Vitesse vs SC Heerenveen
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 2nd February 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: GelreDome (Arnhem).
The Super Frisians have been one of the most entertaining teams to watch this season in the Eredivisie. They follow a philosophy of trying to outscore their opponents rather than giving importance to their defense and try and limit the number of conceded goals. It’s really no wonder that their defense was breached an immense 45 times. One should also keep in mind that, so far the worst team in the competition, Graafschap, has let just 46 past their backline.
Securing a Champions League spot might be out of the question for Vitas, but the Europa is still up for grabs. Playing against the free-scoring Fean might pose a challenge for Leonid Slutsky, but his conservative approach has worked formidably till now, and the gaffer might decide to stick with it.
Vitesse vs SC Heerenveen head-to-head (h2h)
- The last four wins in a row belong to FC Hollywood at the Rhine.
- Four of the last five games saw goals at either end of the pitch.
- Nine of the last ten ties at the GelreDome had both teams on the scorecard.
- Six of the last eight fixtures at the venue had over 2.5 goals.
- Ten of the last fifteen overall match-ups had over 2.5 goals.
Vitesse vs SC Heerenveen Prediction
An astonishing 13 games that involved De Superfriezen had over 2.5 goals, out of the total 19 they played in the league so far. Even more surprising is the fact that, they possess the highest average for the total number of goals per fixture, at 4.5. In away ties, the average becomes 4.8, while eight of their total ten trips ended with over 2.5 goals. And, except for the top three teams, Jan OldeRiekerink’s men have scored the most goals.
There’s all the probability in the world for both teams to get on the scorecard, once it is also considered that Vitas has recorded two or more goals in 13 of their last 17 home-ties, and their counterparts have registered three or more in seven of their last ten attempts on the road.
Expect over 2.5 goals in the game, and both teams on the scorecard as well.
Leonid Slutsky’s men were unbeaten in 17 of their last 20 matches in front of their home crowd, and 14 of them were wins. On the other hand, Fean was winless in five of their last seven games away from home, where four were losses. Also, at this venue, the team has been winless since 2012.
I tip the home-team to edge past their combatants.
Vitesse vs SC Heerenveen Betting Tips
Vitesse to Win & Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.50 (3/2)
Over 2.5 Match Goals & Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1).