Groningen vs Den Haag
Date: Sunday, 17 March 2019
Kick-Off at 13:30 UK / 14:30 CET
Venue: Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadium (Groningen).
Groningen are enjoying a hit run of form coming into Sunday’s home fixture against ADO Den Haag. Pride of the North had and underwhelming first part of the season, but they grew in form significantly after the winter break and are on the best way to make it to the top-seven at the end of the season.
The hosts won four and drew two of past six league outings to climb up to 9th place in the Eredivisie standings. They are just four points short of Heracles in seventh (top seven teams get to feature Dutch Europa League play-offs in the post-season).
Danny Buijs’ men were particularly impressive in front of the home crowd where they notched four straight wins in the league. It is a strong run if we know the opposition included top-half likes of Heracles, Vitesse and Feyenoord in the process.
Groningen vs Den Haag: Head-to-head
Groningen have reasons to expect the continuation of the winning streak here given they have a much better head to head record in matches with The Hague.
Pride of the North lead the H2H tie by 10 wins coming into 29th meeting with Den Haag.
Interestingly, none of past three head to head outings produced goals at both ends.
Groningen were just ruthless in the history of H2H games at home where they won 14, drew 3 and lost 3 of 20 ties against The Hague.
Groningen vs Den Haag: Prediction
The visitors enter the game in a entirely opposite spirits. They were quite vulnerable at the back lately having shipped nine goals in last three league ties against Ajax, De Graafschap and Heerenveen. Den Haag are winless in three away fixtures in 2019 even though they played three of weakest teas in the division along the way (NAC Breda, Emmen and De Graafschap).
We can thus definitely say the home win is a huge banker here based on everything written above. We expect Groningen to be the dominant side on the pitch from the very first minute and we’ll back them to have the lead at the half time and win the match at the end at 2.60 odds.
Groningen vs Den Haag: Bet Tips
Groningen to win @ 1.61 (8/13)
HT/FT Groningen/Groningen @ 2.60 (8/5).