Feyenoord vs Sparta Rotterdam
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Sunday, 29 April 2018
Kick-Off at 13:30 UK
Venue: Stadion Feijenoord (Rotterdam).
Feyenoord found the form they had in the previous term, but it was too late for Giovanni van Bronckhorst and his men to leave a stronger impact in the title challenge. They did, however, manage to lift the silverware in KNVB Beker, which kind of saved the generally dismal season.
Nicolai Jorgensen, Robin van Persie and Jens Toornstra bagged goals in a demolishing 3-0 win over AZ in last weekend’s cup final. De club aan de Maas thus continued the superb run making it seven consecutive wins in all competitions. Feyenoord have been ruthless in the final third along the way, netting three or more goals in each of last six games.
The hosts should have a nice chance to maintain such an impressive attacking shape on Sunday afternoon when they are to play city rivals Sparta Rotterdam.
Feyenoord vs Sparta Rotterdam: Head-to-head
Feyenoord have been super dominant in the history of the rivalry with Sparta.
They won 26, drew 1 and lost 6 of 33 meetings with De Kasteelheren.
At home, Feyenoord won 14, drew 1 and lost 1 of 16 H2H matches.
Sparta’s players can definitely still remember the painful 0-7 defeat they suffered to Feyenoord in mid-December last year at Het Kasteel.
Feyenoord vs Sparta Rotterdam: Prediction
Sparta are in desperate need for points as they sit second from bottom with just two games left to play. They look destined for the relegation playoffs at best because Dick Advocaat and his men can hardly hope for the salvation points against the likes of Feyenoord here. The good news is they are four points off the rock-bottomed Twente with the home game against Heracles in the last round upcoming.
Sparta shipped seven goals in a demolishing loss to Vitesse on their previous travel in Eredivisie and one can hardly be optimistic about their chances of avoiding the similar destiny against Feyenoord here. The gulf in quality is massive and we expect the hosts to storm past their city rivals once again. The main bet is Feyenoord to win by two or more goals at the odds of 1.75. The hosts to net three or more is also worth backing at 1.66.
Feyenoord vs Sparta Rotterdam: Bet Tips
Feyenoord -1.5 handicap @ 1.75
Feyenoord Over 2.5 Team Goals @ 1.66