FC Groningen vs Excelsior Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday, 25 February 2023.
Groningen are placed second to last in the league table, and are a prime contender to get relegated at the end of the campaign.
Meanwhile, Excelsior have not been any better as well recently. But they managed to win the reverse fixture just a month before against this opponent.
FC Groningen vs Excelsior Head-to-head stats
The two teams locked horns just one month before, and then Excelsior registered a 1-0 win at home. It is also to be noted that the last three h2h games produced 20 goals in total.
Going on, the hosts have been the better team at this venue over the course of the past two decades – winning 12 of the last 14 clashes here.
Who will win the match between FC Groningen vs Excelsior?
Groningen are on a long stretch of losing results, and are conceding goals in plenty as well. In fact, their latest win in any competition came back in October. Do also note that they have just two wins to their credit at home since March of 2022.
On the other hand, Excelsior recorded a win against this same opponent just a month before, and will be eager to pull off the double. This is a rare opportunity for the team, where they are not considered underdogs. Count on the squad to make full use of it.
How many goals can be expected?
Excelsior conceded the most number of goals of all the teams in the competition, while Groningen let in just three goals fewer than them. Moreover, the past five h2h meetings produced 20 goals in total as well.
Chances are quite high for goals to come in huge numbers this Saturday.
Will Both Teams Score in the match?
Groningen last kept a clean sheet in October, while their counterparts last managed to keep a clean sheet on the road in August. And goals have also come in plenty whenever these two teams have locked horns in the past.
Likely, both teams are expected to find the back of the net this weekend at the Euroborg.
FC Groningen vs Excelsior Prediction
Excelsior registered a win against this opponent a month before, and will have the mental edge coming into this game.
Moreover, Groningen are possibly en route to get relegated at the end of the campaign. They are placed second to last in the table, and they have just two wins to their name at home in the past 11 months.
As such, Excelsior to Win at an odd of 3.90 would be a decent pick. Still to stay on the safer side, go for the Draw No Bet at 2.75 odd.
Going on, both teams have terrible defense. Excelsior let in the most number of goals in the competition, while Groningen are just behind with three fewer goals conceded. In addition, the last five h2h clashes produced 20 goals as well.
Likely, the Over 2.5 Match Goals wager would be a nice pick at 1.90 odd.
FC Groningen vs Excelsior Betting Tips
Draw No Bet: Excelsior @ 2.75
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.90.