AFC Eskilstuna vs Falkenberg betting preview: Even match expected

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Competition: Sweden Superettan
Competition: Sat 12.June
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Tunavallen (7800 seats)

AFC Eskilstuna have 11 and 9 so far in the Superettan. Are we looking at a home win?

Insights:
  • AFC Eskilstuna have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Falkenberg have the most conceded goals (15) in Superettan

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

1-3-14 (wins/draws/losses). These are the numbers for Falkenberg when playing away games on artifical turf, which is not the surface they have on their own home stadium (which has grass). Their goal statistics from those 18 matches are 19-45 (scored/conceded).

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AFC Eskilstuna form and stats

Overall Superettan stats at home this season for AFC Eskilstuna are 3-1-0 (wins-draw-losses). Two home wins in a row for AFC Eskilstuna bring valid hopes of a third.

In their previous game, the manager Ö. Melkemichel led his Eskilstuna to a defeat in the Superettan match away at Brage. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Tunavallen.

Previous to that game, a home match hosting Trelleborg in a game that was won 3-2.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how AFC Eskilstuna have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found ten matches with the results: Won five, drawn four and lost one.

The Eskilstuna fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 7 goals in 4 league matches. Defensively Eskilstuna have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (2 in 4 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Falkenberg form and stats

As the visiting team in Superettan matches, Falkenberg, who have the most conceded goals (15) in Superettan, have produced an overall stat of 1-0-3 so far. Three consecutive losses in away matches means Falkenberg are growing more and more desperate for a good performance on the road.

Impressive finishing from K. Kizito and A. Bergmark Wiberg secured the home win 2-1 against Västerås SK in their previous game.

Prior to that match, the Falkenberg manager J. Axeldal faced defeat when travelling to Akropolis and losing 0-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found six similar matches played by Falkenberg in our archives, and the results are: one win for Falkenberg, two draws and three defeats.

The attacking power of Falkenberg when travelling is not overwhelming with 3 goals scored from 4 league matches away. As opposed to that, Falkenberg have seen the ball go into their own net 5 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): AFC Eskilstuna three wins, one draw and Falkenberg six victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), seven games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AFC EskilstunaA. Ahl-Holmström
A. Ahl-Holmström
6 goals
FalkenbergC. Carlsson
C. Carlsson
2 goals
FalkenbergA. Bergmark-Wiberg
A. Bergmark-Wiberg
2 goals

AFC Eskilstuna missing players

Falkenberg missing players

AFC Eskilstuna Falkenberg
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
9 4 1 Played P 0 4 9
3 3 1 Won W 0 1 3
2 1 0 Drew D 0 0 0
4 0 0 Lost L 0 3 6
8 7 3 Scored S 0 3 8
7 2 0 Conceded C 0 5 15
78% 75% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
33% 50% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 67%
33% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 67%
11% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 11%
11% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 11%
22% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 44%
44% 75% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 11%
56% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 44%
 
4 4.2 6 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4.5 5.2
6.1 4.2 2 Corners against (avg) C A 0 3.5 3.8
1.9 2.2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.5 2.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.1 11 11 Shots (avg) S ( 0 11 9.7
3.2 4.5 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 2.5 2.9
28% 39% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 30% 31%
Key stats in Superettan this season:
  • AFC Eskilstuna have not yet lost a game at home.
  • AFC Eskilstuna have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • AFC Eskilstuna have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • AFC Eskilstuna have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Falkenberg have scored away.
  • Falkenberg have the most conceded goals (15) in Superettan
  • Falkenberg have the most conceded goals in the second half (11) in Superettan
  • Falkenberg have the the worst goal difference (-7) in Superettan
  • Falkenberg 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 Varnamo 8 5 2 1 8 3 4 4 0 0 5 1 4 1 2 1 3 2 5 17
2 Norrby 10 5 2 3 11 9 4 2 1 1 5 4 6 3 1 2 6 5 2 17
3 GIF Sundsvall 9 4 2 3 14 10 4 2 1 1 8 6 5 2 1 2 6 4 4 14
4 Landskrona 8 3 4 1 10 8 5 3 2 0 7 3 3 0 2 1 3 5 2 13
5 GAIS 8 4 1 3 9 7 4 2 0 2 6 6 4 2 1 1 3 1 2 13
6 Trelleborg 9 3 4 2 13 12 5 2 2 1 5 4 4 1 2 1 8 8 1 13
7 Västerås SK 9 3 4 2 9 8 5 2 3 0 6 4 4 1 1 2 3 4 1 13
8 Helsingborg 8 3 3 2 8 6 4 2 0 2 5 4 4 1 3 0 3 2 2 12
9 Jonkopings Sodra 8 3 2 3 12 9 4 2 2 0 9 3 4 1 0 3 3 6 3 11
10 AFC Eskilstuna 9 3 2 4 8 7 4 3 1 0 7 2 5 0 1 4 1 5 1 11
11 Oster 9 3 2 4 8 10 5 1 2 2 4 6 4 2 0 2 4 4 -2 11
12 Vasalund 8 3 1 4 11 13 4 2 1 1 4 3 4 1 0 3 7 10 -2 10
13 Brage 9 2 3 4 7 9 4 1 1 2 2 3 5 1 2 2 5 6 -2 9
14 Falkenberg 9 3 0 6 8 15 5 2 0 3 5 10 4 1 0 3 3 5 -7 9
15 Akropolis 8 1 4 3 5 9 4 1 2 1 3 3 4 0 2 2 2 6 -4 7
16 Orgryte 9 1 4 4 7 13 4 0 2 2 1 4 5 1 2 2 6 9 -6 7

Read more about Superettan

Superettan (meaning “the super one” in English) is the second highest league in the Swedish football league pyramid. It runs from April to October and has 16 teams. After a total of 240 fixtures the top two teams in the league table are promoted, while another can promote through a playoff.