Odisha vs ATK Mohun Bagan Predictions
Odisha are rooted to the bottom of the Indian Super League table and are now without a manager after Stuart Baxter's sacking. Will we see a new manager bounce?
ATK are the bet in this game after rediscovering their scoring boots in an impressive second-half show against Kerala Blasters.
- Odisha have lost 5 of their last 6 home matches (Indian Super League).
- Odisha have seen BTTS in 7 of their last 9 matches (Indian Super League).
- ATK Mohun Bagan have won 2 of their previous 3 matches against Odisha (Indian Super League).
- ATK Mohun Bagan have won 8 of their 14 matches (Indian Super League).
- ATK Mohun Bagan have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (Indian Super League).
Head to Head
The two clubs have met three times in the Indian Super League. ATK Mohun Bagan have won twice and there has been one draw.
Earlier this season, ATK were 1-0 winners thanks to Roy Krishna's late goal five minutes into injury time.
Odisha sacked coach Stuart Baxter for post-match comments in the aftermath of their 1-0 loss to Jamshedpur on Monday.
Mobashir Rahman's goal inflicted an eighth defeat of the season on Odisha, who are five points adrift at the bottom of the table.
Baxter was furious with a late decision not to award his side a penalty after Diego Mauricio was felled in the box.
The Kalinga Warriors have won just once all season courtesy of a 4-2 victory over Kerala Blasters.
Prior to losing to Jamshedpur, they had held Bengaluru and Hyderabad to 1-1 draws. But Odisha have earned just eight points from 14 games.
Odisha Team News
Former assistant Gerry Peyton takes charge of Odisha after the sacking of Stuart Baxter.
Australian Brad Inman made his Odisha debut last time out after joining from ATK in a swap deal with Marcelinho. He should keep his place in the side.
Centre-back Steven Taylor is out serving a one-game ban after reaching four yellow cards for the season.
ATK Mohun Bagan Form
Reigning champions ATK Mohun Bagan bounced back to form with a three-goal second-half show to beat Kerala Blasters 3-2 last weekend.
Having won just one of their previous four games, Antonio Lopez Habas' side's slump in form looked set to continue as they trailed 2-0 early in the second-half.
But goals from new signing Marcelinho and a Roy Krishna double sealed a comeback win.
ATK had lost 1-0 to Mumbai City in the top of the table clash. They were held to a 1-1 draw by Goa and needed a last minute winner to defeat Chennaiyin 1-0.
They then suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat to NorthEast United before bouncing back against Kerala.
ATK Mohun Bagan Team News
Ex-Odisha midfielder Marcelinho made an instant impression for ATK, scoring on his debut in the win over Kerala Blasters.
ATK have also signed Lenny Rodrigues from Goa in a swap deal and he is set for a debut. Glan Martins has departed and headed in the opposite direction.
Edu Garcia is expected to remain on the sidelines with an ankle injury, while midfield partner Carl McHugh is suspended.
Left-back Subhasish Bose is closing in on a return, but long-term absentees Michael Soosairaj and Joby Justin remain out.