Orebro vs Elfsborg
Date: Saturday, 5th August 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Behrn Arena, Orebro.
Two mid table teams will square off on Saturday as Orebro welcome Elfsborg. The hosts are the better form at the moment as they drew the last two outings, while Elfsborg suffered the two successive defeats.
Orebro is in the 10th position of Allsvenskan with 23 pts earned. They are approaching the crucial part of the season as they need to continue with solid performances in order to secure the survival in the elite.
Prior to the forthcoming match, the hosts enjoyed a successful three-game spell on the home turf. They beat Sirius, Norrkoping and Goteborg, respectively, while tallying 10 goals in the process. Their home games are mostly high-scoring affairs with both teams finding their way to the net.
The visitors’ morale could be damaged after the two consecutive defeats that significantly reduced their chances for the top four. Elfsborg are now in the seventh position with 25 points collected.
The conclusion of their seven-game unbeaten run came after visiting Hammarby, but more problems arose when Elfsborg suffered the 0-2 home defeat from Sirius.
Orebro vs Elfsborg: Head-to-head
A home side dominates in the meetings between the two sides. The last time an away side triumphed was back in 2012. At Behrn Arena, Orebro triumphed in the last four meetings with Elfsborg.
Orebro vs Elfsborg: Prediction
The home advantage in the head-to-head meetings between the two sides points to another three points for Orebro. In addition to the aforementioned factor, Elfsborg’s negative mood could play a huge role in Saturday’s clash, especially as Orebro were merciless in the last two games on the home turf. Elfsborg mostly concede on the road, so allowing an early goal could lead to a catastrophic outcome for the visiting side. Orebro Draw no Bet or Asian Handicap +0 is the right choice here.
Orebro vs Elfsborg: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Orebro +0 Asian Handicap at the odds of 1.95.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Correct Score 3-1 at the odds of 19.00.