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The Eredivisie game at Mandemakers Stadion on Sunday sees home side RKC Waalwijk play Vitesse.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for RKC Waalwijk v Vitesse are shown below (plus the best game odds).
RKC Waalwijk head into this match following a 2-2 Eredivisie tied result versus Fortuna Sittard.
In that match, RKC Waalwijk had 50% possession and 15 shots at goal with 5 on target. The scorer for RKC Waalwijk was Michiel Kramer (38', 55'). On the other side, Fortuna Sittard got 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Samy Baghdadi (23') and Mats Seuntjens (68') scored for Fortuna Sittard.
Fixtures involving RKC Waalwijk have usually been absorbing ones recently with plenty of scoring anticipated. Over their past 6 games, the sum total of 22 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 10 of those coming from RKC Waalwijk.
Their past results show that RKC Waalwijk:
- haven't beaten Vitesse in their previous 4 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Ajax in Eredivisie action, Vitesse and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Vitesse managed 28% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The only player to score for Vitesse was Tomáš Hájek (60' Own goal). On the other side, Ajax had 29 attempts on goal with 11 of them on target. Antony (5'), Edson Álvarez (31'), Ryan Gravenberch (43') and Davy Klaassen (67') scored for Ajax.
Illustrating their fondness for fruitful encounters, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Vitesse have taken to the field, yielding a mean average of 3.5 goals per meeting. Their opponents have managed 13 of those goals. Such a pattern might not follow through into this match, however.
Coming into this meeting, Vitesse have not lost to RKC Waalwijk when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 05/05/2013 tells us that RKC Waalwijk have won 2 of them and Vitesse 3, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 21 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 for RKC and 11 being from Vitas. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The last league meeting between the two was Eredivisie match day 20 on 30/01/2021 when the final score was Vitesse 1-1 RKC Waalwijk.
The referee was Richard Martens.
Team News: RKC Waalwijk
David Min (Unknown Injury), Joel Pereira (Inguinal Hernia) and Luuk Wouters (Unknown Injury) are not available for RKC Waalwijk manager Joseph Oosting.
Team News: Vitesse
Vitesse boss Thomas Letsch has to choose a team with limited availability. Million Manhoef (Knee Injury), Danilho Doekhi (Hamstring Injury), Daan Reiziger (Unknown Injury) and Jacob Rasmussen (Back Injury) are not ready for selection.
We believe that RKC Waalwijk will have a tough ask to see themselves scoring against this Vitesse team who we think will likely end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a good tussle with a 0-1 winning margin for Vitesse at the end of this game.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mandemakers Stadion (7,500)
Chairman: Frank van Mosselveld
Manager: Joseph Oosting
Competitions: Eredivisie position 9
⭐ Key Man: Michiel Kramer
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Michiel Kramer was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for NAC Breda in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Forward has hit 3 league goals in the Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 3 appearances.