The Allsvenskan match at Påskbergsvallen on Monday will see hosts Varbergs BoIS do battle with opponents IF Elfsborg.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Varbergs BoIS v IF Elfsborg can be found here including the latest game odds.
Varbergs BoIS will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-3 Allsvenskan defeat last time out to IFK Norrköping.
In that match, Varbergs BoIS had 45% possession and 11 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Varbergs BoIS was Astrit Seljmani (45'). At the other end, IFK Norrköping got 12 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Jonathan Levi (25', 38', 71') scored for IFK Norrköping.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Varbergs BoIS have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Varbergs have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 10 goals in the process.
Heading into this contest, Varbergs BoIS haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
IF Elfsborg come into this clash after a 3-1 Allsvenskan win to defeat Kalmar FF in their last game.
In that game, IF Elfsborg had 59% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For IF Elfsborg, the scorers were Frederik Holst (23'), Jeppe Okkels (27') and Per Frick (57'). Kalmar FF had 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Erik Israelsson (78') scored for Kalmar FF.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Jimmy Thelin’s IF Elfsborg have found the back of the net a total of 11 times – yielding them a goals per game average of 1.83.
Going into this encounter, IF Elfsborg have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Team News: Varbergs BoIS
Varbergs BoIS boss Joakim Persson will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: IF Elfsborg
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, IF Elfsborg manager Jimmy Thelin does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
Our thinking is that Varbergs BoIS will have to perform well to score against this IF Elfsborg team who we think might emerge victorious.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for IF Elfsborg at the end of the 90.
Let’s see how this one goes.
What are the best odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the WDW market, putting your money on Varbergs BoIS can be had for 3.4, a wager on a drawn result is 3.68 and selecting a win for IF Elfsborg can be had at 2.1. They are the best of the returns that can be secured right now.