Bodo/Glimt vs Ajax prediction, odds & betting tips – 22/02/2024

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Bodo/Glimt vs Ajax prediction
Kristian Hlynsson (Ajax) schaut waehrend des Spiels der Europa Conference League zwischen AFC Ajax vs FK Bodo/Glimt im Johan Cruijff Arena – Photo by Icon Sport

Here are our Conference League predictions for the second-leg encounter between Bodo/Glimt and Ajax. These two sides played out a 2-2 draw in Amsterdam so the tie is balanced on a knife edge heading into Thursday's clash.

Bodo/Glimt vs Ajax predictions: Bodo/Glimt to cause a shock

Bodo/Glimt vs Ajax Predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot Tip

Bodo/Glimt to Qualify

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Bodo/Glimt 2-2 Ajax

⚽ Anytime Goalscorer prediction

Albert Gronbaek

Bodo/Glimt came so close to beating Ajax in their own backyard in the first leg but had to settle for a 2-2 draw, in the end, thanks to substitute Odin Bjørtuft getting sent off and a couple of stoppage-time goals for the hosts.

Pre-game odds and win probability: The odds favour a home win

  • HOME: 29/20 (2.45) – 40.8%
  • DRAW: 16/5 (4.20) – 23.8%
  • AWAY: 9/5 (2.80) – 35.7%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Bodo/Glimt's domestic season is yet to begin so a 2-2 draw at the Johan Cruijff Arena in their first competitive game of the campaign looks like a good result but the Norwegians will be disappointed not to have taken a lead into the second leg after Albert Gronbaek had scored twice to put the visitors 2-0 up only for Ajax to score twice in stoppage time.

Last five H2Hs: Only one previous meeting between these two sides

The first-ever meeting between Bodo/Glimt and Ajax ended in a 2-2 draw.

Team news and form guide

Bodo/Glimt: Two wins and a draw from last four games

Odin Bjørtuft is suspended for the second leg after his late red card in Amsterdam, while Sondre Fet picked up an injury.

Predicted lineup: Haug (GK), Moe, Wembangomo, Gundersen, Bjørkan, Berg, Saltnes, Evjen, Grønbæk, Sørli & Hauge

Norway Eliteserien 02/06/24

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Haugesund

Haugesund

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Bodo/Glimt

Bodo/Glimt

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Norway Eliteserien 29/05/24

D

Sandefjord

Sandefjord

1

Bodo/Glimt

Bodo/Glimt

1

Norway Eliteserien 24/05/24

D

KFUM

KFUM

2

Bodo/Glimt

Bodo/Glimt

2

Norway Eliteserien 20/05/24

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Ham-Kam

Ham-Kam

1

Bodo/Glimt

Bodo/Glimt

0

Norway Eliteserien 16/05/24

W

Tromso

Tromso

0

Bodo/Glimt

Bodo/Glimt

4

Ajax: Haven't won any of their last four fixtures

Devyne Rensch was dragged off at halftime during the first leg and could be replaced by Borna Sosa for the trip to Norway on Thursday.

Predicted lineup: Ramaj (GK), Šutalo, Rensch, Gooijer, Hato, Henderson, Taylor, Hlynsson, Berghuis, Akpom & Brobbey

Netherlands Eredivisie 19/05/24

D

Vitesse

Vitesse

2

Ajax

Ajax

2

Netherlands Eredivisie 12/05/24

W

Almere City FC

Almere City FC

0

Ajax

Ajax

3

Netherlands Eredivisie 05/05/24

W

FC Volendam

FC Volendam

1

Ajax

Ajax

4

Netherlands Eredivisie 24/04/24

D

Excelsior

Excelsior

2

Ajax

Ajax

2

Netherlands Eredivisie 14/04/24

W

FC Twente

FC Twente

1

Ajax

Ajax

2

Our free expert picks: Goals expected at the Aspmyra Stadion

Bodo/Glimt are the expected winners of this game with a probability of 40.8%, but we are expecting a close and competitive 90 minutes between the pair. For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Both Teams to Score market.

You can back BTTS in this game at 2/5 (1.40) which has a probability of 71.4%, while a bet on BTTS – No has odds of 21/10 (3.10) with a probability of just 32.3%.

Hot tip – Bodo/Glimt to Qualify

  • Bodo/Glimt claimed a 2-2 draw in the first leg and probably should have won the game.
  • Ajax have been poor this season and have failed to win any of their last four matches.

Other tips

Bodo/Glimt 2-2 Ajax

  • These two sides played out a 2-2 draw in the first leg.
  • Both teams have scored in each of Ajax's last six matches and over 3.5 goals have been scored in five of those fixtures.

Albert Gronbaek to Score

  • Gronbaek scored both goals for Bodo/Glimt in the first leg.
  • The Danish midfielder has scored six goals and provided two assists in the Conference League this season.
Albert Gronbaek player to watch
Albert Gronbaek (FK Bodo/Glimt) scores the 0-1 torjubelt mit seiner Mannschaft waehrend des Spiels der Europa Conference League zwischen AFC Ajax vs FK Bodo/Glimt im Johan Cruijff Arena – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Albert Gronbaek

Gronbaek looked like he had done enough to win the game for Bodo/Glimt in Amsterdam, scoring a goal in each half to put the visitors 2-0 up, only for Ajax to score two stoppage-time goals and the scoreline end all square.

A goal threat and creative spark

Gronbaek is Bodo/Glimt's main goal threat now that Amahl Pellegrino has left the club for MLS side SJ Earthquakes and the Dane has chipped in with six goals and two assists from midfield making him their main playmaker as well as the chief goalscorer.


A lifelong Evertonian, James started writing for an Everton fan site in the mid-2000s and then developed his own blog covering football transfers from across Europe's big leagues before becoming a regular match preview and betting tips writer for Biggest Free Bets. James moved to Free Super Tips next, and then Racing Post, where he worked as a full-time writer for a few years, taking on extra responsibilities such as creating the schedule and assigning out work. Following that, James wrote for a number of websites including Fore Bet before joining Football Whispers in December 2020.