Date Time League Season
May 19, 2023 7:00 pm Netherlands Eerste Divisie 2022/2023


Almere City vs Maastricht – Prediction, and Match Preview

Almere City vs Maastricht – Almere City enters this match on the heels of a 2-2 Eerste Divisie draw with Den Bosch. Alvaro Pea (33′) and Hamdi Akujobi (51′) scored goals for Almere City.

Den Bosch scored goals through Nick de Groot (63′) and Ilias Boumassaoudi (21′). In recent years, Almere City has rarely refused to give in.

The data reveals that Almere City has conceded 8 goals while failing to stop opponents from scoring in 5 of their last 6 matches. In any case, it remains to be seen if that trend will continue in this upcoming match.

Prior to this match, Almere City had gone two league games without a home victory. After defeating Telstar 2-1 in their prior match in the Eerste Divisie, MVV enters this encounter with momentum.

Jarne Steuckers (12′) and Ruben van Bommel (20′) both scored goals for MVV. For Telstar, the goal came from Glynor Plet (80′). In their most recent games, MVV have been effective moving forward, scoring 9 goals in their last 6 games.

Having said that, MVV can also strengthen its defense after allowing goals in 5 of the same games. MVV entered this match with a perfect road record against Almere City over the previous three league games.

Almere City vs Maastricht – Betting Analysis

Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to 01/11/2019 reveals that Almere City has won 1 and MVV 4 of these, with 1 result being tied.

During those matchups, they combined for 13 goals, scoring 5 for De Zwarte Schapen and 8 for MVV. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.

MVV defeated Almere City 1-0 in the previous league meeting between these teams on Eerste Divisie match day 16 on November 19, 2022. Edwin van de Graaf served as the official.

From a nearly full roster of players, Almere City manager Alex Pastoor only has one fitness issue to deal with. Due to a cruciate ligament injury, Faiz Mattoir will not play.

The MVV manager Maurice Verberne has absolutely no concerns about his team’s physical condition ahead of this match thanks to a totally healthy roster that is available for selection.

We believe Almere City ought to have numerous opportunities to score and convert on them. While we do see MVV receiving enough chances to score goals, it may still be difficult for them to get shooting opportunities.

 What are the top odds for this match?

Turning to the betting odds on the 90 min. result market, putting your money on Almere City is available for 1.55, a bet on a drawn result is 4.6 and selecting the win for MVV can be had at 5.2. They are the best of the market prices available right now.

Almere City vs Maastricht – Head -to- Head

Almere City vs Maastricht


Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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