HJK vs IFK Mariehamn
Finland – Veikkausliiga
Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Kick-Off at 16:30 UK
Venue: Telis 5G-areena (Helsinki).
The reigning champions of Finnish Veikkausliiga HJK are going to host IFK Mariehamn on Tuesday afternoon. Home side is in a very good form as they have tied six straight victories in the top flight which helped them get an excellent advantage over their rivals in the title race. They have suffered only two defeats so far in the season and are ten points ahead of the closest opponents. Klauss is clinical in front of the oppositions’ goal as he found the back of the net eleven times this season.
IFK Mariehamn are not enjoying a successful campaign as they are positioned in the bottom half of the table. They managed to snatch only a point from the last four matches and although they have been pretty productive, their main concern is a very poor defensive work which is one of the worst in the league. Peter Lundberg’s side needs to improve a lot in the back if they want to avoid getting into relegation troubles.
HJK vs IFK Mariehamn: Head-to-head
HJK haven’t lost to their opponents since 2015 and that run lasts for 11 matches. They have tied three straight victories by managing to keep the clean sheet. Their latest clashes haven’t been efficient as in the last four occasions the crowd was unable to see more than two goals per game.
HJK vs IFK Mariehamn: Predictions
HJK are in a much better momentum and they should continue their winning streak especially as they are playing in front of their fans. IFK Mariehamn shouldn’t pose them many troubles and the hosts should book another three points. This is why I’m suggesting home win HT/FT as the primary bet.
Although their latest head to head clashes were inefficient, in this one we should be able to see at least three goals as both teams have been involved in productive clashes lately. Both teams are capable of scoring and should bring this clash over 2.5 margin.
HJK vs IFK Mariehamn: Betting Tips
- Home win HT/FT @ 1.78
- Under 2.5 FT @ 1.60.