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Europa League: Sparta Prague vs Rangers – Betting preview

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Ace Football team previews the Europa League clash between Sparta Prague and Rangers and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

Rangers travel to face Sparta Prague in a Europa League encounter at epet Arena this coming Thursday.

Sparta Prague have a win and a defeat to show from the first couple of Europa League outings and which side of the coin will they see at epet Arena? Surely, Rangers won’t be a pushover at this early point of the season.


Team form: Sparta Prague vs Rangers

Sparta Prague Form

Sparta Prague look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Real Betis, they were left empty-handed in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Hradec Kralove in a 1-3 win. They followed that up with a 4-0 win against SK Dynamo Ceske Budejovice in their most recent outing. In their last six Europa League home matches, Sparta Prague have four wins, no draws and two defeats. They scored 13 and conceded eight goals.

Rangers Form

In their last three matches, Rangers lost against Aris Limassol by 2-1, beat St. Mirren by 0-3 winning 4-0 against Hibernian. Rangers claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Europa League. They also drew zero and were defeated five times, as they were outscored by 14 goals to 11.

Betting stats and facts for Sparta Prague and Rangers

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Sparta Prague and Rangers. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Sparta Prague have scored in the last 14 matches in a row
  • Sparta Prague have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Sparta Prague have won 9 of the last 11 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In the last 7 Sparta Prague home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Sparta Prague have won the last 5 home matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Rangers have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • Rangers have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • Rangers have won 5 of the last 7 matches without conceding a goal
  • In the last 4 Rangers matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 Rangers away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Players under-the-radar: Sparta Prague vs Rangers

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 Sparta Prague and Rangers 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.

Full-time result

Sparta Prague won eight of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing one and losing one as well. Rangers won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost three in this run.

Both teams to score

Sparta Praueg managed to open the scoreline in no less than eight of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Rangers performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Sparta Prague, who scored an average of 2.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Rangers, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches. Sparta Prague are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 15 matches.

Betting prediction: Sparta Prague vs Rangers

To sum up, the upcoming match between Sparta Prague and Rangers seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Europa League game.

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