Helsingborg-IFK Goteborg Betting Preview: Expect a home win and plenty of goals

Second meet third in the Allsvenskan on Monday, with a place at the top up for grabs, with our tipster backing goals with a 9/4 value bet
With Malmo claiming all three points at the weekend, IFK Goteborg were knocked off the top spot, but have a chance to return to the summit today as they take on third placed Helsingborg, who with a win can also claim top of the league. The Swedish Allsvenskan as a whole is proving a closely contested competition this campaign, with three points separating the top six.

Helsingborg come into this match off the back of a surprise defeat to AIK at the end of last month. Roar Hansen’s men will be looking to bounce back from that result and get back to winning ways at home, where they have dominated matches this season.

Paddy Power price Di Roe as heavy favourites at 8/11 (1.73) to take three points.

IFK Goteborg have been unconvincing on the road this season, winning only three of their seven away league fixtures.

Mikael Stahre will be keen to build on two straight victories for Blavitt and return to the top of the league. Paddy Power price them at 10/3 (4.33) to win the match. The same firm offers the draw at 23/10 (3.30).

A bet that stands out in this fixture is over 2.5 goals at 5/6 (1.83). Incredibly, this bet would have landed in all seven home league matches for Helsingborg this season, which makes the price of 5/6 (1.83) too good to miss. When you also take into account that the bet would have paid out in IFK’s last two matches, it’s tough to ignore.

For those looking for more value, the handicap market throws up a fantastic price. Helsingborg, despite defeat last time at home, have been devastating in front of their own fans.

Hansen’s men have won five of their seven home league matches, with four of those matches paying out in the -1 handicap market. With the price at 9/4 (3.25) with Paddy Power, this is certainly worth investing in.

Over 2.5 goals at 5/6 (1.83) with Paddy Power
Helsingborg -1 Handicap at 9/4 (3.25) with Paddy Power

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