PAOK vs Basel Champions League Prediction
In this second round we will have a game between two teams that have legitimate aspirations to enter the group stage of the Champions League. The Paok is one of the forces of the present time in Greek football, and the 2nd place earned him this possibility to discuss access to the league millionaire. Basel have been one of the most prestigious teams in Switzerland and are usually in the group stage. A team that last year stayed in the Benfica group and moved on. However, the pre-season has not been easy for the Swiss who have lost 4 consecutive defeats in preparation for the season. These poor results contrast with the consistent pre-season of the Greek team who at Toumbas Stadium could make life difficult for Basel. In a tie that is predicted to have a good balance, the home factor may even be decisive, and the away goals may even be decisive in finding the team that has qualified for the next phase. Great eliminatory in perspective.
STATISTICS AND IMPORTANT DATA
Two totally different pre-times, in which the results are concerned, that make foresee different performances.
Basel have already held 8 preparation games. He has won 3, 1 draw and 4 losses. Nevertheless the defeats were consecutive, which attests a moment of less brilliance of the Swiss.
The Paok made 6 private games, and the victory was the dominant note, obtaining 3 triumphs, 2 draws and only 1 defeat.
The atmosphere in Salonica is always very difficult for any opponent. Passion, enthusiasm and support are always a strong handicap to the home team. Paok has won 8 of his last 10 home games for the Greek Super League.
Football Prediction PAOK vs Basel
The odds of winning for Paok are quoted at 2.20, which is a good indication of the balance this game may have. Basel, despite their poor performance over the last four games, is a team that has the quality to be competitive, even playing in Salonica. This high odd makes room for an eventual tie, which if zeros or goals, will serve the Swiss team, but if there is a winner, at this stage Paok may be closer to winning. Paok (0) Asian handicap.
Betting Tips: Paok (0) Asian Handicap
Bet of the Day: Both teams to score
Prediction Today: Draw at half-time