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Sarpsborg 08 vs. SK Brann 12/6/2020 Tippeligaene Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sarpsborg 08 challenges SK Brann on 12/6/2020 at 11:00AM

Sarpsborg 08 faces SK Brann in a regular season match. Sarpsborg 08 with a record of 8-6-13 this season comes into this game with a 2-4-7 record on the road. SK Brann is 8-7-12 this season and is 3-4-6 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. SK Brann played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for SK Brann and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for SK Brann than game on their home pitch?

The Sarpsborg 08 Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sarpsborg 08

Jonathan Lindseth MF,FW

Jonathan Lindseth has 21 shots fired this season. Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #258 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Jonathan Lindseth has 9 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #5 in shots on goal this season.

Jonathan Lindseth has 3 goals scored this season. Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #69 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Jonathan Lindseth has 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #20 in assists this season.

Jonathan Lindseth has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Lindseth has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Nicolai Næss DF,MF

As a shooter, Nicolai Næss had 29 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Nicolai Næss was ranked #215 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicolai Næss had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #16 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Nicolai Næss has 0 goals scored this season. Nicolai Næss was ranked #345 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Nicolai Næss has 1 assists this season. Nicolai Næss was ranked #161 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Nicolai Næss has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolai Næss has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 45 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Magnar Ødegaard DF

Magnar Ødegaard has 4 shots fired this season. Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #129 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Magnar Ødegaard has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #311 in shots on goal this season.

Magnar Ødegaard has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #345 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Magnar Ødegaard had 0 assists this season. Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #333 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Magnar Ødegaard has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Magnar Ødegaard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Bjørn Inge Utvik DF

As a shooter, Bjørn Inge Utvik had 11 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #347 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bjørn Inge Utvik had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #102 in shots on goal this season.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 2 goals scored this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #101 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 assists this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #333 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Ole Jørgen Halvorsen FW,MF

As a shooter, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen had 33 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen was ranked #159 in shots attempted this season. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen has 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #268 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen had 5 goals this season. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen was ranked #29 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen was ranked #77 in assists this season.

Ole Jørgen Halvorsen has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 35 fouls this season. He has drawn 42 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Mohamed Ofkir FW

As a shooter, Mohamed Ofkir had 37 shots fired this season. Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #147 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mohamed Ofkir had 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #16 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mohamed Ofkir had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #187 in goals this season. Mohamed Ofkir has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #161 in assists this season.

Mohamed Ofkir has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed Ofkir has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Joachim Soltvedt FW,MF

Joachim Soltvedt has 16 shots fired this season. Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #299 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Joachim Soltvedt has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #16 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Joachim Soltvedt has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #69 in goals this season. Joachim Soltvedt has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #161 in assists this season.

Joachim Soltvedt has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Joachim Soltvedt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Joachim Thomassen MF

Joachim Thomassen has 16 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Thomassen was ranked #299 in shots attempted this season. Joachim Thomassen has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Thomassen was ranked #131 in shots on goal this season.

Joachim Thomassen has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Thomassen was ranked #345 in goals this season. Joachim Thomassen has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Thomassen was ranked #161 in assists this season.

Joachim Thomassen has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Joachim Thomassen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

The SK Brann Roster

The Players to Watch for the SK Brann

Daouda Bamba FW

Daouda Bamba has 97 shots fired this season. Daouda Bamba was ranked #1 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daouda Bamba had 38 shots on target this season. He was ranked #112 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Daouda Bamba has 10 goals scored this season. Daouda Bamba was ranked #130 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SK Brann teammates, Daouda Bamba had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Daouda Bamba was ranked #41 in assists this season.

Daouda Bamba has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Daouda Bamba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 41 fouls this season. He has drawn 29 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Petter Strand MF,DF

As a shooter, Petter Strand had 44 shots fired this season. Petter Strand was ranked #116 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Petter Strand had 11 shots on target this season. He was ranked #261 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Petter Strand had 4 goals this season. Petter Strand was ranked #47 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Petter Strand has 3 assists this season. Petter Strand was ranked #41 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Petter Strand has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Petter Strand has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Robert Taylor FW,MF

As a shooter, Robert Taylor had 57 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Robert Taylor was ranked #81 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Robert Taylor had 28 shots on target this season. He was ranked #149 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Robert Taylor has 5 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Robert Taylor was ranked #29 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SK Brann teammates, Robert Taylor had 2 assists this season. Robert Taylor was ranked #77 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Robert Taylor has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Robert Taylor has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Kristoffer Barmen MF

As a shooter, Kristoffer Barmen had 23 shots fired this season. Kristoffer Barmen was ranked #248 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kristoffer Barmen had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Kristoffer Barmen was ranked #78 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Kristoffer Barmen had 2 goals this season. Kristoffer Barmen was ranked #101 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Kristoffer Barmen has 2 assists this season. Kristoffer Barmen was ranked #77 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Kristoffer Barmen has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Kristoffer Barmen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Vegard Forren DF

As a shooter, Vegard Forren had 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Vegard Forren was ranked #66 in shots attempted this season. Vegard Forren has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #399 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Vegard Forren had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Vegard Forren was ranked #345 in goals this season. Vegard Forren has 1 assists this season. Vegard Forren was ranked #161 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Vegard Forren has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Vegard Forren has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Thomas Grøgaard DF,MF

As a shooter, Thomas Grøgaard had 6 shots fired this season. Thomas Grøgaard was ranked #66 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Thomas Grøgaard has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Thomas Grøgaard was ranked #311 in shots on goal this season.

Thomas Grøgaard has 1 goals scored this season. Thomas Grøgaard was ranked #187 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Thomas Grøgaard has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Thomas Grøgaard was ranked #77 in assists this season.

Thomas Grøgaard has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Thomas Grøgaard has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Ole Martin Kolskogen DF

As a shooter, Ole Martin Kolskogen had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Ole Martin Kolskogen was ranked #42 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ole Martin Kolskogen had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #311 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Ole Martin Kolskogen had 0 goals this season. Ole Martin Kolskogen was ranked #345 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SK Brann teammates, Ole Martin Kolskogen had 0 assists this season. Ole Martin Kolskogen was ranked #333 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Ole Martin Kolskogen has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Ole Martin Kolskogen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Fredrik Haugen MF

As a shooter, Fredrik Haugen had 31 shots fired this season. Fredrik Haugen was ranked #166 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fredrik Haugen had 10 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Fredrik Haugen was ranked #268 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Fredrik Haugen had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Fredrik Haugen was ranked #187 in goals this season. Fredrik Haugen has 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Fredrik Haugen was ranked #20 in assists this season.

Fredrik Haugen has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Fredrik Haugen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Sarpsborg 08 Team Stats

The Sarpsborg 08 Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sarpsborg 08 scored 0.96 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Sarpsborg 08 is ranked #12 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Sarpsborg 08 scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.81 assists. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in a league ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to score at a 0.25 rate on their shots on target. Sarpsborg 08 has a #12 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Sarpsborg 08 attempted 3.81 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #13 in Tippeligaene in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sarpsborg 08 attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.8 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #13 in Tippeligaene in shots on target.

Sarpsborg 08 Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sarpsborg 08 gave up 1.07 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Sarpsborg 08 is #4 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers fended off 4.11 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in a ranking of #8 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.1% of shots on target were saved by Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers. Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #2 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sarpsborg 08. This puts Sarpsborg 08 at #1 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Sarpsborg 08 Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 had 1.7 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 56 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 has successfully intercepted 17.3 passes per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 69 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 has committed 0.04 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 62 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 drew 14.04 fouls. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 12 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.44 times per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 50 percentile in offside calls against them.

SK Brann Team Stats

The SK Brann Offensive Stats and Metrics

SK Brann scored 1.30 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. SK Brann is ranked #8 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. SK Brann scored those goals off assists 65.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.85 assists. This puts SK Brann in a league ranking of #8 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, SK Brann was able to score at a 0.26 rate on their shots on target. SK Brann has a #10 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

SK Brann attempted 4.93 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. SK Brann has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, SK Brann is able to get 34.3 of their shots to be on goal(target). SK Brann has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

SK Brann Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, SK Brann was able to hold opponents to 1.44 goals. SK Brann is #12 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. SK Brann goalkeepers fended off 4.44 shots per 90 minutes. This puts SK Brann in a ranking of #12 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

SK Brann goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.5% of the time. This puts SK Brann ranks #8 in the league in saves rate. SK Brann goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 11.1% of the time. This puts SK Brann at #16 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

SK Brann Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, SK Brann had 1.78 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts SK Brann in the top 38 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, SK Brann had 21.07 interceptions. SK Brann is in the top 31 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. SK Brann has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts SK Brann in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, SK Brann drew 10.93 fouls. This puts SK Brann in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. SK Brann had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 10.56 times per 90 minutes of action. SK Brann is in the top 12 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sarpsborg 08 vs. SK Brann Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sarpsborg 08 1 SK Brann 1

Moneyline Pick: Draw +268 GtBets