Waalwijk vs Nijmegen Predictions and Match Preview

Waalwijk vs Nijmegen
Netherlands-Eerste Divisie.
Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
Kick-Off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Mandemakers Stadion (Waalwijk).

The hosts have lost 8 of their 14 league games till now. This is why they are at the 15th spot in the table. A defense which has conceded 23 goals has been below par without saying. The strikers have managed to score a total of 17 goals.

In the last 6 matches, they have won and lost 3 games each. On 5 of their last 6 competitive matches, the total score was over 2.5 goals. They are currently fresh from an away win in the league against Helmond Sport.

A 4 match unbeaten streak in both cup and league was broke when they lost the last home match in the league to Jong PSV with the score ending 3-5. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of their last 5 home games in all competitions.

The away side are on a 2 match winless streak across all venues. In their last 5 matches across all competitions, 3 were lost and there was only 1 win. Over 2.5 goals were scored in 5 of the last 6 matches they played at all venues.

In the 6 away matches in the league, they have 4 wins and 2 defeats. Over 2.5 goals came in 8 of the last 9 matches on the road for Nijmegen.

This recent form helped them to reach 8th in the table. They have 6 wins and 4 defeats so far in the league season. After scoring a healthy 24 goals, they conceded 25 in return.

A win for the hosts will not make much difference in the present state of the table, but if the away side gets 3 points they may go up to 7th position.

Waalwijk vs Nijmegen: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Nijmegen is on a 5 match win streak against this opposition in h2h matches played across all venues.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in the recent 4 matches between them on the trot.
  • The visitors have won the last 3 h2h matches at this venue.
  • The last time the hosts won against Nijmegen at this ground was back in 2012.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in 4 of the last 5 h2h matches played at home of Waalwijk.

Waalwijk vs Nijmegen: Prediction

The away record of Nijmegen is way better when compared to the home form of the hosts. They have 4 wins in their 6 away games this season, while the hosts are coming from a home defeat to Jong PSV. The h2h stats clearly shows a 3 match win streak for the visitors at this ground. So we can place a bet on the away team to win with 1.95 odd.

Even though under 2.5 goals were scored in the recent 4 h2h matches between them, their recent games had just the opposite. For instance, over 2.5 goals were scored in 8 of the last 9 away fixtures of NEC. So we can place a bet on a final score of over 2.5 goals in total with 1.55 odd.

Waalwijk vs Nijmegen: Betting Tips

  • Nijmegen to win @ 1.95 (10/11).
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.55 (6/11).