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Örebro SK will visit Borlänge Energi Arena on Friday for the Superettan game with hosts IK Brage.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the IK Brage v Örebro SK game - along with the latest match odds.
IK Brage head into this match following on from a 1-1 Superettan drawn match versus Trelleborgs FF.
In that game, IK Brage had 55% possession and 13 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for IK Brage was Emil Tot Wikström (56'). At the other end, Trelleborgs FF got 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Nicolas Mortensen (66') was the scorer for Trelleborgs FF.
A recurring theme in more recent IK Brage games is the number of nil scores.
From their previous sextet of clashes leading up to this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on BTTS would've been a losing one.
Analysis of their past results shows that IK Brage:
- haven't lost in the league to Örebro SK in their last 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Örebro SK will come into the game following on from a 5-3 Superettan win vs Skövde AIK in their last game.
In that game, Örebro SK managed 60% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For Örebro SK, the scorers were Kevin Walker (26'), Samuel Kroon (48'), Jake Larsson (53'), David Seger (72') and Kalle Holmberg (95'). On the other side, Skövde AIK had 15 shots at goal with 5 on target. Hugo Engström (11', 16') and Filip Schyberg (29') scored for Skövde AIK.
Indicating their penchant for productive encounters, goals have been celebrated 22 times in the last 6 matches in which Örebro SK have taken to the pitch, yielding an average of 3.67 goals for each fixture. Opposing teams have managed 7 from this total. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen if the trend will persist here in this game.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 27/05/2013 shows that IK Brage have won 3 of them & Örebro SK 1, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
In all, 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 12 of them from IK Brage and 6 belonging to Örebro. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
Team News: IK Brage
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the lone fitness concern for the IK Brage gaffer Klebér Saarenpää to contend with from a near full-strength set of players. 10 (Brage) won’t play.
Team News: Örebro SK
Thanks to a largely healthy group, there’s only the sole fitness problem for the Örebro SK gaffer Christian Järdler to contend with. 8 (Örebro SK) won’t be playing here.
We believe that Örebro SK have it in them to put one past this IK Brage outfit, however it might not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We think that it’s going to be a narrow 2-1 victory for IK Brage after the 90. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borlänge Energi Arena (6,500)
Captain: Alexander Zetterström
Chairman: Ulf Aronsson
Manager: Klebér Saarenpää
Competitions: Svenska Cupen (Omgång 2), Superettan position 9
🔑 Star Player: Ieltsin Camões
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Ieltsin Camões was born in Luanda, Angola. After having played his first senior match for IK Brage in the 2023 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 7 league goals in this Superettan 2023 season so far in a total of 22 appearances.