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Den Bosch will be hosting visitors MVV at Stadion De Vliert in the Eerste Divisie meeting on Friday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Den Bosch v MVV can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Den Bosch will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 3-1 Eerste Divisie defeat last time out to SC Cambuur.
In that match, Den Bosch had 46% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Den Bosch was Rik Mulders (37'). On the other side, Cambuur got 18 shots at goal with 8 on target. Remco Balk (9', 16') and Milan Smit (63') scored for SC Cambuur.
Den Bosch haven’t made the most of their chances in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 4 vs opposition teams over the course of their previous 6 matches. In those games, Den Bosch have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 11. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether that trend might be maintained here in this game.
Their prior results show that Den Bosch:
- haven't won against MVV in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
After tasting defeat last time out to Willem II in Eerste Divisie action, MVV and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, MVV had 54% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for MVV was Tunahan Taşçı (29'). On the other side, Willem II had 16 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Jesse Bosch (34') and Freek Heerkens (69') scored for Willem II.
The stats don’t lie, and MVV have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 11 goals in total. At the back, MVV have some weaknesses to address.
Pre-game facts show that MVV:
- have not won against Den Bosch in games played away from home for the previous 4 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
- are without an away win for the past 2 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 22/09/2020 shows that Den Bosch have won 3 of these games & MVV 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 11 for Blue White Dragons and 10 being from MVV. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The previous league game featuring these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 22 on 27/01/2023 which ended up with the score at Den Bosch 3-3 MVV.
The match was refereed by Stan Teuben.
Team News: Den Bosch
The Den Bosch manager Tomasz Kaczmarek has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: MVV
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the MVV boss Maurice Verberne has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
We’re of the view that MVV will likely be able to find the net against this Den Bosch side, however that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re predicting a close game with a 2-1 victory for Den Bosch when all is said and done. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion De Vliert (8,500)
Chairman: Ramon van Aarle
Manager: Tomasz Kaczmarek
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 18