MVV Maastricht vs De Graafschap Match Preview and Prediction
De Graafschap head to De Geusselt to take on MVV Maastricht on Friday 16 August. Kick-off is 7:00pm (UK time) for this Eerste Divisie game.
The match has no UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish goal updates throughout the match.
The following key pointers explain the reasons for the selection in this match.
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Betting Odds for MVV Maastricht vs De Graafschap
MVV Maastricht are 3.2 with Bet365; the draw is available at 3.75 with Bet365 and De Graafschap have a top price of 2.1 with William Hill.
For those interested in the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.57 via Bet365 and the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.5 if you check out Paddy Power.
Also, the current odds for the BTTS market. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" is available at 1.5 with Bet365. And "No" can be snapped up at 2.7 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
MVV Maastricht played De Graafschap in 2018; it was a Eerste Divisie clash. The winners were Graafschap with a winning margin of 1-3. And S. Ars scored two goals for De Graafschap.
During the last decade of action, these teams have met a total of 14 times. MVV Maastricht have won in 4 of these head-to-head matches. De Graafschap have won 8 times. There have been 2 draws.
There has been an average of 2.64 goals per match. MVV Maastricht have scored an average of 1.07. De Graafschap have scored an average of 1.57.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 57% of these encounters. The home side has won 28% of the time.
There is a total of 44 matches played by the home team over the recent 12 months. They have 16 wins; 13 draws; and 15 losses. This recent form puts MVV Maastricht on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 36%-29%-34%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.3 goals for, and 1.43 goals against.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 31% (7 wins). There have been 22 home fixtures. 31% (7) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 36% (8) being a loss for the home team.
When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.27 and they have conceded 1.41 on average.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 1.4 goals per match; they have won 3 of these matches. Of those ten matches, 8 of them have seen both sides score. The number of matches with three match goals or more is 4 games in these last ten outings.
They have scored in their last 10 matches.
There is a total of 45 matches played by them over the recent 12 months. They have 13 wins; 8 draws; and 24 losses. These recent results put De Graafschap on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 28%-17%-53%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.33 times per match, on average, while conceding 2.13.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 26% (6 wins) from the most recent 23 away fixtures. 17% (4) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 56% (13) resulting in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.22 times when away in this same period and they have conceded 2.48.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 16 goals in their last ten matches; they have won 5 of these matches. Of those ten matches, 7 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from these ten.
They are also on a run of 4 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Frog's betting tip for MVV Maastricht vs De Graafschap
The sportsbooks have this at decent odds-against and Frog thinks that there's a case to be made for taking the No in the Both Teams To Score market. This particular tip comes with a good rating.Bet Victor make it a 2.9 shot that at least one side fails to score.