According to football analysis, Grindavik had a tougher journey to the Round of 16 of the Iceland National Cup 2023 compared to Valur. It was tougher because Grindavik had to play 2 matches while Valur only had to participate in 1 game. Grindavik successively overcame Afturelding and Dalvik Reynir. Grindavik defeated Afturelding 1-0 in an away match. Then, Grindavik won against Dalvik Reynir with a score of 2-1 at home. On the other hand, Valur only had to overcome RB Keflavik. Valur defeated RB Keflavik 4-1 in a home match. Valur is currently competing in the Icelandic Premier League, while Grindavik is playing in the second division. Therefore, Grindavik cannot match Valur's level at the moment.
Analysis of the Asian Handicap odds (0:2 3/4) This is the first time in the past two decades that Valur is giving such a deep handicap to Grindavik when facing them. Recent head-to-head records show that Valur usually secures victory with a significant margin when hosting Grindavik. Specifically, in 2 out of the last 3 victories of Valur at home against Grindavik, the goal difference was at least 4. In February 2021, Valur defeated Grindavik with an impressive score of 8-1 when hosting them. In 2 out of the last 3 victories at home, Valur won by a margin of 3 goals or more. Therefore, the betting community can be confident in placing their trust in Valur.
Analysis of the Over/Under odds (4) Valur's last 3 home matches have witnessed a total of 5 goals. A similar scenario is likely to occur when Valur faces Grindavik on Thursday (18th May). Predicted score: Valur 5-0 Grindavik