FC Haka will host visiting club Helsinki IFK at Tehtaan kenttä in the Veikkausliiga game on Wednesday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for FC Haka v Helsinki IFK, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Haka enter this game coming off the back of a 1-1 Veikkausliiga stalemate versus SJK.
The only scorer from FC Haka was Samuel Chidi (60'). Ariel Ngueukam (78') scored for SJK.
It has not been often in recent times where FC Haka haven’t conceded. The facts show that Haka have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 11 goals along the way. That being said, it remains to be seen whether that trend will persist here in this match or not.
Heading into this fixture, FC Haka have not won at home in their last 2 league matches.
Previously, Helsinki IFK drew 2-2 in the Veikkausliiga match with Ilves.
The only player to score from Helsinki IFK was Sakari Mattila (10'). Mikael Almén (14') and Nattan Skyttä (24') scored for Ilves.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Helsinki IFK, three or more goals have been struck. The overall average number of goals per match within that spell is 2.83, with the average number of goals for Tähtirinnat coming out as 1.33.
Going into this contest, Helsinki IFK are unbeaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Team News: FC Haka
FC Haka manager Teemu Tainio will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Helsinki IFK
Thanks to a largely healthy group, there’s only the lone fitness issue for the Helsinki IFK boss Teemu Kankkunen to contend with. Macario Hing-Glover (Knee Injury) misses out for this game.
We envisage that Helsinki IFK and FC Haka should both be able to score here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very close game with a 1-1 draw at the conclusion of the game.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at the bookies’ prices in the full-time result market, backing FC Haka can be had for 2.45, a wager on the game finishing all-square is 3.35 and betting on victory for Helsinki IFK comes in at 2.9. These are the top prices that can be secured as of now.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Tehtaan kenttä (3,516)
Captain: Jacob Bushue
Chairman: Marko Laaksonen
Manager: Teemu Tainio
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 10
⭐ Key Man: Saibou Keita
Generally played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Saibou Keita was born in Oslo, Norway. Having played his first senior match for FC Haka in the 2020 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2020 season so far from a total of 4 appearances.