Superettan preview: Can GIF Sundsvall edge out victory against GAIS?

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Competition: Sweden Superettan
Competition: Tue 15.June
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: NP3 Arena (8000 seats)

The home side GIF Sundsvall should be the favourites in this game, but GAIS have shown both skill and courage. Read more about the game!

Insights:
  • GIF Sundsvall have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • GAIS have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in Superettan

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

This pitch has artifical turf, which is not GAIS's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on artifical turf GAIS have performed like this: Played 14 matches resulting in 2 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats with the goal stats 7-25 (scored/conceded).

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GIF Sundsvall form and stats

2-1-1 (win-draw-lost) are the Superettan numbers at home for GIF Sundsvall so far this season.

Sundsvall are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-1 away versus Trelleborg.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Jonkopings Sodra (1-2).

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 Sundsvall have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found ten games) they have won six times, drawn one and lost three.

Goals decide football matches and Sundsvall are scoring many of them at home; 8 on target from 4 league matches. GIF Sundsvall have conceded 6 from these games.

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GAIS form and stats

Playing away, GAIS, who have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in Superettan, have won 2 games, drawn 1 and suffered 1 defeat in the Superettan this season.

GAIS failed to get anything from their last game, a Superettan home match vs Landskrona (placed 3rd) that ended with defeat 1-3.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-0 at Norrby.

We have checked recent matches where GAIS have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those ten games were five victories, one draw and four defeats.

GAIS has another fixture away, a Superettan game, against Jonkopings Sodra in just four days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

The visitors have scored 3 goals from 4 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. GAIS are tighter than a frog's bottom, as only 1 away goal have been conceded so far.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: four wins for Sundsvall, two draws and four wins for GAIS. Over 2,5 goals: eight times; under 2,5 goals: two games.

Top Goalscorers

SundsvallP. Engblom
P. Engblom
5 goals
GIF SundsvallJ. Bengtsson
J. Bengtsson
4 goals
GIF SundsvallL. Hallenius
L. Hallenius
2 goals

GIF Sundsvall missing players

GAIS missing players

GIF Sundsvall GAIS
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
9 4 1 Played P 2 4 9
4 2 0 Won W 1 2 4
2 1 1 Drew D 0 1 1
3 1 0 Lost L 1 1 4
14 8 2 Scored S 2 3 10
10 6 2 Conceded C 1 1 10
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 75% 89%
89% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 25% 44%
44% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 33%
22% 50% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 33%
11% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 22%
56% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 33%
33% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 75% 44%
11% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 33%
 
5.2 7.2 15 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 3.5 4.7
4.7 2.5 2 Corners against (avg) C A 9 7.8 6.3
0.7 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.2 1.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
10.6 11.2 9 Shots (avg) S ( 3.5 4.5 8.2
3.8 4.2 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.5 3.4
41% 47% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 30% 32%
Key stats in Superettan this season:
  • All of GIF Sundsvall's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • GAIS have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • GAIS have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • GAIS have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in Superettan
  • GAIS have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • GIF Sundsvall have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • GIF Sundsvall have scored at least twice as many goals at home as GAIS have scored away.
  • GIF Sundsvall have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • GIF Sundsvall have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • GIF Sundsvall have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • GIF Sundsvall 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 Landskrona 9 4 4 1 13 9 5 3 2 0 7 3 4 1 2 1 6 6 4 16
4 Jonkopings Sodra 9 4 2 3 16 10 5 3 2 0 13 4 4 1 0 3 3 6 6 14
5 GIF Sundsvall 9 4 2 3 14 10 4 2 1 1 8 6 5 2 1 2 6 4 4 14
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 GAIS 9 4 1 4 10 10 5 2 0 3 7 9 4 2 1 1 3 1 0 13
9 Helsingborg 8 3 3 2 8 6 4 2 0 2 5 4 4 1 3 0 3 2 2 12
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 Orgryte 9 1 4 4 7 13 4 0 2 2 1 4 5 1 2 2 6 9 -6 7
16 Akropolis 9 1 4 4 6 13 4 1 2 1 3 3 5 0 2 3 3 10 -7 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.