Sparta Rotterdam vs Fortuna Sittard
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 25 January 2020
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel (Rotterdam).
Being one of the worst away side in the mix, Fortuna Sittard has lesser chances to win in the clash with Sparta Rotterdam.
- Sparta Rotterdam form: 19 matches – 6 wins – 5 draws – 8 losses – 23 points.
- Fortuna Sittard form: 19 matches – 5 wins – 4 draws – 10 losses – 19 points.
In the league, Sparta Rotterdam is at the 11th place in the table while Fortuna Sittard is at the 14th spot in the table.
Sparta Rotterdam vs Fortuna Sittard Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has recorded four of the last five wins in their clashes.
- Three of Sittard’s recent four wins were marked as the host.
- Sparta is unbeaten in their prior five overall fixtures.
- Their previous encounter ended in a goalless draw at Sittard.
Sparta Rotterdam vs Fortuna Sittard Match preview
Sparta Rotterdam was on the road in their previous league encounter. They faced Ajax and lost 2-1 in the clash at Johan Cruyff Arena. It was their third loss in the last five league fixtures.
Meanwhile, Sittard had their third winless game within the prior five matches against Vitesse with a 1-3 scoreline at home.
Sparta Rotterdam vs Fortuna Sittard Prediction
Based on their league standings, Sparta has a four-point lead over Sittard in the table. Along with that, they will be favored with the home ground advantage which the host has been fond of utilizing in the campaign.
Clearly, Sparta has stayed at the middle order in the table with their home run points rather than their away streak. Hence, we can say that the home ground is their strongest suit in the league.
Evidently, the home team has been unbeaten in their previous four successive home matches in their league schedule. Also, they have lost only two of their nine home games so far.
In addition to that, Sittard has not won any of the away games in the campaign until now. They have only two draws as a consolation in their nine attempts away from home.
As such, with Sittard’s winless form on the road, Sparta Rotterdam can aim for an easy win at their home ground. Hence, Rotterdam has more chance of winning the game.
Also, we can expect a total of over 2.5 goals in the game as Sittard has conceded 30 goals in their nine away games so far.
Sparta Rotterdam vs Fortuna Sittard Betting tips
Sparta Rotterdam to win @ 1.50 (1/2).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).