HJK vs AC Oulu
Finland – Veikkausliiga
Date: Saturday, 18 June 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Bolt Arena.
Round 10 of Veikkausliiga is set for this Saturday as HJK play host to AC Oulu where both these sides are separated by 11 points but only one place. These two sides will be seen battling it out at Bolt Arena.
HJK is at the 2nd spot on the standing with 26 points from 11 games. They won 8 times in the league while drew twice and lost on one other occasion. The home side are tally on points with the table toppers KuPS. They have one of the best offensive side in the league.
The hosts go into this fixture following on from a goal-less drawn result against the toppers, KuPS. Toni Koskela’s HJK have netted 11 times over their prior 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them from the same stands at 5.
On the other hand, AC Oulu resides at the 4th position on the table with 15 points. Of the 10 matches played, they won 4 times in the league while drew and lost on 3 games each. Having managed to win the direct confrontation for the spot in the Veikkausliiga this year, the visitors remained among the elite of Finnish football.
AC Oulu will come into the game following a 1-0 league win against SJK in their last fixture. During their 6 most recent matches, Ricardo Duarte’s men had a goals per game average of 1.5.
HJK vs AC Oulu Head-to-head (h2h)
- AC Oulu won just once from their 7 meetings while HJK won 4 times.
- At least 3 goals were seen in all of their last 3 h2hs.
- Their last league meeting saw AC Oulu to win by 2 goal to 1.
HJK vs AC Oulu Prediction
HJK won the last 3 home games in a row, bagging 9 goals in total. They lost only once from their last home fixtures across various competitions. Moreover, they remain unbeaten at home whenever they faced this rival in the past.
Meanwhile, AC Oulu won just one away fixture in the league so far. They lost 3 of their last 5 away games across different tournaments. Moreover, this is a team affected by the home advantage and remain poor on road.
HJK vs AC Oulu Betting tips
HJK to win & BTTS @ 3.10 odds.
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.65 odds.