Den Haag – Sittard betting tips for today, August 24, 2018.
Football: Netherlands – Eredivisie
Tip: 1 Half Over 0.5 Goals
Match Result: 3:1(2:0) WON!!!
|This will be the first top-flight meeting between the clubs since 1991/92. Back then, Den Haag won both fixtures 1-0, but this match could easily see Sittard end a long winless run against Den Haag.|
|In five matches between the sides this century, Sittard are winless against Den Haag (D3, L2). Being on the unfavourable end of such a record is psychologically difficult, but given that Den Haag have already lost to a newly-promoted side this season, Sittard know that this is a great opportunity to start climbing the table.|
|Ahead of this one, Den Haag are one of only three clubs to lose both of their opening games. Defeat to Sittard, though a dreadful prospect, would not be the end of all hope. Den Haag lost their first three league matches last term, yet finished in a European play-off spot.|
|The all time H2H record makes for a ridiculously even split, with Den Haag’s record after 39 meetings at: W14, D10, L15. ‘The Storks’ have scored 56, whilst Sittard have put 55 past their matchday three opponents.|
|Players to watch: Nasser El Khayati is likely to be Den Haag’s most skilful player here. He scored 11 goals in 34 games from the heart of midfield in 2017/18.|
|With one goal and one assist, Jorrit Smeets has been directly involved in both of Fortuna Sittard’s Eredivisie goals so far this season.|
|Stat attack: Den Haag have conceded two or more goals in each of their last five Eredivisie matches, while also conceding first in their last four competitive matches.|
|Eight out of Sittard’s last ten matches have produced under 2.5 goals in total.|
|By contrast, eight of Den Haag’s last nine Eredivisie matches have produced over 2.5 goals.|
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