Valerenga vs Lillestrom
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Saturday, 24th June 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Ulleval Stadion, Oslo.
After the disappointing draw with Stromsgodset, Valerenga welcome Lillestrom in the second match in a row on the home turf. Lillestrom were happy with the weekend’s results as they extended their excellent run to three consecutive victories. Both teams are on their respective unbeaten runs so breaking the opponent’s streak would take certain risks.
The hosts progressed on the standings despite the aforementioned slip last weekend as Stabaek suffered the heavy defeat in Bergen. Valerenga are on a three-game unbeaten run wherein they registered two draws and a victory.
Also, they are on a five-game undefeated streak at Ulleval Stadion. Three out of their last four home games ended with the same result of 1-1.
Brann and Lillestrom are currently the two hottest sides in Eliteserien. After the draw with Rosenborg, the visitors bloomed, stringing three victories over Tromso, Stabaek, and Viking.
Lillestrom are also impressive on the road with two draws and victories apiece in the last four matches. In their last three games in Eliteserien, Both Teams to Score won, extending to five when including NM Cup fixtures.
Valerenga vs Lillestrom: Head-to-head
The latest duel between Valerenga and Lillestrom ended as a 1-1 draw. In their head-to-head meetings, the last away victory dates back to 2013 when Valerenga won 0-1. Previous Lillestrom’s victory in Oslo happened a year earlier. Since 2008, only one game between the two sides at Ulleval Stadion saw more than 3 goals.
Valerenga vs Lillestrom: Prediction
As Valerenga drew a lot in the recent period with the result of 1-1, we could expect the same scenario on Saturday. Lillestrom are determined to score in each game, but same goes for the hosts, but recently, their defenses are looking impenetrable for more than one goal.
Valerenga vs Lillestrom: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Lillestrom +0.5 Asian Handicap at the odds of 1.78 by Pinnacle.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Correct Score 1-1 at the odds of 7.00 by Unibet.