Helsingborgs IF will take to the pitch with visiting club BK Häcken at Olympia in the Allsvenskan clash on Monday.
Our Helsingborgs IF v BK Häcken tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below – along with the latest match odds.
Helsingborgs IF will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 3-2 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to Mjällby AIF.
In that game, Helsingborgs IF managed 48% possession and 19 shots at goal with 9 on target. For Helsingborgs IF, goals were scored by Brandur Hendriksson (35') and Anthony van den Hurk (50'). On the other side, Mjällby AIF had 16 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Moses Ogbu (11'), Besard Sabović (72') and David Löfquist (92') scored for Mjällby AIF.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Helsingborgs IF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Di Röe have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 8 goals on the way. Still, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend might be sustained in this next match.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Helsingborgs IF:
haven’t beaten BK Häcken in their last 8 league games.
are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
BK Häcken come into this encounter after a 3-0 Allsvenskan win with the eclipse of Falkenbergs FF in their most recent outing.
In that match, BK Häcken had 57% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For BK Häcken, the goalscorers were Johan Hammar (4'), Patrik Wålemark (18') and Alexander Søderlund (38'). On the other side, Falkenbergs FF had 9 shots on goal with 4 on target.
Andreas Alm’s BK Häcken have slotted home 9 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during the equivalent period equals 6.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that BK Häcken:
haven’t been beaten by Helsingborgs IF when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Delving into their past head to head results stretching back to 31/10/2015 tells us that these encounters have not been kind to Helsingborgs IF. They have not been able to get themselves any wins whatsoever while BK Häcken have dominated them, getting wins in 83% of those games played.
A combined sum of 13 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 of them for Di Röe and 10 for Getingarna. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
Team News: Helsingborgs IF
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Helsingborgs IF gaffer Olof Mellberg to contend with from of an almost fully healthy set of players. Assad Al Hamlawi (Fatigue fracture) is out of contention.
Team News: BK Häcken
Häcken manager Andreas Alm has some current player fitness concerns. Peter Abrahamsson (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Kevin Yakob (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out on this game.
Here is a game where Helsingborgs IF could find themselves struggling to be putting a goal past this BK Häcken lineup who should score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We therefore see a hard-fought 0-1 win for BK Häcken when all is said and done.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at what the bookmakers’ view is of this game on the 90 minute result market, a win for Helsingborgs IF can be had for 4.05, a wager on a drawn result is 3.66 and putting your money on the winning team to be BK Häcken will get you 1.89. They’re the top returns offered as of now.