Celtic vs Rosenborg Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Thursday, Celtic will host Rosenberg at the Celtic Park in Glasgow. This will be the first round of the Group B campaign for these two sides. Judging by their previous clashes, the fans are in for an exciting match full of betting opportunities.
Celtic have had a great start to the season and are on a six-game unbeaten streak with four wins and two draws. In front of the home fans, they look even more impressive as they have nine wins and a draw from the previous ten outings there. In the season of 2017/2018, Celtic have won the Scottish Premiership, Scottish Cup and League Cup for the second successive season. This is their fifth season in the UEFA Europa League group stage. Three of their four previous runs have ended in elimination, with the only exception being the season of 2014/2015 when they managed to reach the round of 32.
Rosenborg have had great success in their domestic league and the Europa league qualification process, having won nine and drawn two games from the previous eleven played. Rosenborg are also on a five-game winning streak in away matches. In 2017, they won their 25th domestic league title which got them to the Champions League qualifying phase. In the qualifiers, they lost to Celtic and as a result, continued their campaign in the Europa League. After the loss to Celtic, they went on to win the next four qualifying matches in order to get where they are today.
When it comes to the previous games between these two sides, Celtic have been the better one. In the recent years, they have played on four occasions and of those four, Celtic have won two and the remaining two ended as draws. In them, the teams averaged 1.25 goals per game. Celtic have never lost to Rosenberg at home and their current record there against them is two wins and a draw.
Celtic do not have lots of missing players for the match against Rosenborg. Jack Hendry is injured and he will not play for sure. Nir Bitton and Jozo Simunovic are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the game. All other players are fully fit and ready for this important game in Scotland.
On the other side Rosenborg also don't have many missing players for the match. Samuel Adegbenro and Alex Gersbach are injured and they will not play. Nicklas Bendtner is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Celtic: Gordon; Tierney, Boyata, Ajer, Lustig; Brown, Ntcham; McGregor, Rogic, Forrest; Edouard
Rosenborg: Hansen; Hedenstad, Hovland, Reginiussen, Meling; Trondsen, Konradsen, Jensen; Levi, Soderlund, Jebali
Celtic vs Rosenborg Prediction
What a great football game to place our bet and win some cash on Thursday and Europa League. Match Celtic vs Rosenborg brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldn't miss to bet on. Both sides are highly motivated for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute. It will be a true football battle in Scotland. Celtic play in front of their fans and they are in full of confidence. Their main objective for this game will be ball possession. On the other side Rosenborg will play strong football in the midfield and will try to keep a clean sheet in Scotland. We don't expect lots of scoring chances on this match, but expect to see goals.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Celtic vs Rosenborg Prediction: Celtic to win. We believe Celtic can score exactly one goal more on Thursday night and our risky bet goes on Celtic to win and Both teams to score. Maybe correct score will be 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.