Mariehamn vs Inter Turku
Date: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Kick off at 16:30 UK/ 17:30 CET
Venue: Wiklof Holding Arena.
Mariehamn were 29 points adrift of Inter Turku in the last term of Veikkausliiga.
The gap after 14 rounds of the new season is not higher than a single point and the visitors even have a game in hand on their rivals.
The reigning champions are off to a poor start of the new season and it is already clear that they won’t defend the title.
The team just does not seem to be competitive anymore against the strongest clubs in the country.
This best proof was a poor display in a 2-0 defeat to HJK last week when they were nowhere near netting a single goal in 90 minutes.
The story is completely opposite with Inter Turku. Sinimustat barely saved the elite class status last year, but they currently sit at the high sixth position in spite of the fact they took only a single point from last two rounds.
Shefki Kuqi’s men have been very tough to break down throughout the season and the rock-solid defense is the main reason for such improvement in the new campaign.
Mariehamn vs Inter Turku: Head to head
Inter Turku will likely continue their impressive displays at the back if we know that nine out of the last ten head to head meetings between the two teams ended with less than three foals scored.
The draw has been the most common of the outcomes in the recent history, while Inter Turku lead the overall head to head tie by two wins ahead of their 47th encounter with Mariehamn.
Mariehamn vs Inter Turku: Prediction
The safest of the betting options for this one would be backing Under 2.50 goals ata the odds of 8/11.
We see it as a banker bet due to both head to head history and the latest results.
Mariehamn vs Inter Turku: Betting Tips
The top bet is Under 2.5 goals FT at 1.73 odds by Bet365
For the more adventurous punters, the draw is priced up at 3.32 at Pinnacle.