Alanyaspor – Besiktas SOCCER PICKS
Alanyaspor and Beşiktaş meet at Alanya Oba Stadyumu, in a match for the 15th round of the Süper Lig. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 4. The last direct match between these two teams, on 31-03-2018, ended with the victory of Beşiktaş by (1 -0). The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 13th and 3rd of the league table, it is really a match between the 8th ranked in home games and the 6th as a visitor.
After 5 wins and 9 losses, the home team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 15 points won. In the last match, they lost in an away match against Konyaspor by (2-0), after in the previous match they won (5-0) at home, against Kayserispor. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 12 points in away matches, with 2 goals scored and 15 conceded, against 9 points won at their stadium, with 9 goals scored and 5 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home victory over Kahramanmaraşspor by (7-2). For the league, Alanyaspor won 12 points out of 21 possible points, after 4 wins and 3 losses in the last 7 home matches. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 14 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 9 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 10 of their 22 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Alanyaspor comes into this game with a victory, 7-2, at the reception at Kahramanmaras, in a game for the Turkish Cup. In the last game for the Turkish championship, the home side lost to Konyaspor, 2-0. In this game the coach Sergen Yalcin must maintain the usual tactical system, that is, the 4-3-3, benefiting the middle or low block and the constant fast transitions through the flanks. Papiss Cissé is the great highlight of Besiktas, with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Demiral, suspended, plus Etame and Ceylan, both injured.
After 7 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, the away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 24 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Ankaragücü, by (1-4). In the last match, they won in a home match against Galatasaray, by (1-0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they have won 15 points, against only 9 in their away matches. In the last 7 away league matches Beşiktaş has a record of 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 21 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 26 of the last 29 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 14 matches in this competition, they only won 1 comeback in the 5 matches they suffered in the first goal.
Besiktas started for this game with a 1-0 triumph at the Galatasaray reception: the only goal of the team was scored by Adem Ljajic. It is important to note that the visitors have gone through difficulties outside the home, as they have only won 2 wins in 7 matches. Coach Senol Gunes usually plays in 4-2-3-1, privileging a medium or high block and organized attacks, especially through the right flank: Quaresma is one of the best offensive weapons of this set. Ryan Babel is the best scorer of Besiktas, with 4 goals scored, however, will be absent, due to injury. In addition to this player, the visiting coach can not count on Erkin and Pepe.