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Strømsgodset vs. Viking 7/10/2021 Eliteserien Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Strømsgodset takes on Viking on 7/10/2021.

Strømsgodset faces Viking in a Eliteserien match. Strømsgodset with a record of 5.0-2.0-4.0 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-1.0-3.0 record on the road. Viking is 5.0-2.0-4.0 this season and is 3.0-1.0-1.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Strømsgodset and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Viking 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 Viking and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Viking 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.

The Strømsgodset Roster

The Players to Watch for the Strømsgodset

Fred Friday FW

Fred Friday has 27.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fred Friday had 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.

Fred Friday has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Fred Friday has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Fred Friday has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fred Friday has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 22 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Johan Hove MF

Johan Hove has 23.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Johan Hove has 11.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Johan Hove has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Strømsgodset teammates, Johan Hove had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Johan Hove has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Johan Hove has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Halldor Stenevik FW,MF

Halldor Stenevik 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 Halldor Stenevik had 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Halldor Stenevik had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Strømsgodset teammates, Halldor Stenevik had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Halldor Stenevik has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Halldor Stenevik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Herman Stengel MF,DF

As a shooter, Herman Stengel had 7.0 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 Herman Stengel had 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

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

Herman Stengel has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Herman Stengel has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Gustav Valsvik DF,MF

As a shooter, Gustav Valsvik had 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Gustav Valsvik has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Gustav Valsvik had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Gustav Valsvik has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Gustav Valsvik has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gustav Valsvik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

The Viking Roster

The Players to Watch for the Viking

Veton Berisha FW

Veton Berisha has 27.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Veton Berisha has 14.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Veton Berisha has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Veton Berisha has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Veton Berisha has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Veton Berisha has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Henrik Heggheim DF

Henrik Heggheim has 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Henrik Heggheim has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Henrik Heggheim had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Henrik Heggheim has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Henrik Heggheim has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Henrik Heggheim has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Viljar Vevatne DF

Viljar Vevatne has 7.0 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 Viljar Vevatne had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

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

Viljar Vevatne has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Viljar Vevatne has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Joe Bell MF

As a shooter, Joe Bell had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Joe Bell has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Joe Bell had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joe Bell has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joe Bell has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joe Bell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Samúel Friðjónsson MF

Samúel Friðjónsson 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. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Samúel Friðjónsson had 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Samúel Friðjónsson has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Samúel Friðjónsson 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.

Samúel Friðjónsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samúel Friðjónsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Strømsgodset Team Stats

The Strømsgodset Offensive Stats and Metrics

Strømsgodset scored 1.20 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Strømsgodset was able to score 0.90 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Strømsgodset converted on 0.24 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Strømsgodset attempted 4.9 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. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Strømsgodset attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 39.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Strømsgodset Defensive Stats and Metrics

Strømsgodset gave up 1.8 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Strømsgodset goalkeepers fended off 4.9 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 61.2% of shots on target were saved by Strømsgodset goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 10.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Strømsgodset. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Strømsgodset Utility Stats

Viking tried 17.64 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 50 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Viking has successfully intercepted 7.82 passes per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 99 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Viking has committed 10.18 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 6 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Viking drew 10.82 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 86 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Viking had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.09 times per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 78 percentile in offside calls against them.

Viking Team Stats

The Viking Offensive Stats and Metrics

Viking scored 1.55 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Viking scored those goals off assists 88.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.36 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Viking was able to score on 0.38 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Viking attempted 4.09 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Viking attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Viking Defensive Stats and Metrics

Viking gave up 2.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.55 shots were saved by Viking goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 56.0% of shots on target were saved by Viking goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Viking goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Viking Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Viking had 17.64 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Viking in the top 50 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking had 7.82 interceptions. This puts Viking in the top 99 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Viking has committed 10.18 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 6 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking drew 10.82 fouls. This puts Viking in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Viking had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.09 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 78 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Strømsgodset vs. Viking Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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