Sirius vs AFC Eskilstuna
Sweden – Allsvenskan
Date: Saturday, 8th July 2017
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Studenternas IP (Uppsala).
The new boys in Allsvenskan continued their good run of form with yet another victory on the weekend, this team at the expense of Sundsvall. This makes it 2 wins on the bounce for Sirius after a narrow 1-2 defeat away at Orebro. They moved up to third in the league table, which is a massive achievement for a team that is playing their trade in topmost tier for the first time in their 110 year history.
At home, Sirius boast of a 5 match unbeaten streak with 3 wins and 2 draws. Moreover, their only home defeat of the season was against Goteborg on matchday two.
AFC Eskilstuna are also playing in Allsvenskan for the first time in their history. On contrary to Sirius, AFC are a young club that came into existence in calendar year 2007.
However, Eskilstuna have so far failed to make a mark in the top tie and are yet to register their first win of the season. They rightfully lie at the foot of the league table with 4 points earned via stalemates. While the remaining 9 games resulted in defeats. Also, 8 of their last 9 matches are defeats and have lost five consecutive games on the road.
Sirius vs AFC Eskilstuna: Head-to-head
AFC are unbeaten in the last four meetings with Sirius, all of which came in the past two seasons in Superettan. However, only 1 of them is win, but remaining three resulting in draws.
However, Sirius were beaten only once by AFC in 10 home meetings, with 6 wins and 3 draws to their name. They can boast of a five match unbeaten home run with 3 wins and 2 draws in it.
Sirius vs AFC Eskilstuna: Prediction
Based on overall performances, Sirius could prove to be a tall ask for the relegation threatened Eskilstuna. The visitors have already conceded 18 goals in their 7 road trips, which give us an indication of how big the defeat could be.
Sirius vs AFC Eskilstuna: Betting Tips
FT – Sirius to win is a banker at 1.45 odds with Pinnacle.
A decent alternative is Over 2.5 match goals for 1.73 odds with Betfair.