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Aalborg and Odense will meet for the first time in the new season in a thrilling contest for the three points. Read our detailed match preview and free predictions below.
AaB vs OB: Top Free Betting Tips
Both teams show much better form than the final standings of last season would suggest. Despite the serious injury list for AaB, we expect an action-packed match with goals for each side.
- Market: Both Teams to Score
- Our tip: Yes
- Odds: -143 (1.70)
- Market: Over/Under 2.5
- Our tip: Over 2.5
- Odds: -125 (1.80)
- Market: Alternative Corners
- Our tip: Over 8 Corners
- Odds: -175 (1.57)
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Both Teams to Score – Yes
Unfortunately, three of the main goal scorers for Aalborg will miss Friday's game due to injuries but this shouldn't worry you because they have missed most of the games from the start of the season. Even so, AaB has scored in 6/8 of their League games and occupies third place in the standings. On the other side, OB (Odense) have scored in 7/8 of their matches while conceding a goal in all eight. In other words, the “Both teams to score” was a winning bet in 7/8 games.
Total Goals – Over 2.5 Goals
The reasons for this selection are identical. Although AaB is not a team that concedes a lot of goals, OB has proven that they can score against teams of all calibers this season.
Total Corners – Over 8 Corners
The line here may seem high but the Danish Superleague has become one of the go-to leagues for people that love betting on corners. Teams play quick and aggressive football that leads to a higher number of corners in most matches. For example, here are the total corners in AaB's last 5 league games – 19, 9, 8, 14, 14. In turn, here are the last 5 games for OB – 10, 10, 10, 11, 11.
Match Preview: AaB vs OB
Both teams had a disappointing last season and will aim for improved results in the new campaign. AaB has already shown their ambitions to at least remain in pursue of the title which seems an impossible task with the presence of the strong FC Copenhagen and Midtjylland. After 8 league matches, Aalborg has won 4 and have a total of 15 points which ranks them third in the standings.
On the other side, we have the curious team of Odense. With 10 points after 8 matches, this is not the most successful season start but nonetheless, the team has shown its ability to score just enough goals to match their opponents. Odense is the most suitable choice in the Danish Superliga for people that prefer the “Both Teams to Score” bet.
Aalborg is listed as the favorite for this clash although Odense certainly has the strength to pull out yet another draw. For your reference, they have four draws in eight matches this season.
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FAQs regarding AaB vs OB
• Where will the match be played?
The game will be hosted at the Aalborg Portland Park which is AaB's home ground.
• In which places did AaB and OB finish last season?
Both teams underperformed last season. Aalborg finished in 7th place while OB was 9th. For your reference, there are 12 teams in the Danish Superliga.
• Which players will miss the game?
The injury list for AaB includes three forwards. Rufo Herraiz scored 3 goals in 16 caps last season while Lucas Andersen scored a single goal in 18 matches. Anderson had a bad season but has proven in the past that he is can score a lot of goals. Youngster Tim Prica will also be missing this match. The 19-year-old scored 5 goals in 26 caps last season.
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