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The Eliteserien meeting at Aspmyra Stadion on Wednesday will see hosts Bodo Glimt up against opponents in Strømsgodset IF.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Bodo Glimt v Strømsgodset IF game - as well as up-to-date odds.
Bodo Glimt will be looking for another win after the 2-0 Eliteserien success vs Mjøndalen.
In that game, Bodo Glimt managed 65% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Bodo Glimt was Sonder Sørli (42', 70'). For their opponents, Mjøndalen had 1 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
Their most recent results highlight the fact that things are going according to plan in the Bodo Glimt rearguard. Glimt have been mean at the back, with the number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past 6 games standing at 4. Previous results aside, time will tell whether that pattern will be replicated here in this game.
Taking a look at their past results, Bodo Glimt:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Strømsgodset IF in their last 4 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 29 league matches at home. Incredible, really.
Strømsgodset IF will go into the clash following on from a 2-1 Eliteserien win to defeat Rosenborg BK in their last game.
In that game, Strømsgodset IF managed 52% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Strømsgodset IF, the goals were scored by Herman Stengel (62') and Halldor Stenevik (86'). Rosenborg BK got 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Rasmus Wiedesheim-Paul (2') was the scorer for Rosenborg BK.
Looking at their form, and Strømsgodset IF have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 11 goals overall. Defensively, Godset have some weaknesses to address.
Analysis of their past results shows that Strømsgodset IF:
- haven't beaten Bodo Glimt in games played away from home for the previous 4 league matches. Not good at all.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 06/05/2018 tells us that Bodo Glimt have won 4 of these & Strømsgodset IF 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 22 in total at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Eliteserien match day 25 on 22/11/2020 and the score finished Strømsgodset IF 1-2 Bodo Glimt.
The match was refereed by Espen Eskås.
Team News: Bodo Glimt
Bodo Glimt boss Kjetil Knutsen doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash owing to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Strømsgodset IF
Owing to an otherwise full-strength group, there’s just a single fitness issue for the Strømsgodset IF boss Bjørn Ingebretsen to contend with. Lars-Jörgen Salvesen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be in action.
Bodo Glimt can get amongst the goals when they play Strømsgodset IF, who will be up against it getting on the scoresheet.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 2-0 victory for Bodo Glimt at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Aspmyra Stadion (4,616)
Captain: Ulrik Saltnes
Chairman: Inge Henning Andersen
Manager: Kjetil Knutsen
Competitions: Eliteserien position 2
⭐ Key Man: Erik Botheim
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Erik Botheim was born in Norway. After having made a senior debut playing for Rosenborg BK in the 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has got 5 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 season so far from a total of 6 appearances.