Vitesse 5/4 to beat FC Utrecht in Tuesdays Dutch Eredivisie playoff
Competition: Dutch Eredivisie
Market: Vitesse to beat FC Utrecht
Odds: 5/4 @ Bet365
Two sides that are battling it out for the final Europa League spot, on Tuesday night Vitesse will welcome FC Utrecht to the GelreDome in the first leg of their playoff final.
For the hosts on Tuesday night, after securing a fifth-place finish last season, Vitesse have once again enjoyed a respectable season and have saved their best form for the end of the year. After 34 domestic games, Vitesse won 13, drew 10, and lost 11, scoring 63 and conceding 47 in return, no team outside the Top Four holds a better defensive record than Vitesse. Finishing the year with a points tally of 49, the hosts claimed the sixth spot and finished five points adrift of their hosts on Tuesday night. As for their recent form, Vitesse have finished the year in some style, unbeaten in their last four, winning three of those matchups, Vitesse have also scored 14 in those four appearances.
As for the visitors, after another impressive year in the Dutch Eredivisie, Utrecht were able to confirm their third consecutive Top Five finish. After 34 games, the guests won 14, drew 12 and lost eight, scoring 58 and conceding 53 in return. Finishing with a points tally of 54, Utrecht secured fifth spot and their Europa League playoff position, however, they did finish eight points adrift of fourth place Feyenoord. As for their recent form, although they did enter the New Year brightly, Utrecht have struggled to keep up the place at the final stages of the season. The Reds have now won just two of their last nine appearances and have failed to win any of their last seven matches on the road.
Bet: Vitesse to beat FC Utrecht in Tuesdays Dutch Eredivisie playoff 5/4 @ Bet365>>