Viking vs Lillestrom
Norway – Eliteserien
Date: Sunday, 6th August 2017
Kick-off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Viking Stadion, Stavanger.
Viking welcome Lillestrom in Stavanger after the short break that separate the two halves of Eliteserien. Viking announce form improvement just before the break, while Lillestrom haven’t impressed anyone in their last two outings.
Following the horrible start of the season, Viking are finally showing some signs of improvement. The 0-2 victory over Odd must be a confidence booster for the home side, but it remains to be seen what effect the pause had.
Viking’s performances on the home turf were disappointing – two wins and draws apiece in addition to four draws. They also conceded a goal in the last five matches in Stavanger.
Lillestrom are sitting comfortably in the middle of the table with 22 points accumulated. Their attack is solid, but their defense is one of the worst in the league with 26 goals allowed.
The away side will be hoping to secure another season in Norwegian elite as soon as possible. They would certainly like to see more victories in Eliteserien visits, as two wins from eight matches on the road is an unimpressive record.
Viking vs Lillestrom: Head-to-head
Earlier this season, Lillestrom recorded a minimal victory over Viking on the home turf. Last five matches are evenly distributed between the two sides – both Lillestrom and Viking have two victories apiece in addition to a draw.
Viking vs Lillestrom: Prediction
Lillestrom’s away games were recently fruitful when it comes to goals, so motivated Viking could find their way past Lillestrom’s defense. However, the away side mostly managed to score too, so betting on goals here is a good decision. Lillestrom’s BTTS trend will likely continue as they both conceded and scored at least a goal in the last seven competitive matches.
Viking vs Lillestrom: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Both Teams to Score YES at the odds of 1.67.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Over 1.5 goals in the first half at the odds of 2.63.