Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 28/05/2023

Fortuna Sittard
28/05/23 - 13:30

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Fortuna Sittard - NEC

Netherlands Eredivisie - Fortuna Sittard Stadion

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Picks and Best Predictions for Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen

NEC had a real chance of taking one of the top eight places in the league, but by losing three straight games they failed to achieve that goal.

Both Teams to Score

It would be a big surprise if BTTS isn't covered in this bet. With nothing to fight for in the last 90 minutes of action for these teams, some goals should be scored on both sides of the field. We can get even more perspective for this Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen prediction with the fact that four of the last five matches between these sides had both teams scoring at least one goal while looking at their recent league form, they didn't have many BTTS games. Fortuna had two while NEC only had one from their final five outings.

Over 2.5 Goals

Most games in the last round of Eredivisie don't have significant meaning when it comes to the outcome, and Fortuna vs NEC is one of those matches. Both teams are outside the danger zone, but also relatively close to the top ten even though they won't be able to break that barrier. Despite being the best ‘under' team this season, NEC Nijmegen changed that sentiment in the last five games, going over 2.5 goals in four of them. Fortuna has played three games with more than two goals in the back of the net from the same number of encounters. The last time they met was in the Cup match earlier in the season with NEC winning 3-2.

Statistical Information and Market Odds for Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen prediction

These are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

19/10/22

Netherlands Cup Netherlands

NEC

NEC

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

3

2

10/09/22

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

NEC

NEC

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

1

1

15/05/22

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

NEC

NEC

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

0

1

02/10/21

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

NEC

NEC

1

3

21/01/21

Netherlands Cup Netherlands

NEC

NEC

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

3

2

Last Five - Fortuna Sittard

19/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Heracles

Heracles

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

0

0

D

12/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

PSV

PSV

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

1

1

D

03/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Go Ahead Eagles

Go Ahead Eagles

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

0

0

D

28/04/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Vitesse

Vitesse

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

3

2

L

14/04/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Feyenoord

Feyenoord

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard

1

0

L

Last Five - NEC

23/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Go Ahead Eagles

Go Ahead Eagles

NEC

NEC

2

1

L

19/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Almere City FC

Almere City FC

NEC

NEC

1

4

W

12/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Feyenoord

Feyenoord

NEC

NEC

3

2

L

06/05/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

Excelsior

Excelsior

NEC

NEC

0

3

W

28/04/24

Netherlands Eredivisie Netherlands

AZ

AZ

NEC

NEC

3

0

L

These are the latest odds for the round 34 match:

Fortuna Sittard odds: 8/5 (2.60) – 38.5%

Draw odds: 13/5 (3.50) – 28.6%

NEC Nijmegen odds: 8/5 (2.60) – 38.5%

As we can see in the way the odds have been set by the bookies, there is virtually no expected winner in this match as both sides have an equal chance of winning this match. This should be the perfect match if you are looking for alternative bets instead of trying to pick a clear-cut winner. Goals scored will be one of those options that are being considered with all the possibilities at hand. Check out our football betting tips for other options offered on betting markets, and here are some tips for the match in question: Landry Dimata to score Anytime is priced at 3/1 (3.00) – 33.3% and Draw with Both Teams Scoring can get you odds of 4/1 (4.00) – 25%.

Team News, Preview, and Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen Lineups

Fortuna Sittard

Even though they lost four out of their last five games, that run of bad form didn't cost them any significant problems regarding their Eredivisie status. When we look at their league standings, it seems that Fortuna was close to being relegated, but they avoided the worst scenario. Thomas Buitink and Burak Yilmaz are expected to miss the match while George Cox is injured.

Predicted lineup: Pandur, Pinto, Radic, Guth, Cox, Erdogan, Duarte, Noslin, Cordoba, Embalo, Gladon.

NEC Nijmegen

The visiting team is going to finish the season with the most draw games in the league at 14, but even that aspect of the game hasn't been talked about recently as the team kept losing matches. Just like their opponent on the final day of the football year, they lost four out of their last five games. Calvin Verdonk is doubtful to play while Lasse Schone and Dirk Proper are suspended.

Predicted lineup: Cillessen, El Karouani, Kramer, Sandler, Van Rooij, Tannane, Mattsson, Bruijn, de Wit, Rosendo Marques, Musaba.

Player to Watch: Paul Gladon

The experienced striker played fewer than 50 percent of all available minutes this season for the home team, but somehow managed to score six goals which is the second-best mark on the team. He has appeared in 26 matches this season.

Starting lineups

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard
4-2-3-1
31
Ivor Pandur
hr
19
Arianit Ferati
de
Substitutes
4
Roel Janssen
nl

NEC

NEC
4-3-3
16
Souffian El Karouani
ma
8
Andri Fannar Baldursson
is
14
Oussama Tannane
ma
Substitutes
30
Guus Gertsen
nl
2
Ilias Bronkhorst
nl
22
Jasper Cillessen
nl

Q&A about Fortuna Sittard vs NEC Nijmegen

  • Where is the match being played? – Fortuna Sittard Stadion, Sittard
  • What time is the kick-off? – 13:30 BST, 14:30 CET
  • Who is the match official? – Pol van Boekel

 


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