Sports betting guide: NEC vs Fortuna Sittard - predictions and stats

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: Goffertstadion (12500 seats)

The odds favour NEC in this fixture vs Fortuna Sittard, but the guests will battle to the finish. Here's the Tipsway match guide!

Insights:
  • NEC have the most dropped points from leading position (29) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the the worst goal difference (-32) in Eredivisie

NEC can neither be promoted or relegated from Eredivisie. Fortuna are struggling to avoid relegation.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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NEC form and stats

NEC's struggle is real here at Goffertstadion with only 14 points collected from 16 Eredivisie games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 3-5-8.

NEC faced defeat in their previous match, away at PSV (2-3). Defender van Rooij got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.22/10. Rooij served one assist, hit two key passes and won 5 of 6 duels.

Before that, NEC had a home game versus Go Ahead Eagles which ended with a victory 1-0.

NEC have scored 13 league goals here from 16 matches, not a lot. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. 21 goals have been conceded.

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Fortuna Sittard form and stats

Fortuna Sittard have only collected 12 points from their away games in the Eredivisie, after 3-3-10 (16 played).

The manager Ultee was unhappy after their last game, played at their home ground Fortuna Sittard Stadion. Fortuna Sittard suffered a 1-2 loss to Vitesse (placed 6th). The attacker Gladon got a match rating of 7.6 in that game. Gladon scored one goal, hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times.

Prior to that result Fortuna won their away game at FC Twente. The scoreline was 2-1.

The attacking power of Fortuna Sittard when travelling is not overwhelming with 15 goals scored from 16 league matches away. For Fortuna Sittard, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

The records show that this isn''t the first time these two sides face each other this season, as the results database show this recent game: Fortuna Sittard - NEC 1-3. NEC-Fortuna Sittard H2H statistics last eight meetings regardless of arena: NEC six wins, Fortuna Sittard one win, one draw. seven of these eight matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Fortuna SittardZ. Flemming
Z. Flemming
11 goals
Fortuna SittardM. Seuntjens
M. Seuntjens
9 goals
NECJ. Okita
J. Okita
7 goals

NEC missing players

Fortuna Sittard missing players

NEC Fortuna Sittard
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
33 16 5 Played P 5 16 33
10 3 1 Won W 1 3 9
8 5 4 Drew D 1 3 5
15 8 0 Lost L 3 10 19
38 13 3 Scored S 6 15 35
51 21 1 Conceded C 8 36 67
91% 81% 40% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
70% 62% 40% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 81% 79%
45% 38% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 62% 64%
27% 19% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 38% 39%
21% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 25% 21%
52% 38% 20% BTTS BTTS 60% 62% 58%
30% 38% 80% Clean Sheets C S 20% 12% 21%
27% 44% 60% Failed to Score F T 20% 25% 21%
 
4 5.2 6.2 Corners for (avg) C F 4.2 3.5 4.1
6.2 5.9 4.4 Corners against (avg) C A 7 6.9 5.7
1.5 1.4 1.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 1.8
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
11.6 13.5 16.6 Shots (avg) S ( 11.4 9 10.3
4.4 4.8 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.4 4.1 3.8
26% 17% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 22% 23% 28%
 
15.2 13.8 11 Shots against (avg) S A 17.4 18.6 16.1
4.6 4.1 2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 7.2 5.8
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • Fortuna Sittard have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals in the second half (34) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the the worst goal difference (-32) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • NEC have the fewest points from losing position (1) in Eredivisie
  • NEC have the most dropped points from leading position (29) in Eredivisie
  • NEC have won significantly more corners at home than away.

  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 33 26 4 3 96 17 17 14 1 2 62 8 16 12 3 1 34 9 79 82
2 PSV 33 25 3 5 84 41 17 14 0 3 49 22 16 11 3 2 35 19 43 78
3 Feyenoord 33 22 5 6 75 32 16 11 3 2 38 15 17 11 2 4 37 17 43 71
4 FC Twente 33 19 8 6 53 36 17 10 5 2 28 13 16 9 3 4 25 23 17 65
5 AZ 33 18 7 8 63 41 16 11 3 2 35 17 17 7 4 6 28 24 22 61
6 Vitesse 33 15 5 13 40 49 16 6 2 8 18 27 17 9 3 5 22 22 -9 50
7 FC Utrecht 33 12 11 10 51 43 17 8 6 3 32 20 16 4 5 7 19 23 8 47
8 NEC 33 10 8 15 38 51 16 3 5 8 13 21 17 7 3 7 25 30 -13 38
9 SC Heerenveen 33 10 8 15 34 49 16 5 3 8 20 25 17 5 5 7 14 24 -15 38
10 Go Ahead Eagles 33 10 6 17 36 48 17 7 1 9 25 24 16 3 5 8 11 24 -12 36
11 FC Groningen 33 9 9 15 39 52 16 4 6 6 16 18 17 5 3 9 23 34 -13 36
12 SC Cambuur 33 10 6 17 50 68 17 5 3 9 29 35 16 5 3 8 21 33 -18 36
13 RKC Waalwijk 33 8 11 14 37 50 17 6 3 8 17 25 16 2 8 6 20 25 -13 35
14 Heracles Almelo 33 9 7 17 32 46 16 7 5 4 21 18 17 2 2 13 11 28 -14 34
15 Sparta Rotterdam 33 7 11 15 27 47 17 4 7 6 16 21 16 3 4 9 11 26 -20 32
16 Fortuna Sittard 33 9 5 19 35 67 17 6 2 9 20 31 16 3 3 10 15 36 -32 32
17 Willem II 33 8 6 19 29 57 16 6 3 7 15 20 17 2 3 12 14 37 -28 30
18 PEC Zwolle 33 7 6 20 25 50 16 3 5 8 12 18 17 4 1 12 13 32 -25 27

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.