FC Utrecht vs Venlo
Date: Sunday, 14 February 2021
Kick-off at 13:30 UK/ 14:30 CET
Venue: Stadion Galgenwaard (Utrecht).
Utrecht broke their three-game winning streak in the campaign, but maintained their unbeaten run for yet another clash after the last game. The host shared the spoils at home with Zwolle with an entertaining 3-3 scoreline in the last league clash.
On the contrary, Venlo broke their four-game unbeaten run in the league last time out. They lost to Fortuna Sittard in the last encounter with a 3-2 scoreline in their schedule. Two of their recent three wins have come away from home in the campaign.
FC Utrecht vs Venlo Head-to-head (h2h)
- Three of their recent five matches have ended in a draw.
- Both teams have scored in three of their recent five fixtures.
- Their previous encounter resulted in a 1-1 draw at Venlo.
- The host has recorded three of the last five overall wins.
- The visitor has only one win in their last seven meetings.
FC Utrecht vs Venlo Prediction
Utrecht has been leveling with their goals scored and conceded in the league. The host has slotted in 27 goals while taking in the same number in return. The host enjoys the ground advantage and this might come in useful for them in the upcoming clash as they are on an unbeaten run in the campaign.
Venlo has scored 34 goals in their 20 league appearances so far this season but has conceded 49 goals in the process, which shows a shaky defense. Besides, they have resorted to losing games in recent league clashes and will play under low morale in the squad.
There is no doubt that the match is sizing to be a high-scoring affair at Utrecht. Hence, the tip for over 2.5 goals will probably be the best bet for the punters in the encounter. The home win with a -1 handicap for the host will also be a suitable option to yield decent returns in the clash.
FC Utrecht vs Venlo Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).
FC Utrecht to win with a -1 handicap @ 1.80 (4/5).