UA-52481335-1 Veikkausliiga 24 May: VPS vs Ilves - Football Finland

Veikkausliiga 24 May: VPS vs Ilves

Veikkausliiga 24 May: VPS vs Ilves

VPS vs Ilves 18:30 Elisa Stadium, Vaasa
Odds 2.36 – 2.90 – 3.05 – Bet NOW at RedKings

This is the big match of the day. VPS started their season with 2 heavy losses but have since improved and have no losses in their last 6 games. Defensively they are still not as strong as last season but their offense have been boosted by the fine form of Steven Morrissey. The Jamaican has found the form he has been missing for years now and is a big asset with not just goals but also assists. They have won their last 3 games including two tough ones against FC Inter and HJK.  VPS will get back Ville Koskimaa and Mikko Viitikko but most likely neither is yet in 90 minute condition. Sebastian Strandvall and Aatu Laatikainen are still doubts.

Ilves had a great pre-season and a good start to the season but they have now lost their last 2 games. Those two games though were against tough teams FC Inter and HJK, that VPS was able to beat. Ilves has one of the best defenses in the league but their offense has only scored 7 times so far. Despite having better offensive players than last season, their key man Tendeng has been out of form. Last season he dominated the league but this season he has barely made a dent. Ilves will still miss Teemu Penninkangas, Tariq Kazi, Jude Nworuh. Marco Matrone and Eero Tamminen are doubts. Ilves will still miss Teemu Penninkangas, Tariq Kazi, Jude Nworuh. Marco Matrone and Eero Tamminen are doubts.

The teams met 3 times last season in the league with both winning their home games and the last match in Tampere ending in 0-0.

Starting line ups:
VPS: Meerits – Levänen, Lahti, Lampi, Engström – Laatikainen, Vahtera, Voutilainen, Hakola – Morrissey, Clennon
Ilves: Hilander – Aspegeren, Tanska, Miettunen, Hynynen – Järvinen, Siira, Ayarna, Tendeng, Rahimi – Lehtonen

Prediction:

This game looks like a low scoring draw. 0-0 or 1-1. No value bets at all.