Fridays Football Bet of the Day see’s me begin in Finland as Lahti look good for 3 points at home. Then it’s a goals based selection in the Icelandic second tier to complete the double.
Lahti vs Mariehamn
⏰ Friday 16th July, 16:30
Lahti host Mariehamn at the Lahden Stadion on Friday teatime. Lahti come into this sitting in 4th position and only four points off KuPs in 2nd. Mariehamn on the other hand sit in 9th position and seven points off the top half.
Lahti come into this after securing back to back wins against SJK (6th) and HIFK (7th). Lahti have only suffered two defeats all season and both of them came against the top two. At home Lahti have been solid winning four of their six home games. Lahti won the reverse meeting 0-3 earlier in the season.
Mariehamn come into this unbeaten in their last two collecting four points. However all 10 of their points have came against sides in the bottom half. They’ve lost all six games against top half sides and failed to score a single goal in all of those defeats. No side has failed to score in more games this season (8) and only the bottom two have conceded more (18).
Grindavík vs Thór
🇮🇸 1 Deild
⏰ Friday 16th July, 19:00
Grindavík host Thór on Friday evening on match-day 12 in the 1 Deild. Grindavík currently sit in 4th and only three points off the automatic promotion spot in 2nd. Thór meanwhile sit in 7th and four points off their opponents.
Grindavík come into this off the back of four successive score draws. Both sides have scored in nine of their eleven games this season including in their last six in a row. Grindavík have scored in ten of their eleven games this season scoring 22 goals (3rd highest). Grindavík have kept only one clean sheet this season conceding 20 goals.
Thór come into this unbeaten in their last four including a 5-1 win against Thróttur Reykjavík last time out. Thór have scored in ten of their eleven games this season scoring 23 goals (2nd highest). Thór have only kept one clean sheet all season conceding 18 goals with 13 of those coming in their six away games.
Bet of the Day
Lahti come into this winning their last two games and will be confident of collecting another 3 points at home against a side thats yet to collect a single point or score a goal in six games against top half sides. Grindavík and Thór are the divisions 2nd and 3rd top goalscorers and will be confident of scoring once again, especially given the fact both sides have kept a combined total of 2 clean sheets in 22 games.