Ace Football previews the European Championship round 5 match between Netherlands and Greece and offers team stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
The Netherlands and Greece are set to face off in a Euro 2024 qualifier at the Philips Stadion on Thursday. The Netherlands find themselves in dire need of a victory as they’ve secured just three points in Group B, placing them in fourth position. Meanwhile, Greece sit in second place with six points.
In their most recent encounter, Greece handed the Netherlands a 1-2 defeat, although the Netherlands had previously won the reverse fixture with a convincing 4-0 victory.
Form: Netherlands vs Greece
In their last three matches, the Netherlands secured a 3-0 victory over Gibraltar, played to a 2-2 draw with Croatia, and suffered a 2-3 defeat against Italy. Over their last six international fixtures, the Netherlands have won twice, recorded no draws, and suffered four defeats. They managed to score 15 goals while conceding 18 during this period.
Greece accumulated four points in their last three matches, starting with a 0-0 draw against Lithuania, followed by a 2-1 victory against Ireland, and then a 1-0 defeat against France in their most recent outing. Over their last six international fixtures, Greece secured two wins and recorded two draws while suffering two defeats. During this period, they scored eight goals and conceded six.
Betting stats for Netherlands and Greece
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Netherlands and Greece. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- Netherlands have scored in 35 of the last 37 matches
- Netherlands have scored in the last 16 home matches in a row
- In the last 6 Netherlands matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 5 Netherlands home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 Netherlands matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- In 38 of the last 40 Greece matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 29 of the last 31 Greece away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 5 of the last 7 Greece matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Greece have not won 4 of the last 5 away matches
- Greece have conceded in 6 of the last 8 matches
Players in form: Netherlands vs Greece
Anastasios Bakasetas has been in decent form for Greece, with two goals in his last six games in the European Championship. However, Greece will indeed require more from him when facing the Netherlands, who are strong favorites in the upcoming match. On the Netherlands’ side, Nathan Ake leads the way, having scored two goals in his last European Championship match.
Popular markets: Netherlands vs Greece
At the Philips Stadion, the Netherlands have secured five wins in their last 10 matches, alongside three draws and two losses. On the other hand, Greece managed to win four of their last 10 away outings, with one draw and five losses during this period.
Both teams to score
The Netherlands have impressively won four matches without conceding a goal in their last 10 outings, scoring first in seven of their last 10 home games. Greece have displayed an ability to take the lead, scoring the opening goal in five out of their last 10 away matches.
Over 2.5 goals occurred in six of the Netherlands’ last ten matches, with an average of 1.8 goals scored during this period. Similarly, over 2.5 goals happened in six of Greece’s last ten matches. They scored an average of 1.6 goals in those matches. Notably, the Netherlands’ last six matches have seen more than three goals scored in each game.
Betting suggestion: Netherlands vs Greece
The match between Netherlands and Greece should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this European Championship game.