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Sochi vs Rostov Betting Tips - Sochi are the form team in Russia

Sochi have won their last 3 Russian Premier League matches by 2+ goals
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FC Sochi host FC Rostov in the Russian Premier League (Getty Images)

Sochi vs Rostov Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

Sochi are the form team in Russia as they host Rostov at Olympiastadion Sochi. Sochi are playing with plenty of confidence under new manager Vladimir Fedotov and can make it four straight wins on Friday.

Sochi Form

Sochi are in great form after turning a corner since manager Vladimir Fedotov took over in January. Sochi have won their last three Russian Premier League matches by 2+ goals, all at home.

Sochi beat Ural 2-0 with Andrey Mostovoy and Kirill Zaika on target before a thumping 5-1 win against Orenburg. Aleksandr Kokorin bagged a brace with Mostovoy and Christian Noboa completing the rout.

Fedotov’s side made it three in a row with a 2-0 victory against Krasnodar on Sunday. Korkorin hit the woodwork early but Noboa and Mostovoy continued their goal scoring form. 

Sochi News

Sochi’s attack is on fire with Andrey Mostovoy, Aleksandr Kokorin and Anton Zabolotny all contributing to goals in recent weeks. Mostovoy has scored in three straight games and Kokorin has three in four games since moving to Sochi.

Rostov Form

FC Rostov have had an inconsistent start to 2020. A 1-1 draw at Akhmat Grozny was followed by a 3-2 home win against CSKA Moscow. Sergey Pesjakov’s penalty was saved before CSKA took the lead, they then saw two players sent off in the 20th and 51st minutes.

Goals to Roman Eremenko, Ivelin Popov and Pavel Mamaev completed the turnaround against nine men. Valeri Karpin’s side suffered a 3-1 home defeat to  Lokomotiv Moscow in their last match.

Rostov were 3-0 down at half-time, got back into the match through Ivelin Popov but couldn’t bridge the gap.

Rostov News

Goalkeeper Egor Baburin and central defender Dmitri Chistyakov remain injured for Rostov. 

Sochi vs Rostov Head to Head

These clubs have met once with Rostov beating Sochi 2-0 in October 2019. Roman Eremenko scored both goals at Rostov Arena.

Sochi vs Rostov Betting Odds

Sochi are listed at 2.55 to win at bet365 with a draw priced at 3.20. Rostov can be backed at 2.75. 

Sochi have seen BTTS in six of their last eight Russian Premier League matches and Rostov have seen BTTS in their last eight away matches in the Russian Premier League. BTTS is listed at 1.90 which could be a popular pick.

Sochi vs Rostov Match Up

Sochi and Rostov are offensively challenged with no player from either team scoring more than five goals in the Russian Premier League this season. 

Sochi vs Rostov Stats

Sochi have won their last 3 matches by 2+ goals (Russian Premier League).
Sochi have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 8 matches (Russian Premier League).
Rostov have seen BTTS in their last 8 away matches (Russian Premier League).

*The Russian Premier League has been postponed die to the coronavirus.

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