Besiktas vs Sporting preview, team news, betting tips & prediction – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Besiktas will look to pick up their first win of the Champions League group stages when they take on Sporting this week.
The two sides meet on the 19th of October at 17:45 pm BST.
Both teams have lost their first two group games and they will be desperate to bounce back with a win here. These are two evenly matched teams and they will fancy their chances against each other.
Besiktas vs Sporting team news
Kenan Karaman, Mehmet Topal, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Miralem Pjanic are ruled out for the home side with injuries.
Pote is the only injury worry for the visitors.
Besiktas possible starting lineup: Gunok; Rosier, Welinton, Vida, Yilmaz; Hutchinson, Souza; Ghezzal, Ozyakup, Larin; Batshuayi
Sporting Lisbon possible starting lineup: Adan; Neto, Coates, Feddal; Porro, Palhinha, Braganca, Reis; Sarabia, Paulinho, Tomas
Besiktas vs Sporting form guide
Besiktas have lost their last five matches in the Champions League and they have conceded at least twice in each of them.
Meanwhile, Sporting have lost their last three Champions League games and they have conceded six goals in their last two Champions League outings.
Besiktas vs Sporting betting odds
Here are the latest betting odds for Besiktas vs Sporting from Betfred:
• Besiktas – 27/10
• Draw – 5/2
• Sporting – 23/18
• Over 2.5 – 10/11
• Under – 4/5
Besiktas vs Sporting prediction
Neither side are in particularly good form here and this should be a close contest. Both teams have been vulnerable at the back and this could be an open game with a fair few chances for either side. A high scoring game is on the cards here.
Prediction: Over 2.5 goals.
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