Hammarby IF go into this match after a 2-2 Allsvenskan stalemate against Malmö FF.
In that match, Hammarby IF managed 49% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Hammarby IF, the scorers were Mads Fenger (13' Own goal), Aron Jóhannsson (35') and Alexander Kačaniklić (79'). Malmö FF got 16 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Anders Christiansen (45') was the scorer for Malmö FF. The match went to extra time and was won by Malmö FF.
Hammarby IF haven’t had any problems with scoring, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 17 during that time and have conceded a total of 11.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Hammarby IF:
- are unbeaten in their last 12 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
- have not won at home in their last 2 matches in the league.
IFK Norrköping will come into the match following a 4-1 Allsvenskan win to defeat Falkenbergs FF in their previous match.
In that game, IFK Norrköping had 55% possession and 17 shots on goal with 7 on target. For IFK Norrköping, the goalscorers were Christoffer Nyman (21', 32', 34') and Ishaq Abdulrazak (68'). At the other end, Falkenbergs FF had 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. John Chibuike (2') scored for Falkenbergs FF. IFK Norrköping ran out winners in extra time.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving IFK Norrköping, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell is 4, with the number of goals averaged by IFK Norrköping working out to 2.67. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that IFK Norrköping:
- have not beaten Hammarby IF when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels stretching back to 01/10/2017, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Hammarby IF winning 2 of those games, IFK Norrköping 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
In all, 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 6 from Bajen and 8 created by Snoka. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The last league game featuring the two was Allsvenskan match day 15 on 13/08/2020 when it finished IFK Norrköping 1-2 Hammarby IF.
That day, IFK Norrköping managed 48% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Lars Krogh Gerson (51′).
Hammarby IF had 12 shots on goal with 6 on target. Kalle Björklund (16′) and Abdul Khalili (95′) scored.
The match was refereed by Bojan Pandžić.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Hammarby IF manager Stefan Billborn does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: IFK Norrköping
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to choose from, IFK Norrköping manager Jens Gustafsson doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this game.
Our feeling is that IFK Norrköping and Hammarby IF should both be able to score more than once here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw and also of goals in the match. Therefore, we predict a highly competitive game with a 2-2 draw at the end of this one.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the 90 minute result market, a victory for Hammarby IF is best priced at 2.6, betting on the game finishing all-square is 3.65 and staking on the winning team to be IFK Norrköping comes in at 2.6. They’re the best market prices being offered as of now.
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