Friday, 7 July 2023, 22:15
On Friday, Fylkir will travel to Kópavogsvöllur for a highly anticipated Úrvalsdeild clash against Breiðablik. Both teams will be eager to secure a positive result in this showdown. Previews, possible starting 11, expert tips, and odds are provided below.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Breidablik, currently in pursuit of the league title, will have a crucial match on Friday at their home ground. After playing 13 matches in the league, they have accumulated 24 points, placing them 13 points behind the league leaders, Vikingur, who have amassed 37 points from 14 matches. Despite a recent setback in the semi-final clash against Akureyri, where they were eliminated via a penalty shootout, Breidablik now have their focus solely on the upcoming UEFA games and the league.
During their last cup game, striker Stefan Ingi Sigurdarson was given a well-deserved rest, and he will return to the starting lineup in this match, providing the team with the necessary goal-scoring prowess. Sigurdarson currently leads the goal-scoring chart with 10 goals this season, and his presence will be crucial as Breidablik aim to maintain their pursuit of the title.
With determination and the return of their key player, Breidablik will be eager to secure a victory in this important match and continue their chase for the league title. The team's focus and commitment will be crucial as they strive to close the gap on the league leaders and make a strong push towards their championship ambitions.
Fylkir continue to face challenges in the league this season, as they have struggled to gather points, earning only 12 points from their 13 matches played. In terms of goal statistics, they have scored 20 goals but conceded 28 goals, highlighting their difficulties in both attack and defense.
In an effort to avoid relegation, Fylkir will rely on key players such as Benedikt Gardarsson, who has contributed 5 goals, and the young talent Oskar Borgborsson, who has scored 4 goals and provided 4 assists at just 19 years old. These players will be determined to lead the fight for their team and make a positive impact on the pitch.
However, it should be noted that Fylkir are currently on a winless streak, having failed to secure a victory in their last four matches. Given this trend, it is expected that their struggles may continue in the upcoming match as well.
Fylkir will need to address their recent form and find a way to turn things around if they hope to improve their position in the league table and avoid relegation. Their players will need to show resilience and determination to overcome the challenges they face and secure positive results in their upcoming matches.
In the 12 meetings between Breidablik and Fylkir FC since 2017, Breidablik have been the dominant side, winning 10 of the matches. On the other hand, Fylkir FC have managed to secure victory in only 2 of those encounters.
It is worth noting that in these matchups, there has been a tendency for goals to be scored. In 8 of the 12 fixtures, three or more goals were scored in total by both teams combined. Additionally, in 6 of the matches, both teams managed to find the back of the net, resulting in a "both teams to score" outcome.
Furthermore, a significant number of games between these teams have seen goals being scored in the first half. Specifically, in 8 of the 12 matches, two or more goals were scored in the opening half.
Expert Betting Tips
The H2H record shows that matches between Breidablik and Fylkir FC have been generally high-scoring affairs, with both teams often finding the back of the net. Additionally, there has been a tendency for early goal action in these encounters. So I expect those trends to continue.
- HT: W1 for 1.70 odds
- HT: Over 1.5 for 2.00 odds
- BTTS for 1.65 odds