Randers face off with visiting rivals Odense BK at Cepheus Park Randers in this Superliga clash on Friday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Randers v Odense BK game (including the best match odds).
Randers fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 1-2 Superliga victory versus FC Copenhagen.
For Randers, the goals were scored by Marvin Egho (40') and Alhaji Kamara (70'). Mikkel Kaufmann (54') scored for FC Copenhagen.
At least three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Randers have participated. Their opponents scored 7 times in these games whereas Hestene bagged a total of 10.
A look at their previous results shows us that Randers:
- have not emerged victorious against Odense BK in their last 3 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 7 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
In their previous game, Odense BK drew 1-1 in the Superliga match with SønderjyskE.
For Odense BK, the scorers were Jens Jakob Thomasen (83') and Jeppe Tverskov (92' Own goal).
In their last 6 outings, Odense BK have amassed a total of 10 goals. De Stribede have also managed to score in every single one of those games. In that time, they’ve seen 7 goals go against them. That aside, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall be replicated in this game or not.
Coming into this contest, Odense BK have not won against Randers when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 matches in the league. Not good.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 29/07/2018 shows that Randers have won 2 of these and Odense BK 3, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A combined sum of 8 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 3 of them for Hestene and 5 netted by De Stribede. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.33.
Team News: Randers
Randers boss Thomas Thomasberg does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a completely healthy group ready to go. Mikkel Kallesöe is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Odense BK
Owing to a fully healthy squad available to select from, Odense BK manager Jakob Michelsen doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
Odense BK and Randers should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We therefore see a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score after 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Cepheus Park Randers (10,300)
Captain: Erik Marxen
Chairman: Per Hastrup
Manager: Thomas Thomasberg
Competitions: Superliga position 10, DBU Pokalen (Third Round)
🔑 Key Man: Alhaji Kamara
Mostly used in the Striker position, Alhaji Kamara was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Having made a first senior appearance for Djurgårdens IF in the 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in this Superliga 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 8 appearances.