Ace Football team offers the European Championship round 9 match preview for Netherlands and Ireland who meet up this coming Saturday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
The Netherlands are set to face Ireland in the Euro 2024 qualifiers, Group B, at the Johan Cruijff ArenA. The last time the pair played each other Netherlands came away as 1-2 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind on Saturday.
Team form: Netherlands vs Ireland
The Netherlands beat Ireland by 1-2 and lost 1-2 against France, before defeating Greece 0-1. The Netherlands won three of their previous six internationals. They drew zero and lost three, scoring 11 goals to ten against.
In their last three matches, Ireland lost against Netherlands and Greece by 1-2 and 0-2, respectively, and beat Gibraltar by 0-4. In their last six internationals, Ireland won twice, while also recording zero draws. They endured four defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying eight goals conceded and nine scored.
Betting facts for Netherlands and Ireland
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Netherlands and Ireland played across all competitions.
- Netherlands have scored in 39 of the last 41 matches
- Netherlands have scored in the last 18 home matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 10 Netherlands matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 7 Netherlands home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 7 home matches Netherlands played, both teams scored
- In 10 of the last 11 Ireland away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 10 Ireland matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Ireland have lost 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Ireland have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
- Ireland have lost 5 of the last 7 matches
In-form players: Netherlands vs Ireland
Wout Weghorst is the most prolific European Championship marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Ireland look to Michael Johnston, hoping he can add to his current total of two European Championship goals in his latest games.
Popular markets: Netherlands vs Ireland
The Netherlands racked up five wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at Johan Cruijff ArenA, drew two, and lost three. Ireland won four of their previous 10 away, drew one, and lost five times.
Both teams to score
The Netherlands scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Ireland scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Ireland managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
In the last ten matches, the Netherlands had more than 2.5 goals in nine of them, with an average of 1.9 goals scored by themselves. Ireland had more than 2.5 goals in six of their last ten games, and they scored an average of 1.4 goals in those matches.
Betting suggestion: Netherlands vs Ireland
To sum up, the upcoming match between the Netherlands and Ireland seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this European Championship game.