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Norway vs Slovenia: Match preview and betting suggestions

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Ace Football previews the UEFA Nations League clash between Norway and Slovenia and offers team stats, fixture history, betting tips and the latest odds.

Norway enjoy home advantage when Slovenia swing by on Thursday for a clash in the UEFA Nations League. The hosts are out to continue their 100%-winning start to their Group B4 campaign, while the visitors hope to finally get off the mark in Oslo.

Position in the UEFA Nations League standings: Norway vs Slovenia

According to the Group B4 table in the UEFA Nations League, six points and three spots are the difference between the two teams. This round 3 match will certainly influence them for the rest of the campaign. Hence, we can not wait to see Norway and Slovenia fight for the points in their upcoming clash this Thursday.

Latest form and fixture history of Norway against Slovenia

Norwegians keep on winning

Norway have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 9-0 win against Armenia. They went on to beat Serbia by 0-1, before also getting the better of Sweden in a 1-2 victory.

Slovenians hope to stop the rot

Only a single draw prevents Slovenia from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a point in a 0-0 stalemate against Qatar before getting trounced against Sweden by a 0-2 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Serbia ran out 4-1 winners.

Fixture history: Norway vs Slovenia

The most recent outing in the UEFA Nations League between Norway and Slovenia took place in October 2018. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spice up your next accumulator.

Betting stats and facts for Norway and Slovenia

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Norway and Slovenia played across all tournaments.

  • Norway have scored in 26 of the last 28 home matches
  • Norway have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Norway have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Norway have won the last 4 matches in a row
  • Norway have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Slovenia have not won 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 matches Slovenia played, both teams scored
  • Slovenia have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Slovenia have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Slovenia have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches

Players to watch in Norway vs Slovenia

The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches show that Norway might be relying on in-form Erling Braut Haaland when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, Josip Ilicic has been one of the decisive players from Slovenia recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop this coming Thursday.

Best tips for the match: Norway vs Slovenia

To sum up, the upcoming match between Norway and Slovenia seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with the main prediction for this game but also some alternative ones.