Aalesund vs FK Haugesund
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Saturday, 22 August 2020
Kick-Off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Color Line Stadion (Ålesund)
The hosts are struggling to cope up with the pressure at the top tier. They are still on a winless run since their lucky victory over Start. From their 14 matches, they lost nine and have only one win to show for. The recent league action saw them lose to Rosenborg in an away fixture. Even though they are at the bottom, they have scored more goals than most of the top sides. But the defense is the worst in the league with 43 goals conceded in 14 games.
The Seagulls are coming into this match after the defeat to Stromsgodset. This was their second consecutive defeat in the league which takes the tally to seven. With half of their games being defeats the visitors are under pressure especially since they are playing away from home.
Aalesund vs Haugesund: Head-to-head (h2h)
- Haugesund is on a two-match winning streak against this opposition.
- They have not lost any of the last five meetings with the Orange and Blue.
- More than 2.5 goals were scored in three of those five games across different venues.
- The hosts won three and lost once in five previous head to head games at this ground.
- More than 2.5 goals came in four of those five games here too.
Aalesund vs Haugesund: Prediction
There was no shortage of goals when these two met previously. More than 2.5 goals were scored in four of their last five clashes at this ground. The same scoreline could be seen in 12 of 14 games that Aalesund has played so far. The away team is also not bad in scoring so we can expect them to get in the act as well.
In terms of form, both of them cannot be separated. Even though the away team is on top of the table, they are on a losing streak. But in terms of head to head games, they have never lost to Aalesund in over five years. So I am backing the visitors to win and the score to have more than 2.5 goals.
Aalesund vs Haugesund: Betting Tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.73 (8/11).
The away team to win @ 1.65 (7/11).