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Sarpsborg 08 vs. Valerenga IF 11/29/2020 Tippeligaene Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sarpsborg 08 encounters Valerenga IF on 11/29/2020 at 2:00PM

Sarpsborg 08 visits Valerenga IF in a regular season match. Sarpsborg 08 with a record of 8-4-13 this season comes into this game with a 2-3-7 record on the road. Valerenga IF is 13-7-5 this season and is 8-4-0 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. How does Valerenga IF bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Sarpsborg 08.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Valerenga IF and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Valerenga IF played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Valerenga IF is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Sarpsborg 08.

The Sarpsborg 08 Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sarpsborg 08

Jonathan Lindseth MF,FW

As a shooter, Jonathan Lindseth had 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #255 in shots attempted this season. Jonathan Lindseth has 9 shots on target this season. He was ranked #4 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Jonathan Lindseth has 3 goals scored this season. Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #67 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Jonathan Lindseth had 4 assists this season. Jonathan Lindseth was ranked #20 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

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 25 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Nicolai Næss DF,MF

Nicolai Næss has 25 shots fired this season. Nicolai Næss was ranked #228 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Nicolai Næss had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Nicolai Næss was ranked #32 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Nicolai Næss had 0 goals this season. Nicolai Næss was ranked #338 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Nicolai Næss has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Nicolai Næss was ranked #153 in assists this season.

Nicolai Næss has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Nicolai Næss has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 42 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Magnar Ødegaard DF

Magnar Ødegaard has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #191 in shots attempted this season. Magnar Ødegaard has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #396 in shots on goal this season.

Magnar Ødegaard has 0 goals scored this season. Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #338 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Magnar Ødegaard had 0 assists this season. Magnar Ødegaard was ranked #328 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 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Bjørn Inge Utvik DF

As a shooter, Bjørn Inge Utvik had 10 shots fired this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #357 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. 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 #97 in shots on goal this season.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #99 in goals this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Bjørn Inge Utvik was ranked #328 in assists this season.

Bjørn Inge Utvik has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Bjørn Inge Utvik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 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 30 shots fired this season. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen was ranked #170 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ole Jørgen Halvorsen had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Ole Jørgen Halvorsen had 4 goals this season. Ole Jørgen Halvorsen was ranked #47 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 #73 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 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 38 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Joachim Soltvedt FW,MF

Joachim Soltvedt has 15 shots fired this season. Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #311 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Joachim Soltvedt has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season.

Joachim Soltvedt has 3 goals scored this season. Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #67 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Joachim Soltvedt had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Soltvedt was ranked #153 in assists this season.

Joachim Soltvedt has 0 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.

Mohamed Ofkir FW

Mohamed Ofkir has 35 shots fired this season. Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #155 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Mohamed Ofkir has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season.

Mohamed Ofkir has 1 goals scored this season. Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #180 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Mohamed Ofkir had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Mohamed Ofkir was ranked #153 in assists this season.

Mohamed Ofkir has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed Ofkir has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Joachim Thomassen MF

As a shooter, Joachim Thomassen had 16 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Joachim Thomassen was ranked #300 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joachim Thomassen had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #127 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Joachim Thomassen has 0 goals scored this season. Joachim Thomassen was ranked #338 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sarpsborg 08 teammates, Joachim Thomassen had 1 assists this season. Joachim Thomassen was ranked #153 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Joachim Thomassen has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Joachim Thomassen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

The Valerenga IF Roster

The Players to Watch for the Valerenga IF

Matthías Vilhjálmsson FW,MF

Matthías Vilhjálmsson has 31 shots fired this season. Matthías Vilhjálmsson was ranked #165 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Matthías Vilhjálmsson has 16 shots on target this season. He was ranked #224 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Matthías Vilhjálmsson has 6 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Matthías Vilhjálmsson was ranked #20 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Matthías Vilhjálmsson had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Matthías Vilhjálmsson was ranked #73 in assists this season.

Matthías Vilhjálmsson has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Matthías Vilhjálmsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Christian Borchgrevink DF

As a shooter, Christian Borchgrevink had 13 shots fired this season. Christian Borchgrevink was ranked #327 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Christian Borchgrevink has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #97 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Christian Borchgrevink has 1 goals scored this season. Christian Borchgrevink was ranked #180 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Christian Borchgrevink had 4 assists this season. Christian Borchgrevink was ranked #20 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Christian Borchgrevink has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Christian Borchgrevink has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 35 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Magnus Lekven MF

Magnus Lekven has 12 shots fired this season. Magnus Lekven was ranked #335 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Magnus Lekven has 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Magnus Lekven was ranked #127 in shots on goal this season.

Magnus Lekven has 0 goals scored this season. Magnus Lekven was ranked #338 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Magnus Lekven had 2 assists this season. Magnus Lekven was ranked #73 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Magnus Lekven has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Magnus Lekven has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Ivan Näsberg DF

Ivan Näsberg has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Ivan Näsberg was ranked #98 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ivan Näsberg had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Ivan Näsberg was ranked #186 in shots on goal this season.

Ivan Näsberg has 1 goals scored this season. Ivan Näsberg was ranked #180 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Ivan Näsberg had 1 assists this season. Ivan Näsberg was ranked #153 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Ivan Näsberg has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Ivan Näsberg has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Aron Dønnum FW

As a shooter, Aron Dønnum had 68 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Aron Dønnum was ranked #58 in shots attempted this season. Aron Dønnum has 24 shots on target this season. He was ranked #150 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

Aron Dønnum has 5 goals scored this season. Aron Dønnum was ranked #30 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Aron Dønnum had 6 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Aron Dønnum was ranked #5 in assists this season.

Aron Dønnum has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Aron Dønnum has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 36 fouls this season. He has drawn 58 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Bård Finne FW

Bård Finne has 26 shots fired this season. Bård Finne was ranked #221 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Bård Finne has 13 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Bård Finne was ranked #238 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Bård Finne had 8 goals this season. Bård Finne was ranked #6 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Bård Finne had 3 assists this season. Bård Finne was ranked #41 in assists this season in the Tippeligaene League.

Bård Finne has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bård Finne has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Osame Sahraoui FW,MF

As a shooter, Osame Sahraoui had 25 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Osame Sahraoui was ranked #228 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Osame Sahraoui had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #14 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Osame Sahraoui had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Tippeligaene, Osame Sahraoui was ranked #99 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Valerenga IF teammates, Osame Sahraoui had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Osame Sahraoui was ranked #41 in assists this season.

Osame Sahraoui has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Osame Sahraoui has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Sam Adekugbe DF

Sam Adekugbe has 6 shots fired this season. Sam Adekugbe was ranked #67 in shots attempted this season in the Tippeligaene. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sam Adekugbe had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #396 in shots on goal this season in the Tippeligaene.

As a scorer, Sam Adekugbe had 0 goals this season. Sam Adekugbe was ranked #338 in goals this season in the Tippeligaene. Sam Adekugbe has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Tippeligaene, Sam Adekugbe was ranked #153 in assists this season.

Sam Adekugbe has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Sam Adekugbe has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Tippeligaene action.

Sarpsborg 08 Team Stats

The Sarpsborg 08 Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to score 0.96 goals. Sarpsborg 08 is ranked #12 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Sarpsborg 08 scored those goals off assists 88.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.84 assists. Sarpsborg 08 has a ranking of #9 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sarpsborg 08 was able to score at a 0.24 rate on their shots on target. Sarpsborg 08 has a #13 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Sarpsborg 08 attempted 3.92 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 #12 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 #12 in Tippeligaene in shots on target.

Sarpsborg 08 Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sarpsborg 08 gave up 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Sarpsborg 08 is #4 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.04 shots were saved by Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. 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, 71.3% of shots on target were saved by Sarpsborg 08 goalkeepers. This puts Sarpsborg 08 ranks #2 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sarpsborg 08. Sarpsborg 08 is ranked #2 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Sarpsborg 08 Utility Stats

Sarpsborg 08 tried 1.72 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 47 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 has successfully intercepted 18.04 passes per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 59 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 31 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sarpsborg 08 drew 14.12 fouls. This puts Sarpsborg 08 in the top 19 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sarpsborg 08 had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.6 times per 90 minutes of action. Sarpsborg 08 is in the top 50 percentile in offside calls against them.

Valerenga IF Team Stats

The Valerenga IF Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Valerenga IF was able to score 1.44 goals. This puts Valerenga IF in a ranking of #7 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Valerenga IF was able to score 1.20 goals off assists. Valerenga IF has a ranking of #4 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Valerenga IF converted on 0.29 of attempted shots on goal. Is Valerenga IF a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #7 in Tippeligaene in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Valerenga IF attempts 5.04 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Valerenga IF has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Valerenga IF attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 39.5 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Valerenga IF has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Valerenga IF Defensive Stats and Metrics

Valerenga IF gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Valerenga IF is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.28 shots were saved by Valerenga IF goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Valerenga IF in a ranking of #10 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 74.8% of shots on target were saved by Valerenga IF goalkeepers. This puts Valerenga IF ranks #1 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 32.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Valerenga IF. This puts Valerenga IF at #4 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Valerenga IF Utility Stats

Valerenga IF tried 1.72 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Valerenga IF is in the top 47 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Valerenga IF had 18.04 interceptions. Valerenga IF is in the top 59 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Valerenga IF has committed 0.08 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Valerenga IF in the top 88 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Valerenga IF drew 11.44 fouls. Valerenga IF is in the top 88 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Valerenga IF had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 14.32 times per 90 minutes of action. Valerenga IF is in the top 97 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sarpsborg 08 vs. Valerenga IF Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sarpsborg 08 1 Valerenga IF 2

Moneyline Pick: Valerenga IF -164 Pinnacle Sports