Predictions

Football Bet Predictions for Friday, May 17th, 2024!

1. Championship: Southampton vs. West Bromwich Albion

The Championship playoff drama continues tonight as Southampton take on West Bromwich Albion at St. Mary’s Stadium in the second leg of their semi-final clash! Here’s a look at what’s brewing:

Matchup:

Home Team: Southampton (finished 6th in the Championship)
Away Team: West Bromwich Albion (finished 4th in the Championship)

Kick-off Time:

20:00 BST / 15:00 ET / 12:00 PT (or 21:00 CEST)

The First Leg:

The opening leg at The Hawthorns ended in a goalless draw, setting the stage for a high-pressure return match.

Recent Form:

Southampton: Southampton have been inconsistent lately, with a mix of wins and losses. However, they'll be buoyed by their strong home record.
West Bromwich Albion: West Brom have shown good form on the road this season, remaining undefeated in their last five away matches.

Head-to-Head:

Southampton hold a slight edge in recent meetings, winning more matches against West Brom in the current season.

Prediction:

This match is expected to be a close and tightly contested affair. Southampton will be looking to capitalize on their home advantage and strong attacking force, while West Brom will aim to exploit any weaknesses in the Saints’ defense and rely on their away form. Experts predict a narrow win for either team, with a possibility of extra time or penalties if the score remains tied after regulation.

Prediction: 1 🔪 (1.80)


2. Serie A: Fiorentina vs. Napoli

The race for the top eight in Serie A heats up tonight as ACF Fiorentina lock horns with SSC Napoli at the Stadio Artemio Franchi! Here’s a breakdown of what to expect:

Matchup:

Home Team: ACF Fiorentina (currently 8th in Serie A)
Away Team: SSC Napoli (currently 9th in Serie A)

Kick-off Time:

18:45 UTC (20:45 CEST)

Recent Form:

Fiorentina: Fiorentina have found some momentum lately, winning three out of their last four matches.
Napoli: Napoli have been inconsistent, with a mix of wins, draws, and losses in recent weeks.

Head-to-Head:

The recent meetings between these two teams have been quite balanced, with both sides claiming victories and draws in their past encounters.
Napoli won the last meeting between the two sides 1-0 in March 2024.

Prediction:

This match promises to be a close battle for both sides. Fiorentina will be looking to solidify their hold on eighth place, while Napoli will be eager to climb the table and secure a Europa League spot. Experts predict a tight match that could go either way, with a possibility of a draw.

Prediction: Under 3.5 Goals 👇 (1.40)


3. Liga Portugal: Famalicão vs. Casa Pia

The Portuguese Primeira Liga action continues tonight with FC Famalicão facing GD Casa Pia at the Estádio Municipal de Famalicão! Here’s a look at what’s on the table for this matchup:

Matchup:

Home Team: FC Famalicão (currently 8th in the Primeira Liga)
Away Team: GD Casa Pia (currently 12th in the Primeira Liga)

Kick-off Time:

17:45 UTC (19:45 CEST)

Recent Form:

Famalicão: Famalicão have been decent at home, with a mix of wins, draws, and losses.
Casa Pia: Casa Pia have struggled on the road this season, winning only a few away matches.

Head-to-Head:

In their three meetings this season, Famalicão has won two matches, while Casa Pia won one.
Famalicão won the last encounter between the two sides with a score of 2-0 in January 2024.

Prediction:

Based on recent form and historical meetings, Famalicão appears to be the favorite to win this match. Their home advantage and past victories over Casa Pia suggest they have the upper hand. However, football can be unpredictable, and Casa Pia will be looking to cause an upset. Experts predict a potential win for Famalicão, but Casa Pia should not be entirely discounted.

Prediction: 1X 🎮 (1.15)


4. Serbian Super League: Čukarički vs. Partizan Belgrade

The Serbian Super Liga heats up tonight as FK Čukarički tangle with rivals FK Partizan Belgrade at the Čukarički Stadium!

Here’s a primer for this highly anticipated matchup:

Matchup:

Home Team: FK Čukarički (currently 5th in the Super Liga)
Away Team: FK Partizan Belgrade (currently 2nd in the Super Liga)

Kick-off Time:

19:00 CEST

Recent Form:

Čukarički: Čukarički haven't been the most consistent lately, with a mix of wins, draws, and losses.
Partizan Belgrade: Partizan Belgrade are in great form, riding a winning streak and aiming to solidify their second-place position.

Head-to-Head:

Historically, Partizan Belgrade holds the upper hand, winning more matches against Čukarički in their past encounters.
However, Čukarički did manage to snatch a surprising 2-1 victory over Partizan in their last meeting back in February 2024.

Prediction:

Despite Čukarički’s home advantage and recent upset win, Partizan Belgrade enters this match as the favorite. Their current form and historical dominance over Čukarički suggest a likely win for the away team. However, football is full of surprises, and Čukarički will be determined to repeat their previous victory and climb the table. Experts predict a close match, possibly ending in a win for Partizan Belgrade, but Čukarički shouldn’t be completely ruled out.

Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals 🤪 (1.70)


5. Serbian Super League: Mladost Lučani – TSC Bačka Topola

Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals 🤪 (1.65)


Odds (coefficients) Total: 8.12 , Result: ❌


All predictions total (check how did I do)


Remember, these are just predictions, and anything can happen in the beautiful game! Let me know in the comments below what your scores are for these matches, and we can see who comes closest!


Tell us in the comments what you think. Thanks for taking the time to contribute. Let’s enjoy in every fracking football game around the planet like it is Barca or Real game, every game.

Mario Hren