Ace Football previews the World Cup game between Netherlands and Qatar who meet up on Tuesday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
The Netherlands is getting ready to clash with Qatar on Tuesday at Al Bayt Stadium. The upcoming match is one of the games in three of the World Cup group stage.
Following two rounds of matches in Group A, the Netherlands sit as number one with four points, while Qatar collected zero points as number four. The Oranje bid welcome to Qatar as number 8 in the FIFA world ranking, while the latter rank as number 50.
The Netherlands are heavy favourites with the bookmakers to top their group. The most optimistic of fans will, of course, be dreaming of lifting the trophy. Qatar rank as the hefty favourites with the bookmakers to exit the World Cup before the real fun starts. They don’t have enough quality to cause a surprise.
Current position in the World Cup table: Netherlands vs Qatar
After collecting four points from their first two World Cup outings, the Netherlands have their target to get through the third round undefeated. Naturally, they hope to keep their momentum rolling and challenge for a top spot in the group. It has so far been a disappointing World Cup, with two defeats in the group for Qatar. They need to up their game, but even a win won’t be enough to see the next round of the World Cup.
Form: Netherlands vs Qatar
In their last three matches, the Netherlands won 1-0 and 0-2 against first Belgium then Senegal, before drawing 1-1 against Ecuador. Holland won seven of their last 10 matches, while drawing three in a run that saw them avoid defeat all together.
In their last three matches, Qatar won 0-1 win against Albania, lost 0-2 against Ecuador and lost 1-3 against Senegal. The World Cup hosts claimed a modest four wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew three of the games, whilst losing three.
Betting stats for Netherlands and Qatar
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Netherlands and Qatar. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- The Netherlands have not lost the last 17 matches in a row
- The Netherlands have scored in 29 of the last 30 matches
- The Netherlands have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
- In the last 4 Netherlands matches, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- The Netherlands have won 6 of the last 8 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Qatar matches, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Qatar have scored in 6 of the last 7 matches
- Qatar have not lost 5 of the last 7 matches
In-form players: Netherlands vs Qatar
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 in the World Cup, while Almoez Ali managed three goals in the last half dozen matches for Qatar in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
Popular markets: Netherlands vs Qatar
In their last 10 matches across all tournaments, the Netherlands won seven times, drew three and lost zero times. Qatar claimed four wins, drew three times and lost three in their last 10 games across all tournaments. The Netherlands are on an amazing streak of now 17 games in a row without defeat. They have also gone through an impressive 10 games without losing even once as the home side.
Both teams to score
The Netherlands scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Qatar scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Qatar managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, the Netherlands were first on target in eight of their last 10 outings.
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 three of the last ten matches that Qatar played across all tournaments. They scored one time on average in the process. The Netherlands are also on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 17 matches.
Betting suggestion: Netherlands vs Qatar
In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Netherlands and Qatar. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.