Spartak vs Maribor Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another exciting match awaits the football fans this Tuesday as Spartak Moscow will host Maribor from Slovenia. Both teams are in bad positions in the Group E standings and they desperately need a win from this match.
Spartak has managed to win just one game from the first four matches. After two draws they won the third match against Sevilla but managed to lose to the same team in the last match. The final score was 2-1 for Sevilla. Lenglet and Banega scored one goal each for Sevilla. Ze Luis gave they away fans some hope when he scored in the 78th minute of the game, and with that goal, he set the final score. The Russian team have five points, just two below Sevilla, and a win here could possibly change the look of Group E. On each of their last two group stage appearances, in 2010/11 and 2012/13, Spartak lost two home fixtures and won the other.
Maribor are placed last in their respective group. They only have one point from a draw when they faced the same rival as for today. After that game, they went on to lose the next three. The Slovenian champions have lost both away games 3-0, going down at Sevilla on matchday two and Liverpool last time out. They have lost their last three UEFA Champions League matches, home and away. They qualified for this season's UEFA Champions League by winning a sixth Slovenian title in seven seasons in 2016/17 and the fact that they are competing with Europe’s best seems to be as much as their ambitions go.
These two teams have faced each other just one in the past, a few weeks ago in a match which ended by the score of 1-1. Maribor have lost four of their last six European away games. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win some big cash on Tuesday night.
Spartak have several missing players for the match against Maribor. Georgi Tigiev, Jano Ananidze, Aleksandr Samedov and Artem Timofeev are injured and they will not play on Tuesday. Giorgi Jikia is suspended and he also will not play here. Roman Zobnin is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Maribor don't have many missing players for the match. Denis Sme and Luka Zahovic are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Spartak: Selikhov; Kombarov, Bocchetti, Tasci, Eshchenko; Glushakov, Fernando; Promes, Popov, Melgarejo; Adriano
Maribor: Handanovic; Milec, Rajcevic, Suler, Viler; Kabha, Vrhovec; Bajde, Ahmedi, Bohar; Tavares
Spartak vs Maribor Prediction
What a great football game to place our bets and win some money. Spartak face on Maribor in Moscow and we expect a true ticket booster game. Spartak are two points behind Sevilla and they are highly motivated to win all three points here. They will play offensive from the first minute and will try to score an early goal. On the other side Maribor don't play very well in attack and have failed to score in their last 3 matches. They scored only one goal in their Champions League campaign and main objective for this game will be fast counterattacks. Maribor have conceded at least 3 goals in their last 3 matches and if want to win some points here then have to play much better in defending.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Spartak vs Maribor Prediction: Spartak to win. We expect from Spartak to hammer Maribor in Russia and to score at least three goals. Our second betting pick for the match is Over 2.5 goals. Maybe correct score will be 3-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.