Bookmakers predict straightforward victory for Viking when Jerv stop by

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Competition: Norway Eliteserien
Competition: Mon 16.May
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: SR-Bank Arena (16300 seats)

Jerv have come here for an absorbing game versus the hosts Viking. Prepare for the game with this full Eliteserien preview!

Insights:
  • Viking have the most scored goals (14) in Eliteserien
  • Jerv have the fewest scored goals (3) in Eliteserien

This field uses artifical turf, unlike Jerv's home arena. The former 28 games by the away side on artifical turf have resulted in 7 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses.

Viking have less rest than Jerv in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a Eliteserien game only four days ago. Thankfully the previous game, versus Strømsgodset, was also a home game here at SR-Bank Arena. The away team is better rested.

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Viking form and stats

Viking have collected 10 points from their Eliteserien home games so far after 3-1-0.

Viking drew their last game, also a home match. Strømsgodset (placed 10th) was the opponent, 0-0 the score. Attacking player Sandberg edged out all others in that fixture and managed a match rating of 7.85 out of 10. Sandberg hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

In the preceding match a 4-3 victory visiting Molde.

There will be little rest for Viking after this match as they are travelling to Rosseland for a NM Cup game in only three days.

As for guarding their own goal, Viking have only let in 1 goal at home.

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Jerv form and stats

No Eliteserien points yet away for Jerv, from their first 2 matches. Jerv seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

Jerv's last game was the home draw against Tromsø (1-1). Midfield player Wichmann was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.93/10. Wichmann served one assist and hit three key passes.

Prior to that match, the Jerv manager Sandstø faced defeat when travelling to Vålerenga and losing 0-1.

The schedule is very tough for Jerv now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A NM Cup game at Express is waiting in only three days.

It's early days yet, but Jerv has scored 0 and conceded 5 goals from their travels in the league so far (2 games).

Head 2 Head

Viking-Jerv H2H statistics last four meetings regardless of arena: Viking two wins, Jerv two wins, zero draws. three of these four matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

VikingV. Berisha
V. Berisha
5 goals
VikingS. Sebulonsen
S. Sebulonsen
3 goals
VikingZ. Tripić
Z. Tripić
3 goals

Viking missing players

Jerv missing players

Viking Jerv
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 4 3 Played P 2 2 5
5 3 2 Won W 0 0 2
1 1 1 Drew D 0 0 1
1 0 0 Lost L 2 2 2
14 8 3 Scored S 0 0 3
6 1 0 Conceded C 5 5 6
86% 75% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
57% 50% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 50% 40%
43% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 20%
29% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 50% 20%
29% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
43% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 20%
57% 75% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 40%
14% 25% 33% Failed to Score F T 100% 100% 40%
 
7.4 8 8.3 Corners for (avg) C F 6 6 6.2
3.6 3 2.7 Corners against (avg) C A 6 6 5.6
1.6 1.2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1 1.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
17.4 15.5 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 14.5 14.5 11.8
6 6.2 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.5 1.5 2.2
33% 32% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 27%
 
10 8.5 5.7 Shots against (avg) S A 18.5 18.5 17
2.1 0.8 0.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6.5 6.5 4.4
Key stats in Eliteserien this season:
  • Jerv have failed to score a single goal away.
  • Jerv have lost all their away matches so far.
  • Jerv have the fewest scored goals (3) in Eliteserien
  • Jerv have the most matches under the total-line (3) in Eliteserien
  • Jerv haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Viking have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Viking have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Viking have scored more than double the goals of Jerv.
  • Viking have the most clean sheets (4) in Eliteserien
  • Viking have the most points (10) at home in Eliteserien
  • Viking have the most points from losing position (6) in Eliteserien
  • Viking have the most scored goals (14) in Eliteserien
  • Viking have the most scored goals in the second half (10) in Eliteserien
  • Viking have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Viking 7 5 1 1 14 6 4 3 1 0 8 1 3 2 0 1 6 5 8 16
2 Lillestrøm 6 4 2 0 12 4 3 3 0 0 7 0 3 1 2 0 5 4 8 14
3 Molde 6 3 1 2 11 7 4 2 0 2 8 6 2 1 1 0 3 1 4 10
4 Sarpsborg 08 5 3 1 1 10 6 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 8 4 4 10
5 Vålerenga 6 3 0 3 7 9 2 2 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 3 4 8 -2 9
6 Bodø / Glimt 5 2 2 1 10 7 3 1 2 0 8 4 2 1 0 1 2 3 3 8
7 Aalesund 6 2 2 2 6 7 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 1 1 2 3 5 -1 8
8 Tromsø 6 2 2 2 8 11 3 2 0 1 5 6 3 0 2 1 3 5 -3 8
9 Jerv 5 2 1 2 3 6 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 -3 7
10 Strømsgodset 6 2 1 3 5 9 3 1 0 2 4 8 3 1 1 1 1 1 -4 7
11 HamKam 5 1 3 1 8 6 3 1 2 0 5 2 2 0 1 1 3 4 2 6
12 Sandefjord 5 2 0 3 10 9 2 0 0 2 2 5 3 2 0 1 8 4 1 6
13 Rosenborg 5 1 3 1 4 6 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 3 6 -2 6
14 Odd 6 2 0 4 6 9 3 2 0 1 6 4 3 0 0 3 0 5 -3 6
15 Haugesund 6 1 0 5 5 12 3 1 0 2 3 4 3 0 0 3 2 8 -7 3
16 Kristiansund 5 0 1 4 4 9 2 0 1 1 4 5 3 0 0 3 0 4 -5 1

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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”.