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World Cup: Netherlands vs Argentina – Betting preview

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Ace Football team previews the World Cup clash between Netherlands and Argentina and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

Tension is heightening as we are in the knockout stages of the World Cup with the Netherlands and Argentina going toe-to-toe at Lusail Stadium. The upcoming quarter-final match will kick off on Friday.

Both the Netherlands and Argentina managed to qualify for the knockout stage and progress to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Surely, they don’t want to end their journey here, and we should be in for an exciting battle. The Netherlands go into their game on Friday as number 8 in the FIFA world ranking, and Argentina enter the match as number 3.

Team form: Netherlands vs Argentina

Netherlands Form

Their last three matches saw the Netherlands drawing 1-1 with Ecuador, before taking out Qatar by 2-0, and the USA by 3-1. The Oranje won eight of their last 10 matches while drawing two in a run that saw them avoid defeat altogether.

Argentina Form

In their last three matches, Argentina first beat Mexico 2-0, then Poland by 0-2, and finally Australia by 2-1. The Albiceleste have been pretty scary, winning eight of their last 10 games across all tournaments, while also managing one draw of the games in the process. They were defeated one time in this run.

Betting stats and facts for Netherlands and Argentina

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Netherlands and Argentina. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.

  • Netherlands have not lost the last 19 matches in a row
  • Netherlands have scored in 31 of the last 32 matches
  • Netherlands have won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 Netherlands matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Netherlands have won 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Argentina have not lost 39 of the last 40 matches
  • Argentina have scored in 36 of the last 38 matches
  • Argentina have won 7 of the last 9 matches without conceding a goal
  • In 17 of the last 19 Argentina matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Argentina have won 8 of the last 9 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals

Players in form: Netherlands vs Argentina

Look no further than Cody Gakpo, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target four times lately for the Netherlands, while Lionel Messi managed six goals in the last half dozen matches for Argentina. No doubt, both are looking to add to their tallies once again.

Full-time result

The Netherlands claimed all three points eight times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in zero of the games in this run. Argentina have won eight of their last 10 games while drawing one and losing one in this series of matches. The Netherlands are on an amazing streak of now 19 games in a row without defeat. Argentina aren’t doing too bad either, having gone 15 games without defeat as the away side.

Both teams to score

The Netherlands scored the first goal of the game an impressive nine times out of the last ten games. Astonishingly, Argentina scored the opening goal of the match in nine of their last ten games. The South American champions have also won to nil in their last 3 away games. The Netherlands managed to open the scoreline in no less than nine of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Argentina performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in ten of their last 10 games.

Total goals

The Netherlands saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in seven of the last ten matches that Argentina played across all tournaments. They scored 2.7 times on average in the process. The Netherlands managed to score at least once in their previous 19 matches. Argentina are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 13 matches.

Betting suggestion: Netherlands vs Argentina

Here we present a free betting tip for this World Cup match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Netherlands and Argentina.