Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam: Preview and Prediction

Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-27 January 2017

Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam
Dutch Eredivisie
Date: Friday, 27 January 2017
Kick-Off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Koning Willem II Stadion, Tilburg.

Willem started the year with back to back defeats, this week they will be facing Sparta Rotterdam at Koning as they hope to get on the winning part.

Willem’s first 2 games this year have ended in a 1-0 defeat each for them, they lost to NEC in their first game before losing to Leaders Feyenoord last week. They are in the 12th position with 19 points, they are just a point above their visitors who are directly below them in the table.

Willem only have to worry about their lack of goals, they have scored just 12 goals in the Eredivisie this season. If they can address their scoring issues they may be able to win this game and get back to winning ways.

Sparta Rotterdam are winless in the new year just like their host, they have lost once and drawn once in their first 2 games. Also, they have been winless since November last year, they last won a game against Heerenveen, since then they have lost 5 games and drawn twice. They will be hoping to win this game to steer themselves back on track.

Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam: Head to Head Statistics

  • Willem have dominated their last 5 games with 3 wins and 2 draws. They have won 18 of their 35 meetings, drawn 9 and lost 8 to Sparta Rotterdam.
  • Williem are unbeaten at home against Sparta Rotterdam, they have won 12 of their 17 home meetings and drawn 5.
  • Sparta Rotterdam have conceded at least 2 goals in each of their last 3 meetings against Williem.

Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam: Prediction

There are no favorites in this game considering their recent performance. Sparta Rotterdam have had more activities at both end of the pitch more than Willem. They have scored double the Willem’s tally with 24 goals and they have conceded 11 goals more than Willem with 32 goals conceded.

Willem can only win this game comfortably if they resolve their goal scoring issues. We are expecting them to maintain their dominance over Sparta Rotterdam with a narrow win.

Willem II vs Sparta Rotterdam: Bet Tips

Willem to win at 2.00 (1/1)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.76 (10/13).