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ODD Grenland take on visiting club Lillestrøm SK at Skagerak Arena in the Eliteserien clash on Saturday.
Our ODD Grenland v Lillestrøm SK predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
ODD Grenland go into this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Eliteserien tied result versus Bodo Glimt.
In that match, ODD Grenland managed 29% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for ODD Grenland was Sander Svendsen (39'). Bodo Glimt got 14 shots on goal with 4 on target. Ulrik Saltnes (32') was the scorer for Bodo Glimt.
It has been all too rare in recent games that ODD Grenland have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that ODD Grenland have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 15 goals on the way.
After tasting defeat last time out to SK Brann in Eliteserien action, Lillestrøm SK and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Lillestrøm SK had 59% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For Lillestrøm SK, the goals were scored by Espen Garnås (59') and Thomas Lehne Olsen (71'). On the other side, SK Brann got 15 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Robert Taylor (17'), Bård Finne (65') and Aune Heggebø (74') scored for SK Brann.
Geir Bakke's Lillestrøm SK have found the back of the net 10 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those matches equals 6.
Taking a look at their past results, Lillestrøm SK:
- haven't beaten ODD Grenland when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 7 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 23/10/2017 shows that ODD Grenland have won 4 of these games and Lillestrøm SK 1, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 12 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 of them for Oddrane and 3 netted by Kanarifuglene. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league fixture between these sides was Eliteserien match day 5 on 27/05/2021 when it ended Lillestrøm SK 1-0 ODD Grenland.
On that occasion, Lillestrøm SK managed 41% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Thomas Lehne Olsen (36').
ODD Grenland had 8 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
The referee was Kristoffer Hagenes.
Team News: ODD Grenland
The ODD Grenland manager Jan Nornes has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Lillestrøm SK
With a completely healthy group ready to go, the Lillestrøm SK manager Geir Bakke has no fitness worries to report before this clash. Espen Garnas cannot play in this game through suspension.
We believe that Lillestrøm SK and ODD Grenland should play out a closely-fought contest here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. We’re therefore seeing a 1-1 score draw at the end of the 90.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Skagerak Arena (11,767)
Captain: Steffen Hagen
Chairman: Trond Haukvik
Manager: Jan Nornes
Competitions: Eliteserien position 11
🔑 Star Player: Tobias Lauritsen
Mostly played in the Striker position, Tobias Lauritsen was born in Norway. After making a first senior appearance for ODD Grenland in the 2018 season, the skilful Forward has hit 4 league goals in this Eliteserien 2021 season so far in 18 appearances.