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Eredivisie: SC Heerenveen expected to win home against RKC Waalwijk

With their 8 point advantage in the league table, SC Heerenveen fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against RKC Waalwijk.

Insights:
  • SC Heerenveen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • RKC Waalwijk has the fewest scored goals (13) in Eredivisie
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The hosts SC Heerenveen saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Eredivisie. This match was also played here at Abe Lenstra Stadion. With two consecutive home games the intense schedule is somewhat softened. Still, RKC Waalwijk have had more rest.

RKC Waalwijk play their home games on artifical turf, while this game is played on grass. Recent stats for RKC Waalwijk when playing on grass are 6 wins, 1 draw and 19 defeats from 26 matches. They have scored 31 goals and conceded 58 times in these games.

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SC Heerenveen form and stats

Overall Eredivisie stats at home this season for SC Heerenveen are 3-1-3 (wins-draw-losses). With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on Heerenveen to get some points in this home game. We have seen two home losses in a row now for Heerenveen, who are hoping that the phrase “third time lucky” applies to them.

The SC Heerenveen crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 1-3 to Fortuna Sittard here at Abe Lenstra Stadion in a Eredivisie match. Heartbreak before that as SC Heerenveen lost 0-3 at Feyenoord's place.

There will be little rest for Heerenveen after this match as they are travelling to VVV-Venlo for a Eredivisie game in only three days.

Heerenveen have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Abe Lenstra Stadion with 11 goals in 7 league matches. Heerenveen's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 10 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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RKC Waalwijk form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for RKC Waalwijk, who have the fewest scored goals (13) in Eredivisie, so far with only 6 points returning home. The records show 2-0-5 (win-draw-lose). With the RKC Waalwijk losing streak of four defeats in a row, regardless of arena, optimism is low and sinking. The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as RKC Waalwijk have lost on their last two travels.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Eredivisie home defeat versus ADO Den Haag with 0-1 on the scoreboard. A 1-2 defeat away at Fortuna Sittard before that.

After this away game RKC Waalwijk return home for a Eredivisie game against Willem II. That game is only three sleeps after this.

The visitors have scored 5 goals from 7 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. In the opposite end, RKC Waalwijk have conceded 13 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result RKC Waalwijk - SC Heerenveen 1-1 entered in the official records. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Heerenveen seven wins, two draws and RKC Waalwijk one victory. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

SC HeerenveenH. Veerman
H. Veerman
10 goals
RKC WaalwijkF. Stokkers
F. Stokkers
5 goals
HeerenveenJ. Veerman
J. Veerman
4 goals

SC Heerenveen missing players

RKC Waalwijk missing players

Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Thu 14.January
Match begins: 17:45 (UTC)
Venue: Abe Lenstra Stadion (26100 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 15 11 2 2 54 12 8 6 1 1 27 8 7 5 1 1 27 4 42 35
2 PSV 15 10 4 1 35 13 7 7 0 0 18 3 8 3 4 1 17 10 22 34
3 Feyenoord 15 9 5 1 31 12 7 3 4 0 12 5 8 6 1 1 19 7 19 32
4 Vitesse 15 10 2 3 26 12 7 6 1 0 14 3 8 4 1 3 12 9 14 32
5 AZ Alkmaar 15 7 7 1 36 23 7 4 2 1 16 9 8 3 5 0 20 14 13 28
6 FC Twente 15 8 3 4 30 19 8 3 2 3 13 11 7 5 1 1 17 8 11 27
7 FC Groningen 15 8 3 4 20 17 8 4 2 2 8 6 7 4 1 2 12 11 3 27
8 SC Heerenveen 15 5 5 5 23 24 7 3 1 3 11 10 8 2 4 2 12 14 -1 20
9 Sparta Rotterdam 15 5 3 7 24 25 8 2 2 4 16 16 7 3 1 3 8 9 -1 18
10 FC Utrecht 15 3 9 3 20 23 8 2 5 1 12 12 7 1 4 2 8 11 -3 18
11 PEC Zwolle 15 3 8 4 17 23 8 2 4 2 8 8 7 1 4 2 9 15 -6 17
12 Fortuna Sittard 15 4 4 7 23 33 7 2 2 3 13 17 8 2 2 4 10 16 -10 16
13 Heracles 15 4 3 8 15 26 7 2 1 4 9 9 8 2 2 4 6 17 -11 15
14 RKC Waalwijk 15 3 3 9 13 27 8 1 3 4 8 14 7 2 0 5 5 13 -14 12
15 VVV-Venlo 15 3 3 9 22 43 8 2 2 4 10 26 7 1 1 5 12 17 -21 12
16 ADO Den Haag 15 2 4 9 14 35 7 0 2 5 7 16 8 2 2 4 7 19 -21 10
17 Willem II 15 2 3 10 17 32 7 2 1 4 10 15 8 0 2 6 7 17 -15 9
18 FC Emmen 15 0 5 10 16 37 8 0 3 5 12 24 7 0 2 5 4 13 -21 5

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 15 11 2 2 54 12 8 6 1 1 27 8 7 5 1 1 27 4 42 35
2 PSV 15 10 4 1 35 13 7 7 0 0 18 3 8 3 4 1 17 10 22 34
3 Feyenoord 15 9 5 1 31 12 7 3 4 0 12 5 8 6 1 1 19 7 19 32
4 Vitesse 15 10 2 3 26 12 7 6 1 0 14 3 8 4 1 3 12 9 14 32
5 AZ Alkmaar 15 7 7 1 36 23 7 4 2 1 16 9 8 3 5 0 20 14 13 28
6 FC Twente 15 8 3 4 30 19 8 3 2 3 13 11 7 5 1 1 17 8 11 27
7 FC Groningen 15 8 3 4 20 17 8 4 2 2 8 6 7 4 1 2 12 11 3 27
8 SC Heerenveen 15 5 5 5 23 24 7 3 1 3 11 10 8 2 4 2 12 14 -1 20
9 Sparta Rotterdam 15 5 3 7 24 25 8 2 2 4 16 16 7 3 1 3 8 9 -1 18
10 FC Utrecht 15 3 9 3 20 23 8 2 5 1 12 12 7 1 4 2 8 11 -3 18
11 PEC Zwolle 15 3 8 4 17 23 8 2 4 2 8 8 7 1 4 2 9 15 -6 17
12 Fortuna Sittard 15 4 4 7 23 33 7 2 2 3 13 17 8 2 2 4 10 16 -10 16
13 Heracles 15 4 3 8 15 26 7 2 1 4 9 9 8 2 2 4 6 17 -11 15
14 RKC Waalwijk 15 3 3 9 13 27 8 1 3 4 8 14 7 2 0 5 5 13 -14 12
15 VVV-Venlo 15 3 3 9 22 43 8 2 2 4 10 26 7 1 1 5 12 17 -21 12
16 ADO Den Haag 15 2 4 9 14 35 7 0 2 5 7 16 8 2 2 4 7 19 -21 10
17 Willem II 15 2 3 10 17 32 7 2 1 4 10 15 8 0 2 6 7 17 -15 9
18 FC Emmen 15 0 5 10 16 37 8 0 3 5 12 24 7 0 2 5 4 13 -21 5

SC Heerenveen RKC Waalwijk
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 4 Played P 3 7 15
5 3 3 Won W 0 2 3
5 1 0 Drew D 0 0 3
5 3 1 Lost L 3 5 9
23 11 8 Scored S 2 5 13
24 10 2 Conceded C 7 13 27
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
93% 86% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 80%
60% 71% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 57% 47%
40% 43% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 14% 27%
13% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 13%
67% 43% 25% BTTS BTTS 67% 29% 47%
20% 43% 75% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 13%
13% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 43% 40%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.3 1 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 0.9 1.1
3 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
12.1 12.4 14.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10.7 7.9 11.3
4.5 4.4 5.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.3 3.1 4.1
34% 35% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 23% 21%
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • RKC Waalwijk has the fewest matches over the total-line (4) in Eredivisie
  • RKC Waalwijk has the fewest scored goals (13) in Eredivisie
  • RKC Waalwijk has the most matches under the total-line (10) in Eredivisie
  • RKC Waalwijk have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • RKC Waalwijk have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • RKC Waalwijk haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • SC Heerenveen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • SC Heerenveen have scored at least twice as many goals at home as RKC Waalwijk have scored away.
  • SC Heerenveen haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Bookie SC Heerenveen Draw RKC Waalwijk

Read more about Eredivisie

The Eredivisie is the highest level of professional football in the Netherlands. 18 teams play two fixtures against each other to form the final league table and decide which team wins the Dutch national championship. The phrase Eredivisie translates to “Honour Division”. The “big three” in Dutch football are Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord.