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The Eliteserien fixture at Kristiansund Stadion on Saturday will see home side Kristiansund playing ODD Grenland.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Kristiansund v ODD Grenland, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Kristiansund are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-0 Eliteserien success over Lillestrøm SK.
In that match, Kristiansund had 56% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Kristiansund was Bendik Bye (83'). On the other side, Lillestrøm SK had 17 shots on goal with 4 of them on target.
Under three goals per game were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Kristiansund have been involved. Breaking down the goal weighting in that period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 5 while KBK managed the sum of 5. Nonetheless, we must now wait to see whether the trend might be maintained in this upcoming match or not.
Going into this encounter, Kristiansund haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
ODD Grenland will come into the encounter following on from a 1-0 Eliteserien win versus Bodo Glimt in their last fixture.
In that game, ODD Grenland had 33% possession and 9 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for ODD Grenland was Sander Svendsen (4'). At the other end, Bodo Glimt got 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The stats don’t lie, and ODD Grenland have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals overall. Defensively, Oddrane just haven’t been too solid at all.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 27/05/2018, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Kristiansund winning 2 of those games, ODD Grenland 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
19 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them from KBK and 10 coming from Oddrane. That’s an average goals per game of 3.17.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Eliteserien match day 28 on 09/12/2020 and the score finished Kristiansund 4-3 ODD Grenland.
The referee was Kai Erik Steen.
Team News: Kristiansund
Kristiansund manager Christian Michelsen has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: ODD Grenland
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from, ODD Grenland manager Jan Nornes does not have any fitness concerns to report before this game.
Our feeling is that ODD Grenland are dangerous enough to find the net against this Kristiansund side, but it may not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 victory for Kristiansund at the end of the match. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kristiansund Stadion (4,444)
Captain: Dan Ulvestad
Chairman: Per Otto Dyb
Manager: Christian Michelsen
Competitions: Eliteserien position 3
🔑 Star Man: Bendik Bye
Generally played in the Striker position, Bendik Bye was born in Steinkjer, Norway. After having played his first senior match for Ranheim in the 2011 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 campaign so far from a total of 6 appearances.