NEC Nijmegen vs Helmond (By: Saconex)
Netherlands Jupiler League
NEC (14) vs Helmond Sport (19)
NEC are coming from the very important victory vs Jong PSV (5), ending 1-2. So their hope for reaching a playoff spot is alive, and tonights match is a must win for sure. Total record is 12-9-12 with 60-54 in goal difference. They are in fact the 5th highest scoring team of the league.
Helmond are struggling in the bottom of the league and are coming from losing 1-3 at home vs Jong Ajax (7). They doesn’t really have that much to lose here, and anything else than a Helmond loss will be a big surprise. Total record is 3-9-21 with 31-60 in goal difference. Their defence are lacing goals, and they are the third highest conceding team of the league.
* NEC won the reverse fixture by 2-3 back in September
* 12 of 21 Helmond losses this season ended up by losing with 2+ goals
NEC will win this match, anything else will be a big big surprise. They are in a situation where only 3 points is good enough and they are facing a struggling bottom team at home. Helmond can for sure get their chances on some counters, but they are the lowest scoring team of the league of a reason. Expecting the hosts to win this comfortably. 3-0?
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NEC Nijmegen vs Helmond prediction
NEC AH -1.5Odds: 1.92 at Bet365
Result: 3-2 LOST (-10 units)
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