Football tips: Voluntari vs Botoşani - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu (4600 seats)

The visiting Botoşani side should be favourites in this visit to Voluntari, as the away team holds a 10 point advantage from their 29 league games this season.

Insights:
  • Voluntari haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Botoşani have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

The hosts Voluntari saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Liga 1. That game was an away game at Chindia Târgovişte, so at least Voluntari are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

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Voluntari form and stats

4 victories, 3 draws and 7 defeats. That’s what Voluntari have to build on here at Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu in the Liga 1.

Voluntari faced defeat in their previous match, away at Chindia Târgovişte (0-1). Ahead of that match, Voluntari won a home game hosting Hermannstadt (1-0).

The Voluntari fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 16 in 14 matches. On the other hand, Voluntari have conceded 19 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Botoşani form and stats

5 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. That’s the product of Botoşani playing as the away team in the Liga 1 this season.

Hamidou Keyta scored in Botoşani's previous match, the home game against Viitorul that ended 1-0. Before that, Botoşani travelled to Astra and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

World class coaching! That was the thoughts of manager M. Ciobanu when Hamidou Keyta scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 46th minute.

Botoşani have scored 19 goals on their travels this season, from 14 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Botoşani have conceded 21 goals in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Botoşani - Voluntari 1-1. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Voluntari, three draws and five wins for Botoşani. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: six games.

Top Goalscorers

BotoşaniH. Keyta
H. Keyta
14 goals
VoluntariJ. Betancor Sánchez
J. Betancor Sánchez
6 goals
VoluntariI. Gheorghe
I. Gheorghe
5 goals

Voluntari missing players

Botoşani missing players

Voluntari Botoşani
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
29 14 4 Played P 5 14 29
8 4 1 Won W 3 5 11
7 3 1 Drew D 1 4 8
14 7 2 Lost L 1 5 10
31 16 4 Scored S 7 19 38
39 19 5 Conceded C 5 21 35
93% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 93% 90%
69% 71% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 79% 72%
45% 43% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 64% 52%
21% 21% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 24%
10% 7% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 21% 14%
48% 50% 75% BTTS BTTS 80% 79% 59%
24% 14% 0% Clean Sheets C S 20% 14% 28%
34% 36% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 14% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.3 2.2 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.6 2.7 2.5
3 1 0 Red cards R C 2 4 6
 
8.3 8.7 5.8 Shots (avg) S ( 6.6 8 9.9
3.1 3.7 3.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.6 3.6 4.1
34% 31% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 39% 37% 32%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • Botoşani have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Voluntari haven’t played a single 0-0 game 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 FCSB 29 20 4 5 56 21 15 12 2 1 35 7 14 8 2 4 21 14 35 64
2 CFR Cluj 29 19 6 4 42 15 15 8 5 2 22 7 14 11 1 2 20 8 27 63
3 Universitatea Craiova 29 16 9 4 33 14 14 8 3 3 15 8 15 8 6 1 18 6 19 57
4 Sepsi 29 10 14 5 42 30 14 4 7 3 20 14 15 6 7 2 22 16 12 44
5 Botoşani 29 11 8 10 38 35 15 6 4 5 19 14 14 5 4 5 19 21 3 41
6 Academica Clinceni 29 9 14 6 27 25 15 6 5 4 13 12 14 3 9 2 14 13 2 41
7 Chindia Târgovişte 29 10 9 10 23 23 15 5 4 6 15 18 14 5 5 4 8 5 0 39
8 Astra 29 9 10 10 38 39 14 4 5 5 18 18 15 5 5 5 20 21 -1 37
9 Argeş 29 9 10 10 30 40 14 4 6 4 15 16 15 5 4 6 15 24 -10 37
10 UTA Arad 29 9 9 11 26 36 15 2 5 8 9 20 14 7 4 3 17 16 -10 36
11 Viitorul 28 6 13 9 35 33 13 3 7 3 20 20 15 3 6 6 15 13 2 31
12 Voluntari 29 8 7 14 31 39 14 4 3 7 16 19 15 4 4 7 15 20 -8 31
13 Gaz Metan Medias 29 8 6 15 31 41 15 5 3 7 15 19 14 3 3 8 16 22 -10 30
14 Dinamo Bucureşti 29 7 6 16 25 38 14 3 4 7 13 18 15 4 2 9 12 20 -13 27
15 Hermannstadt 29 5 11 13 28 39 15 4 5 6 17 19 14 1 6 7 11 20 -11 26
16 CSM Iasi 28 5 4 19 26 63 14 3 2 9 13 27 14 2 2 10 13 36 -37 19

Read more about Liga 1

The Liga I, also spelled Liga 1, is the top level of the football pyramid in Romania. It is also known as the Liga 1 Betano due to its sponsor. It has 14 teams playing 26 fixtures each to create a league table for the regular season. The top six teams then play a championship round, the last eight play a relegation round.