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FC Utrecht vs. PSV Eindhoven 12/13/2020 Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

FC Utrecht challenges PSV Eindhoven on 12/13/2020 at 10:45AM

FC Utrecht visits PSV Eindhoven in a regular season match. FC Utrecht with a record of 2-6-2 this season comes into this game with a 0-4-1 record on the road. PSV Eindhoven is 7-3-1 this season and is 5-0-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for FC Utrecht and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. PSV Eindhoven played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for PSV Eindhoven and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, PSV Eindhoven came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The FC Utrecht Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Utrecht

Simon Gustafson MF

Simon Gustafson has 20 shots fired this season. Simon Gustafson was ranked #184 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Simon Gustafson has 9 shots on target this season. He was ranked #3 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Simon Gustafson had 1 goals this season. Simon Gustafson was ranked #102 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Simon Gustafson has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Simon Gustafson was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Simon Gustafson has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Simon Gustafson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Justin Hoogma DF

As a shooter, Justin Hoogma had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Justin Hoogma was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Justin Hoogma had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #132 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Justin Hoogma has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Justin Hoogma was ranked #102 in goals this season. Justin Hoogma has 1 assists this season. Justin Hoogma was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Justin Hoogma has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Justin Hoogma has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Gyrano Kerk FW,MF

Gyrano Kerk has 21 shots fired this season. Gyrano Kerk was ranked #181 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Gyrano Kerk has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Gyrano Kerk was ranked #9 in shots on goal this season.

Gyrano Kerk has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Gyrano Kerk was ranked #55 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Gyrano Kerk had 1 assists this season. Gyrano Kerk was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Gyrano Kerk has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Gyrano Kerk has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Django Warmerdam DF

Django Warmerdam has 5 shots fired this season. Django Warmerdam was ranked #72 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Django Warmerdam has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Django Warmerdam had 0 goals this season. Django Warmerdam was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Django Warmerdam has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Django Warmerdam was ranked #92 in assists this season.

Django Warmerdam has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Django Warmerdam has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Eljero Elia FW

As a shooter, Eljero Elia had 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Eljero Elia was ranked #203 in shots attempted this season. Eljero Elia has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Eljero Elia was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Eljero Elia had 0 goals this season. Eljero Elia was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Eljero Elia had 0 assists this season. Eljero Elia was ranked #271 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Eljero Elia has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Eljero Elia has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Bart Ramselaar FW,MF

Bart Ramselaar has 18 shots fired this season. Bart Ramselaar was ranked #227 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Bart Ramselaar has 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart Ramselaar was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Bart Ramselaar had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart Ramselaar was ranked #102 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Bart Ramselaar had 1 assists this season. Bart Ramselaar was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Bart Ramselaar has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Bart Ramselaar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sander van de Streek MF,FW

As a shooter, Sander van de Streek had 17 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sander van de Streek was ranked #230 in shots attempted this season. Sander van de Streek has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #29 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Sander van de Streek has 2 goals scored this season. Sander van de Streek was ranked #55 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Sander van de Streek has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Sander van de Streek was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Sander van de Streek has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sander van de Streek has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Tommy St. Jago DF

Tommy St. Jago has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Tommy St. Jago was ranked #51 in shots attempted this season. Tommy St. Jago has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Tommy St. Jago had 0 goals this season. Tommy St. Jago was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Tommy St. Jago has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Tommy St. Jago was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Tommy St. Jago has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Tommy St. Jago has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

The PSV Eindhoven Roster

The Players to Watch for the PSV Eindhoven

Chukwunonso Madueke FW,MF

Chukwunonso Madueke has 18 shots fired this season. Chukwunonso Madueke was ranked #227 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Chukwunonso Madueke had 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Chukwunonso Madueke has 4 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Chukwunonso Madueke was ranked #20 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his PSV Eindhoven teammates, Chukwunonso Madueke had 2 assists this season. Chukwunonso Madueke was ranked #32 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Chukwunonso Madueke has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Chukwunonso Madueke has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Donyell Malen FW

Donyell Malen has 33 shots fired this season. Donyell Malen was ranked #111 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Donyell Malen had 17 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Donyell Malen was ranked #164 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Donyell Malen had 6 goals this season. Donyell Malen was ranked #7 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Donyell Malen has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Donyell Malen was ranked #92 in assists this season.

Donyell Malen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Donyell Malen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Olivier Boscagli DF

As a shooter, Olivier Boscagli had 4 shots fired this season. Olivier Boscagli was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Olivier Boscagli has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Olivier Boscagli was ranked #132 in shots on goal this season.

Olivier Boscagli has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Olivier Boscagli was ranked #102 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his PSV Eindhoven teammates, Olivier Boscagli had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Olivier Boscagli was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Olivier Boscagli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Olivier Boscagli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Mauro Júnior MF,FW

Mauro Júnior has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Mauro Júnior was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mauro Júnior had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Mauro Júnior has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Mauro Júnior was ranked #269 in goals this season. Mauro Júnior has 0 assists this season. Mauro Júnior was ranked #271 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Mauro Júnior has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mauro Júnior has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Jordan Teze DF

Jordan Teze has 0 shots fired this season. Jordan Teze was ranked #364 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Jordan Teze has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Jordan Teze has 0 goals scored this season. Jordan Teze was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his PSV Eindhoven teammates, Jordan Teze had 0 assists this season. Jordan Teze was ranked #271 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Jordan Teze has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Teze has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Denzel Dumfries DF

As a shooter, Denzel Dumfries had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Denzel Dumfries was ranked #72 in shots attempted this season. Denzel Dumfries has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Denzel Dumfries was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Denzel Dumfries had 0 goals this season. Denzel Dumfries was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his PSV Eindhoven teammates, Denzel Dumfries had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Denzel Dumfries was ranked #32 in assists this season.

Denzel Dumfries has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Denzel Dumfries has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Cody Gakpo MF,FW

Cody Gakpo has 14 shots fired this season. Cody Gakpo was ranked #239 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Cody Gakpo has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #58 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Cody Gakpo has 3 goals scored this season. Cody Gakpo was ranked #33 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Cody Gakpo has 2 assists this season. Cody Gakpo was ranked #32 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Cody Gakpo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Cody Gakpo has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Philipp Max DF

As a shooter, Philipp Max had 8 shots fired this season. Philipp Max was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Philipp Max had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Philipp Max had 2 goals this season. Philipp Max was ranked #55 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Philipp Max has 4 assists this season. Philipp Max was ranked #6 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Philipp Max has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Philipp Max has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

FC Utrecht Team Stats

The FC Utrecht Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Utrecht was able to score 1.00 goals. This puts FC Utrecht in a ranking of #13 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht scored those goals off assists 80.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.80 assists. This puts FC Utrecht in a league ranking of #14 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

FC Utrecht converted on 0.18 of attempted shots on goal. Is FC Utrecht a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #18 in Eredivisie in shooting percentage.

FC Utrecht attempted 5.5 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. FC Utrecht has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. FC Utrecht attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.0 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. FC Utrecht has a #6 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

FC Utrecht Defensive Stats and Metrics

FC Utrecht gave up 1.3 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. FC Utrecht is #8 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. FC Utrecht goalkeepers fended off 3.5 shots per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht is ranked #6 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

FC Utrecht goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 62.9% of the time. This puts FC Utrecht ranks #12 in the league in saves rate. FC Utrecht goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 10.0% of the time. This puts FC Utrecht at #14 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

FC Utrecht Utility Stats

FC Utrecht tried 2.4 crosses per 90 minutes of action. FC Utrecht is in the top 6 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht has successfully intercepted 19.8 passes per 90 minutes of action. FC Utrecht is in the top 22 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht has committed 0.1 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Utrecht in the top 94 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Utrecht drew 9.3 fouls. This puts FC Utrecht in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Utrecht committed an offside 12.0 times. FC Utrecht is in the top 72 percentile in offside calls against them.

PSV Eindhoven Team Stats

The PSV Eindhoven Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, PSV Eindhoven was able to score 1.91 goals. PSV Eindhoven is ranked #2 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, PSV Eindhoven was able to score 1.45 goals off assists. This puts PSV Eindhoven in a league ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, PSV Eindhoven was able to score at a 0.36 rate on their shots on target. PSV Eindhoven has a #3 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, PSV Eindhoven attempts 5.27 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in Eredivisie in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. PSV Eindhoven attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.2 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in Eredivisie in shots on target.

PSV Eindhoven Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, PSV Eindhoven was able to hold opponents to 0.45 goals. PSV Eindhoven is #1 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. PSV Eindhoven goalkeepers fended off 2.91 shots per 90 minutes. PSV Eindhoven is ranked #3 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

PSV Eindhoven goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 81.3% of the time. This puts PSV Eindhoven ranks #3 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 45.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for PSV Eindhoven. This puts PSV Eindhoven at #2 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

PSV Eindhoven Utility Stats

PSV Eindhoven tried 2.18 crosses per 90 minutes of action. PSV Eindhoven is in the top 19 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. PSV Eindhoven has successfully intercepted 17.64 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts PSV Eindhoven in the top 47 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, PSV Eindhoven commits 0.0 fouls. PSV Eindhoven is in the top 22 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. PSV Eindhoven drew 10.82 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts PSV Eindhoven in the top 72 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, PSV Eindhoven committed an offside 10.64 times. PSV Eindhoven is in the top 56 percentile in offside calls against them.

FC Utrecht vs. PSV Eindhoven Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: FC Utrecht 3 PSV Eindhoven 4

Moneyline Pick: PSV Eindhoven -164 Heritage