Odd vs Sandefjord PREVIEW & PREDICTION 16/05/2018


Odd Grenland and Sandefjord meet at the Skagerak Arena in Skien, in a match for the 10th round of the Norwegian championship. The history of clashes between the two teams favors the Odd Grenland: in the last 12 matches played for this competition, the home team won 10 wins and 2 draws. In the last game at this stadium Odd beat Sandefjord 1-0.


The Odd Grenland comes to this game with a defeat in the Ranheim field, by 3-1, placing a final point to the three games in a row without losing in the Norwegian championship. At this time the home team remains in the 9th position of the Norwegian first division, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draws and 4 losses. When analyzing the 5 matches played at home, it is possible to verify that the team scored on average 1.8 goals and suffered 0.8 goals per game, exhibiting enormous competition in both sectors. It is important to note that 60% of these matches ended with more than 2.5 goals in the final score. The best period of training led by Dag-Eilev Fagermo is between the 61 ‘and 75’ of play, when he scored 3 goals and only suffered 1. It should be noted that in the three games in which the team opened the scoring in this stadium, everyone was winning at the end of the 90 ‘. Elba Rashani is the best Odd marker, with 3 goals scored.


The Sandefjord comes to this game with a defeat at home against Valerenga, by 0-1, totaling in this way the fifth snub followed in several competitions. At the moment the stranger equipment occupies the 15ª position of the championship, with 5 conquered points, after 1 victory, 2 ties and 6 defeats. In the 4 matches played outside the home team Sandefjord scored on average 1.25 goals and suffered 2.75 goals per game, showing difficulties in both sectors when playing in this condition. It should be noted that 75% of these matches ended with more than 2.5 goals. In addition, the group guided by Geir Ludvig Fevang never managed to open the marker in the condition of visitor, but achieved a comeback. It should be noted that the worst period in the away games is between the 16 ‘and 30’ of the first half, when he suffered 4 goals and scored only one. Pontus Engblom is the best scorer of the Sandefjord, with 3 goals scored.

PREDICTION: Odd to win @ 1.44

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