Betting preview: Sirius faced with a tough challenge when Elfsborg visits

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Competition: Sweden Allsvenskan
Competition: Sat 14.May
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Studenternas IP (6300 seats)

Loyal fans at Studenternas IP haven’t seen many wins this season, with Sirius struggling in the 11th position. The guesting Elfsborg will believe to guard their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • Sirius have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Elfsborg have the most scored goals (14) in Allsvenskan

Elfsborg play their home matches on artifical turf, while this game is played on grass. Up to date stats for Elfsborg when playing on grass are 15 wins, 4 draws and 5 defeats from 24 matches. They have managed to score 44 goals and conceded 26 times in these games.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Sirius form and stats

Sirius have secured 6 points from their first three home games in the Allsvenskan. A decent catch, still with room for improvement.

Happy days for Sirius in their previous game, a fixture away at Varberg (placed 12th) that ended with a 2-0 victory. Zeidan (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 7.73/10. Zeidan scored one goal, served one assist and hit two key passes.

Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Djurgården (0-4).

On the other hand, Sirius have conceded 4 goals.

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Elfsborg form and stats

Things could have gone better for Elfsborg in their Allsvenskan away matches, but 4 points from 3 games is all right.

The Elfsborg goalkeeper Tim Rönning is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 225 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Elfsborg's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Djurgården that finished 0-0. Defender Väisänen was the best team player with a rating of 7.74. Väisänen won 8 of 11 duels.

Before that one, a nice away victory 6-0 at Degerfors.

The Elfsborg manager Thelin has got the team scoring on the road, with 7 away goals in 3 league matches. Elfsborg are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 2 times in 3 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Previous ten meetings featuring these teams: Sirius won four, Elfsborg triumphed in three and we saw three draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

ElfsborgS. Gudjohnsen
S. Gudjohnsen
3 goals
ElfsborgR. Alm
R. Alm
3 goals
ElfsborgS. Olsson
S. Olsson
2 goals

Sirius missing players

Elfsborg missing players

Sirius Elfsborg
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
7 3 0 Played P 2 3 7
3 2 0 Won W 1 1 3
1 0 0 Drew D 0 1 2
3 1 0 Lost L 1 1 2
5 3 0 Scored S 6 7 14
11 4 0 Conceded C 1 2 6
86% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 86%
71% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 71%
57% 67% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 33% 43%
14% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 33% 43%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 33% 29%
14% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 43%
43% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 33% 29%
57% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 43%
 
3.7 3.3 0 Corners for (avg) C F 6.5 5.7 5.9
6 5.7 0 Corners against (avg) C A 3 3.3 3.1
2.3 2.3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2 2.3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.9 8.7 0 Shots (avg) S ( 17 16 16
4.1 3.3 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 5 5.3
17% 30% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 60% 47% 38%
 
12.3 11 0 Shots against (avg) S A 8 8.7 8.3
3.9 2.7 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.5 3 3
Key stats in Allsvenskan this season:
  • Elfsborg have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Elfsborg have scored more than double the goals of Sirius.
  • Elfsborg have the most scored goals (14) in Allsvenskan
  • Sirius have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hammarby 7 5 1 1 13 4 3 2 1 0 4 1 4 3 0 1 9 3 9 16
2 Malmö FF 7 4 3 0 8 1 4 3 1 0 7 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 7 15
3 AIK 7 5 0 2 8 7 4 4 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 2 4 7 1 15
4 Häcken 7 4 2 1 13 9 3 2 0 1 7 5 4 2 2 0 6 4 4 14
5 Mjällby 7 4 1 2 8 5 3 3 0 0 6 1 4 1 1 2 2 4 3 13
6 Djurgården 8 3 3 2 12 7 4 3 1 0 11 4 4 0 2 2 1 3 5 12
7 Kalmar 7 4 0 3 10 5 4 2 0 2 5 3 3 2 0 1 5 2 5 12
8 Elfsborg 7 3 2 2 14 6 4 2 1 1 7 4 3 1 1 1 7 2 8 11
9 IFK Göteborg 7 3 1 3 7 6 3 1 1 1 4 4 4 2 0 2 3 2 1 10
10 Norrköping 7 3 1 3 7 6 3 1 1 1 3 2 4 2 0 2 4 4 1 10
11 Sirius 7 3 1 3 5 11 3 2 0 1 3 4 4 1 1 2 2 7 -6 10
12 Varberg 7 2 1 4 4 9 4 1 1 2 2 5 3 1 0 2 2 4 -5 7
13 Helsingborg 8 1 2 5 6 10 4 1 1 2 2 3 4 0 1 3 4 7 -4 5
14 Värnamo 7 1 2 4 5 10 4 1 2 1 3 2 3 0 0 3 2 8 -5 5
15 GIF Sundsvall 7 1 0 6 6 17 4 1 0 3 4 10 3 0 0 3 2 7 -11 3
16 Degerfors 7 1 0 6 5 18 3 0 0 3 1 9 4 1 0 3 4 9 -13 3

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Allsvenskan (meaning All Swedish in English) is the top level division in Swedish football. Seasons run from late March or early April to November, with 16 teams playing a total of 240 fixtures. The best placed team in the league table after this is called the Swedish champion.