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Besiktas and Gaziantepspor face off at Vodafone Arena in a match of the 16th round of Super LIga. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 5 wins and 2 draws in the last 7 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 07-02-2016, ended the Besiktas victory by (4-0). In this match the home factor could play an important role, since Gaziantepspor presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss, the home team is in 2nd place, having won 32 points. In the last match, they lost with Kasimpasa away by (2-1), after in the previous game to have won at home, in a game against Bursaspor, by (2-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; Against 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw with Boluspor for (1-1). For the championship, the Besiktas won 17 points in 21 chances, after 5 victories and 2 draws in the last 7 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, he has not lost 7 games in his stadium. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 15 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 5 home games in all competitions: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (46′-60 ‘) and 3 of his 8 between (76′-90’).
Besiktas comes to this unmotivated game due to a 1-1 draw away from home against Boluspor in the group stage of the League Cup: Frei was the great hero when scoring the only goal. In the last match for the championship Besiktas lost at the field of Kasimpasa 2-1. Usually experienced coach Senol Günes lines up in 4-2-3-1 benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks: Quaresma is largely responsible for the organizer and create the offensive process. However, the main highlight of the home team is the offensive Cenk Tosun with 10 goals and 2 assists. For this game the coach can not count on Adriano, suspended, in addition to Talisca, Erkin and Kavlak, injured.
The visiting team is currently in 16th place with 11 points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Galatasaray by (3-1). In the last match, lost at home to Caykur Rizespor by (1-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 1 win, 5 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; Against 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a home win with the Kırklarelispor by (2-0). In the league, Gaziantepspor won 2 points in 21 chances, after 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 7 games they played as a visitor.
For this competition, he has a 6-game losing streak in recent games and has not won any of the last 7 games outside his home stadium. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 3 of his 8 matches. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 9 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 15 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Gaziantepspor team comes to this game with a 2-0 home win over Kirklareli, ending the series of eight straight defeats in various competitions: the goals were scored by Kolar and Parlak. In this away game, coach Ibrahim Üzülmez is expected to line up in 4-2-3-1 with Ghilas as the most advanced player of the away team: this player is one of the top scorers in the team with 3 goals scored. It seems that the visiting coach can not rely solely on Elyasa Sune, who is serving suspension.
Prediction: over 2.5 goals @ 1.57