FK Liepaja - Valmiera FK/BJSS predictions and free betting tips [17/09/2023]
On the 17th of September, a thrilling Virsliga Championship match takes place in Latvia, featuring teams Liepāja and Valmiera. My bet is on a total of more than 2 goals.
Current form of Liepāja
In their last match, Liepāja drew with METTA/LU with a score of 1:1 on 2nd September. In the 6th minute, Liepāja conceded a goal as Lukas Vapne netted the ball, providing an advantage for his team. However, at the 77th minute, Liepāja managed to level the score thanks to the goal from Josep Stanic. Notably, Liepāja rests at the 4th spot on the Virsliga Championship leaderboard in the 2023 season. Currently, they have played 28 matches, with 12 wins, 9 losses and 7 draws. The difference between the goals scored and conceded is 43:40. In total, Liepāja has racked up 43 points. The team's current form is reflected in 3 victories and 2 draws. METTA/LU holds the 7th position on the leaderboard. They have played 29 matches, with 7 wins and 14 losses, accumulating 29 points.
Current form of Valmiera
Valmiera secured a win against Riga's Football School with a score of 1:0 in the recent match contested on 2nd September. The singular goal was struck at the 14th minute by Ruão Ribeiro for Valmiera. Valmiera ranks 5th on the Virsliga Championship leaderboard for the 2023 season. The team has competed in 27 matches, securing 11 victories, suffering 8 losses and 8 draws. In total, Valmiera has hit 34 goals and conceded 28. Till now, the team has accrued 41 points. In their last five matches, Valmiera shows 2 wins and 1 draw. Riga's Football School holds the second spot on the leaderboard. The team has played 28 matches till date, boasting 20 victories and just a single loss. Their overall point tally – 67.
Based on the given data, Valmiera seems to have an edge in head-to-head encounters, with 11 victories against 8 of Liepāja, also demonstrating a slight advantage in goals scored and conceded. However, for the upcoming match, the betting odds indicate roughly equal chances for both teams to claim the victory. With both rivals demonstrating good football in recent matches, my bet goes with the total goals exceeding 2.
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