The Eerste Divisie game at SolarUnie Stadion on Friday will see home side Helmond Sport welcome guests MVV.
View all Helmond Sport v MVV tips, stats and our pre-match poll below including the latest game odds.
Helmond Sport will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 2-0 Eerste Divisie losing effort in their last game against Telstar.
Sebastian Soto (49', 63') scored for Telstar.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Helmond Sport have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Helmond have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 13 goals along the way. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Going into this one, Helmond Sport are without a win at home for the past 14 matches in the league. It’s just so sad.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Jong Ajax in Eerste Divisie competition, MVV and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only scorer from MVV was Jérôme Déom (25'). Max de Waal (27'), Devyne Rensch (51'), Nordin Musampa (62'), Giovanni (67') and Naci Ünüvar (79') scored for Jong Ajax.
Looking at their form, and MVV have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 14 goals in total. Defensively, MVV could really do with shoring things up.
Looking at their past form shows that MVV:
- haven’t won against Helmond Sport in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 24/11/2017 tells us that Helmond Sport have won 1 of these and MVV 4, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 23 overall which averages out at 3.83 goals per meeting.
Team News: Helmond Sport
Dani Theunissen (Knee Injury) and Berk Cetin (Knock) aren’t available for Helmond boss Wil Boessen.
Team News: MVV
With a completely injury-free group to choose from, MVV boss Darije Kalezić has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this clash.
MVV and Helmond Sport could find scoring goals difficult here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter with a 0-0 draw when the referee blows the final whistle.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match on the full-time result market, staking on Helmond Sport can be had for 2.5, a wager on the game finishing all-square is 3.75 and staking on the winning team to be MVV can get you 2.6. They’re the most competitive prices on offer at this very moment.