Shandong Luneng vs Henan Jianye
Group stage: Stage 1, Group A, Round 7
Stadium: Wuyuan Stadium Field 2, 13.30, 28th June
These two powerhouses, scheduled to play on the 28th of June, happen to be top scores in their league. With both teams sitting high up in their league table, their next matchup won’t be a walk in the park for either team. Henan is position number 3 on the table, with Shandong following right behind at number 4. Shandong hosts Henan, and with both teams in decent form, fans are hoping to flood the stadium in support of their teams. Let’s dive into their current forms for better insight on what to expect on the 28th, at Wuyuan stadium.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
This team has only lost one game in their last five games since the 21st of April. They lost while hosting Urawa Diamonds. This was not part of the Chinese Super league tournaments or rounds. It was part of the AFC championships. All other recent matches within the CFA Super League have ended in a win for Shandong. This makes it pretty difficult for any team to win against them. This, however, is the case mostly while they host. Statistics show they have only won one game, against Guangzhou city, out of 4 away games since April 2022. But will their home performances work to their advantage on the 28th?
Out of 10 games since December 2021, Henan only lost one game, in January of 2022. This game ended in a 3-0 win for Shanghai Shenhua, a team sitting at number 2 on the super league table. With the upcoming between them and Shandong, who can say which team takes the lead? Out of their last five games, the only game lost (away) is the abovementioned match and loss to Shanghai. Seeing as their head-to-head tomorrow will be an away game for Jianye, the head-to-head analysis might be in order.
In 2021, Shandong won all three of their matches between July and November. All other matches before that were won according to whichever team was in better form at the time. No team won any match considerably more than the other. Their last game, on the 4th of June, saw Henan win the game which ended with 4 goals to 1 for Shandong. This was an away game for Shandong, a team that is struggling with their away performances. However, their form at home is commendable, making it a tight game on Saturday.
Expert Betting Tips
With several of their games in the past leading to both teams scoring, it makes sense to bet on that. Also, Shandong has a decent form at home, thus scoring and possibly drawing at home is likely. With their last match leading to a 5-goal total, over 2.5 is likely too.
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