Vitesse vs VVV-Venlo Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Vitesse vs VVV-Venlo Match Prediction

By Marius Hrebenciuc

The newcomers Venlo will look to get back to winning ways in the Eredivisie when they travel to the GelreDome to take on Vitesse on Sunday afternoon. Vitesse won 0-3 on the road at Excelsior last weekend thanks to goals from Luc Castaignos, Tim Matavz, and Brian Linssen. On the other hand, Venlo managed to snatch a point from their 1-1 away draw at FC Groningen last time out in the Eredivisie, with Kelechi Nwakali scoring the equaliser in the stoppage time. Below we have our betting tips, predictions, team news and match stats all in our SBAT preview.

Betting Predictions and Tips

Although that Venlo have enjoyed an impressive start to the season, I’m expecting them to struggle in this trip to Vitesse. Despite the fact that Vitesse haven’t been at their best on home soil over the past two months, they still hold a strong home record over Venlo, having won three of their last four home meetings and conceding none in this term.

Vitesse to win at 8/13

Over 2.5 goals at 8/13

Vitesse saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Vitesse saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against VVV-Venlo

VVV-Venlo saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

VVV-Venlo saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Vitesse

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Vitesse Form Guide

Vitesse Team Logo

Vitesse

Won

5

Draw

1

Lost

4
L A

30-09-2018

Eredivisie

Feyenoord Team Logo Feyenoord

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

07-10-2018

Eredivisie

Heracles Team Logo Heracles

FT 4 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

L A

20-10-2018

Eredivisie

Excelsior Team Logo Excelsior

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

28-10-2018

Eredivisie

Fortuna Sittard Team Logo Fortuna Sittard

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

31-10-2018

KNVB Cup

Heracles Team Logo Heracles

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

03-11-2018

Eredivisie

PSV Eindhoven Team Logo PSV Eindhoven

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

10-11-2018

Eredivisie

FC Utrecht Team Logo FC Utrecht

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

25-11-2018

Eredivisie

Willem II Team Logo Willem II

FT 1 - 3

(HT 0 - 3)

D H

01-12-2018

Eredivisie

FC Emmen Team Logo FC Emmen

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

09-12-2018

Eredivisie

NAC Breda Team Logo NAC Breda

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

VVV-Venlo Form Guide

VVV-Venlo Team Logo

VVV-Venlo

Won

2

Draw

3

Lost

5
L A

29-09-2018

Eredivisie

Excelsior Team Logo Excelsior

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

06-10-2018

Eredivisie

PSV Eindhoven Team Logo PSV Eindhoven

FT 4 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

21-10-2018

Eredivisie

ADO Den Haag Team Logo ADO Den Haag

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

26-10-2018

Eredivisie

FC Emmen Team Logo FC Emmen

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

31-10-2018

KNVB Cup

AZ Alkmaar Team Logo AZ Alkmaar

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

10-11-2018

Eredivisie

Fortuna Sittard Team Logo Fortuna Sittard

FT 3 - 2

(HT 2 - 1)

D H

25-11-2018

Eredivisie

AZ Alkmaar Team Logo AZ Alkmaar

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

L A

02-12-2018

Eredivisie

Heracles Team Logo Heracles

FT 4 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

06-12-2018

Eredivisie

Feyenoord Team Logo Feyenoord

FT 4 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

D H

09-12-2018

Eredivisie

FC Groningen Team Logo FC Groningen

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Vitesse Preview

Vitesse have enjoyed the new Eredivisie campaign strongly, winning three of their opening four league fixtures. They suffered a narrow 1-2 home loss at the hands of AZ Alkmaar prior to the International break, but bounced back with a comfortable 0-3 away win at Excelsior last weekend. The Arnheim-based club sit comfortably in second spot in the Eredivisie table tied on 9 points with other four teams, three points behind the current leaders Feyenoord. The main problem is that Vitesse have struggled for consistency on home soil over the past two months, winning just once in their last five home games across all competitions. They lost 1-2 at the hands of AZ Alkmaar in their most recent home league game and followed this up with a 2-3 defeat against Lazio in their Europa League midweek clash. Vitesse have now conceded at least two goals in three of their last five home games across all competitions. The only good news is that Vitesse have won three of their last four home meetings with Venlo in the Eredivisie, scoring eight goals and conceding none in the process. The summer signing Tim Matavz has impressed since his arrival, scoring four goals in his four league appearances.

Vitesse Team News

Arnold Kruiswijk and Thulani Serero are both doubts ahead of this game.

VVV-Venlo Preview

The new boys Venlo started the season with back-to-back wins over Sparta Rotterdam and FC Twente, but then suffered a 0-2 home loss at the hands of Ajax prior to the International break. Last weekend, Venlo were lucky to collect one point from their trip to FC Groningen as Kelechi Nwakali scored the equaliser in the 91st minute. Venlo currently sit in 8th position in the league table tied on seven points with the 9th-placed PEC Zwolle, two points behind their Sunday’s opponents. Despite they are winless in two Eredivisie games at the moment, Venlo looked very well-organized at the back throughout the season, having conceded just four goals in four rounds. Venlo can count on their recent away form as they are undefeated in the last five competitive away fixtures, scoring two goals in three of these. Furthermore, Venlo picked up a narrow 0-1 victory against Vitesse in their most recent visit to the GelreDome. Actually, Venlo managed to beat Vitesse both home and away in the 2013/14 Eredivisie season. Vito van Crooy is Venlo’s topscorer at the moment with two goals and one assist under his belt in his three league appearances.

VVV-Venlo Team News

Roel Janssen and Vito van Crooy are the only two doubtful player for Venlo ahead of this trip.

Vitesse Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.6

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

VVV-Venlo Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Vitesse vs VVV-Venlo Sidelined Players

Vitesse
9 Tim Matavz Injured
6 Arnold Kruiswijk Injured
3 Maikel van der Werff Injured
14 Jake Clarke-Salter Injured
21 Matus Bero Suspended
VVV-Venlo
4 Roel Janssen Injured

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Eduardo 188 89
30 CD Danilho Doekhi 182 83
28 RB Alexander Buettner 174 75
8 LB Vyacheslav Karavaev 176 -
26 CD Rasmus Thelander 190 87
25 CM Navarone Foor 170 61
18 CM Martin Oedegaard 176 68
17 CM Thulani Serero 175 68
13 CF Oussama Darfalou - -
7 LF Roy Beerens 174 70
11 RF Bryan Linssen 170 64
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Lars Unnerstall 198 100
3 CD Jerold Promes 184 70
14 RB Christiaan Kum 182 70
2 LB Moreno Rutten 176 69
13 CD Nils Roeseler 192 84
11 CM Jay-Roy Grot 193 93
31 CM Tino-Sven Susic 185 77
10 CM Jonathan Opoku 180 79
8 CDM Peter van Ooijen 186 79
29 CDM Evert Linthorst - -
26 CF Peniel Mlapa 193 85