Boden vs Umeå Match Preview and Prediction
On Friday evening (UK time), Umeå will go to Boden Arena to challenge Boden at 6:00pm in a Division 1: North match-up.
This match will not be broadcast live in the UK. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for updates.
Keep reading for the preview, match prediction and betting tip.
The content of the preview explains the most important stats and metrics in this fixture and finalises the thinking behind the prediction. Read on for Frog's thoughts.
Betting Odds for Boden vs Umea
Bet365 will give you 6.0 about Boden; Unibet offer 4.7 for the draw; Betway go 1.48 about Umea.
On the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.53 via Bet365. If you don't like that, the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.55 via Unibet.
Now the best prices for the BTTS market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is available at 1.66 with Bet365. "No" can be backed at 2.3 for the customers of Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Kicking this preview off, we start with their most recent match. Boden played Umeå in June; it was a Division 1: North match. The winners on the day were Umeå - with a final score of 2-0.
During the last decade of action, these teams have gone head-to-head 7 times. Boden have won in 2 of them; Umeå have won 4 of them. There has been 1 draw.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 4.29 goals per game. Boden have scored an average of 1.71 and their opponents, Umeå have scored an average of 2.57 each game.
Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 57% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 28% of them.
Currently, Boden have 13 points in the Division 1: North, putting them in 16th position.
Looking over the last year, they have played 29 matches. They have 11 wins; 7 draws; and 11 losses. This gives Boden a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 37%-24%-37%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.45 goals for, and 1.66 goals against.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 38% (5 wins) from 13 home fixtures. 23% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (5) ending in a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.69 times when at home in this period; they have conceded 1.23.
In recent form, they have a total of 13 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 3 of these matches. Of those ten matches, 5 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 from these ten.
Umeå have 35 points in The Division 1: North, which puts them in 3rd place.
There have been 41 matches played by them in the last year. They have 21 wins; 6 draws; and 14 losses. In other words, Umeå have won 51%, drawn 14%, and lost 34% of their recent matches.
In this time, they have scored 1.56 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.54 goals on average.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 45% (10 wins) from the most recent 22 away fixtures. 13% (3) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 40% (9) ending in a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 1.5 times when away in this last year and they have conceded 1.86.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 50%. There have been 7 occasions when both Umeå and their opponents have scored. There has been 6 matches with a goal total of three or more.
They have scored in their last 3 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Boden vs Umeå
Get ready for a few goals here. Frog is expecting a high scoring game, tipping up Over 2.5 Goals in this match. The market makes it odds-on that there will be over two goals. This price provides good value so it is a pretty confident pick. Back Over 2.5 at odds of 1.57 with Bet365 if you like this selection.