Nijmegen vs Utrecht – Prediction, and Match Preview

Nijmegen vs Utrecht – NEC will be hoping for a better outcome here after losing to Ajax in the prior matchup by a score of 1-0 in the Eredivisie. Ajax’s goal came from Mohammed Kudus at the 52-second mark.

The prevalence of zero-valued outcomes in recent NEC games is an intriguing trend.

If we consider their previous six games that came before this one, a bet on “Both Teams to Score” would have lost in as many as five of them.

FC Utrecht and their traveling fans will be hoping for a better outcome in this one after a losing effort in their most recent Eredivisie contest against Fortuna Sittard.

Tasos Douvikas (59′) was FC Utrecht’s lone goal. Fortuna Sittard got goals from Kristijan Bistrovi (68′) and Tijjani Noslin (87′).

The stats speak for themselves; in five of their last six games, FC Utrecht have allowed their opponents to score, resulting in a net loss of 11 goals.

FC Utrecht has obviously had some issues at the defense. We’ll just have to wait and see if this pattern holds true over here.

FC Utrecht entered this match with a perfect record against NEC in away games over the previous two league games.

Nijmegen vs Utrecht – Betting Analysis

Looking back at their previous face-to-face talks from October 4, 2016, we can see that NEC has not fared well in them.

They haven’t been able to win any games at all, and FC Utrecht has been too strong for them, winning 67% of those encounters.

In this time, they combined for 13 goals, with NEC scoring 2, and Utreg scoring 11. That equals 2.17 goals per game on average.

The two teams’ most recent league encounter took place on Eredivisie Match Day 7 on September 16, 2022, with FC Utrecht defeating NEC 0-0. Marc Nagtegaal served as the official.

We believe there won’t be much between FC Utrecht and NEC in this match, and scoring chances may be limited.

What are the best odds for the game?

Checking out the betting prices for the game on the WDW market, a victory for NEC is best priced at 2.45, a bet on the draw is 3.44 and selecting the winner to be FC Utrecht can get you 2.88. Those are the best bets available at present.

Nijmegen vs Utrecht – Head-to-Head

Nijmegen vs Utrecht

Our Prediction: Under 2.5 Goals