Spartak Moscow vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction. Spartak Moscow and Athletic Bilbao face off in the 2017-18 Europe UEFA Europa League round of 16 at Otkrytiye Arena.
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Spartak Moscow vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: Match Facts
- Spartak Moscow dropped to the 2017-18 Europe UEFA Europa League round of 32 after finishing 3rd in group E of the champions league
- They had won 1 times, drawn 3 time and lost 2 games.
- Their last 5 matches played across all competitions ,they have won 2 games, drawn 1 game and lost 2 game (WLDLW)
- Their last game played against Sparta Prague they won 2-1 a home game.
- So far in this season they have scored 9 goals for (GF), conceded 13 goal against (GA) and have remained with a goal difference (GD) of -4 goals.
- Atalanta having played 10 matches so far in the 2017-18 Europe UEFA Europa League Group competition with resulting 6 wins,3 draw and 1 loss.
- They have won 2 times, drawn 1 time and lost 0 times in their overall 3 away games played.
- Their last 5 matches played across all competitions they have won 2 games, drawn 0 game and lost 3 game (DLDDD)
- Their last game played against Las Palmas they drew 0-0 an away game.
- So far in this competition they have scored 9 goals for (GF), conceded 4 goals against (GA) and have remained with a goal difference
Spartak Moscow vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: H2H
- The match will be the first ever meeting between the two sides across all competition ever.
Spartak Moscow vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction: Player News and Squads
SPARTAK MOSCOW PREDICTED STARTING LINE-UP: Goalkeeper: A. Rebrov; Defenders: A. Eshchenko, S. Taşçı, I. Kutepov, S. Bocchetti; Midfielders: D. Glushakov, Q. Promes D. Glushakov, D. Kombarov, R. Zobnin; Forwad: Zé Luís
WHO TO WATCH: Quincy Promes has been a threat throughout the group stages, netting three goals and the focal point of the Russian Attack.
ATHLETIC CLUB BILBAO PREDICTED LINE UP: Kepa, Bóveda, Inigo Martinez, Lekue, De Marcos, Unai Núñez, Balenziaga, Saborit, San José, Raúl García, Iñigo Córdoba, Mikel Vesga, Susaeta, Beñat, Iñaki Williams, Aduriz and Muniain.
WHO TO WATCH: Iñaki Williams has scored five goals in La Liga this season, with all five coming away from home.
Why Spartak Moscow will win
Being on winter break means the hosts have had time to prepare and get enough rest while Athlethic Club have been toiling hard in the Spanish Primera division and so they will be fresher of the two sides.
Why Athletic Bilbao will win
Athletic Bilbao remained undefeated away from home in their 3 group matches, winning one of them and this competition is the one which can give them silverware and possible route to champions league.
Spartak Moscow vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction
Athletic Club have proven tough to beat away from home in the UEFA Europa League this season and have played 5 matches away from home without defeat and their league being active gives them match fitness to win here,
Our Prediction: an away win for Athletic Club.
SPORTPESA MIDWEEK JACKPOT TABLE
|DATE||HOW TO BET||GAME ID||HOME TEAM||DRAW||AWAY TEAM||TIME|
|14-02||Bet Analysis||FC PORTO 3.02||3.51||LIVERPOOL 2.32||22:45|
|14-02||Bet Analysis||REAL MADRID 2.42||3.71||PARIS ST GERMAIN 2.74||22:45|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||BOTAFOGO SP 2.31||2.88||PONTE PRETA 3.13||00:30|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||ASTANA 3.82||3.23||SPORTING LISBON 2.10||19:00|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||SPARTAK MOSCOW 2.43||3.29||ATHLETIC BILBAO 3.02||21:00|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||AEK ATHENS 2.32||3.14||DYNAMO KIEV 3.35||23:05|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||CELTIC 2.65||3.41||ZENIT ST PETERSBURG 2.65||23:05|
|15-02||Bet Analysis||PARTIZAN 2.60||3.19||VIKTORIA PLZEN 2.87||23:05|
|16-02||Bet Analysis||HEIDENHEIM 2.43||3.24||VFL BOCHUM 3.03||20:30|
|16-02||Bet Analysis||KAISERSLAUTERN 2.59||3.02||SANDHAUSEN 3.02||20:30|
|16-02||Bet Analysis||CREMONESE 2.36||3.17||BARI 3.22||22:30|
|16-02||Bet Analysis||WATERFORD UTD 2.47||3.27||DERRY CITY 2.95||22:45|
|16-02||Bet Analysis||CD FEIRENSE 3.12||3.17||PORTIMONENSE 2.42||23:30|