FC Emmen vs VVV-Venlo Prediction & Match Preview

FC Emmen vs VVV-Venlo
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 7 March 2020
Kick-off at 18:45 UK/ 19:45 CET
Venue: De Oude Meerdijk (Emmen).

Emmen’s impeccable record at home should play a significant role in determining the outcome of the game. On top of that, Venlo have been a total disaster on the road as well. As such, count on Emmen to be the better of the two.

FC Emmen vs VVV-Venlo Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The reverse fixture had ended in a 2-0 win for Venlo.
  • Seven of the last ten matches had goals from both teams.
  • Seven of the former eight fixtures at this venue had goals from both teams.
  • The last time these two met at this stadium, spoils were shared with a 1-1 scoreline.
  • In the last 16 years not once have Venlo kept a clean sheet at this ground.

FC Emmen vs VVV-Venlo Prediction

Emmen had lost 5-1 to Sparta Rotterdam on the road the last match-day. The huge scoreline will surely be a de-motivator, and they need a convincing win in this upcoming home game to get over it.

Meanwhile, Venlo were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Sittard the prior game week. The fact that a relegation-battler (Fortuna Sittard) was able to secure two points against them, will weigh Venlo down.

In terms of result this Saturday, consider that Emmen are on a four-match winning run at home, and that they have lost just twice at home this whole season. Moreover, both these defeats had come back in August.

On the other hand, Venlo lost eight of their prior eleven away fixtures, and have a total of three wins on the road this campaign. Also, one of these wins had come against the dead-last placed Waalwijk. Taking these stats into account, it’s expected that Emmen will register a win this weekend.

However, Venlo had won the reverse fixture, and had recorded 14 of the prior 17 wins. They had also registered seven of the past eight wins at this stadium, and scored twice or more here in five of their former eight trips. Taking these information into consideration, it’s deduced that Venlo will score at least once this Saturday.

FC Emmen vs VVV-Venlo Betting Tips

  • FC Emmen to Win @ 2.00 (1/1)
  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.60 (3/5).

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