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Istanbul Basaksehir vs Besiktas Predictions & Tips - Back the Black Eagles
- Istanbul Basaksehir vs Besiktas predictions for Friday’s Turkish Super Lig match
- The game is being played at 4pm GMT at Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium
- Besiktas have won their last 5 Super Lig matches
- I am backing Besiktas to win in Istanbul
- Preview, predictions, stats & team news
Besiktas have won their last 5 Super Lig matches (Getty Images)
Istanbul Basaksehir vs Besiktas Predictions
Istanbul Basaksehir have been struggling all season while Besiktas are favourites for the title. Back the Black Eagles to win again in the Turkish Super Lig.
- Istanbul Basaksehir have lost 3 of their last 4 home matches (Super Lig).
- Istanbul Basaksehir have failed to score in 2 of their last 3 home matches (Super Lig).
- Besiktas have won their last 5 matches (Super Lig).
- Besiktas have won to nil in 4 of their last 5 matches (Super Lig).
Head to Head
Istanbul Basaksehir have an 8-7 advantage against Besiktas with 12 draws in 27 matches.
Besiktas won 3-2 at home this season with Basaksehir scoring two late goals.
Istanbul Basaksehir Form
The Turkish champions are in terrible form and three points above the relegation zone. Istanbul Basaksehir have won one of their last 13 matches, losing five of their last eight matches in the Super Lig.
New manager Aykut Kocaman has done little to stop the slide. They are undefeated in their last three matches, all coming against lower half opposition.
Istanbul Basaksehir drew 0-0 at Antalyaspor and 1-1 against Konyaspor before a 1-0 win at Genclerbirligi. They left it late against the bottom club, Demba Ba scoring a 90th minute penalty after the hosts were reduced to 10 men.
Istanbul Basaksehir Injuries & Team News
Right-back Junior Caicara and left back Boli Bolingoli are injured alongside centre back Léo Duarte.
Defensive midfielder Mahmut Tekdemir is also injure alongside wingers Nacer Chadli, Junior Fernandes and striker Fredrik Gulbrandsen.
Besiktas currently sit two points clear of Galatasaray and Fenerbahce at the top of the table. The Black Eagles have a game in hand and are well placed to win the Super Lig.
Sergen Yalcin’s side have won their last five league matches with four clean sheets. They beat Konyaspor with a weakened starting side to reach the Cup semi-finals.
Besiktas won 3-0 at Genclerbirligi, 3-0 against Denizlispor and 1-0 at Yeni Malatyaspor. They won 2-1 against Gaziantep on Saturday, conceding a penalty in the 90th minute.
Besiktas Injuries & Team News
Sergen Yalcin has a full squad to pick from with Cenk Tosun an option off the bench.
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Besiktas should be too good for an Istanbul Basaksehir side that have been struggling all season. Back the Black Eagles to win again in Turkey.
Best Bet: Besiktas Win Full Time Result @-109.89 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Besiktas Win To Nil @260.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Besiktas Win 1-0 Correct Score @800.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit