Betting guide: Feyenoord favourite to beat Sparta Rotterdam at Stadion Feijenoord

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 10:15 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Feijenoord (51177 seats)

The season is still fairly new and the Eredivisie table has to be read with caution. So far Feyenoord find themselves in 1st position and Sparta Rotterdam are placed 17th.

Feyenoord and Sparta Rotterdam 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.

4-5-15 (wins/draws/losses). These are the numbers for Sparta Rotterdam when playing away games on grass, which is not the surface they have on their own home stadium (which has artifical turf). Their goal statistics from those 24 matches are 24-49 (scored/conceded).

These teams are so close in distance that this match is special, a derby with local pride the main prize.

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Feyenoord form and stats

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

Feyenoord are returning here after visiting Willem II in a Eredivisie game and winning with a 4-1 scoreline. Steven Berghuis (2), Ridgeciano Haps and Bryan Linssen scored the goal(s). Previous to that game, a home match hosting ADO Den Haag in a game that was won 4-2.

Feyenoord are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found ten matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won seven, drew three and lost zero.

Feyenoord are traveling soon after this match as the Europa League match at Dinamo Zagreb awaits in four days.

Feyenoord has scored 5 goals so far and conceded 3 goals from 2 home games. These are numbers from the league only.

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Sparta Rotterdam form and stats

No Eredivisie points yet away for Sparta Rotterdam, from their first 2 matches. The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as Rotterdam have lost on their last two travels.

Rotterdam's last game was the home draw against AZ (4-4). Preceding that game, the 0-4 loss visiting PEC Zwolle's place.

The match against AZ looked like a defeat for Rotterdam, but they did not accept the outcome and clawed their way back to 4-4. Sven Mijnans equalized in the 90th minute. As you can tell from the result, the match against AZ was as crazy as a clown in a village circus. Great fun for the neutral supporter with 8 goals, will the fun continue today?

You'll want to know how Rotterdam managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found one similar match resulting in zero away wins, one draw and zero home wins.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, Sparta Rotterdam has managed 0 goals and let in 6 from 2 matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: seven - one - two (Feyenoord wins - draws - Sparta Rotterdam wins). As for goals, seven matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

FeyenoordS. Berghuis
S. Berghuis
6 goals
FeyenoordL. Geertruida
L. Geertruida
1 goals
FeyenoordR. Haps
R. Haps
1 goals

Feyenoord missing players

Sparta Rotterdam missing players

Feyenoord Sparta Rotterdam
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
4 2 1 Played P 1 2 4
3 1 1 Won W 0 0 0
1 1 0 Drew D 0 0 1
0 0 0 Lost L 1 2 3
11 5 4 Scored S 0 0 4
4 3 2 Conceded C 2 6 11
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 75%
50% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 50%
50% 50% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 50%
50% 50% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 25%
75% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 25%
25% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 100% 75%
 
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 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 2.5 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
65 36 23 Total Shots T S 2 11 42
25 15 11 Shots on Target S O 1 3 14
44% 33% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 29%
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • Feyenoord has the most points from losing position (7) in Eredivisie
  • Feyenoord has the most scored goals (11) in Eredivisie
  • Feyenoord has the most scored goals in the second half (7) in Eredivisie
  • Feyenoord has the the best goal difference (+7) in Eredivisie
  • Sparta Rotterdam has the most conceded goals (11) in Eredivisie
  • Sparta Rotterdam has the most conceded goals in the first half (7) in Eredivisie
  • Sparta Rotterdam has the the worst goal difference (-7) in Eredivisie
Feyenoord Last season Sparta Rotterdam
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 13   Played P   13 26
14 9   Won W   2 9
8 3   Drew D   3 6
3 1   Lost L   8 11
50 29   Scored S   11 41
35 15   Conceded C   29 45
96% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   92% 92%
88% 92%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   85% 88%
64% 69%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   62% 69%
44% 46%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   38% 42%
28% 23%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   15% 23%
68% 69%   BTTS BTTS   54% 62%
24% 23%   Clean Sheets C S   15% 23%
12% 8%   Failed to Score F T   38% 23%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
1.5 1.8   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2 1.8
0 0   Red cards R C   3 3
 
371 209   Total Shots T S   168 322
144 84   Shots on Target S O   43 98
35% 35%   Goal Efficiency G E   26% 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.