Brann vs Molde prediction, odds & betting tips – 26/05/2024

Two of the Eliteserien's current top four sides go head-to-head on Sunday as Brann play host to Molde.

We're expecting and entertaining 90 minutes between these two clubs with goals at both ends of the pitch. The hosts are the bookmaker's pick to win but Molde have a good recent record against Brann and will be confident in their ability to get something out of this game.

Brann vs Molde prediction
Molde's Fredrik Gulbrandsen and Molde's Kristian Eriksen celebrates after scoring – Photo by Icon Sport

Brann vs Molde predictions: Will Sunday's match end in a stalemate?

With both teams in good form and doing well this season in the league, we can see this being a very exciting and close duel, which can easily end without a winner.

Key Stats

  • Molde have only lost one of their last six competitive and non-competitive matches against Brann and have lost just two of their last six matches in all competitions, while the hosts have drawn two of their last five league games.
  • Brann have scored at least two goals in each of their last four outings and Molde have scored two or more goals in five of their last six fixtures, which is why we're backing a 2-2 draw on Sunday.
  • Over 2.5 goals have been scored in three of the hosts' last four matches as well as in each of Molde's last six fixtures, while three of the last six competitive and non-competitive meetings between Brann and Molde have also witnessed at least three goals.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Brann backed by the bookmakers

  • HOME: 5/6 (1.83) – 54.5%
  • DRAW: 3/1 (4.00) – 25%
  • AWAY:3/1 (4.00) – 25%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Brann are the expected winners of this game with a probability of 54.5%, but we can see Molde getting something out of this game.

The hosts played out a 2-2 at Kristiansund last weekend, while Molde lost 4-2 at home to Sarpsborg 08.

For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Both Teams to Score market. If you want to back BTTS in this game the odds stand at 4/7 (1.57) with a probability of 63.6%, while a bet on BTTS – No is priced at 29/20 (2.45) which has a probability of 40.8%.

Last five H2Hs: Molde in front

Europe Friendlies 19/03/24

Molde

Molde

1
SK Brann

SK Brann

0

Norway Eliteserien 21/10/23

SK Brann

SK Brann

3
Molde

Molde

2

Norway Eliteserien 09/07/23

Molde

Molde

2
SK Brann

SK Brann

0

Norway Eliteserien 28/11/21

SK Brann

SK Brann

0
Molde

Molde

1

Norway Eliteserien 16/05/21

Molde

Molde

4
SK Brann

SK Brann

0

Molde have won four of their last five matches against Brann, including friendlies, claiming a 1-0 win in a friendly back in March.

Team news and form guide

Brann: Only lost one of their last six

Niklas Wassberg, Jonas Torsvik and Mads Sande look set to miss Sunday's clash with Molde due to injury.

Predicted lineup: Dyngeland (GK), Kristiansen, Crone, Sery Larsen, Heltne Nilsen, Soltvedt, Myhre, Didrik Blomberg, Kornvig, Finne & Castro

Norway Eliteserien 01/06/24

W

Ham-Kam

Ham-Kam

1

SK Brann

SK Brann

2

Norway Eliteserien 29/05/24

W

Kristiansund BK

Kristiansund BK

1

SK Brann

SK Brann

2

Norway Eliteserien 26/05/24

L

Molde

Molde

3

SK Brann

SK Brann

1

Norway Eliteserien 20/05/24

D

Kristiansund BK

Kristiansund BK

2

SK Brann

SK Brann

2

Norway Eliteserien 16/05/24

W

Sandefjord

Sandefjord

1

SK Brann

SK Brann

2

Molde: Dropped points in two of last four

The visitors could be without the services of Jacob Karlstrøm, Kristoffer Haugen, Mats Möller Daehli, Gustav Nyheim, Martin Bjørnbak, Oliver Petersen and Veton Berisha for the trip to Brann.

Predicted lineup: Posiadała (GK), Haugan, Øyvann, Løvik, Amundsen, Eikrem, Hestad, Stenevik, Kaasa, Breivik & Gulbrandsen

Norway Eliteserien 02/06/24

D

Viking FK

Viking FK

2

Molde

Molde

2

Norway Eliteserien 26/05/24

W

SK Brann

SK Brann

1

Molde

Molde

3

Norway Eliteserien 20/05/24

L

Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg

4

Molde

Molde

2

Norway Eliteserien 16/05/24

W

Odd BK

Odd BK

0

Molde

Molde

4

Norway Eliteserien 11/05/24

D

Rosenborg

Rosenborg

2

Molde

Molde

2

Player to watch – Magnus Wolff Eikrem

Molde captain Magnus Wolff Eikrem has impressed in the early stages of the 2024 Eliteserien campaign and we're backing the 33-year-old to impress again this weekend.

Magnus Wolff Eikrem player to watch
Magnus Wolff Eikrem of Molde playing in the UEFA Europa League – Photo by Icon Sport

The former Manchester United midfielder top scores for Molde this season with six goals, already equaling his goals tally of the previous two campaigns.

Molde's captain top scores with six goals

There is a good chance that we will see Eikrem score again this weekend as the midfielder heads into Sunday's match on the back of six goals in his last seven appaerances in league and cup.


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 betting tips writer for a few years. Following that, James joined Football Whispers in December 2020 and has been a permanent fixture ever-since, currently covering the Premier League amongst other things