Almere City vs Jong Utrecht – Almere City is getting ready for this game after a 1-1 Eerste Divisie stalemate with Heracles Almelo.
Alvaro Pena (32′) was the lone Almere City player to score. Heracles Almelo’s Nikolai Laursen struck in the 45th second. In 5 of the last 6 matches involving Almere City, there were fewer than three goals tallied per game.
During this time, Almere City managed to score 7, while the opposition managed to achieve an overall total of 4. Whether or not this trend will persist, we’ll find out soon enough.
Jong Utrecht will be looking to rebound here after losing their most recent Eerste Divisie match against FC Zwolle. FC Zwolle tallied thanks to Lennart Thy (58 and 91 seconds).
Jong Utrecht have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, giving up a total of 10 goals, according to their recent performance. Jong Utrecht have undoubtedly struggled defensively. In their previous three league games, Jong Utrecht have failed to pick up a victory away from home.
Almere City vs Jong Utrecht – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matches going back to 02/12/2019, Almere City has won 4 of them, Jong Utrecht has won 1, and there have been 1 tie.
Over the span of those games, the two clubs shared a total of 20 goals, with De Zwarte Schapen scoring 13 and Jong Utrecht scoring 7. That equals 3.33 goals per game on average.
In their prior league meeting on October 7, 2022, Jong Utrecht defeated Almere City 0-2 in Eerste Divisie matchday 10. Luuk Timmer served as the umpire for the game.
Due to an otherwise strong group of players, there is only one fitness worry for Almere City manager Alex Pastoor to be concerned about, which results in a low absenteeism rate. There will be no Faiz Mattoir (cruciate ligament injury).
The manager of Jong Utrecht, Darije Kalezi, has no fitness worries going into this game because he has a fully healthy squad ready for selection.
For this game, we predict that Almere City will be able to generate a significant number of opportunities and successful shots on goal.
In contrast, Jong Utrecht might have trouble scoring their own goals, but we do believe it’s very possible that they will be responding at some point as well.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the latest bookmaker odds on the 90-minute result market, victory for Almere City can be had for 1.38, betting on the game finishing all-square is 5.1 and betting on the winning team to be Jong Utrecht is 7.7. Those are the top bets that can be secured as of now.
Almere City vs Jong Utrecht – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Home Win