Gefle IF - Djurgarden Betting Preview: Why backing the draw looks to be the best bet

On the back of two winners in the Swedish Allsvenskan, our tipster, Hugh Wilson, looks at this match involving two teams fighting to stay up and cannot choose between them
Djurgarden travel to Gefle in the league with both sides in desperate need of a win. Only three points separate Syrianka, who sit bottom of the table, and these two teams, who are on the brink of the relegation places. With only goal difference separating the two, this is a six-pointer as we cross over a third of the season.

Gefle come into this match without a win in their last 10 matches. Per Olsson's men have drawn their last five matches, recording only two wins in the league this season.

The hosts have not beaten Monday's opponents in their last seven head-to-head meetings but Coral price them as slight favourites at 11/8 (2.38) to take a much-needed three points.

After a terrible start to the season, Djurgarden have picked up over the last few games to drag themselves out of the bottom three.

Per-Mathias Hogmo's men were without a win in their first seven league games but the Blue Stripes are now unbeaten in their last five league games, winning three of them. Coral have them as outsiders for this clash, though, pricing them at 13/8 (2.63) to win the match. The same firm price the draw at 21/10 (3.10).

A bet that stands out in this match is under 2.5 goals at 8/13 (1.62) with Coral. Both sides have struggled for goals this season, especially in their last few matches. This bet would have landed in Djurgarden's last five matches, as well as four out of the last five Gefle games. Despite being a short price, it is still worth investing in, with a tight match expected.

For those looking for more value, backing the draw is certainly not to be ignored. Gefle have only won two matches this season, drawing far too many, including all of their last five matches. With the visitors also drawing their last two away matches, the price of 21/10 (3.10) with Coral is fantastic.

                   BEST BET                                           VALUE BET
Under 2.5 goals at 8/13 (1.62) with Coral Game to finish in a draw at 21/10 (3.10) with Coral

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