Lillestrom vs Viking: Preview and Predictions

Lillestrom vs Viking Norwegian Eliteserien Match Preview 18th June 2017

Lillestrom vs Viking
Norway Eliteserien
Date: Saturday, 18th June 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Arasen Stadion, Lillestrom.

Both teams are coming off a victory in the last round, so we will probably see a dynamic clash as the players are eager to start another winning streak. Lillestrom stunned Stabaek on the road with 2-4, while Viking won only their second match of the season with the memorable strike in the 95th minute.

Lillestrom

After 12 games played, the hosts have collected 14 points. They occupy the 12th position while sharing the same point count as Sandefjord. Lillestrom are in the good shape at the moment – they remained unbeaten in the last three games while recording two consecutive victories.

However, Lillestrom need to improve their home performances urgently. They are the worst home team in Eliteserien. The crowd at Arasen Stadion witnessed only 2 victories so far in addition to 4 defeats.

Viking

Viking are rock-bottom of Eliteserien with only 8 points collected after 12 fixtures. Unless they step up in the upcoming period, they can book the ticket for the lower division. Viking are the second-worst team on the road – they only picked up two points so far, only Kristiansund earned less (1).

In 6 games away from home, Viking only managed to draw twice. They netted 4 while letting 14 goals in the aforementioned away games.

Lillestrom vs Viking: Head-to-head

The last outing between the two sides ended in a 2-2 draw. In the last five games at Arasen Stadion, the guests have had a notable success with 3 victories and a draw, while only one game went in Lillestrom’s favor.

Lillestrom vs Viking: Prediction

The hosts are looking great recently, unlike Viking. The motivational factor is certainly with the hosts as they have the opportunity to climb the ladder again, unlike Viking. Also, the visitors have suffered NM Cup exit recently, while Lillestrom still have the obligations in Norwegian Cup competition.

Lillestrom vs Viking: Bet Tips

The first bet will be Over 2.5 goals at 1.95.

If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Correct Score 3-1 at the odds of 15.00.

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