Soccer betting preview: Khimik Novomoskovsk welcomes Saturn Ramenskoye in what could be a tight duel

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Competition: Russia Pfl
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Khimik (5200 seats)

Khimik Novomoskovsk will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 4 points behind Saturn Ramenskoye.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Khimik Novomoskovsk form and stats

3-1-1 (win-draw-lost) are the Pfl numbers at home for Khimik Novomoskovsk so far this season.

Novomoskovsk are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-3 away versus Ryazan.

This is expected to be a close game, with Khimik Novomoskovsk perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Khimik Novomoskovsk as a small favourite), we find two games. Khimik Novomoskovsk has won one of these, drawn zero and lost one.

Khimik Novomoskovsk are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 7 goals in 5 games. Novomoskovsk's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 5 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Saturn Ramenskoye form and stats

As the visiting team in Pfl matches, Saturn Ramenskoye, who have the most scored goals (21) in Pfl, have produced an overall stat of 1-2-2 so far.

D. Chechetkin and K. Korzh scored in Ramenskoye's previous match, the home game against Kaluga that ended 2-0. Prior to that result Ramenskoye won their away game at Ryazan. The scoreline was 4-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found two similar matches played by Saturn Ramenskoye in our archives, and the results are: zero wins for Ramenskoye, zero draws and two defeats.

Ramenskoye are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 8 times in 5 away games so far. As opposed to that, Ramenskoye have seen the ball go into their own net 7 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

As for the last four games between these two teams, there's two Novomoskovsk victories, one draw and one Saturn Ramenskoye win. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

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Khimik Novomoskovsk Saturn Ramenskoye
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
10 5 2 Played P 2 5 10
4 3 0 Won W 1 1 6
4 1 1 Drew D 0 2 2
2 1 1 Lost L 1 2 2
12 7 0 Scored S 4 8 21
10 5 3 Conceded C 2 7 7
80% 80% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
70% 60% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 80%
40% 60% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 60% 50%
30% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 40% 30%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 20% 20%
50% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 80% 40%
40% 40% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 50%
30% 40% 100% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 10%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.6 2.4
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
65 38 4 Total Shots T S 10 26 94
25 11 0 Shots on Target S O 6 10 41
40% 64% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 67% 80% 44%
Key stats in Pfl this season:
  • Khimik Novomoskovsk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Saturn Ramenskoye has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (1) in Pfl
  • Saturn Ramenskoye has the most scored goals (21) in Pfl
  • Saturn Ramenskoye has the most scored goals in the second half (11) in Pfl
  • Saturn Ramenskoye have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Saturn Ramenskoye have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Saturn Ramenskoye have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Saturn Ramenskoye haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Saturn Ramenskoye 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 Sokol Saratov 11 7 3 1 20 5 5 4 1 0 11 0 6 3 2 1 9 5 15 24
2 Saturn Ramenskoye 10 6 2 2 21 7 5 5 0 0 13 0 5 1 2 2 8 7 14 20
3 Salyut Belgorod 11 5 4 2 16 5 6 3 2 1 12 3 5 2 2 1 4 2 11 19
4 Metallurg Lipetsk 10 5 3 2 17 12 6 2 3 1 10 5 4 3 0 1 7 7 5 18
5 Krasnyy-SGAFKST 10 4 4 2 12 6 6 2 2 2 7 5 4 2 2 0 5 1 6 16
6 Ryazan 10 5 1 4 15 12 6 3 1 2 10 7 4 2 0 2 5 5 3 16
7 Khimik Novomoskovsk 10 4 4 2 12 10 5 3 1 1 7 5 5 1 3 1 5 5 2 16
8 Strogino 10 4 2 4 10 14 5 2 2 1 7 6 5 2 0 3 3 8 -4 14
9 Kvant 10 4 2 4 10 17 5 3 1 1 6 4 5 1 1 3 4 13 -7 14
10 Znamya Noginsk 10 3 4 3 14 12 4 1 1 2 6 5 6 2 3 1 8 7 2 13
11 Kaluga 10 4 1 5 11 10 4 2 0 2 7 5 6 2 1 3 4 5 1 13
12 Khimki 2 10 4 0 6 13 24 5 3 0 2 7 5 5 1 0 4 6 19 -11 12
13 Avangard Kursk 10 2 4 4 9 14 5 2 3 0 8 4 5 0 1 4 1 10 -5 10
14 Metallurg Vidnoye 10 3 0 7 11 17 5 2 0 3 7 8 5 1 0 4 4 9 -6 9
15 Fakel II 10 2 0 8 8 21 5 2 0 3 7 9 5 0 0 5 1 12 -13 6
16 Sakhalin 10 1 2 7 6 19 4 1 1 2 5 4 6 0 1 5 1 15 -13 5

Read more about Pfl

The Professional Football League (PFL) is the third level of Russian football. It is divided into five divisions (or zones) based on the team’s location. The divisions have a varying number of teams, in total about 60. The top team of each league table is promoted while the bottom team is relegated.