Elfsborg vs IFK Norrkoeping Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Elfsborg vs IFK Norrkoeping Match Prediction

By Richard McTiernan

This Sunday afternoon (14:00) fixture features two sides who have nothing to play for but pride in their final Allsvenskan game. Here we have our match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Elfsborg saw their two-game winning run come to an end in comprehensive fashion last time out as they were beaten 4-1 at Östersunds. A 90th minute Viktor Prodell goal (his second in two matches) was all they had to show as they were comprehensively outplayed. Norrköping were victorious last time out as they eased to a 2-0 victory over Örebo. The game was never in doubt as a goal each from David Moberg Karlsson and Karl Holmberg meant they were two up after just 22 minutes. The reverse fixture between the pair and Elfsborg picked up the road victory that day coming out on top 3-1. Simon Lundevall, Alex Dyer and Emir Bajrami got their goals while Sebastian Andersson netted for the home team.

Betting Tips and Predictions

It is hard to find an angle into this game as neither team have anything to play for and as such I would stick with the goalscorer markets for your bets. Karl Holmberg is the one player who has something riding on this game as he chases the market to be top-scorer and you can bet the visitors will be doing everything to help him score. He looks worth a play to score at any time and then again place a smaller stake on him to net two or more.

Karl Holmberg to score at any time

Karl Holmberg to score two or more goals

Elfsborg saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played

Elfsborg scored over 2.5 goals in 6 out of their last 10 games played against IFK Norrkoeping

IFK Norrkoeping saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

IFK Norrkoeping saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Elfsborg

AVG Goals

1.4

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Elfsborg Form Guide

Elfsborg Team Logo

Elfsborg

Won

2

Draw

3

Lost

5
W H

24-03-2018

Club Friendlies

Halmstads BK Team Logo Halmstads BK

FT 3 - 0

(HT 3 - 0)

L H

02-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Malmoe FF Team Logo Malmoe FF

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

L A

08-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Kalmar FF Team Logo Kalmar FF

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

14-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Sirius Team Logo Sirius

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

19-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Brommapojkarna Team Logo Brommapojkarna

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

D H

23-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Djurgaarden Team Logo Djurgaarden

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

L A

29-04-2018

Allsvenskan

GIF Sundsvall Team Logo GIF Sundsvall

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D H

06-05-2018

Allsvenskan

AIK Team Logo AIK

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

14-05-2018

Allsvenskan

Haecken Team Logo Haecken

FT 5 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

D H

21-05-2018

Allsvenskan

IFK Gothenburg Team Logo IFK Gothenburg

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

IFK Norrkoeping Form Guide

IFK Norrkoeping Team Logo

IFK Norrkoeping

Won

7

Draw

1

Lost

2
W H

02-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Brommapojkarna Team Logo Brommapojkarna

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

07-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Oerebro Team Logo Oerebro

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

15-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Kalmar FF Team Logo Kalmar FF

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

L A

19-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Hammarby Team Logo Hammarby

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

23-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Sirius Team Logo Sirius

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

29-04-2018

Allsvenskan

Trelleborgs FF Team Logo Trelleborgs FF

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

05-05-2018

Allsvenskan

Oestersunds FK Team Logo Oestersunds FK

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

W A

13-05-2018

Allsvenskan

IFK Gothenburg Team Logo IFK Gothenburg

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

19-05-2018

Allsvenskan

Dalkurd FF Team Logo Dalkurd FF

FT 4 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W H

23-05-2018

Allsvenskan

GIF Sundsvall Team Logo GIF Sundsvall

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Elfsborg Preview

Elfsborg have won two of their last three though that makes it just two victories from their last eight. This season will go down as a disappointment for Elfsborg as it marks the first time since 2005 they have not finished in the top six. At home, they have looked decent winning seven of their 14, drawing three times and losing four. Each of their last three in front of their own fans has gone over 2.5 goals and seen both teams score. They are third highest scorers in the league this season with 50 goals led by Issam Jebali who has netted ten times. Their defence has shipped 37 goals which makes them joint sixth best ranked and all five clean sheets they have kept this campaign have been at home.

Elfsborg Team News

Simon Olsson (thigh), Anders Randrup (personal reasons), Ibrahim Dresevic (illness), Per Frick (foot), Lasse Nilsson and Rasmus Rosenqvist (both unknown) are all ruled out.

IFK Norrkoeping Preview

It has been a decent end to the season for Norrköping who have won four, drawn two and lost just two of their last eight. A four-game run of defeats through July means that they can only as finish as high as fourth and a much inferior goal difference means they cannot get to third and the Europa League qualification spot. On the road, it has been a mixed bag with six victories, five defeats and three draws. They have lost just one of their last six on their travels winning three, drawing two and losing just the once. The 42 goals they have scored this season means they are mid-ranked as an attack with Karl Holmberg one behind the top scorer having grabbed 13 for the season. Their defence is the joint sixth best with 37 goals conceded and a total of nine clean sheets though two of those have come on the road.

IFK Norrkoeping Team News

Andreas Blomqvist, Henrik Castegren and Marwan Bazi are all out with cruciate problems.

Elfsborg Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

IFK Norrkoeping Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.8

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Elfsborg vs IFK Norrkoeping Sidelined Players

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