Strømsgodset vs Start Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up on Sunday afternoon (UK time), in a Eliteserien fixture, Strømsgodset will be taking on Start at Marienlyst Stadion with a 5:00pm kick-off.
This game will not be broadcast live in the UK. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for goal updates.
Read on for the preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
The narrative of the preview introduces the most important stats in this fixture and describes the thinking behind the prediction. Frog breaks it all down below.
Betting Odds for Strømsgodset vs Start
Strømsgodset are 1.95 with William Hill. The draw is available at 3.85 with Unibet and Start are best-priced at 3.9 with Bet365.
On the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.53 via William Hill whereas the standout price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.6 with 888sport.
Next up, the best odds for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" can be backed at 1.5 with Bet365. And "No can be backed at 2.7 at 888sport.
Head To Head
Strømsgodset played Start in June for a Eliteserien fixture. On this day, the end result was a 2-2 draw.
Over the last ten years of results, these sides have met 15 times. Strømsgodset have won in 7 of them and Start have won 2 times. There have been 6 draws.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.2 goals in their meetings. Strømsgodset score an average of 1.93; Start score an average of 1.27 each time they've met.
In terms of the records on the road, whoever has been the visiting side has won 13% of these head-to-head match-ups. The home side has prevailed in 46% of these matches.
Currently, Strømsgodset have 20 points in the league, which puts them in 12th place.
There is a total of 32 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 9 wins; 11 draws; and 12 losses. In other words, Strømsgodset have won 28%, drawn 34%, and lost 37% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.5 goals for, and 1.94 goals against.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 33% (6 wins) from 18 home fixtures. 33% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 33% (6) resulting in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.67 goals when at home in this period and they have conceded 1.83.
Strømsgodset are undefeated in their recent 5 outings.
The away team has 18 points in the Eliteserien, which puts them in 14th place.
There have been 34 matches played by them in the last year. They have 14 wins; 8 draws; and 12 losses. This recent form puts Start on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 41%-23%-35%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.47 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.56.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 25% (4 wins). There have been 16 away fixtures. 18% (3) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 56% (9) ending in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.25 times when away in this period; they have conceded 2.0.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 16 goals in their last ten matches and 4 of these matches have been victories. The frequency of matches in which both Start and their opposition have scored is 5 out of the ten and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 8 from the last ten.
In conclusion, Frog is nervous about betting on Start at the prices available.
Frog's betting tip for Strømsgodset vs Start
Strømsgodset are strongly favoured to win this at 1.95. Frog thinks that it could be one of those justifiable short prices. Go to William Hill for this one. A win for Strømsgodset is the prediction for this match and expect them to get there in impressive fashion.