Odense BK will visit Aalborg Portland Park on Friday for the Superliga tie with home side Aalborg BK.
All Aalborg BK v Odense BK match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Aalborg BK, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 2-3 Superliga triumph vs Viborg FF.
In that match, Aalborg BK had 47% possession and 16 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Aalborg BK, the goals were scored by Pedro Ferreira (44', 53') and Kasper Kusk (86'). On the other side, Viborg FF got 21 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Mads Lauritsen (10') and Sebastian Grønning (84') scored for Viborg FF.
Their most recent results highlight the fact that quality has been evident in the Aalborg BK backline. Aalborg BK have been miserly, seeing the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last six games standing at 4.
Going into this encounter, Aalborg BK have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Odense BK go into this encounter following on from a 2-1 Superliga win with the defeat of SønderjyskE in their previous game.
In that game, Odense BK had 46% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For Odense BK, the goalscorers were Jørgen Skjelvik (30') and Mads Frøkjær-Jensen (39'). On the other side, SønderjyskE got 18 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Daniel Prosser (44') scored for SønderjyskE.
Over the course of their previous six clashes, Odense BK have helped themselves to a total of 10 goals. Odense BK have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. In that time, their defenders have seen 10 goals scored by their opponents. Such a trend won’t necessarily follow through into this match, however.
Going into this one, Odense BK haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 18/10/2019 tells us that Aalborg BK have won 2 of these & Odense BK 3, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A combined sum of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them for Aalborg and 7 created by De Stribede. The average goals per game has been 2.
The previous league contest featuring the two was Superliga match day 7 on 07/05/2021 when it ended Odense BK 1-0 Aalborg BK.
That day, Odense BK had 42% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Their only player to score was Bashkim Kadrii (45').
On the other side, Aalborg BK got 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen.
Team News: Aalborg BK
Regarding absentees, there’s just the sole fitness concern for the Aalborg BK manager Martí Cifuentes to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed set of players. Lucas Andersen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out.
Team News: Odense BK
With a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the Odense BK boss Andreas Alm has no fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
Odense BK will really need to work well to be putting a goal past this Aalborg BK outfit who we reckon will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought 1-0 advantage for Aalborg BK at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aalborg Portland Park (13,800)
Captain: Lucas Andersen
Chairman: Torben Fristrup
Manager: Martí Cifuentes
Competitions: Superliga position 5, DBU Pokalen (Second Round)
🔑 Star Man: Kasper Kusk
Mostly used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Kasper Kusk was born in Aalborg, Denmark. After having made a senior debut playing for Aalborg BK in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 2 league goals in this Superliga 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 5 appearances.