Eerste Divisie match preview and statistics: MVV Maastricht fight Roda JC Kerkrade

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: De Geusselt (10000 seats)

MVV Maastricht and Roda JC Kerkrade have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Eerste Divisie.

Insights:
  • MVV Maastricht have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Roda JC Kerkrade have the most matches over the total-line (18) in Eerste Divisie

MVV Maastricht and Roda JC Kerkrade should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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MVV Maastricht form and stats

Overall Eerste Divisie stats at home this season for MVV Maastricht are 8-2-6 (wins-draw-losses). Ever since the Helmond Sport game Maastricht has been unbeatable here at De Geusselt producing six straight wins.

Maastricht lost their last game at Jong PSV (placed 15th) after a 1-3 scoreline. Ahead of that match, Maastricht won a home game hosting FC Eindhoven (2-0).

There will be little rest for Maastricht after this match as they are travelling to FC Oss for a Eerste Divisie game in only four days.

Maastricht have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at De Geusselt with 27 goals in 16 league matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the MVV Maastricht defense is not exactly impregnable. 31 goals conceded from 16 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Roda JC Kerkrade form and stats

As the visiting team in Eerste Divisie matches, Roda JC Kerkrade have produced an overall stat of 6-5-5 so far.

Kerkrade's last game was the home draw against Almere City (0-0). Before that, Kerkrade travelled to Go Ahead Eagles and returned home with a draw after the game finished 0-0.

A quick return to home after this game, as Roda JC Kerkrade are hosting NAC Breda in the Eerste Divisie only four days away.

Kerkrade has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 28 goals from 16 games. Kerkrade struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 26 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Roda JC Kerkrade - Maastricht 2-0. Head-2-head stats last nine meetings: three - three - three (Maastricht wins - draws - Roda JC Kerkrade wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Roda JC KerkradeP. Pflücke
P. Pflücke
11 goals
MaastrichtJ. Schroijen
J. Schroijen
9 goals
Roda JC KerkradeE. Falkenburg
E. Falkenburg
8 goals

MVV Maastricht missing players

Roda JC Kerkrade missing players

MVV Maastricht Roda JC Kerkrade
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
32 16 4 Played P 4 16 32
11 8 3 Won W 3 6 13
5 2 1 Drew D 0 5 11
16 6 0 Lost L 1 5 8
40 27 7 Scored S 10 28 58
61 31 1 Conceded C 8 26 45
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 94% 91%
84% 94% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 88%
50% 56% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 69% 69%
34% 44% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 75% 50% 50%
25% 38% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 19% 12%
47% 56% 25% BTTS BTTS 100% 56% 59%
25% 31% 75% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 28%
31% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 22%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.3 1.5
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 3
 
10.6 12.1 10.8 Shots (avg) S ( 13.2 13.1 12.2
4.3 5.6 6.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.8 5.3 5
29% 30% 27% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 33% 36%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • MVV Maastricht have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • MVV Maastricht haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Roda JC Kerkrade have the fewest matches under the total-line (11) in Eerste Divisie
  • Roda JC Kerkrade have the most matches over the total-line (18) in Eerste Divisie

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 SC Cambuur 32 24 4 4 91 27 16 13 0 3 52 15 16 11 4 1 39 12 64 76
2 De Graafschap 32 21 4 7 60 43 16 10 3 3 28 19 16 11 1 4 32 24 17 67
3 Almere City 31 20 5 6 67 40 16 12 2 2 31 7 15 8 3 4 36 33 27 65
4 NAC Breda 32 19 6 7 62 32 16 11 1 4 35 16 16 8 5 3 27 16 30 63
5 Go Ahead Eagles 32 18 8 6 50 22 16 7 5 4 20 11 16 11 3 2 30 11 28 62
6 NEC 32 17 6 9 60 36 16 9 4 3 29 14 16 8 2 6 31 22 24 57
7 FC Volendam 32 14 8 10 64 46 16 6 3 7 33 26 16 8 5 3 31 20 18 50
8 Roda JC Kerkrade 31 13 10 8 58 45 15 7 5 3 30 19 16 6 5 5 28 26 13 49
9 Helmond Sport 31 10 9 12 45 52 16 7 2 7 23 28 15 3 7 5 22 24 -7 39
10 Telstar 32 10 8 14 51 49 16 5 4 7 33 26 16 5 4 7 18 23 2 38
11 Excelsior 32 11 5 16 56 60 16 6 2 8 30 29 16 5 3 8 26 31 -4 38
12 FC Oss 32 11 5 16 34 50 16 7 2 7 25 25 16 4 3 9 9 25 -16 38
13 MVV Maastricht 32 11 5 16 40 61 16 8 2 6 27 31 16 3 3 10 13 30 -21 38
14 Jong Ajax 31 9 8 14 51 62 16 4 5 7 24 31 15 5 3 7 27 31 -11 35
15 Jong PSV 32 9 7 16 49 59 16 4 5 7 22 24 16 5 2 9 27 35 -10 34
16 FC Eindhoven 32 8 9 15 43 55 15 4 5 6 27 26 17 4 4 9 16 29 -12 33
17 Jong Utrecht 32 10 1 21 43 65 16 5 0 11 20 31 16 5 1 10 23 34 -22 31
18 Jong AZ 32 8 5 19 44 82 16 5 3 8 30 41 16 3 2 11 14 41 -38 29
19 FC Dordrecht 32 8 3 21 33 80 16 4 3 9 18 33 16 4 0 12 15 47 -47 27
20 FC Den Bosch 32 5 8 19 38 73 16 4 6 6 24 26 16 1 2 13 14 47 -35 23

Read more about Eerste Divisie

The Eerste Divisie, meaning “First Division”, is the second highest level of football in the Netherlands. 20 teams play two fixtures against each other to form a final league table after 380 games. The winning team is promoted with a creative playoff system deciding whether more teams promote.