RFPL Round 17: Betting Advice & Previews

Match of the Round - Saturday 13:30 BST: FC Krasnodar - Spartak Moscow By James Nickels (@JamesNickels) One-man team? Igor Shamilov has been under pressure at Krasnodar for some time now, however, two convincing wins over promoted sides SKA (4-1) and Tosno (3-1) has eased the pressure somewhat. This is largely in thanks to in-form Fedor Smolov, who now has six goals in his last four games for club and county (including four in two for Krasnodar). Krasnodar is essentially a one-man team right … [Read more...]

RFPL Round 16: Betting Advice and Previews

Match of the Round – Sunday 13:30 BST: Lokomotiv Moscow - CSKA Moscow By David Sansun (@RFN_David) After dispatching Zenit St. Petersburg in Round 15, Lokomotiv now face cross-city rivals CSKA in what will be another massive test of their true title credentials. If they win, they would have defeated every single other side in the current top six, having already beaten the aforementioned Zenit, Krasnodar, Ural and Spartak, scoring eleven goals and conceding just four. The Giantkilling … [Read more...]

RFPL Round 15: Betting Advice and Previews

Match of the Round - Sunday, 13:30 BST: Zenit St. Petersburg - Lokomotiv Moscow By Ben Clark (@dinoben_) As this weekend brings a close to the first half of the Russian Premier League season, it's fitting that the top two play against each other. Zenit, who host the game on Sunday, won't be knocking over any glasses with their current standing. In fact, people are more surprised at the fact that they come into this game second. It's their visitors on Sunday who can boast that … [Read more...]

RFPL Round 14: Betting Advice and Previews

Match of the Round - Sunday, 14:30 BST: CSKA Moscow - Zenit St. Petersburg By Ilya Sokolov (@lokosokol) Two of the RFPL's elite sides meet this weekend, with Zenit arguably facing the biggest test of their new-found attacking flair this season. They have faced a so-so Krasnodar under Igor Shalimov and an underperforming Spartak side early in the season, but Viktor Goncharenko's settled and well-drilled side may become a stumbling block at home in front of a rocking crowd at the Grigory … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 13: Betting Advice and Previews

Match of the Round, Saturday 17:00 BST: FC Krasnodar - CSKA Moscow By Will Baumgardner (@WillBaumRFN) Krasnodar and CSKA come into this matchup tied for third place in the RFPL. Both squads have been in some middling form as of late, as Krasnodar have lost their last two games, while CSKA has drawn their last two. The winner of this game will gain a solid grasp on the third and final Champions League spot in the RFPL, so there is everything to lose. Krasnodar stadium had sold out its 34,000 … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 12: Betting Advice and Previews

Match of the Round, Sunday 14:30 BST: Lokomotiv Moscow - Dinamo Moscow By Toke Theilade (@TokeTheilade) Once again, it is time for a Moscow derby. This time the game is played in Cherkizovo, where Lokomotiv are hosting Dinamo. Both teams have struggled recently, so this game is the perfect opportunity for them to bounce back. Lokomotiv are in good form Under the guidance of Yuri Semin, Lokomotiv have developed a lot this season. They are now picking up points they would have lost last … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 9: Betting Advice and Previews

While Week 7 was the best in the history of RFN Betting with a profit of €149.75, Week 8 was the worst. Not a single tip landed, and the team lost a ton of money. Of course, the total profit remains sky high, just below €450, over the past three seasons, but we'll not repeat last week's fiasco. This weekend, we have two of the highest earners in Thomas Giles and David Sansun on the task, and the goal is to win back some of the money we lost last week.  Match of the Round, Saturday 17:00 BST: … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 8: Betting Advice & Previews

Last week, in Round 7, we achieved our best ever results in the RFN Betting Advice, earning an incredible +€149.75 in profits, with the overall RFN Total rising from +€366.79 to +€516.54. We hit 5/8 results, in a welcome return to form after a couple of disappointing weeks. Two of our writers moved into the plus for the first time since last season. Our best performer of the week was Artëm Makarevitch, who achieved a personal profit of +€76 after advising to bet €10 on a draw in the game between … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 7: Betting Advice & Previews

Match of the Round, Saturday 15:30 BST: Spartak Moscow - Lokomotiv Moscow By James Nickels (@JamesNickels) Another week and another Moscow Derby as our Match of the Round. Spartak host Lokomotiv at the Otkrytiye Arena as they look to bounce back from successive derby defeats against Zenit and CSKA. Loko, on the other hand until last week had a very promising start to the season, until they were defeated 1-0 at home to newly promoted Tosno. Carrera Under Pressure? Some sections of the … [Read more...]

RFPL Week 6: Betting Advice & Previews

Match of the Round, Saturday 15:30 BST: CSKA Moscow - Spartak Moscow By Will Baumgardner (@WillBaumRFN) Both Spartak and CSKA Moscow enter this heavyweight matchup with something to prove. Spartak, last season’s champions, enter the contest in a middling eighth place in the league. On the other hand, CSKA, who finished second last year, come into the matchup in a disappointing fifth place. Both teams will be looking to turn their seasons around in what is sure to be an exciting matchup at … [Read more...]