OTP Bank Liga prediction and guide: Honvéd modest thought to get the better of Újpest

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Competition: Hungary OTP Bank Liga
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Bozsik Stadion (10000 seats)

Carrying a 5 point dominance in the league table, Honvéd club members yearn to see their adored players get max points from this game vs Újpest.

Insights:
  • Honvéd have the most dropped points from leading position (12) in OTP Bank Liga
  • Újpest have the fewest points from losing position (1) in OTP Bank Liga

Honvéd and Újpest should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

This is a game between neighbours, usually meaning increased mental strain and importance.

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Honvéd form and stats

Honvéd have played 6 OTP Bank Liga games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-0-3 (wins-draws-losses).

The Honvéd supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host MTK in OTP Bank Liga and win 3-0.

Prior to that, an away loss at Puskas.

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

The Honvéd fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 11 goals in 6 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 10 goals have been conceded.

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Újpest form and stats

Újpest have only collected 3 points from their away games in the OTP Bank Liga, after 0-3-3 (6 played).

The supporters enjoyed Újpest's previous game versus Debrecen (placed 9th), a OTP Bank Liga 3-1 win played at home.

A 1-2 defeat away at Puskas before that.

We have checked recent matches where Újpest have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those 13 games were three victories, seven draws and three defeats.

The visiting Újpest have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 7 goals from 6 games. Újpest have conceded 11 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

This is what happened when the sides faced each other previously this season; Újpest - Honvéd 1-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Honvéd victory, six draws and three Újpest wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

HonvédN. Lukić
N. Lukić
10 goals
HonvédD. Nagy
D. Nagy
4 goals
HonvédL. Bole
L. Bole
3 goals

Honvéd missing players

Újpest missing players

Honvéd Újpest
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
13 6 2 Played P 2 6 13
5 3 1 Won W 0 0 2
1 0 0 Drew D 1 3 5
7 3 1 Lost L 1 3 6
24 11 4 Scored S 3 7 17
25 10 4 Conceded C 4 11 22
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 83% 92%
85% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 85%
77% 83% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 77%
54% 50% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 50% 46%
31% 33% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
77% 67% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 83% 85%
8% 17% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 15%
15% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 17% 8%
 
5.7 6.2 10 Corners for (avg) C F 5 3.5 4.8
4.8 3.5 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 6.7 5.8
2.8 3.5 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.2 2.5
4 2 1 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
8.2 8.3 10 Shots (avg) S ( 13.5 11.5 11.4
3.2 3.3 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 4.5 4.8
57% 55% 80% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 26% 27%
 
7.6 6 6 Shots against (avg) S A 12 13.8 9.1
3.6 2.7 3.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 5.3 3.6
Key stats in OTP Bank Liga this season:
  • Honvéd have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Honvéd have the most dropped points from leading position (12) in OTP Bank Liga
  • Honvéd haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Újpest have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Újpest have the fewest points (3) away in OTP Bank Liga
  • Újpest have the fewest points from losing position (1) in OTP Bank Liga
  • Újpest have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Újpest have yet to win a 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 Ferencvaros 12 9 1 2 27 9 7 4 1 2 16 8 5 5 0 0 11 1 18 28
2 Puskas 12 8 1 3 19 15 5 3 0 2 8 9 7 5 1 1 11 6 4 25
3 Várda SE 13 7 3 3 21 15 6 4 1 1 11 6 7 3 2 2 10 9 6 24
4 MOL Vidi 13 5 5 3 16 14 7 5 1 1 11 5 6 0 4 2 5 9 2 20
5 Mezokovesd-Zsory 13 5 4 4 18 21 6 3 3 0 10 7 7 2 1 4 8 14 -3 19
6 Paksi SE 13 5 2 6 32 27 7 3 2 2 17 15 6 2 0 4 15 12 5 17
7 Honvéd 13 5 1 7 24 25 6 3 0 3 11 10 7 2 1 4 13 15 -1 16
8 Zalaegerszegi TE 13 4 3 6 18 29 7 2 2 3 10 14 6 2 1 3 8 15 -11 15
9 Debrecen 13 3 4 6 26 26 6 2 2 2 14 11 7 1 2 4 12 15 0 13
10 Gyirmót 13 3 4 6 15 21 7 1 3 3 7 11 6 2 1 3 8 10 -6 13
11 MTK 13 3 3 7 10 19 6 2 1 3 4 7 7 1 2 4 6 12 -9 12
12 Újpest 13 2 5 6 17 22 7 2 2 3 10 11 6 0 3 3 7 11 -5 11

Read more about OTP Bank Liga

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.