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Netherlands vs Turkey – Match Preview

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The European Championship Quarter Finals will feature a thrilling match between the Netherlands and Turkey. This game is scheduled for Friday, July 6th, at the Olympiastadion. Kick-off is at 19:00 GMT. Without previous tournament results to consider, both teams are focusing on the current challenge. The Netherlands, with odds of 1.57, are the favorites. Turkey, given odds of 6.00, aims to defy expectations and advance to the next round.

Netherlands – Form

The Netherlands have shown varied performance in their recent games. They defeated Romania 3:0 in the European Championship on July 2, 2024. Before this victory, they were beaten 2:3 by Austria at home. Goals were scored by Cody Gakpo and Memphis Depay. Their match against France ended in a 0:0 draw, interrupting their scoring run. Despite high expectations, their performance has been inconsistent. Only their latest game matched the bookmakers’ predictions.

Turkey – Form

Turkey has demonstrated resilience and the ability to secure important wins. They achieved a 2-1 victory over Austria in the European Championship on July 2, 2024. Merih Demiral scored both goals. They also won 2-1 against the Czech Republic, with goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Cenk Tosun. However, they lost 0-3 to Portugal, which was in line with expectations.

Netherlands – Turkey – Head to Head

The last game between these teams ended in a 6:1 victory for the Netherlands on September 7, 2021. In their last 8 meetings, the Netherlands won 4 times, Turkey won twice, and 2 games ended in draws. This makes the Netherlands more successful in recent encounters. In the last 5 games, both teams scored in 3 matches. This indicates a tendency for dynamic play. The Netherlands have not lost in 6 of their last 8 games against Turkey. They scored in 6 of the last 7 matches. The last 3 games had over 2.5 goals, indicating a likely action-packed match at the Olympiastadion.

Netherlands – Turkey – Standings

As the Quarter Finals approach, the focus shifts from standings to performance. Both teams are on equal footing, with past results set aside. The Netherlands, with odds of 1.57, face the pressure of expectations. Turkey, with odds of 6.00, seeks to continue their journey in this knockout stage.

Netherlands vs Turkey – Top scorers

The Netherlands’ attack is led by Wout Weghorst and Donyell Malen, with 4 goals each. Cody Gakpo follows with 3 goals. Virgil van Dijk and Memphis Depay have also contributed with 2 goals each. Turkey’s goals are more evenly distributed. Hakan Calhanoglu and Merih Demiral have scored 2 goals each. Cenk Tosun, Mert Muldur, and Arda Guler have each added one goal, presenting a varied threat.

Netherlands vs Turkey – Full-Time Betting

Bookmakers favor the Netherlands with odds of 1.57. Their record includes 9 wins in the last 11 away matches. They have also won 4 of the last 8 games against Turkey. The odds for a draw are 3.90. This might attract some bettors, given the neutral venue. The Netherlands’ recent form and Turkey’s away challenges make the Dutch the favorites.

Alternative betting options include “halftime-fulltime” with the Netherlands leading at both intervals at 2.10. The “draw-no-bet” option for the Netherlands is at 1.222. This returns the stake if the match ends in a draw. The “double-chance” market offers a Netherlands win or draw at 1.125, appealing to cautious bettors.

Netherlands vs Turkey – Over/Under Betting

The “Over 2.5” odds are set at 1.80, reflecting the potential for a high-scoring game. The Netherlands’ strong form and Turkey’s recent performances support this. The “Under 2.5” odds are at 2.00, for those expecting a more cautious game.

Netherlands vs Turkey – BTTS Betting

The odds for “BTTS: Yes” are at 1.80. This suggests a good chance of both teams scoring. The historical performance and current form of both teams support this outcome. Thus, “BTTS: Yes” at 1.80 is a likely scenario for this match.

Netherlands vs Turkey – Prediction