Russian Premier League Cluster Tables



Over/Under ‘X’ Goals Betting Cluster Tables
Valid for the 2023-24 season

FT Over/Under markets between 0.5 & 6.5 Goals
HT Over/Under markets between 0.5 & 2.5 Goals

Dive into the Russian Premier League with our unique Cluster Tables – Soccerwidow’s innovative tool for analysing goal data and computing fair odds.

Known for its defensive rigor and increasing goal averages, this diverse league provides fertile ground for Over/Under goal betting enthusiasts.

Our Cluster Tables offer you the power to identify patterns, detect betting value, and transform your betting approach from mere intuition to a thrilling, data-driven pursuit.

With the Russian Premier League and our Cluster Tables, you’re more than a betting enthusiast – you’re a potent player on your path to profitable betting.

Product Specification
Over/Under ‘X’ Goals Betting Table (1194 Game Analysis 2018-23, Excel .xlsx, 446 kB)

  • In conjunction with the Fundamentals of Sports Betting Course
  • 9 teams with 5 seasons of data: Akhmat Grozny, CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Moscow, FK Rostov, Krasnodar, Lokomotiv Moscow, Spartak Moscow, Ural, FC Zenit
  • 72 games out of 240 = 30.00% of all 2023-24 games available for betting
Russia Premier League Calendar
Start Date: 04th August, 2023
1st Half Ends: 09th December, 2023

2nd Half starts: 02nd March, 2024
Finish Date: 25th May, 2024

Cluster Tables are a valuable resource for those looking to make strategic bets in the Over/Under goals market. They help bettors to calculate probabilities and Zero-Odds for goal bets, enabling value detection by comparing market prices to true odds.

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In the ever-shifting landscape of betting, statistics serve as our unwavering compass, guiding us through the unknown.


Shifting Patterns

It seems that the Russian Premier League is currently experiencing a shift in statistical patterns.

Historically known for low-scoring matches, the league has seen an increase in goal-scoring with an average of 2.66 goals per game in 2021-22 and 3.09 goals per game in 2022-23.

Additionally, there has been a higher percentage of matches with over 2.5 goals, with 51% in 2021-22 and 62% in 2022-23.

The reason on these trends is unclear, but the observed results indicate a departure from the league’s traditional defensive focus.

Goal keeper of Russian Premier League saving a goal
FC Nizhniy Novgorod vs FC Sochi

Graph of Goal Distribution - Russian Premier League - 2017-18 to 2021-22


From One to Three

The peaks in the goal distribution graphs for the past five seasons of the Russian Premier League offer an interesting insight into the league’s performance.

Notably, the 2017-18 season had the highest number of matches ending with just one goal, while the 2021-22 season had the most matches with three goals scored.

In between, the other three seasons had their peak at two goals. This trend is consistent with the gradual increase in the average number of goals per match, which reached its highest point of 3.07 in the current 2022-23 season.

The statistics suggest that the league has become more attacking, with higher-scoring matches and more goals per game.


Home & Away Performance Disparity

As any football fan knows, home field advantage often makes a big difference in a team’s performance. Zenit Petersburg is no exception, with a significant difference in their goal counts when playing at home versus away.

For example, they have a 73.33% Over 2.5 goal record at home, compared to just 33.3% when playing away. For those interested in betting, this information is of great value. When Zenit is playing at home, a price for an Over 2.5 of around 1.36 (4/11) can be considered being ‘fair’, whilst in an away game the O 2.5 goal odds should be in the region of 3.0 (2/1).

It’s worth mentioning that this trend is not unique to Zenit; once you start looking you will realise that many teams in various leagues experience a similar gap in their goal counts when playing at home or away.

Graph: Russia, Zenit Petersburg - Zero Odds Over X goals, home & away 2017-18 to 2021-22 Graph: Russia, Zenit Petersburg - Distribution Over X goals, home & away 2017-18 to 2021-22
Table with Over Under goals probability calculations - Over - Russia Premier League - CSKA Moscow vs Zenit Petersburg 2023.03.19 Table with Over Under goals probability calculations - Under - Russia Premier League - CSKA Moscow vs Zenit Petersburg 2023.03.19
Click on the image above to toggle manually between Over and Under calculations


Profitable Tactics

In this example, we demonstrate selecting Value Bets with 60-95% probabilities (fourth column: Average) and odds above zero, regardless of position within or outside the fair odds range.

This match featured two Value Bets in the targeted group: Under 2.5 goals at 1.62 and Under 3.5 goals at 1.39. Both bets were within the expected fair odds range and higher than Zero Odds.

The Russian League’s more attacking, high-scoring nature has probably led bettors to focus on Over goal bets, forcing bookmakers to reduce prices due to market pressure and creating value bet opportunities on the other side of the equation.

Both bets won, but it wouldn’t have been surprising if they hadn’t, as O2.5 had a 34.25% probability and O3.5 had a 23.7% probability, far from zero.


Gain The Edge

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It teaches statistical analysis and odds calculation skills, including the use of Cluster Tables, which can increase your chances of success in the Over/Under Goals market.

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