Universitatea Cluj and Petrolul 52 are scheduled to play against each other on November 11th, 2023, Saturday, in a Liga 1 match to be held in Romania, check the Universitatea Cluj vs Petrolul 52 betting tip 2023/2024 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Universitatea Cluj vs Petrolul 52 will occur
The game takes place in the Cluj Arena stadium, in the city of Cluj-Napoca, with a capacity for 30200 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
You can follow the match live on Betarena, with access to all information to help with your sports betting, including statistics, events and odds.
Introduction to the Universitatea Cluj vs Petrolul 52 betting tip 2023/2024
In the current edition of the Liga 1, we can see a growth in the average goals. While last season the tournament had an average of 2.39 goals per match, now the competition has an average of 2.67 goals per match.
Universitatea Cluj last match
Universitatea Cluj is coming off a loss. In its last outing they faced Voluntari in a match valid for Liga 1, and the match ended 1-2. The eleven coached by I. Sabău played in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
This defeat was not expected at all. They were favorites and were still beaten, in a scenario that counted with odds of 4.75.
Petrolul 52 last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a draw in the last round. In a dispute valid for Liga 1, Petrolul 52, who used a 5-4-1 formation, faced the Sepsi team with a final score of 0-0.
For this match the rival team had all the favoritism, so considering that factor, the draw (odd 3.40) ended up being a good result.
Universitatea Cluj vs Petrolul 52 h2h
The last time these teams battled against each other in Liga 1, Universitatea Cluj ranked 8th place while Petrolul 52 was in 14th place. Universitatea Cluj took to the field with a 4-1-4-1 tactic, while Petrolul 52 deployed in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The last time these teams met was in a Liga 1 themed match that took place on the 16-07-2023 during the 2023/2024 football season, it ended in a 1-1 draw, a competitive one it was.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
Liga 1 leaderboard now
Considering the home team Universitatea Cluj, standing in 9th place with 19 points in the Liga 1 competition in Romania. Their performance statistics have been such as 4 wins, 4 losses and, 7 draws.
The team, has the same score that the Sepsi team who occupies position 8 in the 16th round.
Universitatea Cluj will try to benefit of the home factor to get a win although being ranked in the middle of the league table in the Romania Liga 1 and having no high ambitions or relegation concerns.
Universitatea Cluj analysis
At the end of matchday 15 we see that Universitatea Cluj conceded more goals than they scored, with 23 goals conceded and 22 scored.
With an average of 4.2 shots on goal per match, Universitatea Cluj certainly cannot call itself a fearsome, or particularly prolific, attack, and this is another very good indicator to take into account in evaluations.
In comparison to Petrolul 52 1389 attacks and 19 goals, Universitatea Cluj has had 1518 attacks and 22 goals.
With a jam-packed schedule, Universitatea Cluj might struggle to maintain their level of play when faced with a flurry of games in a short timeframe. Although the odds suggest a close match with both teams having odds of over 2 to win, the team’s rigorous schedule could be a decisive factor in determining the final outcome.
Best goalscorer from Universitatea Cluj
There are always individualities that stand out in a squad and in the team’s attack, Dan Nistor has held that position so far in the competition. Serving Universitatea Cluj with 8 goals this season, the Midfielder has been a key player in winning triumphs.
It should also be noted that 4 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Liga 1 leaderboard now
The Petrolul 52 team with 21 points currently occupies the 6th place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the Championship Round, with a campaign of 4 wins, 9 draws, and 2 losses.
This means that in the 16th round, the SSC Farul team is closing in at 7th place, with the same number of points.
Petrolul 52 analysis
We have reached matchday 15 in Liga 1 and at the moment Petrolul 52 has made 19 goals and conceded 16.
It seems that Petrolul 52 is having trouble scoring goals, with a low number of goals scored and a high number of games where they failed to score. This implies that their attacking play needs improvement, with a focus on creating better chances and converting them into goals.
Usually, opposing teams have little chances of beating Petrolul 52 when playing away, who sports a balance of 2 wins, 1 loss, and 4 draws in the Liga 1.
Petrolul 52 may struggle to maintain their level of play when facing a grueling schedule featuring multiple games in quick succession. Despite both teams having odds of over 2 to win, Petrolul 52 busy schedule could play a significant role in the final outcome against Universitatea Cluj.
Best goalscorer from Petrolul 52
Jair has proved to be a tremendous individual asset for the team’s offense this season. With 5 goals scored in the competition, the Midfielder has been instrumental in leading Petrolul 52 to obtain favorable outcomes on several occasions.
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 Universitatea Cluj is Dan Nistor, who has already scored 8 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Petrolul 52 is Jair, he has scored in 5 opportunities.
Petrolul 52 has conceded 4 away goals in 7 away matches. Here the recommended bet will be that Petrolul 52 will have a clean sheet, remember that the last time these teams met the score was 1-1, something to take into consideration.
A good time to bet for those watching the live game is in the 75-90 minute period where most goals happen.
Bets on the under 2.5 goals market is an alternative because adding the goals scored at home by Universitatea Cluj 1 and the average conceding goals of the visiting team Petrolul 52 1 does not exceed the average of 3 goals, suggesting a good entry in this market.
Currently, at Bet365, the odds for the Total Goals Under 2.5 market are quoted at 1.67.
Corners Top Betting Tips
One should consider that the combined number of corners of both teams will give an average of 4.56 corners per game if one would like to have good betting results.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 4.27 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Universitatea Cluj vs Petrolul 52 betting tip 2023/2024: FAQ
The match will be played on November 11th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Cluj Arena stadium in Cluj-Napoca.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Liga 1 match, referring to the 2023/2024 season, and ended with a 1-1 draw.
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.