Heracles vs Fortuna Sittard
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 16th February 2019
Kick-off at 18.45 UK/ 19.45 CET
Venue: Polman Stadion (Almelo).
Both these teams are desperate to get into the playoffs and are just a hair’s breadth away from it. The result of this tie will have effects on multiple levels, considering they are direct rivals for the same spot. Either has posted similar stats so far in the Eredivisie and as is the norm, home advantage will play a big role this Friday.
The defense has been a problem for Heraclieden as well as their counterparts. 42 goals each went past their backlines, while just five more was conceded by Breda, the bottom-most squad in league standings. In fact, in away ties, both have conceded the same number of goals as the earlier mentioned NAC.
Heracles vs Fortuna Sittard Head-to-head (h2h)
- Seven of the last eight games had three or more goals.
- Six of the last seven wins belong to Almelo.
- At the Polman Stadion, the hosts boast of a 100% unbeaten record.
- Except for once, all ties at this venue had four or more goals.
- Also, barring one tie, all meetings at this stadium witnessed the home-team scoring three or more times.
Heracles vs Fortuna Sittard Prediction
Heraclieden has the obvious home advantage. Also, they have lost only once against this opponent, while maintaining a 100% unbeaten record at home. Moreover, they have won seven of their last eleven home-ties, and their opposite number lost their last four away matches in a row and six of the last seven. Trust the hosts to keep in line with the trend, and pull off a win.
Only once has a game between these ended with under 2.5 goals, and that was back in 2004. Every other time these two met, a single team alone has recorded three or more goals, let alone the match seeing three in total. And to give more credibility to the following tips, keep in mind that Fortunezen conceded four or more in their last three matches on the road.
Expect over 2.5 goals in this tie.
Heracles vs Fortuna Sittard Betting Tips
Draw No Bet: Heracles @ 1.40 (2/5)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.44 (4/9).