Brann vs Sarpsborg Predictions & Match Preview

Brann vs Sarpsborg
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Thursday, 16th May 2019
Kick-off at 17.00 UK/ 18.00 CET
Venue: Brann Stadion (Bergen).

Brann has carved a respectable position for themselves in the league table and has the podium spots within sights. They trail by just three points behind the third-placed Bodo/Glimt and have the home advantage in this game, against a struggling Sarpsborg.

The visitors of this fixture have recorded just a single win so far in the competition and really are in no shape to raise a formidable challenge against Brann. They are winless in the last four fixtures in a row and have failed to score at least one goal on an average per tie.

Brann, meanwhile, recorded a 0-1 away win over Stabaek and looks forward to keeping their momentum going.

Brann vs Sarpsborg Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Brann won the last three matches in a row.
  • Four of the last five and five of the last seven wins went to Brann.
  • Brann scored two or more goals in the last three fixtures on the trot.
  • Five of the last seven wins at this venue went to the hosts.

Brann vs Sarpsborg Prediction

Brann was unbeaten in 13 of their last 17 matches, and in 18 of their last 22 at home. Sarpsborg, on the other hand, was winless in seven of their last nine overall attempts, and in 15 of their last 18 on the road. One of these away wins was in a friendly.

Importantly, Brann won the last three h2h games in a row and five of the last seven at this venue. They also scored two or more goals in the last three fixtures against this opponent.

Going on, so far, Sarpsborg has not won a single match on the road in the league this season, and the team also holds the distinction of having scored the second-fewest number of goals.

Everything points to an obvious conclusion, that the hosts are the favorites here.

Brann vs Sarpsborg Betting Tips

  • Brann to Win @ 1.83 (5/6)
  • The Hosts to Score the First Goal @ 1.50 (1/2).