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Vålerenga vs. Viking 6/13/2021 Eliteserien Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Vålerenga clashes with Viking on 6/13/2021.

Viking visits Vålerenga in a Eliteserien match. Vålerenga with a record of 3.0-0.0-3.0 this season comes into this game with a 1.0-0.0-2.0 record on the road. Viking is 3.0-0.0-3.0 this season and is 2.0-0.0-1.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Vålerenga and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Viking bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Vålerenga.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Viking and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Viking bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Vålerenga.

The Vålerenga Roster

The Players to Watch for the Vålerenga

Sam Adekugbe DF

Sam Adekugbe has 1.0 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 Sam Adekugbe 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.

Sam Adekugbe has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Sam Adekugbe has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sam Adekugbe has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sam Adekugbe has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Henrik Bjørdal MF

Henrik Bjørdal has 7.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Henrik Bjørdal has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Henrik Bjørdal has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Henrik Bjørdal has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Henrik Bjørdal has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Henrik Bjørdal has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Christian Borchgrevink DF

As a shooter, Christian Borchgrevink 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 Christian Borchgrevink had 2.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Christian Borchgrevink has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Christian Borchgrevink has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Christian Borchgrevink has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Christian Borchgrevink has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Aron Dønnum FW

Aron Dønnum has 24.0 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 Aron Dønnum 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.

Aron Dønnum has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vålerenga teammates, Aron Dønnum had 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.

Aron Dønnum has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Aron Dønnum has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Fredrik Oldrup Jensen MF

Fredrik Oldrup Jensen has 1.0 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. Fredrik Oldrup Jensen has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Fredrik Oldrup Jensen had 6 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Fredrik Oldrup Jensen has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fredrik Oldrup Jensen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fredrik Oldrup Jensen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

The Viking Roster

The Players to Watch for the Viking

Joe Bell MF

As a shooter, Joe Bell had 1.0 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 Joe Bell had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Joe Bell has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Viking teammates, Joe Bell had 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 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Veton Berisha FW

As a shooter, Veton Berisha 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 Veton Berisha had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Veton Berisha had 5 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Veton Berisha 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.

Veton Berisha has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Veton Berisha has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Samúel Friðjónsson MF

As a shooter, Samúel Friðjónsson had 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Samúel Friðjónsson has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Samúel Friðjónsson has 4 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Viking teammates, Samúel Friðjónsson had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Samúel Friðjónsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samúel Friðjónsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Henrik Heggheim DF

As a shooter, Henrik Heggheim had 1.0 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 Henrik Heggheim 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, Henrik Heggheim had 5 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Fredrik Torsteinbø MF,FW

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

Fredrik Torsteinbø has 5 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Viking teammates, Fredrik Torsteinbø had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Fredrik Torsteinbø has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fredrik Torsteinbø has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eliteserien action.

Vålerenga Team Stats

The Vålerenga Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vålerenga was able to score 1.67 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Vålerenga scored those goals off assists 60.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Vålerenga converted on 0.37 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Vålerenga attempts 4.5 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. 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. Vålerenga attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Vålerenga Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vålerenga was able to hold opponents to 1.17 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Vålerenga goalkeepers fended off 4.17 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.0% of shots on target were saved by Vålerenga goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 16.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Vålerenga. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Vålerenga Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Viking had 18.33 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Viking in the top 30 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Viking has successfully intercepted 7.5 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 97 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Viking has committed 10.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 9 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking drew 11.0 fouls. This puts Viking in the top 80 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking committed an offside 2.33 times. Viking is in the top 89 percentile in offside calls against them.

Viking Team Stats

The Viking Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Viking was able to score 1.33 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Viking scored those goals off assists 100.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.33 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 0.35 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Viking attempted 3.83 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. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Viking is able to get 31.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Viking Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Viking was able to hold opponents to 2.17 goals. 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, 4.83 shots were saved by Viking goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 55.2% of shots on target were saved by Viking goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 0.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Viking. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Viking Utility Stats

Viking tried 18.33 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 30 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Viking has successfully intercepted 7.5 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Viking in the top 97 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking commits 10.67 fouls. Viking is in the top 9 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Viking drew 11.0 fouls. Viking is in the top 80 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Viking had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.33 times per 90 minutes of action. Viking is in the top 89 percentile in offside calls against them.

Vålerenga vs. Viking Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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