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Varbergs BoIS take on the visiting IK Sirius at Varberg Energi Arena in the Allsvenskan game on Sunday.
All Varbergs BoIS v IK Sirius match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Varbergs BoIS will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 3-1 Allsvenskan defeat in their last game at the hands of BK Häcken.
In that game, Varbergs BoIS had 40% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer for Varbergs BoIS was Jaheem Burke (90'). BK Häcken got 19 shots at goal with 10 of them on target. Alexander Jeremejeff (33'), Gustav Berggren (35') and Oscar Uddenäs (58') scored for BK Häcken.
A common characteristic of more recent Varbergs BoIS games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior six clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on both teams scoring would have been a losing one. We will find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that Varbergs BoIS:
- have not registered a win against IK Sirius in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Djurgårdens IF in Allsvenskan competition, IK Sirius will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, IK Sirius had 56% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For their opponents, Djurgårdens IF got 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Hampus Finndell (26'), Sead Hakšabanović (39'), Haris Radetinac (49') and Victor Edvardsen (57') scored for Djurgårdens IF.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring IK Sirius has been noticeable in recent matches. Checking on their last 6 games shows that this has occurred 5 times. In those clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 11 while IK Sirius have scored 3.
Looking at the pre-match facts, IK Sirius:
- have not emerged victorious against Varbergs BoIS when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. Not good.
- are without an away win for the past 4 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 06/08/2016, both clubs have shared the honours with Varbergs BoIS winning 2 of those games, IK Sirius 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
In all, 16 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Varbergs and 8 netted by Blåsvart. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league fixture featuring the two was Allsvenskan match day 23 on 16/10/2021 which finished with the scoreline of IK Sirius 2-1 Varbergs BoIS.
That time, IK Sirius had 63% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 on target. Goals were scored by Marcus Mathisen (45') and Adam Hellborg (75').
For their opponents, Varbergs BoIS got 16 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Victor Karlsson (72') scored.
The referee was Bojan Pandžić.
Team News: Varbergs BoIS
The Varbergs BoIS manager Joakim Persson will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: IK Sirius
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the IK Sirius manager Daniel Bäckström does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that IK Sirius will likely be able to get a goal against this Varbergs BoIS team, however it may not be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re expecting both teams to score in a 2-1 win for Varbergs BoIS by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. It should be a decent one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Varberg Energi Arena (4,500)
Captain: Jon Birkfeldt
Chairman: Lars Karlsson
Manager: Joakim Persson
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 11