Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana prediction, odds and betting tips 31/08/2023

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* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Qarabag and Olimpija Ljubljana meet at the Tofiq Bəhramov adına Respublika stadionu in the Europa League qualifiers on Thursday, August 31st. Qarabag have a two-goal lead to defend in Azerbaijan in the second leg of the playoffs. Read our Europa League qualifiers predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana

Qarabag already have one foot in the Europe League group stage as they prepare to complete the job against Olimpija Ljubljana. Read our top Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Qarabag to Win

  • Qarabag won the first leg 2-0 against Olimpija Ljubljana in Slovenia last week.
  • Olimpija Ljubljana have lost three of their last four assignments in all competitions.
  • Qarabag have won five and drawn one of their last six fixtures.
  • Qarabag have won three and drawn one of their last four contests on home soil.

Over 1.5 Qarabag Goals

  • Qarabag scored twice when they beat Olimpija Ljubljana in the playoff first leg.
  • Olimpija Ljubljana conceded a dismal ten goals in their last three fixtures.
  • Qarabag have notched at least twice in five of their last six matches overall.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana

Check out our selection of key stats for Thursday’s bout featuring Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana below alongside a tool to help you choose the most attractive odds.

Head to Head

24/08/23

UEFA Europa League Qualifying UEFA

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

0

2

18/07/18

UEFA Champions League Qualifying UEFA

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

0

0

11/07/18

UEFA Champions League Qualifying UEFA

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

0

1

Last Five - FK Qarabag

16/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Al Shabab Riyadh

Al Shabab Riyadh

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

2

5

W

16/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Slaven Belupo

Slaven Belupo

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

0

1

W

09/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Viktoria Plzen

Viktoria Plzen

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

1

2

W

09/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

3

1

L

02/06/24

Azerbaijan Cup Azerbaijan

Zira IK

Zira IK

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag

1

2

W

Last Five - Olimpija Ljubljana

19/07/24

Slovenia Prva Liga Slovenia

NK Primorje Ajdovscina

NK Primorje Ajdovscina

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

0

2

W

13/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

CSKA 1948 Sofia

CSKA 1948 Sofia

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

0

3

W

06/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Slovacko

Slovacko

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

1

3

W

02/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FK Sarajevo

FK Sarajevo

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

0

1

W

26/06/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

FC Buzau

FC Buzau

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana

0

2

W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s meeting below.

Qarabag odds: 71/100 (1.71) – 58.5%

Draw odds: 49/20 (3.45) – 29%

Olimpija Ljubljana odds: 39/10 (4.90) – 20.4%

Qarabag are Thursday’s expected winners according to the bookmakers and the implied probability of a home victory is currently hitting the 58.5% mark. Both teams to score meanwhile can be added to your slip at 3/4 (1.75 – 57.1%). A 2-1 win for the hosts could be an option to mull over in the correct score market at 12/1 (13.00). That outcome has an implied probability of 7.7%.

Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana lineups and team news for Thursday’s Europa League qualifiers match-up below. If you’re looking for more of the best football betting tips today, make sure to follow the link.

Qarabag

Qarabag set themselves up in a 4-2-3-1 formation in the first leg in Slovenia and the Azerbaijani outfit could use the same structure on Thursday. The hosts have few personnel issues this week.

Predicted Lineup for Qarabag: Gugeshashvili – Bayramov, Mustafazadə, Medina, Cəfərquliyev – Romano, Jankovic, Andrade, Benzia, Zoubir – Xixha

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana have it all to do this week and their cause wasn't helped by the dismissal of defender David Sualehe in the first leg. The Portuguese fullback will miss the return leg through suspension.

Predicted Lineup for Olimpija Ljubljana: Vidovsek – Silva, Ratnik, Muhamedbegović, Gavric – Seslar, Doffo, Elsnik, Pedro – Fadida, Lucas

Player to Watch – Leonardo Andrade

Leonardo Andrade scored one of Qarabag’s goals in last week’s first leg and the Portuguese attacker also notched the previous round of the Europa League qualifiers against HJK. The 23-year-old will be hoping to do some damage again this week.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

FK Qarabag

FK Qarabag
8
Marko Jankovic
me
19
Redon Xhixha
al
27
Toral Bayramov
az
81
Kevin Medina
co
23
Luka Gugeshashvili
ge
15
Leandro Livramento Andrade
cv
44
Elvin Cafarquliyev
az
13
Bahlul Mustafazada
az
10
Abdellah Zoubir
fr
6
Romao
br
7
Yassine Benzia
dz
Substitutes
18
Juninho
br
11
Adama Diakhaby
fr
2
Matheus Silva
br
99
Andrey Lunev
ru
83
Nihad Quliyev
az
90
Nariman Akhundzade
az
17
Hamidou Keyta
fr
20
Richard
az
5
Maksim Medvedev
az
4
Rahil Mammadov
az
1
Shakhrudin Magomedaliyev
az

Olimpija Ljubljana

Olimpija Ljubljana
6
Mateo Karamatic
at
37
Pedro Lucas
br
69
Matevz Vidovsek
si
20
Nemanja Motika
de
14
Marcel Ratnik
si
10
Timi Elsnik
si
99
Rui Pedro da Silva e Sousa
pt
2
Jorge Silva
pt
43
Aljaz Krefl
si
34
Agustin Doffo
ar
23
Diogo Pinto
pt
Substitutes
9
Mustafa Nukic
si
15
Marko Ristic
si
33
Nemanja Gavirc
si
31
Zan Mauricio
si
17
Admir Bristric
ba
8
Justas Lasickas
lt
16
Ahmet Muhamedbegovic
at
11
Saar Fadida
il
21
Ivan Posavec
hr
22
Denis Pintol
si
77
Aldin Jakupovic
si

Qarabag vs Olimpija Ljubljana prediction


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.