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RKC Waalwijk vs. FC Groningen 12/12/2020 Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

RKC Waalwijk takes on FC Groningen on 12/12/2020 at 10:30AM

FC Groningen clashes with RKC Waalwijk in a regular season match. RKC Waalwijk with a record of 3-3-5 this season comes into this game with a 2-0-3 record on the road. FC Groningen is 6-2-3 this season and is 3-2-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for RKC Waalwijk and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. FC Groningen came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on RKC Waalwijk at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for FC Groningen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against RKC Waalwijk.

The RKC Waalwijk Roster

The Players to Watch for the RKC Waalwijk

Vurnon Anita MF

Vurnon Anita has 1 shots fired this season. Vurnon Anita was ranked #305 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Vurnon Anita has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Vurnon Anita has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Vurnon Anita was ranked #269 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RKC Waalwijk teammates, Vurnon Anita had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Vurnon Anita was ranked #92 in assists this season.

Vurnon Anita has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Vurnon Anita has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Anas Tahiri MF

As a shooter, Anas Tahiri had 11 shots fired this season. Anas Tahiri was ranked #265 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Anas Tahiri has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Anas Tahiri was ranked #29 in shots on goal this season.

Anas Tahiri has 0 goals scored this season. Anas Tahiri was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Anas Tahiri has 2 assists this season. Anas Tahiri was ranked #32 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Anas Tahiri has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Anas Tahiri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ahmed Touba DF

Ahmed Touba has 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed Touba was ranked #277 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ahmed Touba had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #58 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Ahmed Touba has 1 goals scored this season. Ahmed Touba was ranked #102 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Ahmed Touba has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed Touba was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Ahmed Touba has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ahmed Touba has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Saïd Bakari DF

As a shooter, Saïd Bakari had 3 shots fired this season. Saïd Bakari was ranked #137 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Saïd Bakari had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Saïd Bakari has 1 goals scored this season. Saïd Bakari was ranked #102 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RKC Waalwijk teammates, Saïd Bakari had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Saïd Bakari was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Saïd Bakari has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Saïd Bakari has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Lennerd Daneels FW,MF

Lennerd Daneels has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Lennerd Daneels was ranked #51 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lennerd Daneels had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Lennerd Daneels was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season.

Lennerd Daneels has 1 goals scored this season. Lennerd Daneels was ranked #102 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Lennerd Daneels has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Lennerd Daneels was ranked #92 in assists this season.

Lennerd Daneels has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lennerd Daneels has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Melle Meulensteen DF

Melle Meulensteen has 8 shots fired this season. Melle Meulensteen was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Melle Meulensteen has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Melle Meulensteen had 0 goals this season. Melle Meulensteen was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his RKC Waalwijk teammates, Melle Meulensteen had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Melle Meulensteen was ranked #92 in assists this season.

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

Finn Stokkers FW

As a shooter, Finn Stokkers had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Finn Stokkers was ranked #255 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Finn Stokkers had 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #9 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Finn Stokkers had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Finn Stokkers was ranked #33 in goals this season. Finn Stokkers has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Finn Stokkers was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Finn Stokkers has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Finn Stokkers has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Cyril Ngonge FW

As a shooter, Cyril Ngonge had 13 shots fired this season. Cyril Ngonge was ranked #246 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Cyril Ngonge had 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Cyril Ngonge was ranked #29 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Cyril Ngonge had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Cyril Ngonge was ranked #55 in goals this season. Cyril Ngonge has 1 assists this season. Cyril Ngonge was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Cyril Ngonge has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Cyril Ngonge has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

The FC Groningen Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Groningen

Mohamed El Hankouri MF

Mohamed El Hankouri has 9 shots fired this season. Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #6 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Mohamed El Hankouri has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #132 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 goals scored this season. Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed El Hankouri has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Bart van Hintum DF

Bart van Hintum has 4 shots fired this season. Bart van Hintum was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bart van Hintum had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart van Hintum was ranked #132 in shots on goal this season.

Bart van Hintum has 1 goals scored this season. Bart van Hintum was ranked #102 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Bart van Hintum has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Bart van Hintum was ranked #14 in assists this season.

Bart van Hintum has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Bart van Hintum has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ko Itakura DF

Ko Itakura has 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ko Itakura was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Ko Itakura has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ko Itakura was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season.

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

Ko Itakura has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ko Itakura has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Patrick Joosten FW,MF

Patrick Joosten has 14 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Patrick Joosten was ranked #239 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Patrick Joosten had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #58 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Patrick Joosten has 2 goals scored this season. Patrick Joosten was ranked #55 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Patrick Joosten had 1 assists this season. Patrick Joosten was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Patrick Joosten has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Patrick Joosten has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Daniël van Kaam MF

As a shooter, Daniël van Kaam had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniël van Kaam was ranked #246 in shots attempted this season. Daniël van Kaam has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #85 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Daniël van Kaam had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniël van Kaam was ranked #269 in goals this season. Daniël van Kaam has 0 assists this season. Daniël van Kaam was ranked #271 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Daniël van Kaam has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniël van Kaam has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Azor Matusiwa MF

As a shooter, Azor Matusiwa had 3 shots fired this season. Azor Matusiwa was ranked #137 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Azor Matusiwa has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #326 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Azor Matusiwa had 0 goals this season. Azor Matusiwa was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Azor Matusiwa had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Azor Matusiwa was ranked #271 in assists this season.

Azor Matusiwa has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Azor Matusiwa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ahmed El Messaoudi MF

Ahmed El Messaoudi has 21 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #181 in shots attempted this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #29 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Ahmed El Messaoudi had 4 goals this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #20 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Ahmed El Messaoudi has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #92 in assists this season.

Ahmed El Messaoudi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Wessel Dammers DF

Wessel Dammers has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Wessel Dammers was ranked #203 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Wessel Dammers had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #216 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Wessel Dammers had 0 goals this season. Wessel Dammers was ranked #269 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Wessel Dammers had 1 assists this season. Wessel Dammers was ranked #92 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Wessel Dammers has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Wessel Dammers has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

RKC Waalwijk Team Stats

The RKC Waalwijk Offensive Stats and Metrics

RKC Waalwijk scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. RKC Waalwijk is ranked #13 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RKC Waalwijk was able to score 1.00 goals off assists. RKC Waalwijk has a ranking of #8 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RKC Waalwijk was able to score at a 0.21 rate on their shots on target. RKC Waalwijk has a #16 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

RKC Waalwijk attempted 4.82 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #10 in Eredivisie in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. RKC Waalwijk attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 44.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #10 in Eredivisie in shots on target.

RKC Waalwijk Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, RKC Waalwijk was able to hold opponents to 1.36 goals. RKC Waalwijk is #10 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. RKC Waalwijk goalkeepers fended off 6.45 shots per 90 minutes. This puts RKC Waalwijk in a ranking of #16 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

RKC Waalwijk goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 76.1% of the time. This puts RKC Waalwijk ranks #7 in the league in saves rate. RKC Waalwijk goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 18.2% of the time. This puts RKC Waalwijk at #10 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

RKC Waalwijk Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, RKC Waalwijk had 1.64 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts RKC Waalwijk in the top 61 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. RKC Waalwijk has successfully intercepted 19.82 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts RKC Waalwijk in the top 17 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. RKC Waalwijk has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts RKC Waalwijk in the top 22 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, RKC Waalwijk drew 12.27 fouls. This puts RKC Waalwijk in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. RKC Waalwijk had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 10.91 times per 90 minutes of action. RKC Waalwijk is in the top 61 percentile in offside calls against them.

FC Groningen Team Stats

The FC Groningen Offensive Stats and Metrics

FC Groningen scored 1.09 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. FC Groningen is ranked #11 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Groningen was able to score 1.00 goals off assists. FC Groningen has a ranking of #8 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

FC Groningen converted on 0.27 of attempted shots on goal. FC Groningen has a #8 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, FC Groningen attempts 4.0 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. FC Groningen has a #14 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 Groningen attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 30.8 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. FC Groningen has a #14 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

FC Groningen Defensive Stats and Metrics

FC Groningen gave up 0.82 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. FC Groningen is #6 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.73 shots were saved by FC Groningen goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts FC Groningen in a ranking of #1 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.7% of shots on target were saved by FC Groningen goalkeepers. FC Groningen goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #8 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for FC Groningen. FC Groningen is ranked #4 in clean sheet rate in the league.

FC Groningen Utility Stats

FC Groningen tried 1.55 crosses per 90 minutes of action. FC Groningen is in the top 72 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. FC Groningen has successfully intercepted 19.73 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Groningen in the top 28 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Groningen commits 0.0 fouls. FC Groningen is in the top 22 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. FC Groningen drew 11.27 fouls per 90 minutes of action. FC Groningen is in the top 50 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Groningen committed an offside 9.55 times. FC Groningen is in the top 22 percentile in offside calls against them.

RKC Waalwijk vs. FC Groningen Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: RKC Waalwijk 1 FC Groningen 2

Moneyline Pick: FC Groningen -197 Heritage