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Helmond Sport vs FC Zwolle Live Stream, Predictions
Helmond Sport line up against visiting club FC Zwolle at GS Staalwerken Stadion in this Eerste Divisie game on Friday.
Our Helmond Sport v FC Zwolle tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (inc. the best betting odds).
📏 Form Guide
Helmond Sport will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-1 Eerste Divisie victory over FC Eindhoven.
The only name on the scoresheet from Helmond Sport was Jelle Goselink (46').
It has not been often in recent times where Helmond Sport have shown defensive steel. In fact, Helmond Sport have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 7 goals along the way.
Coming into this meeting, Helmond Sport are without a home win in the past 4 league games. Fans are getting restless.
FC Zwolle head into the encounter following on from a 3-1 Eerste Divisie win over Roda JC Kerkrade in their last outing.
For FC Zwolle, goals were scored by Lennart Thy (23'), Haris Međunjanin (52') and Apostolos Vellios (88'). Lennard Hartjes (62') was the scorer for Roda JC Kerkrade.
In their previous 6 clashes, FC Zwolle have amassed the sum of 13 goals. FC Zwolle have also scored on each one of those occasions. During that period, they have seen 9 goals go into their own net. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that FC Zwolle:
- have not emerged victorious against Helmond Sport in away games against them for the last 4 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
↔️ Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 05/02/2010 tells us that Helmond Sport have won 3 of these games and FC Zwolle 1, with the tally of draws being 2.
An aggregate of 18 goals were produced between them in this period, with 11 for Helmond and 7 netted by Blauwvingers. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The previous league game between these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 17 on 12/12/2022 when the final score was FC Zwolle 1-0 Helmond Sport.
The referee was Laurens Gerrets.
🗞️ Team News: Helmond Sport
The Helmond Sport manager Bob Peeters will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
🗞️ Team News: FC Zwolle
Due to a fully healthy group ready to go, the FC Zwolle manager Dick Schreuder has no fitness worries to report before this game.
We believe that FC Zwolle will, in all probability, be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
At the same time, Helmond Sport will be up against it to score but we do see them being dangerous at times, too.
We reckon that it will be a controlled 1-3 victory for FC Zwolle at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Peter Guest, 23:44 14/05/2023
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: GS Staalwerken Stadion (4,200)
Chairman: Philippe van Esch
Manager: Bob Peeters
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 15
⭐ Star Player: Martijn Kaars
Usually played in the Striker position, Martijn Kaars was born in Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Volendam in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 12 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 36 appearances.
||Roda JC Kerkrade|
|Time first goal scored||38|
|Time first goal conceded||33|
|Time first goal scored||23|
|Time first goal conceded||31|
|Arno Van Keilegom||5|
|Thomas van den Belt||16|