Halmstads BK will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-0 Superettan success versus IK Brage.
For Halmstads BK, the goals were scored by Emil Tot Wikström (19') and Mikael Boman (33').
Their most recent results shine a light on the fact that not much more can be done by the Halmstads BK backline. HBK have given the opposition little, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their previous six outings standing at 4. That sort of pattern might not follow through into this match, though.
Västerås SK will come into the meeting following a 0-2 Superettan win with the defeat of Ljungskile SK in their last game.
For Västerås SK, the scorers were Simon Johansson (66') and Albin Sporrong (73').
Showing their penchant for eventful matches, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the previous 6 matches in which Västerås SK have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals per meeting. Opposition teams have got 9 of these goals.
Team News: Halmstads BK
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just a single fitness concern for the Halmstads BK gaffer Magnus Haglund to contend with from a near full-strength squad. Viktor Ljung (Cruciate Ligament Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Västerås SK
Owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Västerås SK boss Thomas Askebrand has zero fitness concerns to report before this match.
In our view, Halmstads BK will most probably get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
Conversely, Västerås SK could well find it tough to score a goal of their own although we do think it’s probable that they will be hitting back at some stage, too.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 3-1 victory for Halmstads BK at the conclusion of the game.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking on the latest odds for this match in the full-time result market, the win for Halmstads BK is available for 1.55, betting on the draw is 3.75 and betting on a victory for Västerås SK gets you 5.2. Those are the most competitive returns that can be secured at present.