Willem II vs Heerenveen
Date: Friday, 16th December 2016,
Kick-Off at 19:00 UK,
Venue: Koning Willem II Stadion, Tilburg.
Willem have a hard task at hand when they welcome SC Heerenveen to Koning Willem II Stadion on Friday night.
Willem have been in an unbeaten form for the last 4 games, however most of the games have ended in stalemate. The Tilburg side have been poor in their recent outings despite being in and unbeaten form, they have managed just one goal in their last 5 games.
Willem have failed to score in 4 of their last 5 games, but the good thing is they have kept clean sheets in their last 4 games. They are currently in the 13th position in the Eredivisie with 16 points, just 2 points above relegation playoff zone.
Meanwhile, Heerenveen have maintained their spot in the European playoff zone, having won back to back in their last 2 games. They are in the 4th position with 29 points, 4 points off PSV in the 3rd spot. They will be aiming to grab a 3rd successive win to maintain their winning streak.
Willem II vs Heerenveen: Head to Head Statistics
Generally, the two teams have just a little difference between them in their previous meetings. Willem have won 13 games against Heerenveen, they have drawn 14 games and lost 15 games to Heerenveen.
However at Willem Stadion, Willem are slightly the better team with 9 wins, 6 draw and 6 defeats to Heerenveen. Their last 6 games have been fair to the two teams, with each team recording 2 wins each and 2 draws. Note: each of their last 6 games have recorded at least 6 goals with both teams getting on the score sheet.
Willem II vs Heerenveen: Prediction
Heerenveen looks like the better side between the two, but there are no favourites in this game, considering Willem’s recent defensive performance. Willem’s last 5 games have recorded a total of 2 goals and 3 of the games have ended goalless.
The game will be tough one and could go either way, but we expect the game to drift towards Heerenveen. Also the fixture may awaken Willem’s scoring spirit as their last 6 games have recorded at least 2 goals each.
Willem II vs Heerenveen: Bet Tips
Heerenveen to win at 2.35
Both teams to score at 1.71.