Hacken vs Malmo prediction, odds & betting tips – 20/05/2024

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Hacken vs Malmo prediction
John Paul Dembe of Häcken takes a shot – Photo by Icon Sport

Allsvenskan leaders Malmo make the trip to Hacken on Monday night for what should be an entertaining 90 minutes.

The visitors have picked up 24 points from their opening nine league games, establishing themselves as the clear favourite to win the league title once again. However, hosts Hacken have a decent record against their guests and will be looking to cause an upset on Monday in what should be a close and competitive match.

Hacken vs Malmo predictions: Will Malmo slip up at Hacken?

Hacken vs Malmo Predictions
Our pick

🔥 Hot Tip

Draw

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Hacken 2-2 Malmo

💥 Both Teams to Score prediction

Yes

Key Stats

  • Hacken are unbeaten in their last five league games against Malmo and have only lost two of their last six outings in the Allsvenskan.
  • The hosts have scored at least two goals in three of their last six matches but have also conceded at least two goals in two of their last four outings, so we're backing a 2-2 draw on Monday.
  • Both teams have scored in three of Hacken's and three of Malmo's last six fixtures, while each of the last six meetings between the pair have also produced goals at both ends of the pitch.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Malmo the bookmaker's pick

  • HOME: 11/5 (3.20) – 31.3%
  • DRAW: 27/10 (3.70) – 27%
  • AWAY: 21/20 (2.05) – 48.8%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Malmo the expected winners ahead of kick-off with a probability of 48.8%, but we are expecting a close and competitive 90 minutes.

Hacken lost 3-0 at Halmstad in their last league game, while Malmo claimed a narrow 1-0 win in their own backyard against GAIS.

For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Under/Over 2.5 Goals market. You can back over 2.5 goals to be scored in this game at 1/2 (1.50) which has a probability of 66.7%, but if you want to go the other way and back under 2.5 goals the odds stand at 6/4 (2.50) with a probability of 40%.

Last five H2Hs: Hacken dominate

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Sweden Allsvenskan 23/10/22

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Sweden Allsvenskan 22/05/22

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Hosts Hacken haven't lost any of their last five games against Malmo, picking up three wins and two draws with the last meeting between the pair, back in November, finishing 4-2.

Team news and form guide

Hacken: Won last home game 3-1

The hosts will be without the likes of Ishaq Abdulrazak, Isak Brusberg, Jeremy Agbonifo and Nikola Zecevic on Monday night due to injury.

Predicted lineup: Linde (GK), Laursen, Lode, Hammar, Gustafson, Youssef, Dahbo, Amané, Layouni, Lindberg & Hrstić 

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Sweden Allsvenskan 20/05/24

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Malmo: Only lost one of last six

Oliver Berg, Stefano Vecchia, Niklas Moisander and Daníel Gudjohnsen are all expected to miss the trip to Malmo through injury.

Predicted lineup: Friedrich (GK), Olsson, Stryger Larsen, Jansson, Cornelius, Peña, Nanasi, Jørgensen, Berg Johnsen, Bolin & Kiese Thelin

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Player to watch – Sebastian Nanasi

Malmo's 22-year-old midfielder Sebastian Nanasi is developing really well and could soon be set for a move to one of Europe's big leagues.

Sebastian Nanasi player to watch
Malmö FFs Sebastian Nanasi has started the season well – Photo by Icon Sport

Nanasi scored 11 league goals last season for the champions and has netted four times and provided six assists in his opening nine appearances for the current campaign.

The Malmo midfielder is scoring and creating goals on a regular basis

We're backing the former Kristianstad player to shine on Monday night away at Hacken in what should be a tough game for the league leaders.


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.