Football tips: Tambov vs Rotor Volgograd - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Russia Premier League
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Mordovia Arena (11613 seats)

An important duel in the bottom section of the Premier League, with both Tambov and Rotor Volgograd experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 15th and the visitors in 14th place.

Insights:
  • Tambov is in the worst form (0-1-5)
  • Rotor Volgograd has the fewest scored goals (9) in Premier League

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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Tambov form and stats

With 2 Premier League wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats from their home games, Tambov are certainly not brimming with confidence.

In their previous game, the manager S. Pervushin led his Tambov to a defeat in the Russian Cup match away at Lokomotiv Moskva. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Mordovia Arena. Before that game, the home loss against Rubin Kazan with the scoreline 0-1.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Tambov here at Mordovia Arena in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (6 from 10 games). Tambov have conceded 10 in these home matches.

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Rotor Volgograd form and stats

There's been little loot from Rotor Volgograd's travels as they have only collected 7 points from 9 away games in the Premier League. Rotor Volgograd, who have the fewest scored goals (9) in Premier League, only have 1 win to counter their 4 defeats and 4 draws. With two straight losses from their last two away games, Rotor Volgograd are hoping that it's time for some travel points again.

The Rotor Volgograd goalkeeper Josip Condric is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 180 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Flamarion Junior scored in Rotor Volgograd's previous match, the home game against Arsenal Tula that ended 1-0. That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Arsenal Tula.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Volgograd as they have only managed to score 5 times from 9 away games in the league. Rotor Volgograd's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 16 goals from these trips. It's worth mentioning that 8 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Tambov and Rotor Volgograd have met before this season: Rotor Volgograd - Tambov 0-2. Head-2-head stats last six meetings: four - one - one (Tambov wins - draws - Rotor Volgograd wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Rotor VolgogradK. Mullin
K. Mullin
3 goals
Rotor VolgogradF. Jovino Filho
F. Jovino Filho
3 goals
TambovP. Karasev
P. Karasev
1 goals

Tambov missing players

Rotor Volgograd missing players

Tambov Rotor Volgograd
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
19 10 4 Played P 3 9 19
3 2 2 Won W 0 1 3
4 2 2 Drew D 3 4 5
12 6 0 Lost L 0 4 11
13 6 5 Scored S 2 5 9
29 10 2 Conceded C 2 16 30
95% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 78% 84%
58% 50% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 78% 63%
32% 10% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 44% 37%
21% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 22% 16%
11% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 5%
37% 30% 50% BTTS BTTS 67% 44% 32%
21% 20% 50% Clean Sheets C S 33% 22% 26%
47% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 56% 58%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 2.4 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.7 3.4 3.5
5 3 1 Red cards R C 1 3 4
 
8.4 8.9 10 Shots (avg) S ( 9.7 7.9 9
2.7 2.5 3.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.3 2.9 3.1
25% 24% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 19% 16%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Rotor Volgograd has the fewest scored goals (9) in Premier League
  • Rotor Volgograd has the fewest scored goals in the first half (2) in Premier League
  • Rotor Volgograd has the the worst goal difference (-21) in Premier League
  • Rotor Volgograd have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Rotor Volgograd have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Tambov have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Tambov haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Tambov is in the worst form (0-1-5)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Zenit 19 12 5 2 43 15 10 9 0 1 33 10 9 3 5 1 10 5 28 41
2 CSKA Moskva 19 11 4 4 35 17 10 5 3 2 21 12 9 6 1 2 14 5 18 37
3 Spartak Moskva 19 10 5 4 33 21 9 5 3 1 17 8 10 5 2 3 16 13 12 35
4 Sochi 19 9 6 4 28 22 10 6 4 0 17 8 9 3 2 4 11 14 6 33
5 Rostov 19 10 2 7 24 20 9 4 1 4 12 9 10 6 1 3 12 11 4 32
6 Krasnodar 19 9 3 7 35 19 10 7 2 1 27 8 9 2 1 6 8 11 16 30
7 Dinamo Moskva 19 9 3 7 24 21 9 7 1 1 15 3 10 2 2 6 9 18 3 30
8 Rubin Kazan 19 8 4 7 24 25 9 3 3 3 11 11 10 5 1 4 13 14 -1 28
9 Lokomotiv Moskva 19 8 4 7 21 25 9 6 1 2 12 7 10 2 3 5 9 18 -4 28
10 Akhmat Grozny 19 7 5 7 19 21 10 4 3 3 12 9 9 3 2 4 7 12 -2 26
11 Khimki 19 7 4 8 24 30 10 5 1 4 12 12 9 2 3 4 12 18 -6 25
12 Ural 19 4 9 6 16 23 9 3 4 2 9 9 10 1 5 4 7 14 -7 21
13 Arsenal Tula 19 3 5 11 17 30 9 3 4 2 12 10 10 0 1 9 5 20 -13 14
14 Rotor Volgograd 19 3 5 11 9 30 10 2 1 7 4 14 9 1 4 4 5 16 -21 14
15 Tambov 19 3 4 12 13 29 10 2 2 6 6 10 9 1 2 6 7 19 -16 13
16 Ufa 19 3 4 12 14 31 9 1 3 5 8 11 10 2 1 7 6 20 -17 13

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The Premier League, or the Russian Football Championship, is the top level football league in Russia. It has 16 teams who play each other home and away for a total of 30 matches each. After this the top team in the league table is the champion, the bottom two relegated directly while two teams play a relegation playoff.