Ace Football previews the Europa Conference League round 1 match between HJK and PAOK and offers team stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
The Europa Conference League tie at Bolt Arena on Thursday sees home team HJK up against PAOK in Group G.
Form: HJK vs PAOK
HJK are in solid form as they prepare for their upcoming match with the aim of staying unbeaten. In their most recent three matches, they began with a convincing 2-0 victory over FCV Farul Constanta, demonstrating their goal-scoring prowess. They then played to a competitive 2-2 draw with KuPS, showcasing their resilience. In their latest outing, HJK emerged as winners once again, securing a 2-0 triumph over FC Inter Turku.
PAOK collected four points from their last three matches. They began with a dominant 4-0 victory over Hearts, showcasing their attacking prowess. However, they faced a setback with a narrow 1-0 defeat against OFI Kreta. In their most recent outing, they played to a goalless 0-0 draw against Aris Thessaloniki FC, demonstrating a solid defensive performance.
Betting stats and facts for HJK and PAOK
Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that HJK and PAOK played across all tournaments.
- HJK have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
- In 6 of the last 7 matches HJK played, both teams scored
- HJK have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 HJK home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 7 HJK matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- PAOK have won the last 5 matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- PAOK have won the last 5 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 9 of the last 11 PAOK matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- PAOK have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
- PAOK have won the last 5 matches in a row
Players to watch: HJK vs PAOK
During our analysis of the goal-scoring statistics of HJK and PAOK players, we assessed their potential influence and identified key players who are anticipated to have notable roles in the forthcoming Europa Conference League season.
Betting markets: HJK vs PAOK
HJK have been formidable at Bolt Arena, securing an impressive seven wins out of a possible 10 matches, while drawing one and suffering two losses. On the other hand, PAOK’s away record shows four victories in their last 10 away games, with two draws and four defeats.
Both teams to score
HJK scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Curiously, PAOK only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. PAOK managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
HJK saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches, as they scored an average of 1.9 goals during this run. In the previous ten matches for PAOK, betting on over 2.5 goals turned out to be a winning bet in six of them. On average, PAOK scored 1.8 times goals per game. HJK were on the scoreboard at least once in their previous nine matches.
Betting prediction: HJK vs PAOK
Here we present a free prediction for this HJK vs PAOK Europa Conference League match. The betting tip is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for HJK and PAOK.