FC Groningen vs FC Utrecht: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 14:45 (UTC)
Venue: Sportpark Lonerstraat (22579 seats)

The season is still fairly new and the Eredivisie table has to be read with caution. So far FC Groningen find themselves in 7th position and FC Utrecht are placed 8th.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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FC Groningen form and stats

Only two Eredivisie home games for FC Groningen so far, yet both highs and lows with 1 win, 0 draws and 1 defeat.

The FC Groningen supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Ajax in Eredivisie and win 1-0. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting FC Twente (1-3).

Early season league goal statistics from FC Groningen's 2 home games: 2 goals, 3 conceded.

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FC Utrecht form and stats

The visitors settled for one point in their first Eredivisie away game of the season. During their previous season 13 away games resulted in 4 wins, 5 draws and 4 defeats.

Utrecht delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against SC Heerenveen (placed 3rd) in their previous match; a Eredivisie game. Ahead of that game was the 1-1 draw at home against SC Heerenveen.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, FC Utrecht has managed 1 goal and let in 1 from 1 match.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: two - three - five (Groningen wins - draws - FC Utrecht wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC UtrechtG. Kerk
G. Kerk
2 goals
FC GroningenA. El Messaoudi
A. El Messaoudi
1 goals
FC GroningenT. Suslov
T. Suslov
1 goals

FC Groningen missing players

FC Utrecht missing players

FC Groningen FC Utrecht
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
4 2 0 Played P 1 1 3
2 1 0 Won W 0 0 1
0 0 0 Drew D 1 1 2
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 0
4 2 0 Scored S 1 1 5
6 3 0 Conceded C 1 1 3
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
50% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
50% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 33%
50% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 100% 100%
50% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1 0.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
47 23 0 Total Shots T S 9 9 56
13 3 0 Shots on Target S O 2 2 14
31% 67% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 50% 36%
FC Groningen Last season FC Utrecht
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
26 13   Played P   13 25
10 7   Won W   4 12
5 1   Drew D   5 5
11 5   Lost L   4 8
27 17   Scored S   20 50
26 10   Conceded C   22 34
92% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
65% 69%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   92% 92%
35% 31%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   62% 72%
12% 8%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   38% 40%
0% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   15% 16%
42% 31%   BTTS BTTS   85% 68%
35% 46%   Clean Sheets C S   8% 20%
31% 23%   Failed to Score F T   8% 12%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
1.7 1.6   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.2 1.2
4 2   Red cards R C   1 3
 
337 189   Total Shots T S   175 368
102 58   Shots on Target S O   60 118
26% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   33% 42%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Feyenoord 4 3 1 0 11 4 2 1 1 0 5 3 2 2 0 0 6 1 7 10
2 PSV 4 3 1 0 8 3 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 1 1 0 4 2 5 10
3 SC Heerenveen 4 3 1 0 7 2 2 2 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 2 5 10
4 Vitesse 4 3 0 1 7 2 2 2 0 0 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 5 9
5 Ajax 4 3 0 1 6 2 2 2 0 0 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 9
6 FC Twente 4 2 2 0 7 3 3 2 1 0 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 4 8
7 FC Groningen 4 2 0 2 4 6 2 1 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 -2 6
8 FC Utrecht 3 1 2 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 5
9 PEC Zwolle 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 1 0 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 4
10 VVV-Venlo 4 1 1 2 7 7 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 5 4 0 4
11 Willem II 4 1 1 2 6 7 2 1 0 1 5 4 2 0 1 1 1 3 -1 4
12 Heracles 4 1 1 2 3 8 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 7 -5 4
13 AZ 3 0 3 0 8 8 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 7 7 0 3
14 ADO Den Haag 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 4 7 -4 3
15 FC Emmen 4 0 2 2 6 9 2 0 1 1 4 6 2 0 1 1 2 3 -3 2
16 Fortuna Sittard 4 0 1 3 4 10 2 0 1 1 4 6 2 0 0 2 0 4 -6 1
17 Sparta Rotterdam 4 0 1 3 4 11 2 0 1 1 4 5 2 0 0 2 0 6 -7 1
18 RKC Waalwijk 3 0 0 3 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 6 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 25 18 2 5 68 23 13 11 0 2 40 8 12 7 2 3 28 15 45 56
2 AZ 25 18 2 5 54 17 13 10 1 2 32 8 12 8 1 3 22 9 37 56
3 Feyenoord 25 14 8 3 50 35 13 9 3 1 29 15 12 5 5 2 21 20 15 50
4 PSV 26 14 7 5 54 28 12 8 3 1 32 12 14 6 4 4 22 16 26 49
5 Willem II 26 13 5 8 37 34 13 7 4 2 17 9 13 6 1 6 20 25 3 44
6 FC Utrecht 25 12 5 8 50 34 12 8 0 4 30 12 13 4 5 4 20 22 16 41
7 Vitesse 26 12 5 9 45 35 13 7 3 3 24 15 13 5 2 6 21 20 10 41
8 Heracles 26 10 6 10 40 34 13 8 1 4 31 17 13 2 5 6 9 17 6 36
9 FC Groningen 26 10 5 11 27 26 13 7 1 5 17 10 13 3 4 6 10 16 1 35
10 SC Heerenveen 26 8 9 9 41 41 14 3 8 3 17 18 12 5 1 6 24 23 0 33
11 Sparta Rotterdam 26 9 6 11 41 45 13 7 3 3 30 16 13 2 3 8 11 29 -4 33
12 FC Emmen 26 9 5 12 32 45 13 9 2 2 26 12 13 0 3 10 6 33 -13 32
13 VVV-Venlo 26 8 4 14 24 51 13 5 3 5 14 21 13 3 1 9 10 30 -27 28
14 FC Twente 26 7 6 13 34 46 13 5 3 5 23 22 13 2 3 8 11 24 -12 27
15 PEC Zwolle 26 7 5 14 37 55 12 5 2 5 28 30 14 2 3 9 9 25 -18 26
16 Fortuna Sittard 26 6 8 12 29 52 13 6 4 3 22 17 13 0 4 9 7 35 -23 26
17 ADO Den Haag 26 4 7 15 25 54 13 2 6 5 11 17 13 2 1 10 14 37 -29 19
18 RKC Waalwijk 26 4 3 19 27 60 13 3 2 8 13 20 13 1 1 11 14 40 -33 15

Read more about Eredivisie

The Eredivisie is the highest level of professional football in the Netherlands. 18 teams play two fixtures against each other to form the final league table and decide which team wins the Dutch national championship. The phrase Eredivisie translates to “Honour Division”. The “big three” in Dutch football are Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord.