Hammarby IF meet visiting side Falkenberg at Tele2 Arena in this Allsvenskan fixture on Wednesday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Hammarby IF v Falkenberg game (including the best match odds).
Hammarby IF will play in this match after a 1-1 Allsvenskan drawn game versus Helsingborgs IF.
In that game, Hammarby IF managed 68% possession and 23 shots on goal with 7 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hammarby IF was Gustav Ludwigson (90'). Helsingborgs IF had 6 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Max Svensson (21') was the scorer for Helsingborgs IF.
Stefan Billborn's Hammarby IF have netted a sum total of 7 times in their prior six outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 6.
Analysis of their past results shows that Hammarby IF:
- have not lost a league tie with Falkenbergs FF in their previous 6 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
Falkenberg come into this meeting following a 1-2 Allsvenskan win with the eclipse of Örebro SK in their last fixture.
In that game, Falkenbergs FF managed 45% possession and 17 attempts at goal with 7 on target. For Falkenbergs FF, the goals were scored by Anton Wede (64') and Christoffer Carlsson (89'). Örebro SK got 17 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Agon Mehmeti (78') was the scorer for Örebro SK.
Looking at their form, and Falkenberg have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in total. At the back, Falkenberg have some weaknesses to address. Nevertheless, we will just have to wait and see whether the trend might be sustained in this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Falkenbergs FF:
- have not registered a win against Hammarby IF when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings going back to 13/07/2015 tells us that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for Falkenberg. They have not been able to register any wins whatsoever whereas Hammarby IF have been superior, running out winners in 83% of those matches played.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 21 on 26/08/2019 which finished with the scoreline of Falkenbergs FF 0-2 Hammarby IF.
In that match, Falkenbergs FF managed 43% possession and 9 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Hammarby IF got 16 shots on goal with 4 on target. Darijan Bojanić (11', 45') scored.
The match was refereed by Andreas Ekberg.
Team News: Hammarby IF
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Hammarby IF boss Stefan Billborn to be concerned about thanks to an almost full-strength group of players. Loue Bayere Junior (Knee Surgery) is out of contention.
Team News: Falkenberg
Owing to a completely healthy group to choose from, Falkenberg boss Hasse Eklund has no fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
Our feeling is that Hammarby IF will probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
However, Falkenberg will not find it easy to break down their defence - but, we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet here.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a comfortable 3-1 winning margin for Hammarby IF at the end of the match.
What are the best odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the 90 min. result market, victory for Hammarby IF is best priced at 1.4, a bet on a draw is 4.65 and putting your money on the win for Falkenberg will get you 7.5. They’re the most competitive market prices on offer at this very moment.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tele2 Arena (30,000)
Captain: Jeppe Andersen
Chairman: Richard von Yxkull
Manager: Stefan Billborn
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 8
🔑 Star Player: Paulinho
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Paulinho was born in Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for BK Häcken in the 2009 season, the skilful Forward has bagged 2 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2020 season to date coming from a total of 9 appearances.