Besiktas and Sporting Lisbon were defeated in both rounds so far in the UEFA Champions League, significantly reducing chances to compete for top two positions. Turkish and Portuguese champions are locking horns this Tuesday at Vodafone Park in Istanbul. Who is going to be more successful? Read on our betting tips and predictions below.
Besiktas vs Sporting Lisbon Predictions
19th October 2021 – 17:45
1st Recommended Bet
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2nd Recommended Bet
£20 bet returns £120 with Bet365
- Both sides are under big pressure to collect first points in this group
- Judging by the latest odds, these two teams are battling for 3rd place and Europa League playoffs
- Sporting Lisbon conceded six goals in the opening two duels
Both sides will have to play risky and place a lot of focus on the offense
In terms of the odds, visitors are labelled as warm favorites to beat the opposition. Sporting Lisbon are currently at 6/5 rate to win the match. The Olden Lions are having decent results on the domestic scene, earning six victories and two draws in opening eight weeks. The only game which could be called a slip up was versus Famalicao, ending without winner 1-1 FT. UCL games were extremely bad so far, losing at home to Ajax 1-5 FT, followed by 0-1 loss at Signal Iduna Park against Borussia Dortmund. Potential two victories against Besiktas could turn the tables around completely. Good news for the home team is that Miralem Pjanic has recovered from an injury and is expected to take place in the starting lineup. Besiktas were defeated in Amsterdam by Ajax 0-2, while losing at home to Dortmund 1-2. Turkish side has failed to keep one single clean sheet in the UEFA Champions League in the last 18 attempts. Both teams to score is without a doubt the safest approach to this fixture at 3/4 rate.
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6/5 (Odds subject to change)