Zenit vs Dinamo Minsk Prediction and Betting Tips
- Updated: 16th August 2018
Zenit vs Dinamo Minsk – Europa League :Zenit and Dinamo Minsk face off this Thursday afternoon in St. Petersburg
On a match counting towards the 2nd leg of the 3rd qualifying round for the Europa League.
Zenit finished in 5th place of the Russian league with 53 points conquered, thanks to a record of 14 victories, 11 draws and 5 losses.
In terms of goals, they have counted with 46 goals scored and 21 goals conceded, presenting an average of 2.2 goals per match.
It is playing in front of their own fans that Zenit has more points, and they will certainly use that advantage to try and turn this tie around.
On this season, they’ve already played 3 rounds of the Russian league, having a 100% win-rate so far due to their 3 victories.
Dinamo Minsk is in 2nd place of the Belarusian league with 37 points conquered, thanks to a record of 11 victories, 4 draws and 1 loss.
On the goals’ chapter, they count with 21 goals scored and 7 goals conceded, presenting an average of 1.8 goals per match.
Their record has been homogenous, getting practically the same amount of points as hosts or as visitors. On the previous rounds, they’ve knocked out Derry City and then Dun. Streda.
Zenit vs Dinamo Minsk – Betting Tip and Prediction:
Probably the biggest surprise of this 1st round of these semi-finals was Dinamo Minsk’s 4-0 victory, countering all the favouritism of the Russian side.
I won’t say it’s impossible, but it will be very hard for Zenit to comeback in this tie. The Belarusian side is prepared to suffer, and it is expected a true assault from the Russians to the opposing goal.
In that sense, I see a good opportunity of exploring the corners’ market, knowing that the Russians alone are already a team that tends to perform well on that aspect,
using and abusing of the exterior plays to the head of Dzyuba, aspect that will be even clearer here because they have to take the initiative.
|Betting Tip / Prediction||Odd||Stake||Bookmaker||Status|
|Over 10.5 corners|