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Europa League: Sparta Prague vs Galatasaray – Betting preview

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At the epet Arena, Galatasaray and Sparta Prague battle it out in the return leg of their Europa League knockout round play-off tie. Galatasaray won the first leg 3-2 in Turkey and will now look to finish the job on the road.


Form: Sparta Prague vs Galatasaray

Sparta Prague Form

Sparta Prague beat Karvina by 0-3 and lost 3-2 against Galatasaray, before defeating Slovan Liberec 2-1. In their last six Europa League home matches, Sparta Prague won four times. They’ve drawn once and lost once, scoring 13 and conceding seven goals.

Galatasaray Form

Galatasaray look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting against Istanbul Basaksehir, who were defeated 2-0. Then, Sparta Prague got outclassed in a 3-2 win, before beating Ankaragucu by 0-3. The Lions, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn four and lost zero in their last six away in the Europa League.

Betting facts for Sparta Prague and Galatasaray

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Sparta Prague and Galatasaray played across all tournaments.

  • Sparta Prague have scored in 35 of the last 37 matches
  • Sparta Prague have not lost the last 13 home matches in a row
  • Sparta Prague have won 14 of the last 16 home matches
  • Sparta Prague have won 5 of the last 6 home matches without conceding a goal
  • Sparta Prague have won 11 of the last 13 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Galatasaray have scored in 34 of the last 36 matches
  • Galatasaray have not lost the last 13 matches in a row
  • Galatasaray have won the last 9 matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Galatasaray have won the last 9 matches in a row
  • Galatasaray have not lost 15 of the last 17 matches in the Europa League

Players under the radar: Sparta Prague vs Galatasaray

Veljko Birmancevic has found the target three times in his previous six matches, while Dries Mertens scored once in his last outing in the Europa League.

Betting markets: Sparta Prague vs Galatasaray

Full-time result

Sparta Prague have struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 14 matches at the epet Arena. Galatasaray claimed five wins, two draws, and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Good luck taking on Galatasaray currently, as they look back on an excellent streak of 14 games without defeat.

Both teams to score

Sparta Prague managed to open the scoreline in no less than seven of their previous 10 games. Their opponents, Galatasaray, performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in seven of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Sparta Prague managed to score at least once in their previous 17 games. In their previous ten matches across all tournaments, Sparta Prague saw over 2.5 goals scored eight times, and they scored 2.3 goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Galatasaray played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of three goals themselves during this run.

Betting suggestion: Sparta Prague vs Galatasaray

The match between Sparta Prague and Galatasaray should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Europa League game.

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