Kalmar-Helsingborg Betting Preview: Why backing a low-scoring draw looks shrewd

The league leaders travel to the fifth-placed side in the Allsvenskan with both sides looking to build on recent form
After a brilliant win in the week away to Mjallby, Kalmar host top-of-the-league Helsingborg who haven’t played since the first day of the month. Only six points separate the two sides, but Helsingborg have played two fewer matches than their opponents.

Kalmar come into this match unbeaten at home in the league so far this season, but Helsingborg will be their sternest test so far at the Guldfagein Arena.

Nanne Mergstrand’s men will be full of confidence after winning a mid-table clash in the week, which leaves them only three points behind Elfsborg in third position. Paddy Power price the home side at 2/1 (3.00) to take all three points.

Helsingborg have been in fantastic form so far this season. Roar Hansen’s men have only been beaten once in the league this term and remain unbeaten away from home. Di Roe are sitting pretty at the top of the league with games in hand over their rivals.

Despite not playing since the start of the month, Hansen’s men are favourites with Paddy Power at 11/10 (2.10) to come away with the win. The same firm prices the draw at 9/4 (3.25).

A bet that stands out in this fixture is Under 2.5 goals at a long evens (2.00). Both sides have recorded some big victories this season, but the majority of their games have been low scoring affairs.

Had you backed this bet in Helsingborg’s last five away games, the bet would have paid out on four occasions. With Under 2.5 goals also landing in half of Kalmar’s home league games this season, it’s certainly worth backing this outcome.

For those looking for more value, backing the draw at 9/4 (3.25) with Paddy Power is certainly worth investing in. With Kalmar unbeaten at home in the league and Helsingborg unbeaten away, it seems certain that the match will finish in one way.

This bet would have landed in four of Kalmar’s six home league games this season, as well as two of Helsingborg’s five away matches.

Under 2.5 goals at evens (2.00) with Paddy Power
The match to finish in a Draw at 9/4 (3.25) with Paddy Power

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