Match Time: 6/28/2020 23:59 Sunday (GMT+8)
Molde have Mathis Bolly out injured ahead of this home game against Stabaek.
Stabeak have a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of this game.
Injured/unavailable: Mathis Bolly (unspecified)
MAIN PREDICTION: HOME WIN
Molde overcame Start 3-2 thanks to a late winner from Stian Gregersen in midweek, ehilr other goals for the visitors came from Marcus Holmgren Pedersen and Kristoffer Haugen. That result made it three wins from three in the league for Erling Moe’s men. Ahead of this match, if you roll results over from the back part of last season, Molde are recent seven games all win at home in the league.
Stabaek secured a relatively straightforward 2-0 home victory over Sandefjord in their midweek fixture. Andreas Hanche-Olsen and Hugo Vetlesen did the damage for the home side. They are unbeaten after three league games, winning one and drawing two. But the Baerum club face a stiff task in Molde – they haven’t won a game at the Aker Stadion in any of their last six visits in the league.
It would be silly to go against Molde in their current form. Last season’s champions showed real character to edge out Start in Kristiansand last time out and that sort of fighting spirit is the sign of a champions. I will predict a home win in this fixture.
SECOND PREDICTION: TOTAL GOALS – THREE
The last six league meetings between these sides have all contained three total goals or more, so I will predict three goals in this match (the same total as in three of the last four encounters between the two).
HEAD TO HEAD
Molde won both matches against Stabaek last season, 3-0 at home and 2-1 in Baerum. Stabeak’s last victory came in 2018 and a 3-1 home win.