Vestmannaeyjar vs Valur PREVIEW & PREDICTION 13/06/2018


ÍBV and Valur meet at the Hásteinsvöllur, in Vestmannaeyjar, in a match for the 9th round of the Icelandic championship. The history of clashes between the two teams favors the Valur: in the last 18 games played for this competition, the visiting team won 6 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses.


The Vestmannaeyjar IBV comes to this game after a snub in the Vikingur, 2-1, putting an end to all three games without losing in this Icelandic championship: the team’s only goal was scored by Thorvaldsson. At this moment the local team continues in the 11th position of the table, with 8 points, the result of 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses.

When analyzing the 4 matches played at home, it is possible to verify that the ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar scored on average 1 goal and suffered 0.33 goals per game, thus exhibiting huge offensive lapses. It is important to note that 100% of these games ended with less than 2.5 goals in the final score.

The best training period led by Kristjan Gudmundsson is between 0 ‘and 15’ when he scored 2 goals and did not suffer any. It should be noted that the locals opened the scoring in only 1 game at this stadium, but in that same game managed to hold the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘. Magnússon is one of the best markers of this team, with 2 goals scored.


Valur comes to this match with a home win against KA, 3-1, adding the third successive win in this competition: the goals were scored by Sigurdsson, Lydsson and Finsen. Currently, the foreign team occupies the 1st position of the championship, with 15 points, resulting in 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss.

In the three games played away from home, the Valur team scored an average of 1 goal and suffered 0.67 goals per game, showing several gaps in the attack, however, also the weaknesses of the defensive sector. We emphasize that 67% of these matches ended with less than 2.5 goals on the scoreboard.

In addition, the team led by Ólafur Johannesson opened the scoring in 1 of the 3 matches played in this condition, but in that same game was winning at the end of the 90 ‘. We emphasize that Valur’s best moment was between 16 ‘and 45’, when he scored 2 goals and did not suffer any. Patrick Pedersen is the best scorer of this team, with 4 goals scored.

PREDICTION: Valur to win @ 1.80