LASK Linz won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 3-0 Europa League defeat last time out to Tottenham Hotspur.
In that game, LASK Linz had 45% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for LASK Linz was Andrés Andrade (27' Own goal). Tottenham Hotspur had 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Lucas Moura (18') and Heung-Min Son (84') scored for Tottenham Hotspur.
Matches with LASK Linz have tended to be engaging affairs recently with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past 6 games, a grand total of 25 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 4.17 goals per game) with 17 of those accredited to LASK Linz. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Their past results show that LASK Linz:
- haven’t been beaten in the league by SKN St. Pölten in their previous 10 games. A decent run, indeed.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
SKN St. Pölten
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Red Bull Salzburg in ÖFB Cup competition, SKN St. Pölten will be aiming to make amends here.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes involving SKN St. Pölten, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The average goals scored per game within that time is 3.5, with the number of goals averaged by St. Pölten equalling 2.17.
Coming into this meeting, SKN St. Pölten have not been beaten in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head meetings going back to 05/08/2018 tells us that LASK Linz have won 3 of these and SKN St. Pölten 0, with the number of draws being 3.
An aggregate of 13 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 10 for LASK Linz and 3 being from St. Pölten. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
Team News: LASK Linz
LASK Linz manager Dominik Thalhammer has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: SKN St. Pölten
St. Pölten boss Robert Ibertsberger has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Luan (Knock) and Marcel Tanzmayr (Unknown Injury) are not able to play.
We’re thinking that SKN St. Pölten are certainly able to put one past this LASK Linz outfit, but it isn’t expected to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re expecting both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for LASK Linz at full-time. It should be a decent one.
What are the best odds for the game?
Checking out the betting prices for the game on the 90 min. result market, putting your money on LASK Linz is available for 1.392, a bet on a draw is 5 and betting on victory for SKN St. Pölten will get you 7.5. Those are the most competitive prices offered at the current time.