May 11 at the steel arena in Kosice will be the match of the ice hockey world Championship 2019 in group A between the national teams of Slovakia and Finland. For all gambling fans that make bets on hockey, the editors Online-bookmakers.ru prepared forecast for the match Slovakia – Finland.
Analysis of the match Slovakia – Finland.
For the 2018 world Cup hockey team Slovakia took 9th place. The team failed to reach the series of the playoffs in the group stage. However, it is worth noting that the coveted 4 place in the group And Slovakia were separated by only 1 point. The team participates at the world Championships since 1994, and has managed to achieve decent results: on account of Slovakia: 1 gold medal, 2 silver and 1 bronze. However, the last 5 international tournaments, the national team never got to the quarterfinals, so Slovakia have small chances to qualify in a series of playoffs of the world Cup-2019.
The Finns consistently rank among the top five best teams in hockey. In the history of performances at the world Cup Finland was twice a gold medalist, three bronze and 8 times won the silver medal. At the last world Cup the Finns took the 5th place, losing in the quarterfinals of the national team of Switzerland with the score 2:3. In group B the 2018 world Cup Finland took 1st place, ahead of such famous rivals as the USA and Canada. Almost every world Championship (excluding the world Cup-1955) Finns go out in the 1/4 finals in 2014 and 2016 team managed to win silver medals.
Who will win in the match Slovakia – Finland?
An absolute favorite in the match Slovakia – Finland is considered to be SBORNA Finland. The Finns are one of the favourites of group A, while the Slovaks can only count on 4 place in the group. Finland will compete with the United States and Canada for the leading position in the group stage, Slovakia will battle it out with Germany for 4th place in the standings and, accordingly, the output of the series of the playoffs.
Slovakia and Finland met on the ice for 18 times. Match results speak in favor of the Finns: Finland has won 14 matches and scored 42 points, and Slovakia won only 3 games and scored 11 points, 1 game ended in a draw. The number of goals scored also lead the Finns - 55 vs 33. Statistics and potential of the teams say that the victory in the match will win the national team of Finland.
Forecast for total goals in the match Slovakia – Finland.
Statistics totals in 18 matches Slovakia – Finland:
On the basis of statistical data, we can conclude that a bet on the over 3,5 with a high probability of winning. If you want to take the risk, then we can conclude a bet on total goals over 4.5, according to the statistics of the matches, the odds of winning at this rate is 55%.