Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Basel 11.08.2020
Shakhtar Donetsk underlined their seriousness in the Europa League when they dismissed Wolsfburg 3-0 in the Last 16 tie. The win extended their unbeaten run to 13 games in all competitions. Their good form saw them crowned champions of Ukraine for the 2019/2020 season. Basel are also enjoying a good run having gone 9 games unbeaten. However, most of these have been draws. They have registered 4 draws in the last 5 games with only a 1-0 win in their last game to knock out Frankfurt in the Europa League Last 16 stage. Going into this game, Shakhtar look the stronger side and will be boosted by the fact that they have won all 5 previous meetings against Basel.
Main tip: Shakhtar Win (go to tip details)
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Head-to-Head stats Shakhtar Donetsk vs FC Basel
Here is a summary of the stats from the last 5 matches between these teams:
- Shakhtar dominate with 5 wins. Basel have zero wins. No matches ended in a draw.
- Games between these two teams produce an average of 4.00 goals per match.
- Shakhtar won their last meeting 3-1 away to Basel in 2015.
Latest results Shakhtar Donetsk
- Unbeaten in the last 13 games. 11 wins and 2 draws.
- 4 wins and 1 draw in the last 5 matches.
- 14 goals scored in 6 matches. Average 2.33 goals per match.
- Beat Wolfsburg 3-0 in their last game.
Latest results FC Basel
- Unbeaten in the last 9 games. 5 wins and 4 draws.
- 4 draws and 2 wins in the last 6 games.
- 12 goals scored in 6 matches. Average 2.00 goals per match.
- Won 1-0 against Frankfurt in their last game.
Final Table Standings in their National leagues
Shakhtar Donetsk in UPL: rank 1st – 32 matches – 26 wins – 4 draws – 2 losses – 82 points
Form Guide: D-W-W-W-D
FC Basel in SSL: rank 3rd – 36 matches – 18 wins – 8 draws – 10 losses – 62 points
Form Guide: D-D-D-W-D
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Possible squad Shakhtar Donetsk
Shakhtar: Pyatov; Matvienko, Khocholava, Krivtsov, Cordeiro; Stepanenko, Antônio; Taison, Patrick, Marlos; Moraes
Out: Malyshev (Knee injury), Ismaily (ACL injury)
Coach: Luís Castro
Possible squad FC Basel
FC Basel: Nikolic; Petretta, Alderete, Cümart, Widmer; Frei, Xhaka; Pululu, Campo, Stocker; Arthur
Out: Omlin (Knee), Zuffi (Knee)
Doubtful: Ramires (Muscle), Bua (Muscle), Kuzmanovic (Achilles tendon)
Coach: Marcel Koller
Our tip(s) and odds in detail
According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:
1) Bet on Shakhtar Win
Betway offers the best odds for the bet “Shakhtar Win”
The odd of 2.05 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 49% that Shakhtar will win the game.
Odds comparison for Shakhtar Win
Betway- odd 2.05
Pinnacle – odd 2.00
Bet365 – odd 2.00
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2) Bet on Goal Over 2.5
- Shakhtar’s 4 out of the last 6 games have scored over 2.5 goals.
- Basel’s 3 out of the last 6 games registered over 2.5 goals.
- All 5 previous meetings between these teams ended with over 2.5 goals.
Odds for this bet
1xBet has the best odds for “Goal Over 2.5″
The odd of 2.06 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 49% that there will be at least 3 goals scored in the game.
Odds comparisons for Goal Over 2.5
1xBet – odd 2.06
22Bet – odd 2.03
Betika – odd 2.00
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