Ace Football team offers the Europa League round of 16 match preview for Bayer Leverkusen and Ferencvaros who meet up on Thursday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
Bayer Leverkusen enjoy home advantage when visitors Ferencvaros swing by on Thursday for a first-leg clash in the Europa League last-16. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.
Team form: Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
Bayer Leverkusen Form
Bayer Leverkusen look good before their upcoming match, in which they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first beat Monaco by 2-3, before drawing 1-1 with Freiburg. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Hertha Berlin 4-1. The Black and Reds won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Europa League, while also drawing zero. They suffered three defeats, while they scored 11 and conceded nine goals.
In their last three matches, Ferencvaros drew 1-1 with Kecskemeti TE and beat Debrecen 0-2 before a 1-1 draw with Mezokovesd SE. In their last six Europa League away matches, the Green and Whites failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn zero and lost five, scoring two while also conceding ten times.
Betting stats and facts for Bayer Leverkusen and Ferencvaros
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Bayer Leverkusen and Ferencvaros played across all competitions.
- In the last 5 matches in a row Bayer Leverkusen played, both teams scored
- Bayer Leverkusen have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Bayer Leverkusen have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- In 4 of the last 5 Bayer Leverkusen matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Ferencvaros have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
- Ferencvaros have not lost the last 7 away matches in a row
- Ferencvaros have won 5 of the last 6 away matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Ferencvaros have won 5 of the last 6 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Ferencvaros matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Players in form: Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
Bayer Leverkusen against Ferencvaros is also a battle between Moussa Diaby and Kristoffer Zachariassen with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has three Europa League goals in their last six games respectively.
Betting markets: Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments Bayer Leverkusen won seven times and lost three as well. Ferencvaros won six times, drew two, and lost two of their last 10 games away from home. The Green and Whites are on a serious roll of now 12 matches without defeat, including their last seven away from home.
Both teams to score
Bayer Leverkusen scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Ferencvaros scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Both teams have scored in the last 6 consecutive Bayer Leverkusen games Of the previous 10 outings, the Black and Reds scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in seven of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Bayer Leverkusen’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 2.5 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Ferencvaros, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches. Bayer Leverkusen conceded a goal in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.
Betting prediction: Bayer Leverkusen vs Ferencvaros
To sum up, the upcoming match between Bayer Leverkusen and Ferencvaros seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Europa League game.