Jong Utrecht are going up against visiting opponents Helmond Sport at Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch in the Eerste Divisie fixture on Friday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Jong Utrecht v Helmond Sport are shown on this page – plus the latest match odds.
Jong Utrecht will be looking for another win after a 2-0 Eerste Divisie triumph vs Roda JC Kerkrade.
For Jong Utrecht, the goalscorers were Othmane Boussaid (43') and Tim Pieters (80').
Jong Utrecht haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 13 during that period while also conceding a total of 14. That trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, of course.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Jong Utrecht:
- have not lost a league tie with Helmond Sport in their last 2 matches.
- have left without a victory over Helmond Sport in their last 6 league games.
Helmond Sport go into this meeting after a 2-1 Eerste Divisie win over Excelsior in their previous match.
For Helmond Sport, the goals were scored by Jelle Goselink (27') and Jeff Stans (58'). Elías Már Ómarsson (94') scored for Excelsior.
The stats tell the story, and Helmond Sport have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, conceding 12 goals overall. At the back, Helmond have been far from perfect.
A look at their previous results shows us that Helmond Sport:
- haven’t been defeated by Jong Utrecht when they’ve played them away from home in the last 3 league games.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 24/02/2017 shows that Jong Utrecht have won 0 of these games and Helmond Sport 2, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 4.
10 goals were produced between them in this period, with 3 for Jong Utrecht and 7 for Helmond. That is an average goals per game value of 1.67.
The previous league game featuring the two was Eerste Divisie match day 8 on 30/09/2019 when it finished Jong Utrecht 1-1 Helmond Sport.
The match was refereed by Luca Cantineau.
Team News: Jong Utrecht
Jong Utrecht boss René Hake has no fitness worries whatsoever before this clash with a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Helmond Sport
Helmond boss Wil Boessen has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Dani Theunissen (Knee Injury) and Berk Cetin (Knock) are not able to play.
We’re of the opinion that Helmond Sport will need to put in a solid display to get anything against this Jong Utrecht outfit who we reckon will do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a very even contest with a 1-0 winning score for Jong Utrecht after 90 minutes.
A close call.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking the betting prices for this game on the 90 min. result market, victory for Jong Utrecht can be had for 1.92, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 3.8 & putting your money on the win for Helmond Sport can be had at 3.8. They’re the top bets on offer at the moment.