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Shanghai SIPG vs Guangzhou R&F Prediction & Betting tips
Shanghai SIPG and Guangzhou R & F meet at Shanghai Stadium, in a match for the 18th round of the CSL. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 03-18-2018, the Shanghai SIPG won out by (2-5). In this situation, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, since there were 2 victories for each team in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 22-10-2017, for CSL, which ended with the Guangzhou R & F victory by (1-2). The goals of the match were scored by Hulk (60 ‘), for Shanghai SIPG, and Jiang Jihong (5’) and E. Zahavi (49 ‘), for Guangzhou R & F. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Guangzhou R & F presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 33 points won, after 10 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Dalian Yifang, by (1-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Shanghai Shenhua, by (2-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. For the league, Shanghai SIPG won 19 points out of 24 possible points, after 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 8 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent final score was 2-0 (3 out of 8 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 8 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 16 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The Shanghai SIPG is a club that was never a champion of the Chinese Super League, but twice was runner-up, even in the last season, in 2017, that is, it is the current runner-up of the competition. The Shanghai SIPG is the current third classified, only three points behind the leader Beijing Guoan. When analyzing the last five games of the Shanghai SIPG played at home, we see that he accumulated a draw, a defeat and three wins, in this same order, that is, the team lives a good time at home, with three consecutive victories. Now, the Shanghai SIPG will receive a team that usually scores and suffer goals, which plays open, so we expect a game with several goals.
Guangzhou R & F:
The away team is currently in the 8 th position of the league, with 22 points won, after 6 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Guangzhou Evergrande, by (2-4). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Dalian Yifang, by (3-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 23 goals scored and 29 conceded; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 35 goals scored and 29 conceded. In the last 8 away league matches Guangzhou R & F has a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 11 points out of 24 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 away matches. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 17 matches in this tournament, they suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The Guangzhou R & F was never the champion of the Chinese Super League, but the absence of titles does not take away the greatness of the club, which is known as a team that always tries to dominate the game and is offensive, but the problem is that not only he makes goals, but also suffers, being damaged in his results. When looking at their last five away games, we see exactly that, they were two defeats, two draws and one win. He scored goals in four games and suffered goals in four other games as well. Currently the Guangzhou R & F is the ninth classified of the Chinese Super League and will visit the third classified. He will have a difficult mission and will most likely suffer again goals.
Shanghai SIPG vs Guangzhou R&F head to head matches
18.03.18 SL Guangzhou R&F Shanghai SIPG 2 : 5
22.10.17 SL Shanghai SIPG Guangzhou R&F 1 : 2
18.06.17 SL Guangzhou R&F Shanghai SIPG 1 : 1
31.07.16 SL Guangzhou R&F Shanghai SIPG 3 : 3
29.06.16 FAC Guangzhou R&F Shanghai SIPG 1 : 0