FC Emmen vs Nijmegen – FC Emmen, who triumphed in their previous game, will look for a repeat performance after defeating SC Cambuur 1-2 in the Eredivisie.

Ahmed El Messaoudi (78′) and Jeroen Veldmate (92′) scored goals for FC Emmen. SC Cambuur’s Mitchel Paulissen struck in the 68th second.

In recent years, FC Emmen hasn’t often been able to hold out for the entire 90 minutes. In reality, FC Emmen has conceded 9 goals in 5 of their last 6 games because they were unable to stop their opponents from scoring.

NEC will be looking to rebound after falling to PSV Eindhoven in their most recent Eredivisie contest. Oussama Tannane was the only NEC player to score (59′, 87′). PSV Eindhoven tallied through Luuk de Jong (7′, 50′), Olivier Boscagli (21′), and Joey Veerman (39′).

At least three goals have been scored in a total of 5 of the last 6 NEC meetings. The total amount of goals scored per game during that time period was 3.5, with NEC scoring an average of 2.17. If that pattern continues into this next game, we’ll find out soon enough.

FC Emmen vs Nijmegen – Betting Analysis

Looking at their previous head-to-head matches dating back to May 21, 2017, we can see that FC Emmen won two of them and NEC won three, with one match ending in a tie.

In these games, the two teams combined for 17 goals, with Rood-Witten scoring 8 and NEC scoring 9. 2.83 goals have been scored on average per contest.

In their most recent league meeting, NEC defeated FC Emmen 3-1 on Eredivisie Match Day 17 on January 21, 2023. Sander van der Eijk served as the official.

Dick Lukkien, the manager of FC Emmen, will be without Jari Vlak (Unknown Injury), Jeff Hardeveld (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Metehan Güçlü (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Oussama Darfalou (Hamstring Injury), Mart Lieder (Fitness), and Maikel Kieftenbeld (Cruciate Ligament Rupture).

According to our assessment, Rood-Witten appear prepared to play this match with a 4-3-3 formation that includes Mickey van der Hart, Lorenzo Burnet, Miguel Araujo, Mike Te Wierik, Jeroen Veldmate, Keziah Veendorp, Ahmed El Messaoudi, Mark Diemers, Ole Romeny, Richairo Zivkovic, and Jeremy Antonisse.

Rogier Meijer, the CEO of NEC, must select a team from a restricted pool of candidates. Robin Roefs (Unknown Injury) and Mathias De Wolf (Hamstring Injury) won’t be present.

We have a hunch that NEC will start Jasper Cillessen, Bart van Rooij, Ilias Bronkhorst, Philippe Sandler, Souffian El Karouani, Lasse Schone, Oussama Tannane, Dirk Proper, Elayis Tavsan, Landry Dimata, and Magnus Mattsson in a 4-3-3 formation.

In our opinion, FC Emmen will need to put on a strong performance to score a goal against this NEC team, who ought to perform well enough to score at the other end and obtain the advantage.

 What are the top odds for the game?

Checking the betting prices for this game in the 90 min. result market, victory for FC Emmen is best priced at 2.84, a wager on a draw is 3.46 and taking a punt on victory for NEC gets 2.43. They’re the best of the market prices being offered at this very moment.

FC Emmen vs Nijmegen – Head -to- Head


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Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals

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