Football tips: Holstebro vs Middelfart - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Denmark 2. Division Group 1
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Holstebro Idrætspark (8000 seats)

Season ticket holders at Holstebro Idrætspark haven’t seen too many victories this season, with Holstebro languishing in the 14th position so far. The guesting Middelfart will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • Holstebro have the fewest scored goals (13) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Middelfart have the most scored goals in the first half (18) in 2. Division Group 1

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Holstebro form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the 2. Division Group 1 this season. Holstebro, who have the fewest scored goals (13) in 2. Division Group 1, have only managed 1 win, 3 draws and 4 losses from their games here at Holstebro Idrætspark. All in all it has been a very rough period for Holstebro who hasn’t won a league-game in their last twelve attempts. Their previous win was against Oure, 196 days ago.

No payout for Holstebro in their previous match, an away game at Jammerbugt that ended in defeat 0-1. Heartbreak before that as Holstebro lost 1-4 at B 93's place.

Holstebro are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 8 goals in 8 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Holstebro defense is not exactly impregnable. 13 goals conceded from 8 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 7 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Middelfart form and stats

4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. That’s the product of Middelfart playing as the away team in the 2. Division Group 1 this season. The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Middelfart hope to make it five in this match. Middelfart has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

The supporters enjoyed Middelfart's previous game versus Brabrand (placed 8th), a 2. Division Group 1 2-1 win played at home. Preceding that game was the away victory against Næsby with the score of 4-0.

Middelfart has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 15 goals from 8 games. Middelfart have conceded 10 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Middelfart - Holstebro 2-1 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Head-2-head stats last three meetings: zero - one - two (Holstebro wins - draws - Middelfart wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero had two or less.

Holstebro missing players

Middelfart missing players

Holstebro Middelfart
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
17 8 2 Played P 3 8 17
1 1 0 Won W 2 4 9
4 3 1 Drew D 1 1 1
12 4 1 Lost L 0 3 7
13 8 1 Scored S 8 15 35
31 13 2 Conceded C 1 10 25
88% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
65% 62% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 94%
53% 38% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 50% 65%
29% 38% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 29%
18% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 24%
53% 50% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 38% 47%
12% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 38% 35%
47% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 2.4 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.7 2.1 1.9
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
7.1 5.4 4 Shots (avg) S ( 13 10.8 12.2
3.2 3.4 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7.7 4.8 6.1
24% 30% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 35% 39% 34%
Key stats in 2. Division Group 1 this season:
  • All of Middelfart's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Holstebro have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Holstebro have the fewest points from losing position (1) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Holstebro have the fewest scored goals (13) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Holstebro have the fewest scored goals (8) at home in 2. Division Group 1
  • Holstebro have the fewest scored goals in the second half (7) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Holstebro have the most dropped points from leading position (13) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Middelfart have scored more than double the goals of Holstebro.
  • Middelfart have the most scored goals in the first half (18) in 2. Division Group 1
  • Middelfart haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 B 93 17 11 2 4 36 18 8 5 0 3 20 12 9 6 2 1 16 6 18 35
2 Jammerbugt 17 10 5 2 36 18 8 7 1 0 22 4 9 3 4 2 14 14 18 35
3 Thisted 17 10 3 4 27 14 9 7 1 1 15 3 8 3 2 3 12 11 13 33
4 Frem 17 8 6 3 27 17 9 5 3 1 15 7 8 3 3 2 12 10 10 30
5 Middelfart 17 9 1 7 35 25 9 5 0 4 20 15 8 4 1 3 15 10 10 28
6 VSK Århus 17 7 6 4 19 15 8 2 3 3 10 10 9 5 3 1 9 5 4 27
7 Aarhus Fremad 17 6 7 4 28 24 8 3 3 2 13 10 9 3 4 2 15 14 4 25
8 Brabrand 17 7 3 7 24 21 8 5 2 1 13 5 9 2 1 6 11 16 3 24
9 Dalum 17 6 5 6 21 24 9 3 4 2 11 12 8 3 1 4 10 12 -3 23
10 Sydvest 17 5 5 7 24 29 9 2 4 3 12 12 8 3 1 4 12 17 -5 20
11 Næsby 17 5 3 9 25 36 9 2 2 5 10 17 8 3 1 4 15 19 -11 18
12 Holbæk B&I 17 5 2 10 21 33 8 3 0 5 11 13 9 2 2 5 10 20 -12 17
13 Oure 17 2 2 13 18 49 9 1 1 7 11 30 8 1 1 6 7 19 -31 8
14 Holstebro 17 1 4 12 13 31 8 1 3 4 8 13 9 0 1 8 5 18 -18 7

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The Danish 2nd Division has been through many changes, but are currently divided in two divisions with twelve teams each. This is the third highest level of football in Denmark. The teams in each division meet each other twice for a total of 22 fixtures each. Then, a promotion and relegation playoff decided which two teams are promoted and which four are relegated.