FC Den Bosch vs Telstar Match Preview and Prediction
This Friday evening (UK time), Telstar go to Stadion De Vliert to play FC Den Bosch at 7:00pm in a Eerste Divisie match.
There is no UK TV coverage for this fixture. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores.
Keep reading for the preview, match prediction and betting suggestion.
The rest of the preview explains the most important stats and metrics, and finalises the thinking behind the prediction. Check the Match Stats panel for further insights.
Betting Odds for FC Den Bosch vs Telstar
A summary of the 1X2 odds:
FC Den Bosch: 2.2 (Bet365)
Draw: 4.0 (Bet365)
Telstar: 2.75 (Bet365)
Frog has also assessed the odds for the BTTS market. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" can be backed at 1.66 with Bet365. If you don't like that, "No" can be snapped up at 2.1 with Bet365.
Head To Head
Looking at the data, we see that FC Den Bosch played Telstar in March for a Eerste Divisie match. The winners after 90 minutes were Telstar - winning with a final score of 3-4. I. Oulad Omar scored twice for the home team. And T. Ondaan scored twice for the away side.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have met 20 times. FC Den Bosch have won in 9 of these head-to-head matches, while their opponents, Telstar have won 8 of them. The other 3 matches ended in a draw.
For this particular head-to-head, there has been an average of 3.0 goals in this match-up. FC Den Bosch score an average of 1.8 and their opponents, Telstar score an average of 1.2 each game.
In terms of home advantage in this match-up, whichever team has been at their home ground has won 45% of the time. The visiting side has won 40% of the matches in this head-to-head.
FC Den Bosch
Ahead of this one, FC Den Bosch have 1 point in the Eerste Divisie which puts them in 11th position.
There have been 45 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 20 wins; 11 draws; and 14 losses. Therefore, FC Den Bosch have won 44%, drawn 24%, and lost 31% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.73 goals for, and 1.33 goals against.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 52% (12 wins) from the most recent 23 home fixtures. 21% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 26% (6) being a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 2.09 times when playing at home in this period; they have conceded 1.35.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 15 goals in their last ten matches; 3 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times that FC Den Bosch and whoever they've played have also scored is 5 matches in those ten; and there have been 5 matches with over 2.5 goals.
Going in to this one, Telstar have 1 point in the Eerste Divisie and they are in 10th place.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 44 matches. They have 17 wins; 8 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Telstar a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 38%-18%-43%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.18 goals for, and 1.45 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 36% (8 wins) from 22 away fixtures. 9% (2) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 54% (12) being a loss.
On average they have scored 1.0 times when playing away in this same period while they have conceded 1.59.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 1.3 goals per match; 4 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 2 of them have seen both sides score. There have been 3 matches with over 2.5 goals.
Right now, Telstar are on a run of 4 clean sheets in a row.
Frog's betting tip for FC Den Bosch vs Telstar
Having made a case for both sides, Frog's tip for this one is to get with the draw. This is available at 4.0 with Bet365; it is the best value play.