Willem II vs FC Groningen Prediction & Match Preview

Willem II vs FC Groningen
Dutch Eredivisie
Date: Friday, 28 February 2020
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Konig Willem II Stadion (Tilburg).

Groningen may be on the road, and may be lower in league standings, but there’s no denying the fact that they are easily in superior form than Willem.

And as a cherry on top, note that Groningen had defeated the all-conquering Ajax three weeks back. As such, it’s building up to be a good outing for Groningen this Friday.

Willem II vs FC Groningen Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The reverse fixture was won by Groningen at home, with a 2-0 scoreline.
  • The team also are on a two-match winning run in h2h clashes, and recorded a 100% winning record in 2019.
  • Nine of the past twelve wins had gone to Groningen.
  • Four of the former five wins at this venue had gone to the guests.
  • The last Willem kept a clean sheet at home was back in 2008.

Willem II vs FC Groningen Prediction

Willem were defeated 4-2 on the road the last match-day, by Emmen. It was their third winless game in a row, and second in the past three match-days where they let in three or more goals – opening discussions about the quality of their defense.

In the meantime, Groningen lost 0-1 at home the past game-week, against Venlo. It briefly halt their two-game winning run, and their quest to get into the playoff mix. As a result, the team will surely be adamant to make amends this match-day.

Moreover, a win this Friday will mean much more, as the victory will be against a direct-competitor for the playoff ticket. As things stand, Groningen have lost just twice since December, while the opposite is the case for Willem – they have won just twice since December.

Moreover, Willem were winless in four of their previous five home games, whereas Groningen have lost just two times in total on the road, since September of last year.

In addition, Groningen also had won the reverse fixture, and only once have they lost at this venue in the past eleven years. Bringing all these under the microscope, it’s deduced that the guests, Groningen are the stronger of two sides, and deserve to backed.

Willem II vs FC Groningen Betting Tips

  • Double Chance: FC Groningen or Draw @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • FC Groningen +0.5, +1 Asian Handicap @ 1.44 (4/9).

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