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Europa League: Aberdeen vs Hacken – Prediction, Stats & Odds

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The Europa League second-leg play-off clash at Pittodrie Stadium on Thursday sees Hacken travel to face Aberdeen.

Following a 2-2 draw in last week’s opening leg in Sweden, the tie is finely balanced. The winner at Pittodrie Stadium will earn a spot in the group stages of the competition.

Form: Aberdeen vs Hacken

Aberdeen Form

Aberdeen experienced mixed results in their last three matches, with a narrow 1-2 win against Sterling Albion, followed by a 2-2 draw against Hacken in the Europa League. In their most recent outing, they secured another point with a 2-2 draw against St. Mirren. Looking at their recent Europa League home matches, Aberdeen were quite strong, winning four out of their last six games. They’ve also drawn once and suffered only one loss while scoring 16 goals and conceding five.

Hacken Form

Hacken were somewhat unpredictable in their recent matches. They began with a 3-2 victory against Sirius, followed by a 2-2 draw with Aberdeen in the Europa League. However, they experienced a 4-2 defeat against IFK Goteborg. When looking at their recent away matches in the Europa League, Hacken won twice in their last six outings, drawn once, and suffered three defeats. They’ve scored six goals while conceding seven.

Betting stats and facts for Aberdeen and Hacken

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Aberdeen and Hacken. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Aberdeen have won 5 of the last 7 home matches without conceding a goal
  • Aberdeen have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Aberdeen played, both teams scored
  • Aberdeen have scored in 9 of the last 10 home matches
  • Aberdeen have won 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Hacken have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Hacken matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • Hacken have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Hacken matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Hacken have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches

Players on top: Aberdeen vs Hacken

Jonathan Hayes, who has scored just one goal lately, will be looking to find the back of the net again in the upcoming game for Aberdeen. On the other hand, Hacken will be relying on Ibrahim Sadiq, who has an impressive record of five goals in six games, to make an impact and potentially add to his goal tally in this crucial fixture.

Full-time result

Aberdeen have been formidable at Pittodrie Stadium, securing victory in seven of their last 10 matches at the venue. They’ve also drawn one and lost two during this period. In contrast, Hacken had a mixed record in their last 10 away games, with four wins, three draws, and three defeats.

Both teams to score

Both teams have found the net in Aberdeen’s last four games, indicating a trend of attacking play. Aberdeen have also been strong at starting games at home, scoring the opening goal in seven of their last ten matches. On the other hand, Hacken managed to score the opening goal in four out of their last ten games.

Total goals

In Aberdeen’s last ten matches, over 2.5 goals occurred in seven of them, indicating a propensity for high-scoring games. During this period, Aberdeen averaged 2.1 goals per game. Similarly, Hacken has also been involved in high-scoring contests, with over 2.5 goals happening in seven of their last ten matches. Hacken averaged 2.3 goals per game during this run.

The match between Aberdeen and Hacken should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Europa League game.

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