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Football Bet of the Day: Norwegian sensation to strike

Swedish football fans
We're sticking with Sweden

After picking up an odds-against winner in Sweden, Kevin Hatchard's looking for another one tonight.

Malmo v Elfsborg

Tuesday 28 May, 18:00

Our Over 2.5 Goals bet landed with room to spare in Sweden last night, as AIK thrashed IFK Goteborg 5-2. We'll stay in the Allsvenskan for tonight's wager, because I fancy goals again as Malmö take on Elfsborg.

Malmö have made a superb start to the season. They have collected 28 points from their first 11 league games, and they are three points clear at the top of the table. They were champions last season, and it would be no surprise to see them win the league again this term.

Malmö have won all five of their home games in the league so far, and they are yet to concede a goal at the Eleda Stadion. Strikers Erik Botheim and Isaac Kiese-Thelin have been outstanding, scoring eight league goals apiece already.

Elfsborg are about to lose popular coach Jimmy Thelin to Aberdeen, and he'll leave behind a team that is struggling for consistency. At home, they have been excellent, winning four out of five, but on the road they have lost their last four. Across those four games, Elfsborg have leaked 11 goals.

I'll back the in-form Botheim to score here at 2.47/5 on the Sportsbook. The Norwegian netted a hat-trick in the last home game, a 5-0 win over Kalmar.

Now read Kev's Golden Boot piece ahead of Euro 2024!

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