Sunday, 01 October 2023, 18:00
Sandefjord will host Vålerenga on Sunday at the Release Arena. Both Sandefjord and Vålerenga will be highly motivated to secure points in this upcoming clash to steer clear of the relegation battle and improve their league positions. Previews, possible starting 11, expert tips, and odds are provided below.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Sandefjord are heading into this upcoming clash after a challenging period in their recent matches. They suffered a narrow 4-3 loss to Viking in their last game; despite having seven shots on goal, they couldn't convert their chances into goals. This defeat followed a 2-0 victory over Stromsgodset in their previous outing, showing that their form has been inconsistent.
In their last six matches, Sandefjord have only managed to win once, with three losses and two draws. This inconsistent run of results has seen them drop to 13th place on the league table with 21 points from 22 games. They've scored 34 goals but have also conceded 43, highlighting their vulnerability in defense.
As they move forward, Sandefjord will be keen to find more consistency in their performances to avoid getting dragged into a relegation battle. Securing points in upcoming fixtures will be crucial for their bid to maintain their status in the league.
Vålerenga find themselves in a similar situation to their upcoming opponent, Sandefjord, as they also aim to avoid getting dragged into a relegation battle. Their recent performances reflect the challenges they are facing.
In their most recent league fixture, Vålerenga suffered a 4-2 defeat to Bodo/Glimt, and they faced another 4-2 loss against the same team in the semi-final of the NM Cup. Prior to these losses, they had shown some resilience by going on a six-game unbeaten streak, which included two wins and four draws.
As things stand, Vålerenga occupy the 12th position on the league table with 21 points accumulated from 22 games. They have managed to score 30 goals during this period but have also conceded 38, indicating that their defense has been vulnerable.
Possible Starting 11
Sandefjord - Hugo Keto, Fredrik Palerud, Jesper Taaje, Sander Moen Foss, Vetle Walle Egeli, Keanin Ayer Boya, Filip Ottosson, Aleksander Nilsson, Gilbert Koomson, Franklin Nyenetue, Danilo Al-Saed.
Valerenga - Jacob Storevik, Eneo Bitri, Fredrik Jensen, Aaron Kiil Olsen, Magnus Riisnaes, Petter Strand, Elias Kristoffersen Hagen, Henrik Björdal, Daniel Håkans, Torgeir Børven, Andrej Ilic.
Expert Betting Tips
Sandefjord and Vålerenga are set to face off in what promises to be an intriguing encounter. Both teams are seeking to secure points to avoid getting entangled in the relegation battle, and given their recent performances, it's likely that we'll witness an exciting and competitive match.
Sandefjord have been solid at home recently, remaining unbeaten in their last four home matches. They have also demonstrated their ability to find the back of the net, scoring two or more goals in six of their last ten home matches.
On the other hand, Vålerenga will be determined to bounce back from their recent losses and get back to winning ways. With both teams motivated to secure a positive result, it's reasonable to anticipate goals from both sides.
As for the first half, it's possible that the teams will be evenly matched, leading to a draw at halftime. However, the second half could see more goal-scoring opportunities and potentially a decisive outcome.
- BTTS for 1.60 odds
- 1X for 1.60 odds
- HT: X for 2.15 odds