Kerala Blasters vs ATK Mohun Bagan head-to-head and ISL stats
The Kerala Blasters vs ATK Mohun Bagan fixture boasts of an old rivalry that predates when the Indian Super League started in 2014. Though ATK Mohun Bagan start ISL 2020-21 as a new entity, they have retained three-time ISL champions ATK’s core team of players and staff for this season. And the ISL stats reveal competition between the two teams has always been close.
In the Kerala Blasters vs ATK Mohun Bagan head-to-head, it’s the team from Kolkata that has emerged on top, but only just. Kerala Blasters and ATK have faced each other 14 times in the ISL so far, with the Kolkata giants winning on five occasions and Kerala winning four times.
Hence, although ATK’s last win over Kerala Blasters came back in 2015, the Kolkata outfit remains the favourites to win the match on Friday at the GMC Stadium in Balbolim, Goa. You can bet on the same at 1.99.
In the 14 times that ATK and Kerala Blasters have faced each other, only four matches have ended with one side failing to score a goal. You can bet on both the teams to score on Friday at 1.58.
Traditionally a conservative fixture, ATK have scored 15 goals in their 14 encounters with Kerala Blasters while the Tuskers have netted 16 times. With the fixture seeing 2.22 goals on average, one can bet on Friday’s match to see two-three goals at 2.03.
With only five of the 14 face-offs between Kerala Blasters and ATK ending as a draw, chances of Indian football fans getting a winner at the end of 90 minutes are high on Friday. You can bet on the match to be a decisive one at 1.28.
The highest-margin win in this fixture came on September 29, 2018, when Kerala Blasters had beaten ATK 2-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Barring that, every other win in this fixture has been by a one-goal margin.
Hence, despite proven goal-scorers like David Williams and Roy Krishna looking to net one at every opportunity, punters can bet on a single goal margin win for ATKMB at 3.90.
Though the last time ATK had managed a clean sheet against Kerala Blasters was on November 17, 2017, the defensive reinforcements of Sandesh Jhingan, Tiri, Subhasish Bose could improve that record this time. You can bet on ATK Mohun Bagan keeping a clean sheet at 3.35.
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