Adanaspor vs Kocaelispor Predictions
Adanaspor have been in good form at home but did lose to Kocaelispor a few weeks ago. With the two separated by a point on the table, this is poised to be a tight match. My best bet is a draw.
- Adanaspor have drawn 2 of their last 3 matches (Turkish 1. Lig).
- Adanaspor have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches (Turkish 1. Lig).
- Adanaspor are unbeaten in their last 4 home matches (Turkish 1. Lig).
- Kocaelispor have seen under 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 away matches (Turkish 1. Lig).
- Kocaelispor have seen BTTS Yes in 3 of their last 4 away matches (Turkish 1. Lig).
Head to Head
These two sides have met on 22 occasions with both teams winning seven times. There have been eight drawn matches.
They met in the Turkish Cup a few weeks ago with Kocaelispor winning 2-1 away.
Adanaspor are sitting 10th after 17 matches on 23 points. They are just one point behind their opponents in this match.
Since losing to Kocaelispor 2-1 at home in the Turkish Cup, Adanaspor are unbeaten in three league matches. A home 1-1 draw against Tuzlaspor was followed with a 0-0 draw at Boluspor.
Last time out Adanaspor beat Istanbulspor 1-0 at home. A goal by Isaac Donkor 30 minutes from the end sealed the three points.
Adanaspor Injuries & Team News
With eight days between matches, Adanaspor should go into this match with the same side. There have been no reported injuries.
Kocaelispor have taken four points from their last four league matches which places them in ninth position.
After successive league defeats, Kocaelispor beat Adanaspor 2-1 in the Turkish Cup. That was followed by a 2-1 defeat at Manisa before bouncing back to beat Erzurumspor 2-0 at home.
Thereafter Kocaelispor conspired to lose 3-2 at Altinordu despite being 2-0 up after 22 minutes. Their most recent match ended 1-1 at home to Eyupspor. Mouhamed Diop equalised after the hosts went down early in the game.
Kocaelispor Injuries & Team News
Kocaelispor have had a shorter turnaround in terms of days but five is still more than sufficient. I don’t expect many changes to the side.
Prediction: Home Win/draw