A Indian Super League match between Kerala Blasters and Minerva Punjab will hold on February 12th, 2024, Monday at 14:00h (UTC), in India, check the Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab will occur
The game is set to be played in the well-known Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium stadium, in the city of Kochi, with a capacity for 60000 spectators, who hope to help the team to surprise in this match.
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Introduction to the Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab betting tip 2023/2024
The Indian Super League has had fewer goals than the previous season. Last season the tournament had an average of 2.95 goals scored per match, while now the competition has an average of 2.54 goals per match played.
Kerala Blasters last match
Kerala Blasters comes from a defeat recorded in the last match played. The opponent was Odisha FC, in a match valid for Indian Super League, and the two teams finished the match with a score of 2-1. On the field, I. Vukomanovic’s team lined up with a 4-4-2.
Before the kick-off the home team’s defeat had odds of 2.00, which explains why it was considered a fairly even match.
The whole defensive section of the team suffered a lot from the opponent’s raids, but the most in trouble seemed to be Marko Lešković. The player made many crucial mistakes during the match, and he will have to regain his lucidity as early as the next match in order to return useful to his team.
Minerva Punjab last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a victory in the last round. In a dispute valid for Indian Super League, Minerva Punjab, who used a 4-3-1-2 formation, faced the Bengaluru team with a final score of 3-1.
The forecast was that the match between the two teams would be quite close, hence the home win had odds of 2.75.
Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab h2h
Minerva Punjab was in 11th place in the Indian Super League while Kerala Blasters was in 2nd place, the last time these teams faced each other. Minerva Punjab team entered the field with the 4-4-2 formation, the same tactic Kerala Blasters used in the match.
The most recent precedent between these two clubs was in 14-12-2023, in the 2023/2024 season of the Indian Super League, which ended with a 0-1 win for Kerala Blasters.
The last time these two teams faced off, neither team had a decisive advantage.
The Kerala Blasters team in the last five matches has achieved more regular results, with a total of 2 wins, compared to the Minerva Punjab team, which won only 1 game.
Indian Super League leaderboard now
The Kerala Blasters team with 26 points currently occupies the 3rd place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the Play-off, with a campaign of 8 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses.
In the 15th round, the team holds a small disadvantage of 1 point as opposed to Goa team which is just above, in the 2nd place.
Kerala Blasters analysis
After 14 matches, Kerala Blasters shows a positive goal difference: in fact, the team has scored 18 goals and conceded 12.
The average number of shots towards goal for Kerala Blasters is not among the best, with only 3.69 a match. This is a good indicator that the team does not have a very good scoring average, and does not engage the opposing goalkeepers too much.
Kerala Blasters’ average possession rate in the league is 47.92%, which means that the team usually can’t take the initiative in the game and has a more reactive style of play. Therefore, for this match Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab 2023/2024, the team should make an effort to keep the possession and be able to attack the opponent.
Winning 3 games playing away from home, the team has more positive results playing at home with 5 wins, 0 losses, and 2 draws.
In comparison to Minerva Punjab 1192 attacks and 12 goals, Kerala Blasters has had 1309 attacks and 18 goals.
Best goalscorer from Kerala Blasters
When we analyze the team’s attack so far, the competition’s performance at the individual level Dimitrios Diamantakos is the player to highlight. Helping Kerala Blasters with 8 goals scored this season, the Attacker has been instrumental in achieving positive outcomes.
It should also be noted that 2 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Indian Super League leaderboard now
Minerva Punjab arrives in this game with 11 points, and in 11th place in the Indian Super League, having won twice in total and lost 6 times, making a total of 5 draws.
In the 15th round, the team has a small disadvantage of 1 point as opposed to the Chennaiyin team who places just above in 10th place.
Minerva Punjab analysis
Minerva Punjab, after 14 rounds, has conceded more goals than it has scored. The goals scored are in fact 12 while 19 are those conceded to opponents.
The team starts as an underdog in their next match, both because they will be playing on a field that is by no means easy and because they are not showing very good finalization skills, averaging 0.92 scored per game.
Best goalscorer from Minerva Punjab
In the individual highlights of the team in the offensive sector, the focus falls on Luka Majcen so far in the competition. With 4 goals with his signature, the Attacker has helped his team Minerva Punjab to achieve victorious results this season.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Kerala Blasters is Dimitrios Diamantakos, who has already scored 8 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Minerva Punjab is Luka Majcen, he has scored in 4 opportunities.
The best time to place bets is between 75-90 minutes as some study have shown this to be where most goals happen.
Seeing that Minerva Punjab has an average of 0.86 goals per match outside their domains, the option under 2.5 goals is an appealing one. This market makes much sense since the team usually doesn’t concede goals playing as a visitor.
At the bookmaker Bet365, the market of Total Goals Under 2.5 is with great odds.
Corners Top Betting Tips
The corners market can help a favorable return on your bets, the average team corners per game are 4.88 corners.
Kerala Blasters is usually quite offensive in their matches, and this has resulted in a high average of corner kicks in the competition. Currently, the team averages 6.08 corners per game played. Therefore, it might be interesting to bet on the over corner kicks of Kerala Blasters in this match.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Kerala Blasters has an average of 2.4 yellow cards per game over the 14 rounds, while Minerva Punjab has an average of 1.9. In other words, these teams together are averaging 4.64 yellow cards per match. Therefore, it might be a good option to bet on the ‘Over 4.5 cards’ option in this duel.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Kerala Blasters vs Minerva Punjab betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on February 12th, 2024, Monday.
The match will take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium stadium in Kochi.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Indian Super League match, referring to the 2023/2024 season, and ended with a 0-1 result for Kerala Blasters.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365.
When analyzing football matches, it’s important to consider a variety of factors such as team form, injuries and suspensions, head-to-head records, home and away form, and tactical matchups. You can find all this information and more on Betarena. You should also take into account any external factors such as weather conditions, the importance of the match, and team motivation.
Yes, statistics can be a useful tool when analyzing football matches for betting purposes. At Betarena, we provide access to a wealth of statistical information such as team and player form, goals scored and conceded, possession percentage, shots on target, and corner kicks. However, it’s important to not rely solely on statistics and to also consider the subjective factors mentioned earlier.