Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen Prediction & Match Preview

Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen Dutch Eredivisie Predictions and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Wednesday, 22 December 2021
Kick-off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Konig Willem II Stadion.

With 4 points and 2 spots in the difference, the 2 teams are set to clash this Wednesday night at Konig Willem II Stadion.

Willem II hasn’t tasted a victory in the last 10 Eredivisie games and moreover losing 7 games in a row, seriously need an urgent win to escape from crash landing into the relegation zone.

From a previous win, the Nijmegen squad hopes to repeat the same as they travel to face-off the hosts this Wednesday.

Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen Head-to-head

  • NEC Nijmegen won 3 out of the last 5 h2h fixtures with 2 of them ending in a draw.
  • Only 3 goals were born from those 5 meetings with a meager 0.6 goals per game on average.
  • All 3 games which NEC have won, all of them ended in a clean sheet meanwhile the 2 draws were goal-less.
  • Their latest meeting in September witnessed an empty draw.
  • The only time Willem II had won against this foe was back in 2007.

Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen Prediction

NEC is at the 10th spot on the standing with 22 points from 17 games. They won 6 fixtures while drawing on 4 and losing on 7 other occasions. They have scored 23 in total while taking in 26 exposing their deteriorated defensive maneuvers.

Nijmegen has been scored against in 5 of the previous 6 games while netting the opponents post a total of 9 times. After a hat-trick run of defeats, they finally managed to secure an away win against G.A. Eagles by 2-0 in the last league fixture.

The Super Pitchers is at the 13th position on the table with 18 points in hand. Of the 17 matches played, they won only on 5 games while drawing another 3. They lost on 9 occasions with conceding almost double the numbers as scored ones marking at 18:35.

A 10 game win-less streak, while losing their last 7 on the bounce, has seen Willem II to go from title challengers to enter into a mode of league survival. Their latest defeat came under Alkmaar by 1-4.

The hosts haven’t won at home in the past 4 league matches besides that, NEC remain unbeaten by Willem II in games played away from home for the previous 6 league matches. Therefore a victory for visitors is highly probable to happen this Wednesday night.

Willem II vs NEC Nijmegen Betting tips

  • NEC Nijmegen to win @ 2.87 odds.
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.90 odds.