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The 1. division match at Herfølge Stadium on Friday will see home side HB Køge playing against Esbjerg.
All HB Køge v Esbjerg match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
HB Køge will be hoping to bounce back here following the 4-1 1. division losing effort in their last game against Vendsyssel FF.
A common aspect of more recent HB Køge games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their previous six matches before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on BTTS would have been a loser.
Their past results show that HB Køge:
- have not emerged victorious against Esbjerg in their previous 6 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 4 home league matches.
Last time out, Esbjerg drew 2-2 in the 1. division tie with Jammerbugt.
Looking at their form, and Esbjerg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. Defensively, Esbjerg can certainly do much better. Previous results aside, we must now wait to see whether the trend will be maintained in this match.
Coming into this contest, Esbjerg remain unbeaten by HB Køge when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 20/05/2018 tells us that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for HB Køge. They’ve not managed to come away with any wins at all while Esbjerg have just been too good for them, beating them in 83 per cent of those matches played.
A sum of 9 goals were produced between them in these games, with 1 for Svanerne and 8 coming from Esbjerg. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
Team News: HB Køge
The HB Køge manager Morten Karlsen will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of coming into this match with a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Esbjerg
Owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from, the Esbjerg boss Troels Bech does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Esbjerg and HB Køge may well both score, with little between these two teams.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. We’re therefore anticipating a very close game with a 1-1 score when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Herfølge Stadium (8,000)
Captain: Henrik Madsen
Chairman: Søren Storgaard
Manager: Morten Karlsen
Competitions: 1. division position 8