Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Eliteserien 25, 26 and 27 September

- Saturday -

Lillestrom - Molde
Åråsen Stadion
Kick-off: 17:00
Lillestrom: 2-2-2
Molde: 2-2-2
Last season: 0-1
Molde managed to win here last season, but they face a very difficult game in this one and I believe it will be tight.
Draw.

- Sunday -

Aalesund - Haugesund
Color Line Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Aalesund: 2-0-4
Haugesund: 3-2-1
Last season: Not played.
Haugesund have been outstanding recently but they face a strong team in Aalesund in this one. I believe it will be close between these two.
Less than 2.5 goals.

Kongsvinger - Stabaek
Gjemselund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Kongsvinger: 1-3-2
Stabaek: 2-0-4
Last season: Not played.
Kongsvinger needs points but I believe this one will be difficult for the hosts. I believe the best pick from this game is many goals.
More than 2.5 goals.

Odd Grenland - Sandefjord
Skagerak Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Odd Grenland: 3-1-2
Sandefjord: 0-1-5
Last season: 2-0
Sandefjord have been terrible this season and have nothing to do in the Eliteserien. Odd Grenland should have no problems taking the points.
Odd Grenland to win.

Stromsgodset - Rosenborg
Marienlyst Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Stromsgodset: 3-1-2
Rosenborg: 5-1-0
Last season: 0-1
Rosenborg will be desperate to bounce back from their recent poor results and I believe they will have no problems winning this one.
Rosenborg to win with 1-0 handicap.

Tromso - Viking
Alfheim Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Tromso: 3-1-2
Viking: 0-5-1
Last season: 0-1
Viking are the champions at drawing games at the moment and are in desperate need of a win. Viking managed to win 0-1 last season.
More than 2.5 goals.

Valerenga - Brann
Ullevaal Stadion
Kick-off: 20:00
Valerenga: 5-0-1
Brann: 1-3-2
Last season: 1-1
It has been close between these two in recent seasons, but I believe Valerenga will be able to win this one, but should be close.
More than 2.5 goals.

- Monday -

Honefoss - Start
AKA Arena
Kick-off: 19:00
Honefoss: 2-1-3
Start: 2-1-3
Last season: Not played.
There have been tons of goals when these two have been involved recently and I believe many goals is the best pick in this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Norway Tippeligaen results 26/9

Aalesunds    2 - 1    Haugesund           
Kongsvinger    1 - 2    Stabaek           
Odd Grenland    5 - 0    Sandefjord           
Strømsgodset    1 - 1    Rosenborg           
Tromsø    1 - 0    Viking           
Vålerenga    1 - 0    Brann

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Eliteserien 2, 3 and 4 October

- Saturday -

Brann - Honefoss
Brann Stadion
Kick-off: 17:00
Brann: 1-3-2
Honefoss: 1-2-3
Last season: Not played.
Brann have struggled a bit recently but I would expect them to be able to beat Honefoss in this one at home.
Brann to win and More than 2.5 goals.

- Sunday -

Haugesund - Odd Grenland
Haugesund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Haugesund: 3-2-1
Odd Grenland: 3-1-2
Last season: Not played.
Haugesund have been very strong recently and I believe that they can continue that with a win in this one.
Haugesund to win and More than 2.5 goals.

Molde - Kongsvinger
Aker Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Molde: 2-2-2
Kongsvinger: 1-2-3
Last season: Not played.
Molde have been pritty average recently while the visitors have failed to impress me. The hosts should win this one.
Molde to win.

Sandefjord - Lillestrom
Komplett.no Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Sandefjord: 0-0-6
Lillestrom: 2-2-2
Last season: 2-2
Sandefjord have been very poor recently and I would expect Lillestrom to have a chance of getting something from this game.
More than 2.5 goals.

Stabaek - Aalesund
Telenor Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Stabaek: 3-0-3
Aalesund: 2-0-4
Last season: 3-0
Stabaek have been pritty weak recently, but Aalesund have been terrible in their recent away games.
Stabaek to win.

Start - Tromso
Sor Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Start: 2-2-2
Tromso: 3-1-2
Last season: 3-1
Start have been good recently, with a Ole Martin Arst in very good form. I believe the hosts could win this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Rosenborg - Valerenga
Lerkendal Stadion
Kick-off: 20:00
Rosenborg: 4-2-0
Valerenga: 5-0-1
Last season: 3-0
Rosenborg have a better team than Valerenga, but the hosts have had some poor reports recently. Should be close, but I expect many goals in this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

- Monday -

Viking - Stromsgodset
Viking Stadion
Kick-off: 19:00
Viking: 0-4-2
Stromsgodset: 2-2-2
Last season: 1-1
Viking have pritty weak form, but I believe they will manage a win in this one against Stromsgodset. They have good enough team to bounce back from their recent poor run.
Viking to win.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Here are the norwegian TV channel TV2's predictions for the Eliteserien fixtures on Sunday 3 October:


Haugesund - Odd Grenland
Prediction: Draw.

Molde - Kongsvinger
Prediction: Molde win.

Sandefjord - Lillestrom
Prediction: Lillestrom win.

Stabaek - Aalesund
Prediction: Stabaek win.

Start - Tromso
Prediction: Start win.

Rosenborg - Valerenga
Prediction: Rosenborg win.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Here are the norwegian newspaper Dagbladet's predictions for the Eliteserien fixtures on Sunday 3 October:


Haugesund - Odd Grenland
Prediction: Draw.

Molde - Kongsvinger
Prediction: Draw.

Sandefjord - Lillestrom
Prediction: Lillestrom win.

Stabaek - Aalesund
Prediction: Stabaek win.

Start - Tromso
Prediction: Start win.

Rosenborg - Valerenga
Prediction: Rosenborg win.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Five picks correct at the weekend, but still the Viking - Stromsgodset left to be played...

Brann - Honefoss
Brann to win and More than 2.5 goals.

Haugesund - Odd Grenland
Haugesund to win and More than 2.5 goals.

Molde - Kongsvinger
Molde to win.

Stabaek - Aalesund
Stabaek to win.

Rosenborg - Valerenga
More than 2.5 goals.

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Eliteserien 16, 17 and 18 October

- Saturday -

Valerenga - Stromsgodset
Ullevaal Stadion
Kick-off: 17:00
Valerenga: 5-0-1
Stromsgodset: 1-2-3
Last season: 1-0
Valerenga were unlucky not to get anything from their game against Rosenborg and I am confident they will be able to bounce back in this one.
Valerenga to win with 0-1 handicap.

- Sunday -

Aalesund - Sandefjord
Color Line Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Aalesund: 2-0-4
Sandefjord: 0-0-6
Last season: 1-1
Sandefjord have been very poor all season and I expect Aalesund to have no problems winning this game at home.
Aalesund to win with 0-1 handicap.

Haugesund - Stabaek
Haugesund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Haugesund: 3-2-1
Stabaek: 4-0-2
Last season: Not played.
Haugesund have been very strong at home this season and I believe they could manage to get something from this one as well.
More than 2.5 goals.

Kongsvinger - Start
Gjemselund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Kongsvinger: 1-1-4
Start: 1-3-2
Last season: Not played.
Neither team have been strong recently and I expect this one to be close between these two.
More than 2.5 goals.

Lillestrom - Brann
Arasen Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Lillestrom: 3-2-1
Brann: 2-2-2
Last season: 3-1
Both teams have been involved in games with plenty of goals recently and I expect many goals in this one as well.
More than 2.5 goals.

Odd Grenland - Viking
Skagerak Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Odd Grenland: 3-1-2
Viking: 1-3-2
Last season: 2-2
Viking were strong against Stromsgodset in their last game and I believe they could get something from this one as well.
More than 2.5 goals.

Honefoss - Rosenborg
AKA Arena
Kick-off: 20:00
Honefoss: 1-1-4
Rosenborg: 4-2-0
Last season: Not played.
Rosenborg have all but won the Eliteserien this season and I believe they will manage to win this game as well.
Rosenborg to win.

- Monday -

Tromso - Molde
Alfheim Stadion
Kick-off: 19:00
Tromso: 3-2-1
Molde: 3-1-2
Last season: 1-0
Tromso are strong at home, but they face a team who have impressed with Uwe Rosler as coach. This should be a close one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Eliteserien 23, 24 and 25 October

- Saturday -

Valerenga - Lillestrom
Ullevaal Stadion
Kick-off: 17:00
Valerenga: 5-0-1
Lillestrom: 3-2-1
Last season: 0-1
Valerenga have been very impressive recently and I believe they have a chance of winning this game.
More than 2.5 goals.

- Sunday -

Molde - Odd Grenland
Aker Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Molde: 4-1-1
Odd Grenland: 4-0-2
Last season: 2-1
Both teams have been pritty strong recently. Molde are yet to lose with Uwe Rosler as boss and I believe they could get something from this one as well.
More than 2.5 goals.

Sandefjord - Haugesund
Komplett.no Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Sandefjord: 0-1-5
Haugesund: 4-1-1
Last season: Not played.
Haugesund have been impressive this season and I believe they will be able to beat Sandefjord in this one.
Haugesund to win.

Start - Stabaek
Sor Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Start: 1-3-2
Stabaek: 3-0-3
Last season: 2-2
Stabaek have been ok at home, but pritty weak away. Start have failed to impress me recently. I believe many goals is the best pick in this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Stromsgodset - Honefoss
Marienlyst Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Stromsgodset: 0-2-4
Honefoss: 1-1-4
Last season: Not played.
Both teams have been very weak recently and I expect it to be close between these two. Should be many goals.
More than 2.5 goals.

Viking - Aalesund
Viking Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Viking: 1-2-3
Aalesund: 2-1-3
Last season: 1-1
Viking have started to improve and I expect them to win this one at home and I also expect many goals in this one.
Viking to win and More than 2.5 goals.

Rosenborg - Tromso
Lerkendal Stadion
Kick-off: 20:00
Rosenborg: 4-2-0
Tromso: 2-2-2
Last season: 0-0
Rosenborg have the chance to seal the title by winning this game and I expect them to take all three points from this game.
Rosenborg to win.

- Monday -

Brann - Kongsvinger
Brann Stadion
Kick-off: 19:00
Brann: 2-1-3
Kongsvinger: 1-2-3
Last season: Not played.
Brann have been ok, but not impressive at all recently. But I expect them to beat Kongsvinger in this one.
Brann to win.

Re: Eliteserien picks and previews 2010

Norway Tippeligaen results 25/10

Brann    3 - 1    Kongsvinger

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Eliteserien 31 October

- Sunday -

Aalesund - Brann
Color Line Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Aalesund: 3-1-2
Brann: 3-0-3
Last season: 3-0
Brann at home and Brann away seems to be two different teams. Eirik Huseklepp have been strong in recent months and could get a goal in this one and that is my pick.
Eirik Huseklepp to score.

Haugesund - Molde
Haugesund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Haugesund: 4-1-1
Molde: 4-2-0
Last season: Not played.
Haugesund have been outstanding at home this season while Molde are yet to lose with Uwe Rossler as coach. Should be tight.
Less than 2.5 goals.

Honefoss - Valerenga
AKA Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Honefoss: 0-1-5
Valerenga: 5-0-1
Last season: Not played.
Rosenborg have already secured the title and Valerenga second spot, but I expect the visitors to win this one.
More than 2.5 goals.

Kongsvinger - Rosenborg
Gjemselund Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Kongsvinger: 1-1-4
Rosenborg: 4-2-0
Last season: Not played.
Rosenborg won the Tippeliga title last Sunday, but I believe there is a strong chance that they will get something from this game as well.
More than 2.5 goals.

Lillestrom - Viking
Aarasen Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Lillestrom: 3-2-0
Viking: 1-1-4
Last season: 1-1
Viking have had a lot of trouble inside the club with Jorgen Horn handing in his resignation earlier this week. I expect Lillestrom to win it.
More than 2.5 goals.

Odd Grenland - Start
Skagerak Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Odd Grenland: 4-1-1
Start: 2-3-1
Last season: 1-2
Odd Grenland are very strong at home and I will be surprised if Start can get something with them back to Kristiansand from this game.
Odd Grenland to win.

Stabaek - Sandefjord
Telenor Arena
Kick-off: 18:00
Stabaek: 3-0-3
Sandefjord: 0-1-5
Last season: 4-1
Stabaek have been a big disappointment this season, but they should be able to beat Sandefjord at home.
Stabaek to win.

Tromso - Stromsgodset
Alfheim Stadion
Kick-off: 18:00
Tromso: 2-1-3
Stromsgodset: 1-1-4
Last season: 2-1
Tromso have been pritty weak recently, but Stromsgodset are struggling away. Tromso should be able to win this one at Alfheim.
Tromso to win.