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Willem II and Heerenveen meet in Tilburg in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday. Can the hosts topple a Heerenveen side in freefall? Read our predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our expert match preview.
Willem II vs Heerenveen – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Heerenveen are in the midst of a seven-game losing streak in the Eredivisie ahead of their clash with Willem II. Read our top three expert predictions for this week’s fixture below.
- Match Result – Willem II to Win @ 27/20 (2.35)
- Total Goals – Under 2.5 Goals @ 4/5 (1.8)
- First Team to Score – Willem II @ 20/23 (1.87)
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Willem II to Win
Heerenveen are in dire straits and De Superfriezen seven-game losing streak has dragged them into the Eredivisie’s relegation tussle. With a temporary manager in charge (Ole Tobiasen) and their most dangerous players sold (Henk & Joey Veerman), Heerenveen look incredibly vulnerable and Willem II are worth backing to take advantage of their plight.
Under 2.5 Goals
With just two goals notched in their last seven games combined, Heerenveen have looked alarmingly toothless in recent weeks and as such, we shouldn’t expect them to pull up any trees on Saturday. In addition, six of Willem II’s last seven Eredivisie assignments have produced under 2.5 goals, so expect little in the way of quality attacking play in Tilburg.
Willem II to Score First
Heerenveen’s confidence looks worryingly brittle at present and De Superfriezen have started their recent fixtures tentatively as a consequence. Ole Tobiasen’s strugglers have conceded the opening goal in 100% of their last seven contests in the Eredivisie – a stat Willem II boss Fred Grim will be fully aware of. With that in mind, we’re tipping the Tricolores to make a fast start to Saturday’s game and Willem II look a solid bet to break the deadlock.
Willem II vs Heerenveen: Match Preview and Team News
Willem II lost narrowly for the third time in a row when they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Groningen last weekend – their third loss by that scoreline on the spin. Manager Fred Grim believes his side are due a change in fortunes, though the Tricolores could be without midfielders Thijs Oosting and Pol Llonch Puyalto as they continue their attempts to spark a revival in form.
The odds on Heerenveen being relegated this season are tumbling fast and for good reason. Seven defeats on the trot is a dismal run for a team tipped to land a top half finish and with Henk Veerman moved on to pastures new in January, De Superfriezen have looked completely devoid of cutting edge in the final third.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Willem II vs Heerenveen
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Willem II vs Heerenveen Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Who won the last meeting between these clubs?
Heerenveen beat Willem II 2-1 when the teams last met on November 21st.
Who is Heerenveen’s leading scorer this season?
With just four goals, Tibor Halilović is Heerenveen’s current leading scorer in the Eredivisie this season.
What time does Saturday’s game kick off?
Willem II vs Heerenveen kicks off at 16:30 CET (GMT +1).