Betting preview: PEC Zwolle faced with a tough challenge when PSV visits

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: MAC³PARK Stadion (12500 seats)

This league campaign has been strenuous for PEC Zwolle so far, while PSV have taken lots of points. Will the away side chalk up another victory at MAC³PARK Stadion?

Insights:
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (25) in Eredivisie
  • PSV have the fewest matches under the total-line (3) in Eredivisie

PEC Zwolle have had a bad season and will be relegated from Eredivisie. This arena has artifical turf, which is not PSV's regular surface at their own football pitch. When appearing on artifical turf PSV have performed like this: Played nine matches with the results 8 wins, 1 draw and 0 defeats with the goal stats 25-9 (scored/conceded).

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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PEC Zwolle form and stats

PEC Zwolle's results here at MAC³PARK Stadion in the Eredivisie have been very modest with 3 victories, 5 draws and 8 defeats.

No payout for Zwolle in their previous match, an away game at Sparta Rotterdam that ended in defeat 0-2. Midfield player Paal got a match rating of 8.05 in that game, the max score being 10. Paal hit three key passes and had 57 successful passes (of 70 total).

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus FC Utrecht.

PEC Zwolle have scored 12 league goals here from 16 matches, not a lot. PEC Zwolle have conceded 18 in these home matches.

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PSV form and stats

The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 11 wins, 3 draws and only 2 losses in the Eredivisie. Things are running smoothly for PSV who hasn't tasted defeat in their last twelve matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against AZ.

The club members enjoyed PSV's previous match versus NEC (placed 8th), a 3-2 win played at home. Sangaré got a match rating of 8.01 in that game, top player of the team. Sangaré hit the woodwork once, served one assist, hit one key pass and had 90 successful passes (of 99 total).

Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Feyenoord that ended 2-2.

With an average of more than two away goals per league game away, PSV are regular goalscorers on their travels. 19 goals have been conceded by PSV in these games.

Head 2 Head

The latest H2H match ended PSV - PEC Zwolle 3-1, played this season. Stats for the last ten meetings between these two participants are: zero wins for Zwolle, zero draws and ten wins for PSV. Over 2,5 goals: nine times; under 2,5 goals: one game.

Top Goalscorers

PSVC. Gakpo
C. Gakpo
12 goals
PSVE. Zahavi
E. Zahavi
11 goals
PSVR. Doan
R. Doan
8 goals

PEC Zwolle missing players

PSV missing players

PEC Zwolle PSV
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
33 16 5 Played P 5 16 33
7 3 1 Won W 4 11 25
6 5 0 Drew D 0 3 3
20 8 4 Lost L 1 2 5
25 12 4 Scored S 13 35 84
50 18 9 Conceded C 5 19 41
97% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
64% 62% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 94%
30% 25% 60% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 75% 79%
18% 6% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 38% 52%
9% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 31% 36%
39% 50% 60% BTTS BTTS 80% 62% 67%
18% 19% 0% Clean Sheets C S 20% 31% 27%
45% 38% 40% Failed to Score F T 0% 6% 6%
 
4.5 5.4 5.2 Corners for (avg) C F 7 7.4 7.1
4.6 4.7 4.2 Corners against (avg) C A 2 3.1 3.2
1.5 1.4 0.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.6 1.6 1.2
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.2 12.8 10.6 Shots (avg) S ( 22.6 17.6 17.5
3.8 3.4 3.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 9.6 6.8 7.2
20% 22% 24% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 32% 35%
 
13.6 11.7 13.8 Shots against (avg) S A 7.2 10 9.3
4.9 4.6 6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.6 3.4 3.1
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest matches over the total-line (5) in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (12) at home in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (25) in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals in the first half (12) in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the most matches under the total-line (18) in Eredivisie
  • PSV have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • PSV have scored more than double the goals of PEC Zwolle.
  • PSV have the fewest matches under the total-line (3) in Eredivisie
  • PSV have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • PSV haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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.