Lillestrom vs Stromsgodset: Preview and Prediction

Lillestrom vs Stromsgodset:
Norwegian Tippeligaen
Date: Sunday, 24 July 2016
Kick-off: 19:00 UK Time
Venue: Arasen Stadion (Kjeller).

Lillestrom will be facing a hard task at home this weekend when they welcome Stromsgodset at Arasen Stadion Kjeller.

Lillestrom have been sliding down the table of recent, they are on a 6-game winless streak which include a 3-0 thrashing from Sarpsborg 08. They are currently on 11th position with 17s above the relegation playoff zone. They will be hoping for a home win in this game to halt their downward slide and get back to winning ways.

Stromsgodset are currently one of the best performers in the league this season, having won 10 games and drawn 4 from their last 16 games. They are in 3rd position with 32 points, 5 points below the leaders Rosenborg. They will be hoping for a strong away win in this game to extend their winning streak to 4 games and perhaps go into 2nd position depending on results elsewhere.

Form Comparison

  • Lillestrom are without a win in their last 6 games, they have lost 5 and drawn 1.
  • Lillestrom are on a 3-game losing streak at home, they have lost 3 of their last 6 games and won 2.
  • Lillestrom are good offensively, they have scored 25 goals from 16 games, but defensively they are poor having conceded 28 goals sos far.
  • Stromsgodset are on a 3-game winning streak, they have won 5 of their last 6 games and lost 1
  • Stromsgodset have a poor away record, they have lost 4 games, won 2 and drawn 1 in their last 7 away games.
  • Stromsgodset have scored at least 2 goals in 3 of their last 5 games.

Lillestrom vs Stromsgodset: Head to Head stats

Both teams have won equal number of games against each other in their previous 36 games, they have won 15 games each and drawn 6.

Stroemsgodset have dominated their recent ties against Lillestroem, they have won their last 5 games, and also they have scored at least 2 goals in each of their last 5 games against Lillestroem.

Lillestrom vs Stromsgodset: Prediction

Stroemsgodset are seen as the favourite in this game, comparing their good form to Lillestroem’s recent poor from. Stroemsgodset’s dominance in their recent games against Lillestroem will also be a boost to them.

I predict a win for the visitors bit i don’t expect it to be an easy win.

Lillestrom vs Stromsgodset: Tips

  1. Stroemsgodset win.
  2. HT/FT Stroemsgodset draw/win.
  3. Over 2.5 goals.