Sandefjord vs Vålerenga Match Preview and Prediction
Vålerenga go to Komplett Arena to take on Sandefjord on Sunday 18 October. The start time is 7:30pm (UK) for this Eliteserien clash.
This game will not be broadcast live in the UK. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores.
The following key findings explain the reasoning for the tip in this match.
Frog has identified some decent positive expected value to be exploited with this one. Frog's analysis will break down where it lies.
Betting Odds for Sandefjord vs Vålerenga
Best prices available on the match winner market:
Sandefjord: 3.65 (Unibet)
Draw: 3.55 (Unibet)
Vålerenga: 2.1 (Betway)
On to the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.0 from the trading room at Bet365. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.87 offered by 888sport.
Frog has also assessed the current best odds for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" is currently available at 1.8 with William Hill. "No" is currently available at 2.0 with Bet365.
Head To Head
Sandefjord played Vålerenga in August in a Eliteserien match. The winners were Vålerenga with a score of 2-1. B. Finne hit the back of the net twice for the away team.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have gone head-to-head 10 times. Sandefjord have run out winners in 2 of these head-to-head matches. Vålerenga have won 6 of these occasions. The remaining 2 matches resulted in a draw.
Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 2.5 goals in this particular clash. Sandefjord score an average of 0.8; Vålerenga score an average of 1.7 each game.
Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 60% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 20% of them.
Sandefjord have 20 points in The Eliteserien, putting them in 13th place.
There is a total of 30 matches played by them in the last year. They have 9 wins; 6 draws; and 15 losses. To summarise, Sandefjord have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-20%-50%, in recent form.
During this recent year, they average 1.1 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.5.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 35% (5 wins) from the latest 14 home fixtures. 28% (4) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 35% (5) being a loss for the home side.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 0.93. They have conceded 1.07 on average.
The stats for this side have highlighted a number of signals and Frog's job is to share any value.
Vålerenga have 35 points in The Eliteserien. They are in 5th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 38 matches. They have 19 wins; 7 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Vålerenga a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 50%-18%-31%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.58 goals for, and 1.26 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 38% (7 wins) from the most recent 18 away fixtures. 22% (4) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (7) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.06 goals when away in this same period and they have conceded 1.22.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 50%. Of those ten matches, 9 of them have seen both sides score; and there have been 9 matches with over 2.5 goals.
After previewing this one for readers, Frog has identified a number of stats that suggest the best bet is not with this team at the prices available. Frog needs a bigger price to make them the value play in this one.
Frog's betting tip for Sandefjord vs Vålerenga
Unibet go 3.65 about Sandefjord to win. Frog thinks this could be the sensible play.