The Allsvenskan match at Guldfågeln Arena on Thursday sees hosts Kalmar FF lock horns with opponents Örebro SK.
View all of the Kalmar FF v Örebro SK predictions, poll and stats below - along with the latest match odds.
Kalmar FF head into this fixture following a 2-2 Allsvenskan draw against Mjällby AIF.
In that game, Kalmar FF managed 54% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Kalmar FF, goals were scored by Edvin Crona (68') and Fidan Aliti (90'). Mjällby AIF got 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Moses Ogbu (39') and Jesper Gustavsson (64') scored for Mjällby AIF.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Kalmar FF have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Röda bröder have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 10 goals along the way. Such a pattern might not be carried forward here, of course.
Their past results show that Kalmar FF:
- have not lost a league tie with Örebro SK in their previous 2 games.
- haven't won against Örebro SK in their last 7 league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Falkenbergs FF in Allsvenskan action, Örebro SK will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Örebro SK had 55% possession and 17 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Örebro SK was Agon Mehmeti (78'). Falkenbergs FF got 17 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Anton Wede (64') and Christoffer Carlsson (89') scored for Falkenbergs FF.
Looking at their form, and Örebro SK have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in total. Defensively, Örebro have clearly had some problems.
A look at their previous results shows us that Örebro SK:
- have not been beaten by Kalmar FF in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 5 league games.
Head to head
Looking over past results between these clubs stretching back to 03/06/2017 tells us that these encounters have been a source of anguish for Kalmar FF. They’ve not managed to come away with any victories at all whereas Örebro SK have managed to find a way, winning in 67 per cent of those match-ups.
A combined sum of 10 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 3 for Röda bröder and 7 netted by Örebro. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.67.
The last league contest between these clubs was Allsvenskan match day 19 on 12/08/2019 when the final score was Kalmar FF 1-1 Örebro SK.
In that match, Kalmar FF had 44% possession and 14 shots at goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Viktor Elm (80').
Örebro SK had 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Strandberg (76') scored.
The match was refereed by Patrik Eriksson.
Team News: Kalmar FF
There’s just the lone fitness concern for the Kalmar FF gaffer Nanne Bergstrand to contend with from an otherwise fully-primed squad. Emin Nouri (Hip Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Örebro SK
With a fully healthy group ready to go, Örebro SK manager Axel Kjäll has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
In our view, Örebro SK certainly have the ability to breach the defence of this Kalmar FF team, but that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re predicting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Kalmar FF at full-time. Let’s see what happens here.
What are the best odds for the game?
Checking on the latest odds for this match in the WDW market, a win for Kalmar FF is best priced at 2, betting on a drawn result is 3.35 and staking on victory for Örebro SK can get you 3.45. They’re the top bets being offered at the moment.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Guldfågeln Arena (12,500)
Captain: Viktor Elm
Chairman: Anders Henriksson
Manager: Nanne Bergstrand
Competitions: Allsvenskan position 15
🔑 Star Man: Nils Froling
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Nils Froling was born in Sweden. Having played his first senior match for Kalmar FF in the 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in this Allsvenskan 2020 campaign to date in 6 appearances.