Elfsborg vs Hammarby
Date: Monday, 17th July 2017
Kick-off at 18:00 UK
Venue: Boras Arena.
The grass is green at Elfsborg as they continue to climb up the Swedish Allsvenskan table. The picked a priceless 3-1 away win at Norrkoping last week to stretch their unbeaten run to six games and fourth win in as many games.
The victory at the Ostgotaporten is their first road win of the season, a sheer evidence of the confidence this team has generated with the recent form.
Coming back to the home turf, Elfsborg will be sitting on a three match winning streak. Moreover, they boast of an impressive scoring record at the Boras Arena, averaging 2.28 goal per game. Also, they scored 2 or more goals in 5 of the 7 matches at their home venue.
Elfsborg are 7th in the league standings, while their Monday’s opponent Hammarby are at 8th with a point gap.
Hammarby are coming on the back of a comfortable 3-1 home win over Orebro. They were beaten 2-0 at Hacken in the previous round, which remains to be their only loss in the last 7 games. There have been 3 wins and 3 draws during the period.
Away from home, Hammarby struggled to perform at a higher level. They are without a win in the latest two and managed just 1 win from the last five. However, they managed to find the back of the net in every outing before the defeat at Hacken last weekend.
Elfsborg vs Hammarby: Head-to-head
Hammarby are unbeaten in the last five meetings with Elfsborg, with 3 wins and 2 draws. The last two meetings alone produced 11 goals, with Elfsborg winning both matches by 4-1 and 4-2 score-lines.
- Seven of the last Seven matches between the two sides saw over 2.5 goals.
- Both teams scored in six of the last eight games.
- At home, Elfsborg are unbeaten in the last five games against Hammarby, 3 wins and 2 draws.
Elfsborg vs Hammarby: Prediction
We could be in for a open game on Monday with both teams looking solid in the attacking front. So, the prime pick for the match will be both teams to score.
For full-time result, we believe Elfsborg are the team to back here. There excellent head-to-head record against Hammarby and current home form might prove too good for the visitors, who seem to struggle in away games.
Elfsborg vs Hammarby: Bet Tips
Both teams to Score at 1.53 by Unibet.
FT – Elfsborg to win for 1.91 odds with Betway.