Malmö come up against the visiting Helsingborgs IF at Eleda Stadion in this Allsvenskan tie on Wednesday.
View all of the Malmö v Helsingborgs IF predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Malmö, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-3 Allsvenskan victory against IFK Göteborg.
In that game, Malmö FF had 39% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Malmö FF, goals were scored by Anders Christiansen (5') and Jo Inge Berget (83'). At the other end, IFK Göteborg had 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Matches featuring Malmö FF have tended to be exciting ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 16 of those coming from Himmelsblått.
Their prior results show that Malmö:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Helsingborgs IF in their previous 3 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 10 league matches at home. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Previously, Helsingborgs IF drew 1-1 in the Allsvenskan tie with Hammarby IF.
In that match, Helsingborgs IF managed 32% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Helsingborgs IF was Max Svensson (21'). For their opponents, Hammarby IF got 23 shots on goal with 7 on target. Gustav Ludwigson (90') scored for Hammarby IF.
For 5 of the previous six games featuring Helsingborgs IF, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and their opposition. The overall average goals scored per game in that period comes to just 2, with the average goals for Di Röe standing at 1.17. Such a pattern isn’t assured to follow through here, though.
Taking a look at their past results, Helsingborgs IF:
- haven't won against Malmö FF in away games against them for the last 6 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 away league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 03/05/2015 shows that Malmö have won 5 of these games & Helsingborgs IF 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
A sum of 16 goals were scored between them in these games, with 13 of them from Himmelsblått and 3 being from Di Röe . The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Allsvenskan match day 25 on 26/09/2019 and the score finished Malmö FF 3-0 Helsingborgs IF.
That time, Malmö FF had 58% possession and 15 shots on goal with 6 on target. The goals were scored by Søren Rieks (13', 32') and Rosenberg (38').
On the other side, Helsingborgs IF got 9 shots at goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Glenn Nyberg.
Team News: Malmö
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just one fitness concern for the Malmö boss Jon Tomasson to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust squad. Rasmus Bengtsson (Knee Injury) is sidelined.
Team News: Helsingborgs IF
Thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from, Helsingborgs IF manager Olof Mellberg has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
It’s likely that Helsingborgs IF will surely find it tough to be scoring even one goal against a Malmö outfit who look set to create many chances to win well.
Our selection here is for a very comprehensive 3-0 victory for Malmö by the conclusion of the match.
What are the top odds for this match?
Looking at the betting prices for the match on the full-time result market, a win for Malmö is available for 1.2353, a bet on the draw is 5.75 and putting your money on victory for Helsingborgs IF is 11. These are the top bets that can be secured at this very moment.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Eleda Stadion (22,500)
Captain: Behrang Safari
Chairman: Anders Pålsson
Manager: Jon Tomasson
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 2, Europa League Qual. (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Jo Inge Berget
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Jo Inge Berget was born in Hadeland, Norway. Having made his senior debut playing for Lyn in the 2007 season, the dangerous Forward has scored 3 league goals in the Allsvenskan 2020 season so far in 8 appearances.