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Sarpsborg 08 vs. Sandefjord 7/10/2021 Eliteserien Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sarpsborg 08 faces Sandefjord on 7/10/2021.

Sarpsborg 08 takes on Sandefjord in a Eliteserien match. Sarpsborg 08 with a record of 3.0-3.0-4.0 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-1.0-2.0 record on the road. Sandefjord is 4.0-0.0-5.0 this season and is 2.0-0.0-3.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Sarpsborg 08 and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Sandefjord won and now turns their attention to Sarpsborg 08 at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sandefjord and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Sandefjord won and now turns their attention to Sarpsborg 08 at home in friendly territory.

The Sarpsborg 08 Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sarpsborg 08

Bjørn Inge Utvik DF

As a shooter, Bjørn Inge Utvik had 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bjørn Inge Utvik had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Bjørn Inge Utvik had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Nicolai Næss MF

As a shooter, Nicolai Næss had 8.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicolai Næss had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Nicolai Næss had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Nicolai Næss had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nicolai Næss has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolai Næss has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Joachim Thomassen MF

Joachim Thomassen has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joachim Thomassen had 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Joachim Thomassen had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joachim Thomassen has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joachim Thomassen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joachim Thomassen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Magnar Ødegaard DF

As a shooter, Magnar Ødegaard had 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Magnar Ødegaard had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Magnar Ødegaard had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Magnar Ødegaard had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Magnar Ødegaard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Magnar Ødegaard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Ibrahima Koné FW

Ibrahima Koné has 20.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Ibrahima Koné has 9.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Ibrahima Koné has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ibrahima Koné has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ibrahima Koné has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ibrahima Koné has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

The Sandefjord Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sandefjord

Viðar Ari Jónsson FW

As a shooter, Viðar Ari Jónsson had 23.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Viðar Ari Jónsson has 9.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Viðar Ari Jónsson has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Viðar Ari Jónsson has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Viðar Ari Jónsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Viðar Ari Jónsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Sander Foss DF

Sander Foss has 5.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sander Foss had 2.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Sander Foss had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Sander Foss has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sander Foss has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sander Foss has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Brice Wembangomo DF

As a shooter, Brice Wembangomo had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Brice Wembangomo had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Brice Wembangomo has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Brice Wembangomo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Brice Wembangomo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Brice Wembangomo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Amer Ordagić MF

Amer Ordagić has 8.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Amer Ordagić had 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Amer Ordagić had 7 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Amer Ordagić has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Amer Ordagić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Amer Ordagić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Harmeet Singh MF

Harmeet Singh has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Harmeet Singh had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Harmeet Singh has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Harmeet Singh has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Harmeet Singh has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Harmeet Singh has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Sarpsborg 08 Team Stats

The Sarpsborg 08 Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sarpsborg 08 scored 0.60 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to score 0.30 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Sarpsborg 08 attempted 2.3 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sarpsborg 08 is able to get 24.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Sarpsborg 08 Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to hold opponents to 1.2 goals. Sarpsborg 08 plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.5 shots were saved by Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 73.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 50.0% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Sarpsborg 08 Utility Stats

Sarpsborg 08 tried 15.4 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 70 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 had 12.0 interceptions. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 49 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 commits 13.9 fouls. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 51 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 drew 8.8 fouls. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 99 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 committed an offside 1.7 times. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 51 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sandefjord Team Stats

The Sandefjord Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sandefjord scored 1.22 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Sandefjord scored those goals off assists 64.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.78 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Sandefjord converted on 0.23 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Sandefjord attempted 5.33 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sandefjord is able to get 39.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Sandefjord Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sandefjord was able to hold opponents to 1.44 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Sandefjord goalkeepers fended off 3.78 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Sandefjord goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 55.9% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Sandefjord goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 33.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Sandefjord Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sandefjord had 13.22 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sandefjord is in the top 86 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sandefjord had 7.89 interceptions. This puts Sandefjord in the top 98 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sandefjord commits 10.89 fouls. Sandefjord is in the top 11 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sandefjord drew 11.44 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sandefjord in the top 80 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sandefjord committed an offside 1.11 times. Sandefjord is in the top 9 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sarpsborg 08 vs. Sandefjord Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sarpsborg 08 1 Sandefjord 1

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