Ilves vs Lahti
Finland – Veikkausliiga
Date: Saturday, 18 June 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Tehtaan Kenttä.
Round 10 of Veikkausliiga is set for this Saturday as Ilves play host to Lahti, where both these sides are separated by 3 points and places each. These two sides will be seen battling it out at Tehtaan Kenttä.
Ilves is at the 6th spot on the standing with 12 points from 9 games. They won, lost and drew 3 matches each so far in the league. The home side come here on the back of 3 games without defeat but they are just a point away from the drop zone. The hosts have seen netting frequently but they tend to concede more of the same.
Ilves will play in this fixture following on from a 2-2 league tie against Inter Turku. That was their second draw in a row after their goal-less stalemate over Honka previously. Toni Kallio’s Ilves men netted a sum total of 10 times over their past 6 outings. They perform better in their home soil, where they won 9 points in their last 3 home games.
On the other side, Lahti resides at the 10th position on the table with 9 points. Of the 10 matches played, they won 2 times while drew thrice lost on 5 other occasions. They are third from the bottom and the side is currently on a 4-game winless in Veikkausliiga.
In the game prior to this, FC Lahti drew 1-1 in the Veikkausliiga match with FC Haka. The visiting side has conceded goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong in the defensive department.
Ilves vs Lahti Head-to-head (h2h)
- Their last 5 h2h games saw Ilves with 3 wins while Lahti won twice.
- Two of their last 3 h2hs have seen at least 4 goals.
- They both last met at the Finland Liiga Cup where Lahti won by 4-3 margin.
Ilves vs Lahti Prediction
Ilves won their last 3 home games in a row, bagging 7 goals and a cleansheet. They haven’t been defeated by this opposition in home games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
Meanwhile, Lahti has fired blanks in 5 games this season. But they lost thrice of their last 4 away h2h match with this rival.
By the looks of things, expect a victory for Ilves this Saturday with BTTS being a common event.
Ilves vs Lahti Betting tips
Ilves to win @ 1.83 odds.
Over 2.5 goals & BTTS @ 2.20 odds.