Haugesund vs Sandefjord Match Preview and Prediction

Haugesund vs Sandefjord
Norwegian Eliteserien
Date: Sunday, 8 July 2018
Kick-Off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Haugesund Stadion, Haugesund.

Haugesund will have a nice chance to return on the winning ways after clinching just one point from last two league outings. They are about to take on the rock-bottomed Sandefjord on Sunday afternoon. The visitors barely saved the top flight status in the previous edition of Eliteserien, but repeating such accomplishment will be quite a huge challenge for them this time around.

Guttane took only six points in 15 matches as they are as many as eight behind the safe zone, position currently held by Stabaek. They head into this in the midst of a terrible streak of ten defeats and a draw in last 11 outings across competitions. The managerial change did little to shift team’s fortunes around as the Spanish manager Martin Cifuentes also saw the team underperform in the final third.

Haugesund vs Sandefjord: Head-to-head

  • The head to head stats also speak in Haugesund’s favour as the hosts lead the tie by 8 wins coming into 18th meeting with Guttane.
  • Sandefjord only clinched 2 victories in 17 matches against Araberne.
  • Haugesund won six of last seven encounters against Sandefjord.

Haugesund vs Sandefjord: Prediction

Guttane are struggling badly for the efficiency up front having only bagged a single goal in last ten matches in all competitions. Knowing they failed to find the back of the net in three of last four meetings with Araberne, we do find the value in the 2.00 odds offered for the hosts to keep their net untouched here.

Everything points out to a pleasant afternoon for the local fans at Haugesund Stadion as we can hardly imagine any other scenario but a comprehensive victory for Eirik Horneland’s troops on the day. The home win is a banker at 1.40, but we will be brave enough and shoot for Haugesund to win by two or more goals difference at the odds of 2.10.

Haugesund vs Sandefjord: Bet Tips

  • Haugesund to keep a clean sheet @ 2.00
  • Haugesund -1.5 handicap @ 2.10.