Superliga prediction and preview: Nordsjælland moderate favoured to beat Vejle

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Competition: Denmark Superliga
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Right to Dream Park (10100 seats)

Examine their own game plan or look more at the opponent? Both Nordsjælland and Vejle should try something separate than in earlier matches. Learn more!

Insights:
  • Vejle have the most conceded goals (48) in Superliga

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Nordsjælland form and stats

Nordsjælland's results here at Right to Dream Park in the Superliga have been very modest with 2 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats. When Nordsjælland hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like SønderjyskE, Nordsjælland and OB), they have won 2 of 4 matches! The last three games played by Nordsjælland, regardless of arena, have all ended draws.

An away draw last time out for Nordsjælland, facing SønderjyskE in a game that ended 1-1. The hometeam coach Pedersen made a successful contribution in the game against SønderjyskE, bringing on Andersen who scored the equalizer in the 1-1 draw. Frese, defender, was given a rating of 7.23/10 in that game, top of the team. Frese hit four key passes and won 4 of 7 duels.

Preceding that game was the home draw versus OB that ended 1-1.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Nordsjælland have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 7 games) they have won 0 times, drawn 5 and lost 2.

Nordsjælland has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Nordsjælland defense is not exactly impregnable. 17 goals conceded from 11 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches. Nordsjælland has at home met teams with this table position (low), four times. It has ended with less than 2.5 goals 3 of 4 times.

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Vejle form and stats

Vejle have only collected 1 point from their away games in the Superliga, after 0-1-10 (11 played).

Emmanouilidis scored in Vejle's previous match, the home game against AGF that ended 1-0. Ofori got a match rating of 7.24 in that game, top player of the team. Ofori dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times and had 43 successful passes (of 47 total).

A 2-2 draw at Viborg's stadium before that.

Vejle are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats. From a total of 8 matches.

Goals are few and far between in Vejle's away league games. Only 5 goals from 11 travels. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. People interested in "over 2,5 goals" betting will like to know that Vejle concede an average of more than 2,5 goals per away match all on their own.

Head 2 Head

This was the scoreline when the sides met previously this season; Vejle - Nordsjælland 0-0. Coulibaly (Nordsjælland) was sent off when these teams last played each other. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Nordsjælland victories, four draws and two Vejle wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

NordsjællandS. Adingra
S. Adingra
8 goals
NordsjællandO. Villadsen
O. Villadsen
5 goals
NordsjællandO. Antman
O. Antman
5 goals

Nordsjælland missing players

Vejle missing players

Nordsjælland Vejle
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
30 15 4 Played P 4 15 30
7 4 2 Won W 1 1 6
11 7 2 Drew D 0 3 8
12 4 0 Lost L 3 11 16
34 19 7 Scored S 2 9 28
44 20 3 Conceded C 9 34 57
90% 87% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 87% 90%
83% 87% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 73%
40% 40% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 60% 53%
30% 33% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 40% 40%
13% 7% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 27% 20%
57% 60% 75% BTTS BTTS 25% 40% 43%
23% 27% 25% Clean Sheets C S 25% 20% 23%
30% 27% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 53% 43%
 
5.1 5.3 5.8 Corners for (avg) C F 7 4.5 4.2
4.5 4.9 5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.2 5.9 5.4
1.8 1.8 1.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.9 2.6
3 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
12 12.9 13.8 Shots (avg) S ( 13.2 10.1 11.4
3.9 3.9 4.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 3.1 3.6
29% 32% 37% Goal Efficiency G E 15% 19% 26%
 
12.5 11.3 11.2 Shots against (avg) S A 12 14.5 13.9
4.8 4.4 2.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.5 6 5.5
Key stats in Superliga this season:
  • Nordsjælland have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Vejle have scored away.
  • Vejle have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Vejle have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Vejle have the fewest points (1) away in Superliga
  • Vejle have the fewest scored goals (5) away in Superliga
  • Vejle have the most conceded goals (30) away in Superliga
  • Vejle have the most conceded goals (48) in Superliga
  • Vejle have the most conceded goals in the first half (28) in Superliga
  • Vejle have the most conceded goals in the second half (29) in Superliga
  • Vejle have the the worst goal difference (-25) away in Superliga
  • Vejle have the the worst goal difference (-27) in Superliga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 København 22 14 6 2 43 13 11 6 4 1 19 7 11 8 2 1 24 6 30 48
2 Midtjylland 22 13 3 6 37 22 11 7 0 4 22 11 11 6 3 2 15 11 15 42
3 Brøndby 22 11 7 4 30 24 11 7 3 1 16 9 11 4 4 3 14 15 6 40
4 AaB 22 11 5 6 36 26 11 5 2 4 18 15 11 6 3 2 18 11 10 38
5 Randers 22 9 6 7 26 25 11 5 3 3 15 13 11 4 3 4 11 12 1 33
6 Silkeborg 22 7 10 5 34 21 11 4 4 3 14 8 11 3 6 2 20 13 13 31
7 Viborg 22 6 9 7 31 33 11 2 4 5 12 15 11 4 5 2 19 18 -2 27
8 AGF 22 6 8 8 24 29 11 4 4 3 15 13 11 2 4 5 9 16 -5 26
9 OB 22 4 9 9 31 35 11 3 4 4 20 16 11 1 5 5 11 19 -4 21
10 Nordsjælland 22 5 6 11 24 37 11 2 5 4 12 17 11 3 1 7 12 20 -13 21
11 Vejle 22 4 4 14 21 48 11 4 3 4 16 18 11 0 1 10 5 30 -27 16
12 SønderjyskE 22 2 7 13 17 41 11 2 4 5 11 22 11 0 3 8 6 19 -24 13

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Superligaen (The Danish Superliga) is the top level football league in Denmark. It has 14 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 182 matches to create a league table. This is followed by top and bottom half playoffs. The full season runs from July to May with a two month winter break.