Match Time:7/10/2019 20:00 Wednesday(GMT+8)
Beijing Guoan: The leaders (Recent Form: WLWWWW)
Beijing Guoan are on 1st place in Chinese Super League with 42 points (14 wins, 0 draws, 2 losses; goal difference 33:11). They have currently 2 points of advantage over the next two teams in the table, Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG. Therefore, it appears that there will be a fierce battle for the championship title. The team is in good shape – 4 wins, 0 draws, 1 loss in last 5 league matches. Beijing Guoan take on Chongqing Lifan on Wednesday in the next league fixture. Beijing Guoan have collected 24 points in 8 home games to date (8 wins, 0 draws, 0 defeats; goal difference 22:6). It’s worth noting that they are the only team left in the league who are still yet to drop points in front of their fans.
Chongqing Lifan: In decent shape (Recent Form: LWWDDD)
Chongqing Lifan sit on 5th position in the standings with 24 points (6 wins, 6 draws, 4 defeats; goal difference 22:24). They are now 13 points ahead of 15th Beijing Renhe (relegation zone), whereas Chongqing Lifan are 16 points short of 3rd Shanghai SIPG (AFC Champions League). Therefore, it appears that they have rather not so much to play for. Their recent form is fine – 2 wins, 2 draws, 1 defeat in last 5 games in CSL. Now it’s time for an away encounter. Chongqing Lifan have collected 9 points in 7 matches on the road (2 wins, 3 draws, 2 losses; goal difference 13:15).
THE BETTING VERDICT:
Summing up, it looks like hosts are favourites of this clash. Beijing Guoan are performing pretty well and they don’t disappoint at home. Chongqing Lifan are getting average results on the road and perhaps Beijing Guoan may win comfortably.
Beijing Guoan VS Chongqing Lifan
Pick: Beijing Guoan -1.75