BARITO V SEMARANG
Barito Putera will be hoping to bounce back here following the 3-2 Liga 1 defeat in their last game at the hands of PSS Sleman.
Fixtures involving Barito Putera have tended to be engaging encounters of late with high scoring expected. Over their past six games, the sum of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 8 of them accredited to Barito Putera. We will just have to find out if that trend will be sustained here.
PSIS Semarang will go into this game following on from a 3-0 Liga 1 win to beat Persik Kediri in their last fixture.
During their 6 latest matches, Vincenzo Annese's PSIS Semarang have converted a total of 11 times, yielding them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Prediction: Both team to score
PRESTON V COVENTRY
Preston North End go into this game following on from a 0-0 Championship drawn game versus Derby County.
In that game, Preston North End had 38% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Derby County had 17 shots on goal with 5 on target.
In their preceding six games, Frankie McAvoy's Preston North End have managed to score a combined total of 8 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.33.
In their last fixture, Coventry City drew 2-2 in the Championship match with Blackburn Rovers.
In that game, Coventry City managed 59% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Coventry City was Tyler Walker (62'). At the other end, Blackburn Rovers had 10 shots on goal with 6 on target. Joe Rothwell (39'), Sam Gallagher (45') and Thomas Kaminski (68' Own goal) scored for Blackburn Rovers.
Illustrating their penchant for productive matches, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the previous six matches in which Coventry City have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposing teams have managed 9 of this grand total. That kind of trend might not follow through into this next game, though.
Heading into this contest, Coventry City haven’t won away from home in the past 4 matches in the league.
Prediction: Both team to score
ALCOCORN V LEGANES
AD Alcorcón will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-0 La Liga 2 defeat last time out to Sporting Gijón.
In that game, AD Alcorcón managed 52% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Sporting de Gijón had 19 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Uroš Đurđević (91') was the scorer for Sporting Gijón.
It’s been seldom in recent times that AD Alcorcón have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, AD Alcorcón have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 12 goals on the way.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Real Valladolid in La Liga 2 action, Leganés will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Leganés had 58% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For their opponents, Real Valladolid got 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Sergio León (25') and Shon Weissman (87') scored for Real Valladolid.
The numbers tell their own story, and Leganés have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in total. At the back, Leganés can certainly do much better. That pattern won’t necessarily be continued here, however.
Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals
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