Luzern vs Young Boys
Luzern matches average 2.86 goals per game, Young Boys 3.00 goals per game.
Luzern finished 2nd bottom last season, they survived by beating Schaffhausen 4-2 on aggregate in the relegation play-offs in May.
They have had a better start to this season, sitting 6th with 11 points from their opening seven matches.
They’re scoring goals. Luzern have scored 12 goals from their opening seven matches, six of which came in their most recent match away to Winterthur.
Their xG is very impressive, they’re averaging 2.01 per game and even managed 2.43 xG, scoring twice, against 4th place Sion.
As for Young Boys, they’re the highest scorers in the league with 20 goals in their opening eight matches and their last three league matches have had three or more goals.
In all competitions, they’re averaging 2.31 xG and 0.98 xGA, showing clearly their ability to score goals but also a vulnerability in defence.
Over 2.5 goals has landed in seven of the last eight head-to-head league matches between the sides. Expect at least three goals in this one.
Kristiansund vs Rosenborg
The Elitesierien plays host to the 2nd part of the double in a game that looks absolutely ridiculous for goals.
Kristiansund have had a dreadful campaign that’s seen them lose 15/23 games, however things have taken a positive turn recently with them winning 3 of their last 4.
We’re here for goals and in that recent run, Kristiansund have had boat loads of them.
Their last 8 games in a row have all seen BTTS land.
Over the course of the season, their matches have averaged 3.09 goals per game and 87% of them have had 2 or more.
As for Rosenborg, they’re in a battle for 2nd as Molde streak clear at the summit.
Rosenborg have been incredible for goals this season. Their matches have averaged 3.48 goals per game, 87% of them have seen over 1.5 land and they’ve failed to score in just 3 of their 23 matches.
Rosenborg’s last 9 games in a row have all gone over 2.5. So we should be more than comfortable with only needing 2 goals here.
Rosenborg average a very impressive xG of 1.78.
Kristiansund’s xG is impressive given their league position, they’ve averaged 1.45 over the course of the season and in recent matches it’s been considerably
What’s cost them is a god awful defence that’s suffering an average xGA of 1.87.
Keep an eye out for Rosenborg hitman Ole Saeter, he’s racked up 18 goal contributions in 15 appearances this season.