Hacken vs Malmo: Preview and Predictions

Hacken vs Malmo Swedish Allsvenskan Match Preview 8th July 2017

Hacken vs Malmo FF
Sweden – Allsvenskan
Date: Saturday, 8th July 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Bravida Arena (Gothenburg).

A month’s break has been beneficial for Hacken and they restarted their campaign with a convincing 2-0 win over the Hammarby. They were resiliant on the day and gave minimal opportunities to their opponent while taking those came their way.

Hacken went into the mini break on a three match win-less streak and the win last week pushed them to the edge of the top half.

Home form is pretty decent for the Wasps with 3 wins and 2 draws coming from 7 matches, while losing in two. Also, 11 of the 14 goals scored so far this season came from home games.

Meantime, Malmo picked up from where they left off before going into the break at the start of June. They defeated the newly promoted side AFC Eskilstuna 3-2 at home to keep the good form going. But the head-coach Magnus Pehrsson will be furious after having conceded 2 goals against a side like AFC. Somehow, this is a season long problem as Malmo kept just 1 clean-sheet in their last 8 league games.

Malmo are unbeaten in away games this season and are arguably the best away side in the league. They picked 4 wins and 3 draws from 7 games so far and conceded just 4 goals in the process.

Hacken vs Malmo: Head-to-head

Malmo were victorious in the two league games of 2016 season, 3-0 at home and 4-2 in the away leg. Meanwhile, Hacken had a mini success with their 3-2 win over Malmo in the Swedish Cup final.

Prior to the defeats in last season, Hacken were unbeaten in 8 league games against Malmo with 6 wins and 2 draws.

At home, Hacken were on a 5 match unbeaten run, before Malmo clinched a 4-2 win in their visit on October 2016.

Hacken vs Malmo: Prediction

This could be another tight clash with Hacken coming in good spirits following their convincing win last week. While, Malmo are certainly a team in form after having picked up points from every game this season.

We must expect some fireworks when these teams meet on Saturday with both looking to assert their dominance. Therefore, goal markets offer better value bets for this Swedish Allsvenskan fixture.

Hacken vs Malmo: Bet Tips

Both Teams to Score at 1.69 with Unibet.

A good alternate is is Hacken +0 Asian Handicap for 2.10 odds with Bet365.