Denmark - Sweden Betting Preview: Why this derby should see goals at either end

With both sides boasting an impressive recent scoring record and motivation likely to be high for a local derby, Phil Kitromilides backs neither team to keep a clean sheet
There will be no Scandinavian representative at this summer's World Cup, although Sweden came very close to qualifying, losing in their play-off to Portugal.

Denmark, meanwhile, failed to build upon the success of making it to the 2010 tournament and as such this international local derby sees only pride at stake.

The Danes are priced as the favorites on home soil at 11/8 (2.37) with bet365 while Sweden can be backed at 2/1 (3.00) and the draw is offered at 9/4 (3.25).

Looking at recent matches played by these two sides, one thing becomes clear; that they have no problem finding the back of the net.

Indeed, Sweden have only failed to score once in their last 13 matches, while Denmark have only drawn a blank once in their previous eight fixtures.

Given the statistics, the price of 5/6 (1.83) for both teams to score appeals.

While it is merely a friendly of little relevance in terms of the forthcoming World Cup, this is a fierce international rivalry and both sides will have plenty of motivation to go for goals, meaning that clean sheets at either end look unlikely.

Both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83) for a 2.5pt stake with bet365

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