Istra vs. Slaven Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

Istra will not have facilities, so you will not be able to make mistakes. Visitors want at least one point, they will soon get a good score. The trend is that we have a truncated game with a lot of study. We will bet that there will be no more than 2.5 goals in the duel.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odd 1.65


Istra 1961 and Slaven Koprivnica face at Stadion Aldo Drosina, in a match for the 35th round of 1. HNL. In the last head-to-head match between these teams in this competition, on 01-24-2021, Istra 1961 won at home by (2‑1). The history of direct confrontations at this stadium favors the home team, which in the last 9 matches won 3, tied 5 and lost 1. In fact, in the last match at this stadium, for 1. HNL, on 24‑ 01 ‑2021, Istra 1961 won by (2‑1). The goals of the match were scored by J. Spoljaric (81 ‘and 90’) for Istra 1961 and N. Glavcic (10 ‘) for Slaven Koprivnica. In this match, home advantage can play an important role, as Slaven Koprivnica presents significant differences between home and away performances.

Istra analysis

The home team is currently in 10th place, with 26 points won, after 6 wins, 8 draws and 20 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match to Šibenik by (1‑0). In the last match, they drew at home against Lokomotiva Zagreb, by (1‑1). This is a team that maintains its performance when it plays outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses in his stadium. For the league, Istra 1961 won 7 points out of a possible 30, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 10 home games. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 6 of their 17 matches. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so the team has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 17 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 34 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 23 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Istra’s performance throughout the season has been very poor and it is no coincidence that it reaches the last two days in last position. However, you still have a chance to avoid relegation, so you must win the remaining duels. It is true that you will have to cheer on your competitors, but you must do your part. Therefore, he has the obligation to beat Slaven, especially since he will play at home and against an opponent in which he knows he can overcome.

Slave analysis

After 6 victories, 13 draws and 15 defeats, the visiting team is in 7th position, with 31 points. In the last match, they lost at home to Rijeka by (0‑2), after losing (3‑1) away to Lokomotiva Zagreb in the previous match. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away from home than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses away from home, with a total of 18 goals scored and 23 conceded. At home, they won 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the league, Slaven Koprivnica won 6 points out of a possible 30, after 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 home games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games of this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he never managed to turn the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Slaven will enter the field to seek a good result and that is what every team has in mind. He knows that the moment that the owners of the house live is complicated and he will try to take advantage of it to surprise. You know that a draw is not bad, but with dedication and quality you can win. The certainty that remains is that from the beginning of the confrontation you will have to show commitment and attitude on the field.

Betting tip

Less than 2.5 goals

Odd 1.65

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