Molde FK fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-1 Eliteserien success over Strømsgodset IF.
For Molde FK, the goalscorers were Martin Ellingsen (70') and Leke James (82'). Valdimar Þór Ingimundarson (85') scored for Strømsgodset IF.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Molde FK have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Molde have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 6 goals on the way. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Rapid Vienna will go into this encounter after a 3-4 Bundesliga win with the downing of Wolfsberger AC in their most recent game.
For Rapid Vienna, the scorers were Thorsten Schick (25'), Koya Kitagawa (35') and Ercan Kara (76', 90'). Dominik Baumgartner (47', 52') and Cheikhou Dieng (67') scored for Wolfsberger AC.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games featuring Rapid Vienna, a minimum of three goals have been hit. The average goals scored per match in that spell is 4, with the average number of goals for Die Grün-Weißen coming out as 2.67.
Looking at these two, we feel that SK Rapid Wien and Molde FK should play out a closely-fought contest here.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We’re therefore anticipating a tight encounter with a 1-1 draw at the end of this one.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at what the bookmakers’ view is of this game in the win-draw-win market, victory for Molde FK can be had for 2.525, betting on a drawn result is 3.52 and putting your money on a win for Rapid Vienna can get you 2.9. They are the most competitive prices offered at this very moment.