EURO Qualification Betting Prediction: Sweden vs Norway

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Both Sweden and Norway are fighting for the second place in Group F, and here you can check out our EURO Qualification Betting Prediction for this Scandinavian derby. The Blue and Yellow are in a slightly better position at the moment as they are two points ahead of the Lions, and a win here would be massive for the hosts. Norway, on the other hand, cannot afford to lose this encounter, and they will try to get a positive result.

Sweden vs Norway EURO Qualification Betting Prediction

• Euro Qualification

•  Friends Arena, Stockholm

•  Sunday 8 September

•  20:45 CET

Sweden Team News and Latest Form

Sweden have been notoriously quick starters during victories lately, with their last two wins seeing them score inside the first 15 minutes. Furthermore, the Blue and Yellow’s previous four wins have seen them win the first half to-nil while winning it likewise with a multi-goal margin in two of their last three victories.

Overall, since September 2006, Sweden’s home record in European Championship qualification (ECQ) matches is excellent (W15, D3, L1). However, if excluding results vs the lowest-seeded group opponents from that sequence, seven of the last nine games within it have witnessed both teams score.

Robin Quaison scored Sweden’s last goal in both the previous H2H (26 March) and his most recent match (5 September). Six of Sweden’s last eight ECQ home goals have arrived 15 minutes either side of half-time.

Norway Team News and Latest Form

The last H2H encounter ended a resounding 3-3, with Norway equalising at the death after turning a 2-0 lead (attained just before the hour mark) into a 3-2 deficit. In turn, each of Norway’s last three ECQ matches against teams drawn from qualifying Pots 1-4 have seen both sides score in the second half.

In addition to this, both of Norway’s last two ECQ matches against Pot 1-4 teams have each produced over 3.5 goals (either way) in the second half. Boisterous though that is, Norway’s away record in major tournament qualifiers against higher-seeded opponents in the 2010s has been anything but P9, L9 (GF 5, GA 24).

Joshua King scored in the last H2H and in his most recent international fixture. Both goals arrived in the 15 minutes either side of half-time. Norway’s last three ECQ away games against higher-seeded opposition have produced a losing 2-1 scoreline.

Sweden vs Norway Head to Head

These rivals have met on 18 occasions since 1962, and Sweden are leading in H2H duels with nine wins; Norway have four while five encounters ended without a winner. Actually, the last three H2H tilts ended as a draw. The H2H record in ECQ matches is W4, D2, L,1 in Sweden’s favour, with the Blue and Yellow out-scoring Norway almost two-to-one (GF 17, GA 10).

Sweden vs Norway EURO Qualification Betting Prediction

Four of the previous five games produced goals on both sides while the last two played in Sweden produced even 11 goals in total. The hosts have a better defence, but Joshua King and co. are good enough to score at least one goal here. That’s why my EURO Qualification Betting Prediction for this match is BTTS at 1.90 (-110). Yesterday, we were successful with England vs Bulgaria betting tip, so stay with us in the coming days for more betting picks.

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