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Malmo vs Kalmar Prediction, Betting Odds and Free Tips 01/04/2023

These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.

The Malmo – Kalmar duel is honoured to kick-start the new Allsvenskan season. With that in mind, we have prepared a detailed preview of the match to help you pick your own Malmo vs Kalmar prediction.

Free Betting Tips for Malmo vs Kalmar

If you can’t seem to decide on a bet for Malmo vs Kalmar, check our top betting predictions for this duel here:

Malmo to Win

Our first Malmo vs Kalmar prediction backs the hosts to make a winning start to their season. Last year the same two teams met in the season-opener again, just Kalmar were hosting, and Malmo won 1-0 on that occasion. Coming off their worst league performance in 14 years Malmo are eager to bounce back and they will seek decisive results early on. Also, Malmo have a huge advantage in that their new coach Henrik Rydström was in charge exactly of Kalmar last year so he knows the weak areas of his ex-team very well.

Clean Sheet Malmo

Our next free betting tip backs Malmo to keep a clean sheet. The Sky Blues recorded 6 home clean sheets in 2022 despite being very poor overall. They also kept clean sheets in 4 of their last 7 season-openers. At the same time, Kalmar failed to score in 2 of their last 3 season-openers, including last April again vs Malmo.

Under 2.5 Goals

Our final Malmo vs Kalmar prediction is for the game to have fewer than 3 total goals. This being the first game of the season the expectations are that the two sides won’t be at their optimal condition. None of the last 3 H2H clashes had more than even 1 goal scored. Also, in the winter Kalmar lost their 2 top goalscorers from the last term. Both Berg and Nanasi left the club.

Malmo vs Kalmar Lineups and Team News

Malmo

Malmo trimmed their squad in the off-season but they added depth on the wings with the signings of Vecchia and Ali. Also, boosted the back line where Cornelius is expected to be the new big name.

Latest news

Centre-back Moisander misses the game injured. His main partner Nielsen is doubtful. If he can’t play Lewicki will be asked to fill the void in defence. Siby and Lomotey are also sidelined but Malmo have great depth in midfield even without them. Thelin is certain to lead the attack from the off as he was Malmo’s top goalscorer in 2022.

Kalmar

Kalmar saw their successful manager leaving in the winter, exactly to join Malmo. Not just that but the 2022 top goalscorer Berg (9 goals) and his main helper Nanasi (5 goals) also left the club. For long Kalmar struggled to find a replacement and literally only days before the start of the new season they signed Deniz Hummet to be their new centre-forward. Hummet has hardly trained with the team though.

Latest news

Kalmar will be without 4 players for the season opener. Defenders Nilsson and Karlsson would have likely started if they were fit. Jansson and Gojani also are important midfielders that will be bitterly missed.

Form Charts, H2H Stats and Odds for Malmo vs Kalmar

Check below for more useful information about the match:

Head to Head

08/10/23

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1

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28/08/22

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Kalmar FF

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1

03/04/22

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Kalmar FF

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0

1

28/11/21

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Kalmar FF

Kalmar FF

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1

12/06/21

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Malmo FF

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Kalmar FF

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0

1

Last Five - Malmo FF

13/07/24

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Mju00e4llby AIF

Mju00e4llby AIF

Malmo FF

Malmo FF

2

1

L

07/07/24

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Halmstad

Halmstad

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5

W

28/06/24

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dk

Lyngby

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2

W

01/06/24

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Brommapojkarna

Brommapojkarna

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Malmo FF

2

2

D

28/05/24

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Elfsborg

Elfsborg

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Malmo FF

1

2

W

Last Five - Kalmar FF

07/07/24

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AIK

AIK

Kalmar FF

Kalmar FF

1

2

W

30/06/24

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Kolding IF

Kolding IF

Kalmar FF

Kalmar FF

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1

W

28/06/24

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BK Hacken

BK Hacken

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3

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02/06/24

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Vasteras SK

Vasteras SK

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24/05/24

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Malmo vs Kalmar – Frequently asked questions

Malmo vs Kalmar

  • What is the venue of the game? The venue of the game is Eleda Stadion in Malmo.
  • When is the match starting? The match is starting at 2:00 pm GMT on Saturday, April 01st.
  • Who is Malmo’s most important winter signing? That will be the new centre-back Derek Cornelius who came from the MLS. He is the only centre-back in the team younger than 35 so he will be used a lot.


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