Stadionul Ion Oblemenco
Saturday, 02 December 2023, 21:30
The stage is set for a thrilling encounter as Univ. Craiova prepare to host CFR Cluj at the Stadionul Ion Oblemenco. The history between these teams hints at a track record of highly competitive affairs. Notably, their last three matches have all ended in a 1-1 draw. The question on everyone's mind is whether this trend will continue, setting the stage for yet another 1-1 draw. Will this trend continue? Preview, H2H, expert picks, and odds are provided below.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Univ. Craiova have been facing some challenges in recent games, losing 2 out of their last 6 matches, while securing 3 wins and a draw. In their latest showdown against Otelul, they faced an early setback with a penalty goal against them in the 20th minute, trailing at halftime. However, the second half saw a remarkable turnaround, with Univ. Craiova scored three goals in the 53rd, late 80th, and 83rd minutes, securing a 3-1 victory and taking home all three points.
Currently sitting at the 4th position in the league, Univ. Craiova has accumulated 29 points from 17 matches. They've scored a total of 25 goals and conceded 17.
One standout player for Univ. Craiova is Alexandru Mitrita, who plays as a forward. Mitrita has been exceptional, finding the back of the net 5 times and providing 5 assists for his fellow teammates. His contributions make him a key player for the team, and his performance will likely continue to play a crucial role in Univ. Craiova's journey in the league.
CFR Cluj are on a remarkable run, having lost only 1 in their last 10 games, drawing 5 and winning 4. In their recent match against UTA Arad, the result ended in a goalless draw. Despite dominating possession with a split of 66% to 34% and boasting the majority of shots on goal, along with a significant corner kick advantage of 11 to 1, CFR Cluj couldn't convert these opportunities into a win.
As things stand, CFR Cluj hold a strong 2nd position in the standings, having earned 32 points from 17 matches played. They've netted a total of 31 goals while conceding a relatively low 17. Philip Otele, playing in the forward position for CFR Cluj, has been in excellent form, finding the back of the net 6 times and providing 4 assists.
The history between Univ. Craiova and CFR Cluj in their last 10 faceoffs across various competitions has been a tale of consistent excitement. Univ. Craiova emerged victorious in 3 of these encounters. On the flip side, CFR Cluj have demonstrated resilience, celebrating success in 3 instances as well. The remaining 4 matches concluded in a draw.
Expert Betting Tips
The visitors are experiencing a challenging situation in their recent clashes, but I expect them to be strong in this clash. However, the history of 1-1 draw in their recent head-to-head could lead the game to yet another draw.
- BTTS for 1.80 odds
- HT: X for 2.00 odds
- Correct Score 1-1 for 6.00 odds