PEC Zwolle vs RKC Waalwijk: Soccer match betting guide

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: MAC³PARK Stadion (12500 seats)

Eredivisie: Tipsway are looking at an entertaining and vital battle featuring PEC Zwolle and RKC Waalwijk at MAC³PARK Stadion. This duo need points like a fish needs water!

Insights:
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (7) in Eredivisie
  • RKC Waalwijk have yet to win a game away.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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PEC Zwolle form and stats

PEC Zwolle's struggle is real here at MAC³PARK Stadion with only 4 points collected from 6 Eredivisie games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 1-1-4. When PEC Zwolle hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like FC Groningen, Fortuna Sittard, Sparta Rotterdam, PEC Zwolle and Heracles), they have won 1 of 2 matches! PEC Zwolle has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager D. Schreuder and the players.

PEC Zwolle lost their last game at Feyenoord (placed 3rd) after a 0-4 scoreline. Zwolle were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one. The game against Feyenoord was basically lost in the first half (0-4) and the second half was more of a formality. Mark Pabai was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.05 out of 10. The defender Pabai won 6 of 8 duels.

Before that game, the home loss against SC Cambuur with the scoreline 1-2.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Zwolle handle that role? We have found six games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are two wins, one draw and three defeats.

Zwolle has huge difficulties finding the net and are scoring on average only once per two home matches in the league: 3 goals from 6 games. On the other hand, Zwolle have conceded 7 goals. Zwolle has at home met teams with this table position (low), two times. It has ended with less than 2.5 goals 2 of 2 times.

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RKC Waalwijk form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for RKC Waalwijk so far with only 4 points returning home. The records show 0-4-2 (win-draw-lose). Two points from the last two away games for RKC Waalwijk, which the math geniuses among you will translate to two draws.

Home advantage was not enough for Waalwijk in their previous game, as they lost their Eredivisie-match, hosting Ajax, 0-5. Waalwijk lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 0-5 beating and focus on this one. Vurnon Anita got a match rating of 6.82 in that game, top player of the team. Anita hit one key pass and dribled past the opponent 4 of 6 times.

Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to FC Groningen.

Waalwijk are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is zero wins, zero draws and six defeats. From a total of six matches.

The travelling fans enjoy Waalwijk's attacking play in away games, having scored 9 goals in 6 league matches away. In the opposite end, Waalwijk have conceded 11 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings involving these squads: Zwolle won three, RKC Waalwijk were winners in one and we saw six draws. three games with over 2,5 goals, seven matches with under 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

RKC WaalwijkM. Kramer
M. Kramer
5 goals
RKC WaalwijkJ. Odgaard
J. Odgaard
3 goals
ZwolleM. De Wit
M. De Wit
2 goals

PEC Zwolle missing players

RKC Waalwijk missing players

PEC Zwolle RKC Waalwijk
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
13 6 2 Played P 3 6 13
1 1 1 Won W 0 0 2
1 1 1 Drew D 2 4 5
11 4 0 Lost L 1 2 6
7 3 2 Scored S 3 9 14
26 7 1 Conceded C 4 11 22
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
62% 50% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 83% 69%
38% 17% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 67% 54%
31% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 67% 38%
15% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 15%
38% 33% 50% BTTS BTTS 67% 83% 62%
8% 17% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 15%
54% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 17% 23%
 
3.5 5.2 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3.3 3.8 4.4
5 4.8 5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.3 6.3 5.4
1.7 1.7 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.8 1.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.1 13.5 13 Shots (avg) S ( 8 9.3 10.7
3.2 3.2 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.3 2.2 2.8
17% 16% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 75% 69% 39%
 
14.6 11.8 8 Shots against (avg) S A 16 16.5 14.7
5.6 4.8 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.7 5.7 5
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • PEC Zwolle have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest points (4) at home in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (3) at home in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the fewest scored goals (7) in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have the the worst goal difference (-19) in Eredivisie
  • PEC Zwolle have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • PEC Zwolle haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • RKC Waalwijk have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • RKC Waalwijk have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • RKC Waalwijk have scored at least twice as many goals away as PEC Zwolle have scored home.
  • RKC Waalwijk have yet to win a game away.
  • RKC Waalwijk 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 13 9 3 1 42 2 7 5 1 1 27 1 6 4 2 0 15 1 40 30
2 PSV 13 10 0 3 33 20 7 6 0 1 21 11 6 4 0 2 12 9 13 30
3 Feyenoord 12 9 1 2 31 13 6 5 1 0 17 6 6 4 0 2 14 7 18 28
4 FC Utrecht 13 7 2 4 28 16 6 5 1 0 21 6 7 2 1 4 7 10 12 23
5 Vitesse 13 7 1 5 14 21 6 2 1 3 7 12 7 5 0 2 7 9 -7 22
6 FC Twente 13 6 3 4 20 18 6 3 2 1 8 5 7 3 1 3 12 13 2 21
7 SC Cambuur 13 7 0 6 23 27 7 4 0 3 15 12 6 3 0 3 8 15 -4 21
8 NEC 13 5 4 4 17 19 6 2 2 2 6 5 7 3 2 2 11 14 -2 19
9 Willem II 13 5 3 5 16 22 6 3 1 2 6 10 7 2 2 3 10 12 -6 18
10 SC Heerenveen 13 5 2 6 16 20 7 3 0 4 10 13 6 2 2 2 6 7 -4 17
11 Go Ahead Eagles 13 5 2 6 17 23 7 4 0 3 12 9 6 1 2 3 5 14 -6 17
12 AZ 12 5 1 6 23 19 5 3 1 1 14 7 7 2 0 5 9 12 4 16
13 Heracles 12 4 2 6 14 17 7 4 1 2 10 8 5 0 1 4 4 9 -3 14
14 FC Groningen 13 3 5 5 12 19 6 1 4 1 5 4 7 2 1 4 7 15 -7 14
15 RKC Waalwijk 13 2 5 6 14 22 7 2 1 4 5 11 6 0 4 2 9 11 -8 11
16 Sparta Rotterdam 13 2 4 7 11 20 7 1 3 3 6 10 6 1 1 4 5 10 -9 10
17 Fortuna Sittard 12 2 3 7 14 28 6 2 1 3 7 15 6 0 2 4 7 13 -14 9
18 PEC Zwolle 13 1 1 11 7 26 6 1 1 4 3 7 7 0 0 7 4 19 -19 4

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.