Sparta Rotterdam vs Waalwijk Prediction & Match Preview

Sparta Rotterdam vs Waalwijk Dutch Eredivisie Predictions and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Sparta Rotterdam vs RKC Waalwijk 
Netherlands – Eredivisie 
Date: Thursday, 23 December 2021 
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET 
Venue: Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel. 

Both Sparta and Waalwijk could be counted amongst the worst teams in the Eredivisie at the moment. They are conceding goals quite in plenty, and are understandably placed in the bottom-most tier of the table. 

As these two try to put an end to their respective dismal streaks, expect a fierce fixture this Thursday at the Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel, and as a result, anticipate goals in huge numbers as well. 

Sparta Rotterdam vs Waalwijk Head-to-head (h2h) 

  • The latest encounter had ended in a 1-0 win for Waalwijk. 
  • But Sparta had won the previous two clashes. 
  • The hosts had scored two or more goals in the last six meetings at this stadium. 
  • Nine of the past thirteen match-ups at this venue had three or more goals. 

Sparta Rotterdam vs Waalwijk Prediction & Analysis 

Sparta are on a six-game winless run, and four of these were losses. They were also winless in 20 of their past 24 fixtures, and they have a total of one win at home since May. Do also note that they have not kept a single clean sheet at home all this season. 

On the other hand, Waalwijk had just lost 1-4 at home against PSV, and they were also winless in six of their past eight fixtures. And importantly, their only win on the road since November of 2020, had come against a team from the lower division – Harkemase Boys. 

Moreover, they had conceded two or more goals in eight of the preceding twelve road trips. 

Considering these observations, expect a high-scoring affair this Thursday, between these two defensively weak teams. 

Key Stats for Betting 

  • Sparta are placed second to last in the table, and have won just twice all through the campaign. 
  • Both of their wins had come against teams currently placed 13th or below in standings. 
  • Meanwhile, Waalwijk are placed 15th in the table, and they have a total of three wins to their name so far. 
  • And none of their wins have come on the road till now. 

Tips for Sparta Rotterdam vs Waalwijk 

  • Both Teams to Score @ 1.83 (5/6) 
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.00 (1/1).