Ilves were supposed to have a positive season the Finnish Veikkausliiga, and started the year well, but it all quickly went downhill. They lost four out of the last five matches, and the most recent defeat – at home to lowly PS Kemi on Wednesday – showed the magnitude of the crisis. The visitors are in serious trouble, and that could be a good time for HIFK Helsinki to meet them, as we state in our HIFK Helsinki vs Ilves preview.
The hosts have a limited squad, but play disciplined defensive football. That means that they are difficult to beat, with just three defeats all season, but also find it hard to win, only beating RoPS a month ago. They are draw specialists, and that is why they are only in 11th place. HIFK Helsinki would be desperate to achieve the elusive second win against the poor visitors, and that is important for our are HIFK Helsinki vs Ilves betting tips.
(Odds taken from Unibet)
This is not a most straightforward fixture to analyze. On one hand, HIFK seem to be unable to win matches, on the other hand Ilves only drew once this season so far, and that was on the first matchday. However, there is a significant hint for our HIFK Helsinki vs Ilves predictions. The hosts are in decent form and get good results against top opposition, eve drawing against HJK. The visitors are in disastrous shape and things have only got worse recently. Thus, the odds on hosts to win look extremely tempting at 2.60.
HIFK Helsinki to win 2.60 Unibet
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