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Emmen vs. VVV-Venlo 5/16/2021 Dutch Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Emmen faces VVV-Venlo on 5/16/2021.

Emmen encounters VVV-Venlo in a regular season match. Emmen with a record of 6.0-5.0-22.0 this season comes into this game with a 3.0-1.0-13.0 record on the road. VVV-Venlo is 6.0-5.0-22.0 this season and is 3.0-4.0-9.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Emmen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of VVV-Venlo after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Emmen.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for VVV-Venlo and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does VVV-Venlo bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Emmen.

The Emmen Roster

The Players to Watch for the Emmen

Miguel Araujo DF

Miguel Araujo has 26.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Miguel Araujo has 13.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Miguel Araujo had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Miguel Araujo has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Miguel Araujo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Miguel Araujo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Caner Cavlan DF

As a shooter, Caner Cavlan had 29.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Caner Cavlan has 11.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Caner Cavlan has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Caner Cavlan has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Caner Cavlan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Caner Cavlan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Sergio Peña MF

Sergio Peña has 53.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Sergio Peña has 20.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Sergio Peña had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Emmen teammates, Sergio Peña had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sergio Peña has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Peña has 4 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 47 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Glenn Bijl DF,MF

As a shooter, Glenn Bijl had 42.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Glenn Bijl has 8.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Glenn Bijl has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Glenn Bijl has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Glenn Bijl has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Glenn Bijl has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 45 fouls this season. He has drawn 40 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Michael de Leeuw FW,MF

As a shooter, Michael de Leeuw had 56.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Michael de Leeuw had 25.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Michael de Leeuw has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Emmen teammates, Michael de Leeuw had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Michael de Leeuw has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Michael de Leeuw has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 42 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Nick Bakker DF

As a shooter, Nick Bakker had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Nick Bakker has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Nick Bakker had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Emmen teammates, Nick Bakker had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nick Bakker has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nick Bakker has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Kerim Frei MF

As a shooter, Kerim Frei had 20.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kerim Frei had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Kerim Frei had 15 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Emmen teammates, Kerim Frei had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kerim Frei has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kerim Frei has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Jari Vlak MF

As a shooter, Jari Vlak had 23.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Jari Vlak has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Jari Vlak had 14 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jari Vlak has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jari Vlak has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jari Vlak has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

The VVV-Venlo Roster

The Players to Watch for the VVV-Venlo

Giorgos Giakoumakis FW

Giorgos Giakoumakis has 95.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Giorgos Giakoumakis had 46.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Giorgos Giakoumakis has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Giorgos Giakoumakis has 26 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Giorgos Giakoumakis has 8 Yellow Cards this season. Giorgos Giakoumakis has 9 Red Cards this season. He has committed 53 fouls this season. He has drawn 79 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Vito van Crooy FW,MF

As a shooter, Vito van Crooy had 31.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Vito van Crooy has 14.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Vito van Crooy had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VVV-Venlo teammates, Vito van Crooy had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Vito van Crooy has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vito van Crooy has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 48 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Danny Post MF

As a shooter, Danny Post had 19.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Danny Post had 2.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Danny Post has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VVV-Venlo teammates, Danny Post had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Danny Post has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Danny Post has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 55 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Tobias Pachonik DF

As a shooter, Tobias Pachonik had 13.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Tobias Pachonik has 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Tobias Pachonik has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VVV-Venlo teammates, Tobias Pachonik had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tobias Pachonik has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tobias Pachonik has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Roy Gelmi DF

As a shooter, Roy Gelmi had 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Roy Gelmi has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Roy Gelmi had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VVV-Venlo teammates, Roy Gelmi had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roy Gelmi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roy Gelmi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Kristopher Da Graca DF

As a shooter, Kristopher Da Graca had 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kristopher Da Graca had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Kristopher Da Graca has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Kristopher Da Graca has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kristopher Da Graca has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kristopher Da Graca has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Zinédine Machach MF,FW

Zinédine Machach has 15.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Zinédine Machach has 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Zinédine Machach has 16 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Zinédine Machach has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Zinédine Machach has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Zinédine Machach has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 36 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Leon Guwara DF

As a shooter, Leon Guwara had 0.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Leon Guwara had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Leon Guwara has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his VVV-Venlo teammates, Leon Guwara had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leon Guwara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leon Guwara has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Emmen Team Stats

The Emmen Offensive Stats and Metrics

Emmen scored 0.82 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Emmen was able to score 0.36 goals off assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Emmen was able to score on 0.21 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Emmen attempted 3.85 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Emmen attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Emmen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Emmen was able to hold opponents to 1.94 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 5.36 shots were saved by Emmen goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 63.8% of shots on target were saved by Emmen goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Emmen goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 9.1% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.



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Emmen Utility Stats

VVV-Venlo tried 16.52 crosses per 90 minutes of action. VVV-Venlo is in the top 45 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. VVV-Venlo has successfully intercepted 13.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. VVV-Venlo is in the top 11 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. VVV-Venlo has committed 12.33 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts VVV-Venlo in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. VVV-Venlo drew 10.42 fouls per 90 minutes of action. VVV-Venlo is in the top 87 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VVV-Venlo committed an offside 2.0 times. This puts VVV-Venlo in the top 72 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

VVV-Venlo Team Stats

The VVV-Venlo Offensive Stats and Metrics

VVV-Venlo scored 1.03 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, VVV-Venlo was able to score 0.82 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

VVV-Venlo converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

VVV-Venlo attempted 3.39 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, VVV-Venlo is able to get 35.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

VVV-Venlo Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, VVV-Venlo was able to hold opponents to 2.3 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. VVV-Venlo goalkeepers fended off 6.76 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.0% of shots on target were saved by VVV-Venlo goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. VVV-Venlo goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 3.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

VVV-Venlo Utility Stats

VVV-Venlo tried 16.52 crosses per 90 minutes of action. VVV-Venlo is in the top 45 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. VVV-Venlo has successfully intercepted 13.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. VVV-Venlo is in the top 11 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VVV-Venlo commits 12.33 fouls. This puts VVV-Venlo in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, VVV-Venlo drew 10.42 fouls. VVV-Venlo is in the top 87 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. VVV-Venlo had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.0 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts VVV-Venlo in the top 72 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Emmen vs. VVV-Venlo Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Emmen 1 VVV-Venlo 1

Moneyline Pick: Draw +340 Intertops Get yourself $200