3. Liga: Series 2 match prediction and preview for CSM Bacău vs Otelul clash

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Competition: Romania 3. Liga: Series 2
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Aerostar (1500 seats)

Struggling CSM Bacău will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Otelul in the upcoming league round. It’s 7th vs 1st and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • CSM Bacău have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Otelul have the most scored goals (46) in 3. Liga: Series 2

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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CSM Bacău form and stats

3 victories, 2 draws and 2 defeats. That’s what CSM Bacău have to build on here at Stadionul Aerostar in the 3. Liga: Series 2.

The CSM Bacău fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 8 in 7 matches. CSM Bacău have conceded 8 in these home matches.

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Otelul form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most scored goals (46) in 3. Liga: Series 2, on their 3. Liga: Series 2 travels is 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats.

As mentioned above, Otelul was the only team on the pitch versus Făurei in their previous game, winning 11-0. This could be a tougher task.

The Otelul manager has got the team scoring on the road, with 15 away goals in 7 league matches. Otelul have conceded 7 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Otelul - CSM Bacău 4-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. As for the last two games between these two teams, there's zero Bacău victories, zero draws and two Otelul wins. Over/under statistics; one of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

CSM Bacău missing players

Otelul missing players

CSM Bacău Otelul
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
14 7 2 Played P 2 7 14
4 3 0 Won W 2 4 10
4 2 1 Drew D 0 1 2
6 2 1 Lost L 0 2 2
11 8 2 Scored S 9 15 46
21 8 5 Conceded C 2 7 10
93% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
79% 71% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 71% 86%
43% 57% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 43% 57%
14% 14% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 43% 57%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 43% 36%
29% 29% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 43% 43%
29% 43% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 43% 50%
50% 43% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 14% 7%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1 1 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 1.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.3 15 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 17 17.3
5 12 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 5 6
20% 25% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 40% 50%
Key stats in 3. Liga: Series 2 this season:
  • CSM Bacău have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Otelul have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Otelul have scored more than double the goals of CSM Bacău.
  • Otelul have the fewest conceded goals (10) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals (46) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals in the first half (9) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals in the second half (15) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the the best goal difference (+36) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Otelul is in the best form (5-1-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Otelul 14 10 2 2 46 10 7 6 1 0 31 3 7 4 1 2 15 7 36 32
2 Dacia Unirea Braila 14 9 2 3 41 15 7 3 2 2 17 11 7 6 0 1 24 4 26 29
3 Focsani 14 7 5 2 31 15 7 3 2 2 17 10 7 4 3 0 14 5 16 26
4 Sporting Liesti 14 8 2 4 29 19 7 5 1 1 15 5 7 3 1 3 14 14 10 26
5 Olimpia Râmnicu Sărat 14 7 2 5 20 18 7 5 0 2 12 6 7 2 2 3 8 12 2 23
6 Viitorul Ianca 14 6 4 4 27 16 7 3 1 3 18 9 7 3 3 1 9 7 11 22
7 CSM Bacău 14 4 4 6 11 21 7 3 2 2 8 8 7 1 2 4 3 13 -10 16
8 Avantul Valea Marului 14 3 1 10 7 24 7 1 1 5 3 13 7 2 0 5 4 11 -17 10
9 Făurei 14 1 4 9 11 39 7 1 2 4 6 11 7 0 2 5 5 28 -28 5
10 Sportul Chiscani 14 1 2 11 6 52 7 0 2 5 4 22 7 1 0 6 2 30 -46 5

Read more about 3. Liga: Series 2

The Liga III, also spelled Liga 3, is the third highest tier of football in Romania. It is divided into five divisions and each has 16 teams for a total of 80 contestants. The season runs from August to May and each team plays 30 fixtures. The top team of the league table in each division is promoted.