Start vs Kristiansund betting preview

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Competition: Norway Eliteserien
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Sparebanken Sør Arena (14448 seats)

The visiting Kristiansund side should be favourites in this visit to Start, as the away team holds a 12 point advantage from their 16 league games this season.

Kristiansund have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 800 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Start form and stats

The story so far in the Eliteserien for Start at their home stadium (Sparebanken Sør Arena) is 3 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats. There’s a good atmosphere here at Sparebanken Sør Arena after three straight home wins.

A nice win for Start last time playing, versus Aalesund. That was also a home game and the match ended 1-0 with Isaac Twum scoring for the victors. A defeat was the result before that one, 0-6 away at Bodø / Glimt.

Start are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 11 goals in 9 games. On the other hand, Start have conceded 12 goals.

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Kristiansund form and stats

The visitors are W3-D4-L2 on the road this term. That's in the Eliteserien.

It's the second away game in a row for Kristiansund, but there's smiles all around after the 2-0 victory versus Sandefjord (placed 13th) in the Eliteserien last time out. That result followed a home victory 4-1 versus Sarpsborg 08.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Kristiansund have scored 13 goals in 9 league games away. Kristiansund have conceded 11 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Kristiansund - Start 3-2 played earlier this season. Last three meetings between the teams: Start won one, Kristiansund won one and one draw. one game with over 2,5 goals, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

KristiansundA. Pellegrino
A. Pellegrino
15 goals
StartE. Schulze
E. Schulze
5 goals
StartM. Bringaker
M. Bringaker
4 goals

Start missing players

Kristiansund missing players

Start Kristiansund
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
17 9 3 Played P 3 9 16
3 3 0 Won W 2 3 7
6 4 1 Drew D 1 4 6
8 2 2 Lost L 0 2 3
18 11 2 Scored S 6 13 33
34 12 8 Conceded C 3 11 21
88% 78% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 88%
71% 67% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 89% 88%
59% 56% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 67% 75%
47% 33% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 22% 44%
35% 22% 67% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 19%
47% 44% 33% BTTS BTTS 67% 78% 81%
24% 44% 33% Clean Sheets C S 33% 22% 19%
41% 33% 67% Failed to Score F T 0% 11% 12%
 
4.8 5.4 5.7 Corners for (avg) C F 3.7 3.7 5.1
6.5 5.6 5.7 Corners against (avg) C A 4.7 5.8 5.3
2 2.2 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.6 1.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
216 129 37 Total Shots T S 48 112 231
67 39 10 Shots on Target S O 19 43 78
27% 28% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 32% 30% 42%
Key stats in Eliteserien this season:
  • Kristiansund has the most points from losing position (15)
  • Kristiansund have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bodø / Glimt 16 14 2 0 56 18 7 7 0 0 27 6 9 7 2 0 29 12 38 44
2 Molde 17 11 1 5 45 20 8 7 0 1 24 5 9 4 1 4 21 15 25 34
3 Odd 16 10 1 5 29 18 9 6 1 2 19 12 7 4 0 3 10 6 11 31
4 Rosenborg 16 8 4 4 29 15 9 5 3 1 21 10 7 3 1 3 8 5 14 28
5 Kristiansund 16 7 6 3 33 21 7 4 2 1 20 10 9 3 4 2 13 11 12 27
6 Vålerenga 16 7 5 4 22 22 7 4 3 0 13 8 9 3 2 4 9 14 0 26
7 Brann 16 6 4 6 21 22 8 2 3 3 11 9 8 4 1 3 10 13 -1 22
8 Haugesund 16 6 3 7 17 23 9 4 1 4 12 14 7 2 2 3 5 9 -6 21
9 Stabæk 16 4 7 5 21 25 8 2 3 3 7 9 8 2 4 2 14 16 -4 19
10 Viking 16 5 4 7 24 30 8 3 2 3 16 14 8 2 2 4 8 16 -6 19
11 Strømsgodset 16 5 4 7 23 32 8 3 2 3 12 15 8 2 2 4 11 17 -9 19
12 Sarpsborg 08 16 5 2 9 18 25 9 4 1 4 11 9 7 1 1 5 7 16 -7 17
13 Sandefjord 16 5 1 10 17 29 8 3 1 4 7 11 8 2 0 6 10 18 -12 16
14 Start 17 3 6 8 18 34 9 3 4 2 11 12 8 0 2 6 7 22 -16 15
15 Mjøndalen 16 4 2 10 13 26 7 2 0 5 5 10 9 2 2 5 8 16 -13 14
16 Aalesund 16 1 4 11 21 47 8 1 2 5 12 25 8 0 2 6 9 22 -26 7

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Eliteserien is at the top of the Norwegian football league system. Seasons run from March to November with the 16 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 240 fixtures. When all these are played, the top team in the league table is the the “League Winner” while the winner of the cup in Norway is the “Norwegian Champion”.