest 1-0 earlier this season. Újpest-Ferencváros H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Újpest zero wins, Ferencváros six wins, four draws. three of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

FerencvárosO. Zubkov
O. Zubkov
7 goals
FerencvárosI. da Silva Barbosa
I. da Silva Barbosa
6 goals
FerencvárosT. Nguen
T. Nguen
5 goals

Újpest missing players

Ferencváros missing players

Újpest Ferencváros
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
19 9 3 Played P 3 9 18
7 2 0 Won W 2 7 13
4 2 0 Drew D 1 1 4
8 5 3 Lost L 0 1 1
25 9 2 Scored S 7 21 35
29 14 6 Conceded C 1 10 15
89% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 89% 89%
74% 67% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 78% 61%
53% 44% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 78% 56%
42% 33% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 44% 39%
21% 22% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 33% 22%
53% 56% 67% BTTS BTTS 33% 67% 50%
21% 22% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 33% 50%
37% 33% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 11% 11%
 
5.6 6 4 Corners for (avg) C F 4.7 5.2 6.3
3.2 3.2 4 Corners against (avg) C A 4 3.7 3
1.9 1.7 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.3 2.8 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
203 105 28 Total Shots T S 25 90 205
75 37 6 Shots on Target S O 11 42 82
33% 24% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 64% 45% 40%
Key stats in NB 1 this season:
  • Ferencváros has the fewest conceded goals (15)
  • Ferencváros has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (5)
  • Ferencváros has the most scored goals (21) away
  • Ferencváros has the most scored goals (35)
  • Ferencváros has the most scored goals in the first half (22)
  • Ferencváros has the the best goal difference (+20)
  • Ferencváros have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Ferencváros have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ferencváros have scored at least twice as many goals away as Újpest have scored home.
  • Ferencváros have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Ferencváros have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Ferencváros is in the best form (4-2-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ferencváros 18 13 4 1 35 15 9 6 3 0 14 5 9 7 1 1 21 10 20 43
2 MOL Vidi 19 11 4 4 33 18 9 4 1 4 16 13 10 7 3 0 17 5 15 37
3 Mezokovesd-Zsory 19 10 5 4 25 16 10 5 2 3 11 8 9 5 3 1 14 8 9 35
4 Puskás 19 7 7 5 29 23 10 3 3 4 15 14 9 4 4 1 14 9 6 28
5 Honvéd 19 7 5 7 20 22 9 3 2 4 9 10 10 4 3 3 11 12 -2 26
6 Diósgyőr 19 8 2 9 23 27 9 4 1 4 11 12 10 4 1 5 12 15 -4 26
7 Újpest 19 7 4 8 25 29 9 2 2 5 9 14 10 5 2 3 16 15 -4 25
8 Debrecen 18 7 3 8 30 31 10 5 2 3 20 16 8 2 1 5 10 15 -1 24
9 Paksi SE 19 7 2 10 25 33 9 4 1 4 12 15 10 3 1 6 13 18 -8 23
10 Várda SE 19 6 3 10 20 26 9 4 1 4 11 10 10 2 2 6 9 16 -6 21
11 Zalaegerszegi TE 19 4 6 9 25 28 10 2 4 4 13 15 9 2 2 5 12 13 -3 18
12 Kaposvári Rákóczi 19 3 1 15 16 38 10 2 1 7 12 21 9 1 0 8 4 17 -22 10

Read more about NB 1

The Nemzeti Bajnokság I (meaning “National Championship I”) is the top level of Hungarian football. Is also known by the sponsorship name OTP Bank Liga, or shortened to NB 1. It was founded in 1901. The present format has twelve teams playing each other three times for a total of 33 fixtures.