Ace Football previews the Europa League game between Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz who meet up on Thursday. The match preview includes the current team stats and a recommended betting tip.
Rakow Czestochowa will be hosting a Zaglebie Sports Park encounter this coming Thursday when Sturm Graz arrive for a test of their credentials.
Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz will be hopeful of getting points on the board after an unlucky Group D opener to the new Europa League campaign. They both left them empty-handed.
Form: Rakow Czestochowa vs Sturm Graz
Rakow Czestochowa Form
Rakow Czestochowa added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat Ruch Chorzow by 3-5. Their next match left them empty-handed in a 4-1 defeat against Lech Poznan, followed up by a 3-0 win against Radomiak Radom.
Sturm Graz Form
Sturm Graz collected four points in their past three outings, in which they were defeated 1-2 against Sporting CP. They followed up, drawing 1-1 with Rapid Wien, before winning 1-0 against WSG Tirol.
Betting facts for Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- In the last 7 Rakow Czestochowa matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In the last 9 Rakow Czestochowa matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Rakow Czestochowa have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
- Rakow Czestochowa have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
- Sturm Graz have scored in 24 of the last 26 matches
- In the last 5 matches in a row Sturm Graz played, both teams scored
- In the last 5 Sturm Graz matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Sturm Graz have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
- Sturm Graz have not lost 5 of the last 6 matches
Players in form: Rakow Czestochowa vs Sturm Graz
As the new Europa League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.
Popular betting markets: Rakow Czestochowa vs Sturm Graz
Rakow Czestochowa won eight of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing one and losing one as well. Sturm Graz won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost four in this run.
Both teams to score
Rakow Czestochowa have won to nil in three consecutive home games. Of the previous 10 outings, Rakow Czestochowa scored the opening goal six times, whereas Sturm Graz were first on target in seven of their last 10 games.
In their last ten matches across all tournaments, Rakow Czestochowa saw three of them finish with more than 2.5 goals, with themselves scoring an average of 1.6 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for Sturm Graz, who managed to score 1.9 times in those matches. Sturm Graz scored at least once in their previous 10 matches on the bounce.
Betting prediction: Rakow Czestochowa vs Sturm Graz
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Rakow Czestochowa and Sturm Graz seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Europa League match.