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Smiltene v Balvu
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Smiltene vs Balvu Match Preview

On Saturday afternoon (UK time) 17 August, Smiltene will are playing Balvu at Tepera stadions with a 2:00pm kick-off. This is a First Liga clash.

The game has no UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores throughout the match.

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Head To Head

In the most recent head-to-head, Smiltene played Balvu in 2018, in what was a First Liga match. The winners were Smiltene with a final score of 1-2.

In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have met 3 times. Smiltene have won in 3 of them, while Balvu have won none of them. A stalemate has occurred 0 times.

There has been an average of 5.0 goals in their meetings. Smiltene score an average of 4.0. Balvu have scored an average of 1.0.

Looking specifically at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won none of the matches between these sides. The home side has secured the win 100% of the time.

Smiltene

Currently, Smiltene have 12 points in the First Liga, putting them in 3rd position.

There is a total of 17 matches played by the home team in the last year. They have 9 wins; 2 draws; and 6 losses. These recent results put Smiltene on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 52%-11%-35%.

In this time, they have scored 2.53 goals on average per match; while conceding 2.53 goals on average.

Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 62% (5 wins) from 8 home fixtures. 12% (1) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 25% (2) resulting in a loss.

At home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 3.63. They have conceded 2.5 on average.

Their recent performance data shows that they have scored 23 goals in their last ten matches; 5 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times that Smiltene and whoever they've played have also scored is 5 matches in those ten... The number of matches with three match goals or more is 8 games in these last ten outings.

Balvu

There have been 13 matches played by the away team in the last year. They have 2 wins; 1 draw; and 10 losses. To summarise, Balvu have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 15%-7%-76%, in recent form.

Over this 12-month period, they average 0.85 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 4.85.

When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 11% (1 wins) from the most recent 9 away fixtures. 11% (1) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 77% (7) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.

On average they have scored 0.78 times when away in this period while they have conceded 5.89.

In recent form, they have a total of 9 goals in their last ten matches - one of these matches was a win for them. Regarding the BTTS count, 6 of these games are matches where both teams have scored; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 9 in the last ten.