RoPS vs Mariehamn Prediction & Match Preview

RoPS vs Mariehamn
Finland – Veikkausliiga
Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Keskuskentta (Rovaniemi).

Both squads have posted the same number of points on the board, but are separated by three spots. Mariehamn takes the higher standing due to their superior goal difference, and on top of that, they have two matches in hand, which if employed well, could see them make a jump to the Championship Group.

Hosts of the game RoPS will have to put in better performances in front of the goal if they are to climb up the table. So far, they have scored just nine goals from their fourteen games, and at home, their return has been just three from their seven appearances.

The bad form of the home team could be taken advantage of, by the guests. They have lost just once on the road this season in the league.

RoPS vs Mariehamn Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Seven of the last eleven wins went to Mariehamn.
  • At this venue, the hosts won three of the last four clashes.
  • Eight of the last ten wins went to the hosts of the day.
  • Mariehamn failed to score in three of their last four visits to this stadium.

RoPS vs Mariehamn Prediction

Mariehamn was unbeaten in 15 of their last 22 matches and kept clean sheets in four of their last six fixtures. On the road, they are unbeaten in the last five and won three of them as well. Also, they went without a loss in eight of their last ten road trips.

Against this opponent, Mariehamn recorded seven of the last eleven wins and will be looking to make it eight.

Opponents Rovaniemi was winless in 11 of their last 15 fixtures, and in seven of their last eight at home. They also lost five of these fixtures. Moreover, the team failed to score in seven of their last eleven match-ups and could register just two goals from their last six home appearances.

As things stand, guests of the day Mariehamn has the upper hand and considering the hardships of the home team in front of the goal, the former is expected to avoid a loss. On the same note, goals will be scarce in this tie. The reasons being – the failure of this set of visitors to consistently score at this venue.

With these in mind, a narrow away win, or a ground-out draw would be the likely outcome, with a serious lack of goals.

RoPS vs Mariehamn Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: Mariehamn or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5)
  • Under 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.60 (3/5).