Brann vs Valerenga: Preview and Prediction

This is the preview of the Eliteserien match on 9 July 2016. Find the latest edition Brann vs Valerenga Predictions on 10th June 2018 here.

SK Brann will be hosting Valerenga on Saturday evening as they hope for a win to avoid another defeat after losing 1-0 to Sarpsborg last week.

Brann have been having a fluctuating form since the beginning of the season, they have been inconsistent this season going from victory to defeat or stalemate. They 7th on the table with 23 points, 10 points below league leaders Rosenborg and they are just a point below the 5th and 6th position. They will be hoping to win this one to get a chance of moving into the 4th position depending on results elsewhere.

Meanwhile Valerenga are coming into this game on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Ballklubb last week, they are 14th on the table with 11 points just 5 points above Start in the bottom, they hope to win this game and get back to winning ways.

Form Comparison

  • Valerenga are currently on a poor run of form, they won just 3 games this season, lost 9 and drawn 2.
  • Valerenga have a better attack than the host, they have scored 14 goals so far compared to the 11 scored by Brann, but the visitors have conceded more (20) compared to 11 conceded by the host
  • Brann are inconsistent recently, they won 3 of their last 6 games and lost while the visitors have gone 5 games without a win.

Brann: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Leceijewski – Kristiansen, Gronner, Barmen, Nouri – Skaanes, Nilson, Haugen – Skalevic, Orlov, Vega.

Valerenga: Predicted line up (4-4-2)

Sandberg – Lindkvist, Larsen, Tollas Nat, Lundstrom – Zahid, Berge, Stengel, Ormasson – Brown, Abdellaoue.

Brann vs Valerenga: Head-to-Head stats

Games between the two teams have always been a tough one, they have previously played 39 games which Valerenga have won 16 and Brann getting 15 wins leaving the remaining 8 to stalemate.

Their last game was in 2014, a goal galore that ended in a 3-3 stalemate.

Brann vs Valerenga: Predictions

The home team are slight favourite in this game they should have no problem nailing this one, but considering their inconsistent form so far, anything happen.

Games between the two teams have recorded high scores but their recent games this season have seen few goals, Brann’s greatest problem now is scoring but their defensive form is good as they have the 3rd best defence in the season so far.

I tip The home team to win this game but the game could end up in draw with both teams failing to find the net.


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