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IFK Mariehamn vs TPS preview

Veikkausliiga 23 September: IFK Mariehamn vs TPS preview

IFK Mariehamn vs TPS 19:00 Wiklöf Holding Arena, Mariehamn
Odds 2.27 – 3.15 – 3.00– Bet NOW at RedKings

This is probably the most interesting match this round between two teams fighting to avoid relegation. IFK Mariehamn is currently 10th and 1 point ahead of TPS who are in the relegation playout position. They have a safe distance to PS Kemi so most likely they and SJK are fighing which of these three teams will finish in the playout position. The one who loses will have to play against the team who finishes second in the Ykkönen.

IFK Mariehamn took an important win against SJK on Monday. They had rotated their players from their match in Thursday so that they could focus on these crucial games. It worked against SJK result-wise as they won, but the performance was bad. SJK was unlucky to lose that game. Mariehamn is 5-2-7 at home this season and they are hoping to get a win here also to had a bit of a buffer for the final four rounds.

TPS is in really good form after winning three of their last five games. Those wins though were at home at the Veritas stadium. TPS has been the worst visitor this season as they have yet to win a game outside of the Veritas stadium (Their only away win was a city derby against Inter at Veritas stadium). Their away record is thus 1-2-11. If they wish to remain in this league, they will need to start winning away from home and Mariehamn is a perfect place to do it.

Previous matches:

TPS 2-0 IFKM (This season)
IFKM 3-2 TPS (This season)
TPS 1-1 IFKM (This season Cup)

Highlights from their last matches – Click here.

IFKM team news:

TPS team news:

 

Starting Line ups:

IFKM: Levchenko – Murnane, Kojola, Tatomirovic, Coulibaly – Isaksson, Nazari, Petrovic, Mattsson – Silverholt, Sid
TPS: Viscosi – Savic, Tapaninen, Tenho, Rähmönen – Mckendry, Blomqvist – Jakonen, Ääritalo, Sjöroos – Yateke

Prediction:

Preliminary pick is TPS draw now bet. More precise pick after team news and starting lineups.