Valmiera / BSS vs Jelgava Match Preview and Prediction
Vidzemes Olimpiskais centrs will see Valmiera / BSS welcome Jelgava this coming Saturday 17 August, for a Virsliga clash. The start time is 2:00pm (UK).
There is no official UK TV coverage for the fixture. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for real-time updates throughout the game.
The following key findings explain the logic for the tip in this match.
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Betting Odds for Valmiera / BSS vs Jelgava
At time of writing, Valmiera / BSS can be backed at 2.62 with Bet365; the draw is available at 3.4 with Bet365; Jelgava have a top price of 2.37 with Bet365.
With the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.07 via Bet365. The top price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.72 with Bet365.
Head To Head
In the latest head-to-head, Valmiera / BSS played Jelgava in June in a Virsliga fixture. The winners on the day were Valmiera / BSS securing a final score of 0-1.
Over the last ten years of results, these sides have played a total of 8 times. Valmiera / BSS have won in 2 of them, while their opponents, Jelgava have won 5 times. There has been 1 draw.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.25 goals during regulation play. Valmiera / BSS score an average of 1.0 and their opponents, Jelgava score an average of 2.25 per outing.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 25% of these matches and the visitors have won 62% of the time.
Valmiera / BSS
In 5th place in Virsliga with 30 points is the home team, Valmiera / BSS.
There is a total of 35 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 10 wins; 6 draws; and 19 losses. This recent form puts Valmiera / BSS on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 28%-17%-54%.
In this period, they have an average of 0.83 goals for, and 1.66 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 31% (6 wins) from 19 home fixtures. 15% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 52% (10) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 0.89 goals when playing at home in this same period and they have conceded 1.74.
They are averaging 0.8 goals per game in their most recent ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 20%. There have been 5 occasions when both Valmiera / BSS and their opponents have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 games over this same period.
The away team has 26 points in the Virsliga. They are in 7th position.
There is a total of 38 matches played by this side over the recent 12 months. They have 12 wins; 7 draws; and 19 losses. Therefore, Jelgava have won 31%, drawn 18%, and lost 50% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 0.79 goals for, and 1.24 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 42% (8 wins). There have been 19 away fixtures. 15% (3) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (8) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.11 times when playing away in this same period while they have conceded 1.16.
As far as their recent activity goes, combining their home and away fixtures, they have a total of 10 goals in their last ten matches; 6 of these matches have been wins. Of those ten matches, 2 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 2 matches with three goals or more.
Frog's betting tip for Valmiera / BSS vs Jelgava
Frog suggests that the match odds should be avoided for this one. When Valmiera / BSS take on Jelgava, followers can expect to see a few goals. For backers of the Over 2.5, a best-price of 2.15 is offered by Bet365 in their total goal lines. Frog will be watching to see if this value opportunity delivers another win.