Sarpsborg vs Start: Preview and Prediction

Sarpsborg vs Start:
Norwegian Tippeligaen,
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016,
Kick-off: 18:00 UK Time.

Sarpsborg 08 will hope to continue were they left off last time when they host the bottom placed team on Friday night.

Sarpsborg will be looking forward to extend their winning streak to 3 games after this fixture, they have been on a fair form in their recent games. Sarpsborg have won 4 of their last 6 games and lost 1, a 3-0 win against Lillestroem, and a 1-0 away win against Molde have kept them on a 2 game winning streak.

Sarpsborg are in the 6th position in the table with 28 points, they have lost 5 of their previous 17 games and won 8. At home, Sarpsborg are enjoying a 7 game unbeaten run, they have won 4 and drawn 3, also they have lost just once at home this season.

On the other hand, Start are the worst team at moment, they are currently rocking the bottom of the table with 7 points and have lost 10 of their 17 games this season, they have drawn 7 and won none. Start have conceded 37 goals this season and scored 14. Getting a win in this game will look like a miracle to start.

Key Facts

  • Sarpsborg have kept clean sheet in their last 5 home games in the league.
  • Sarpsborg have conceded only 2 goals at home in the Tippeligean this season.
  • Start are win-less since the start of this season and haven’t won in any of their last 32 Tippeligean games.

Sarpsborg vs Start: Head to Head stats

  • There have been a total of 17 games between the two teams, Sarpsborg have won 7 while Start have won 6.
  • At home, Sarpsborg have won 4 games against Start and lost 1.
  • Also, Sarpsborg are unbeaten in their last 6 home games against Start

Sarpsborg vs Start: Prediction

Sarpsborg are the favourite in this game considering Starts bad record so far this season, Sarpsborg also have a recent good head to head record against Start and also have been on a decent form recently.

I predict a win for the home team and also i predict a clean sheet for the home team.

Sarpsborg vs Start: Tips

  1. Sarpsborg to win.
  2. Sarpsborg to keep a clean sheet.