Viking vs Stroemsgodset: Preview and Prediction

Viking vs Stroemsgodset:
Norwegian Tippeligaen
Date: Saturday, 9 July 2016
Kick-off: 14:30 UK Time
Venue: Viking Stadion (Stavanger).

Two teams tied to same points – Vikings and Stroemsgodset will battle it out at Viking Stadion On Saturday 9th July 2016 by 14:30.

The host Viking are in the 4th position behind Stroemsgodset in 3rd position, they are both on 26 points, but separated by goal difference. The host have scored fewer goals than their visitors, they have scored 15 goals while Stroemsgodset have scored nearly double than the host 28.

Also Vikings have conceded fewer goals than the visitors they have conceded 12 goals so far this season giving them +3 goal difference to keep them on the 4th position while Stroemsgodset have conceded 19 giving them a +9 goal difference to keep them on the 3rd position above the host.

Vikings are currently on a 4 game unbeaten run and 3 game winning streak. At home, they are currently on a 4 game unbeaten run and they have won 3 of their last 6 home games, lost 2 and drawn 1. Stroemsgodset seem to be poor away, having lost 4 of their last 6 games, they have won 1 and drawn 1.

Viking: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Austbo – Haugen, Mets, Jorgensen, Danielsen – Sverrisson, Haukas, Kronberg – Adegbenro, Pederson, Bytyqi

Stroemsgodset: Predicted Line-up (4-3-3)

Pettersen – Parr, Valsvik, Madsen, Vilsvik – Ovenstad, Adjei-Baot-Moen – Keita, Pederson, Storflor

Viking vs Stroemsgodset: Head to Head

The previous games between the two teams have been a tight one, Vikings have won 12 of their previous 31 games, they have lost 13 to Stroemsgodset and drawn 6.

At home, The host have lost only 3 games against Stroemsgodset and won 8, they have drawn 4. They are unbeaten in their last 4 home games against Stroemsgodset.

Viking vs Stroemsgodset: Prediction

The host are slight favourites in this game, comparing their good home record in the season to the visitors away record. The host also have a good home record against Stroemsgodset and are likely to maintain it in this game.

I predict a win for the home team but i think the game will see fewer goals.

Viking vs Stroemsgodset-Statistical Prediction-Norway-Tippeligaen-9-July-2016.july

1. Home team win
2. Under 2.5 goals