Djurgarden vs Kalmar
Sweden – Allsvenskan
Date: Monday, 3rd July 2017
Kick-off at 18:00 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: Tele2 Arena, Stockholm.
After sustain a defeat in their respective last round’s matches, Djurgarden and Kalmar will collide at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. The hosts were beaten by Hammarby with convincing 3-1, meanwhile Kalmar fell from Orebro by minimal result in front of their own fans.
Both sides had almost a month to refocus and rejuvenate, so they are entering Monday’s clash fresh.
Djurgarden prepared for the forthcoming contest against Orebro whom they beat within a club friendly during last week. The hosts are in the 6th place with 18 points earned, and they are aiming UEFA zone. However, they need to step up if they want to secure one of the spots that lead into European competitions.
Djurgarden are solid at Tele2 Arena – in the last five matches they won two and drew one, in addition to the minimal draw in the duel with AIK.
Kalmar are sitting in the relegation play-off spot. The visitors are in the horrendous form – in the last five outings, they can only look back to a sole victory over Sundsvall, while they were beaten in the remaining for games.
Things are even worse on the road for Kalmar. After 5 away games, Kalmar are yet to win; they only managed to draw once, while they fell in the remaining four games. Also, they only scored two goals while conceding eleven. Their last away victory dates back to October 2016.
Djurgarden vs Kalmar: Head-to-head
In the last two league matches, Kalmar beat Djurgarden in addition to the victory in a club friendly.
Djurgarden vs Kalmar: Prediction
Djurgarden are looking closer to take this one. Kalmar are as usual horrible on the road, so the hosts should be able to grab the full prize and take another step towards top three.
Djurgarden vs Kalmar: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Djurgarden -1.25 Asian Handicap at the odds of 2.09 with Pinnacle.
A decent alternate is Over 2.75 goals priced at the odds of 1.99 with Pinnacle.