27th of September, Sunday Goals Accumulator
I’ve gone for another 4 goals-based selections from across Europe, this can keep us entertained throughout Sunday afternoon. You can load the bet here. If you’re wondering why I’ve gone for these, I’ve typed up my research below.
Hoffenheim vs Bayern Munich
The Bundesliga was a dream for goals after lockdown. The first gameweek of the new 20/21 season kicked off last week and it was no different with lots on show. I don’t think I need to explain myself much here about why I’m backing goals in this one but here it goes:
- The Champions League winners Bayern smashed 8, yes 8 past Schalke at home last week. Gnabry got a hat-trick whilst new boy Sane got one on his debut.
- Hoffenhiem opened with a thrilling 3-2 away win over Koln, Kramaric who had a short spell at Leicester City with a hat-trick.
- That’s 13 combined goals from just the sides first two games!
- Bayern Munich are world class, that’s a statement nobody can argue with. They’re the Champions League winners and looking at their squad you struggle to find any weak spot. The quality they have up top with the likes of Lewandowski, Muller, Gnabry, and now Sane is frightening. They smashed 8 past bloody Barcelona last month!
- 79% of their league matches last season had over 2.5 goals with no other side having a higher percentage.
- Hoffenheim at home last season were beasts when it came to goals with 82% of home matches having over 2.5 scored, an equal percentage as Bayern at the Allianz.
- Bayern averaged a staggering 3.8 goals per game in the Bundesliga last season whilst Hoffenheim averaged 3.1.
Heracles vs PSV
Next up we’re off to Holland where PSV travel to Heracles in the 3rd gameweek of the Eredivisie:
- PSV have got off to the perfect start with 2 wins out of 2 in the league and a thumping win in the Europa League qualifiers which sees them into the play offs.
- All 3 games have seen over 2.5 goals scored and both teams score. 3-1 away to Groningen, 2-1 at home to Emmen and 5-1 away to Mura. That’s 13 combined goals.
- Heracles have meanwhile won 1 and lost 1 of their opening 2 matches. A 2-0 home win vs Den Haag was followed by a 4-0 away loss to Willem II.
- PSV averaged a combined goals per game of 3.1 last season whilst Willem averaged 2.9 per game – both numbers above our 2.5 needed here.
- Donyell Malen is the one to watch out for today. The PSV striker scored 11 goals in 14 appearances last season. He missed a big part due to injury but is fit again now scoring 5 goals in 8 games.
Kristiansund vs Brann
It’s back to Norway for the final two selections, a place where if you don’t know by now I love to go for goals. 6th place Kristiansund host 10th place Brann:
- Kristiansund have scored 38 goals and conceded 27 so far this season, that’s a combined average of 3.6 goals per game – well above our 2.5 needed here.
- Brann meanwhile have scored 23 goals and conceded 30 so far this season, that’s a combined average of 2.9 goals per game which is above our 2.5 needed here.
- 78% of Kristiansund’s league games this season have seen over 2.5 goals scored. 83% of those have seen both teams score which is the highest percentage in the league.
- 67% of Brann’s away games this season have seen over 2.5 goals scored with the same percentage seeing both teams score.
- I had him in the goalscorer special last week and he produced the goods. No surprise Amahl Pellergrino is the one to watch out for today. The Kristiansund striker has scored 18 goals in 17 games this season including 10 in his last 8. He’s the league’s top scorer by 4 goals, outscoring any player from Bodo. That’s something else.
Bodo Glimt vs Valerenga
And finally it’s onto our boys Bodo. Firstly can I just say a big well done to them for the performance they put in against AC Milan in the Europa League qualifiers during the week. It was always going to be a difficult task against the likes of Donnarumma, Bennacer, Calhanoglu and Kjaer but they put in a valiant effort scoring 2 goals and even taking the lead. They look to bounce back in the league today against Valerenga who are having a good season so far only sitting 4 places below them.
- Bodo have been sensational. 65 goals scored in 18 games, that’s an incredible average of 3.6 goals scored per game this season.
- They’ve scored 3 or more goals in each of their last 6 games before AC Milan, 3 times scoring 6+.
- For all the quality they show up top there’s also some weakness at the back. 78% of their league matches this season have seen both teams score which is the second highest percentage in the league.
- They haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 4 games, they love to press sides and win by as many goals they can but that leaves them vulnerable to counter attacks like we’ve seen on many occasions this season.
- Make no mistake Valerenga are a good side. The last time Bodo dropped points in the league was against them early last month in a competitive draw where both teams scored – 2-2.
- 72% of Valerenga’s league games this season have seen both teams score including all of their last 8.
- Hauge 14 goals, Zinckernagel 13 goals, Junker 11 goals and Saltnes 8 goals this season are the ones to watch out for from Bodo. They help make up the top 8 league goalscorers.
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