Ventspils vs Rosenborg
UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 17 September 2020
Kick-Off at 13.15 UK
Venue: Olimpiska centra Ventspils Stadiona.
2nd Qualifying Round of Europa League is on this week, and one of the early fixtures on Thursday is happening in Latvia. One of the most popular teams in the country Ventspils will take on Rosenborg BK. Of course, visitors are carrying the role of huge favourite both because of quality and vast European experience. The current price on away win is at low 1.36 rate.
Visitors are having rough times when it comes to keeping their net intact though. Rosenborg conceded seven goals in the last three outings. Interestingly, they haven’t lost a single one due to great efficiency.
Ventspils vs Rosenborg Head-to-head
These two teams have met in UEFA Cup qualifiers seventeen years ago. Rosenborg BK won both of the duels in very dominant fashion with a total goal difference of 10-1. We are hardly going to see something similar nowadays though as football in Latvia made a decent progress.
Ventspils vs Rosenborg Prediction
Ventspils are a team that doesn’t like to calculate much, at least when it comes to domestic matches. A big majority of their games in Virsliga ended with three goals or more. They are currently sitting in not so great 5th position with 26 points from 18 games with almost zero chances to get involved into the title race. The most recent appearance saw them lose to the leaders Riga FC 0-2 at home.
Situation with Rosenborg BK is very similar. They are unable to keep the pace with leading duo Bodo/Glimt and Molde, mainly because of poor defensive stats. Age Hareide’s squad barely avoided defeat last weekend against Stromsgodset. They were down 3-1 FT just five minutes before the final whistle, but goals of Skjelbred and Islamovic saved the day and one point.
As stated above, both teams enjoy open football so we do expect goals in Latvia. Quality is on the visiting side of course. Away win & Over 3.5 goals FT is a good investment bet at 2.50.
Ventspils vs Rosenborg Bet Tips
Rosenborg to win & Over 3.5 goals FT @ 2.50
Rosenborg to score in both halves @ 2.00.