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Veikkausliiga 16 October: JJK vs IFK Mariehamn

Veikkausliiga 16 October: JJK vs IFK Mariehamn

JJK vs IFK Mariehamn 18:30 Harjun Stadion, Jyväskylä
Odds 4.50 – 4.00 – 1.60 – Bet NOW at RedKings

JJK is in a desperate situation as not even 3 wins could save them from relegation. IFK Mariehamn is still fighting hard for a Euro Cup place as they are 5th at the moment but tied in points with FC Lahti for the last spot.

JJK earned a draw in the last round against Ilves but it was not enough with HIFK winning their own game. They are now facing relegation but they have known this for a while now. Their bad start to the season has cost them as their form after August has been decent. They are 2-3-9 at home this season. Their current form is 1-2-2 in their last 5 games.

IFK Mariehamn has won their last two matches including FC Lahti in Lahti in the last round. That was only their 2nd away win this season. With a better away record (2-5-7) they should have been clearly in the Top-3 by now. Mariehamn is in good form right now as in their last 7 matches they have lost only once (HJK) and won 5 times. With the exception of the match against Lahti, those wins have come at home.

This is the first time the teams are meeting in Jyväskylä this season. IFK Marihamn beat JJK twice at home 5-2 and 2-1.

Starting Line-Ups:
JJK: Marttinen – Ojamaa, Gustavsson, Lähitie, Abdi – Suoraniemi, Poutiainen, Leppänen, Petrescu – Etock, Jovovic
MIFK: Nordqvist – Granlund, Friberg Da Cruz, Kojola, Wirtanen – Mattsson, Petrovic, Ekhalie, Span – Sid, Kangaskolkka

Prediction:

Mariehamn should be the favourite but the odds for them to win are too low. A team that has won only twice this season away, should not be such a favourite. JJK 0.75AH is our main pick..