Almere City are the guests at Cambuur-Stadion on Sunday for the Eerste Divisie game with home team SC Cambuur.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for SC Cambuur v Almere City can be seen below – plus the latest match odds.
SC Cambuur will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-3 Eerste Divisie defeat in their last game at the hands of Jong Ajax.
For SC Cambuur, the goalscorers were Mees Hoedemakers (15') and Michael Breij (22'). Kenneth Taylor (8'), Devyne Rensch (82') and Enric Llansana (88') scored for Jong Ajax.
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 6 of the past 6 meetings where SC Cambuur have been involved. Their opponents scored 6 times in this period while Herten managed a tally of 21. That kind of trend won’t necessarily follow through into this game, of course.
Going into this one, SC Cambuur haven’t been beaten in the league by Almere City in their last 2 matches.
Almere City will come into the encounter after a 2-0 Eerste Divisie win with the downing of Jong AZ in their last fixture.
For Almere City, the goalscorers were Damon Mirani (73') and Mees Kaandorp (76').
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, Almere City have helped themselves to a tally of 13 goals. De Zwarte Schapen have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve had 5 goals go into their own net.
Heading into this fixture, Almere City are undefeated in their previous 6 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 09/11/2018 shows us that SC Cambuur have won 3 of these games & Almere City 2, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 9 of them from Herten and 7 belonging to De Zwarte Schapen. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 26 on 14/02/2020 and the score finished Almere City 0-1 SC Cambuur.
The referee was Jannick van der Laan.
Team News: SC Cambuur
It doesn’t get much better regarding selection, with just the lone fitness concern for the SC Cambuur boss Henk de Jong to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy set of players. Stanley Akoy (Knee Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Almere City
With a completely injury-free group to pick from, Almere City manager Ole Tobiasen has no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
We feel that in this game, SC Cambuur will most probably dominate possession and create several successful chances.
Conversely, Almere City could well find it tough to make a breakthrough but we can see them being dangerous at times.
We’re tipping a controlled 3-1 victory for SC Cambuur at full-time.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the latest bookmaker odds in the WDW market, staking on SC Cambuur can be had for 1.8, a bet on the draw is 4.55 and taking a punt on a win for Almere City can be had at 4.04. They’re the best market prices offered as of now.