As we continue with the knockout stage of the World Cup, the Netherlands take on the USA in the round of 16 this coming Saturday. Both the Netherlands and the US national teams managed to qualify for the knockout stage and progress to the round of of 16 of the World Cup. Surely, they don’t want to end their journey here, and we should be in for an exciting battle. The Dutch are looking ahead to their forthcoming match as number 8, whilst the USA are number 16 in the FIFA world ranking.
The Netherlands are favourites with the bookmakers. The most optimistic of fans will, of course, be dreaming of lifting the trophy. Few people expect the USMNT to be challenging for the title, but with the right amount of luck, they could squeeze into the next round.
Netherlands vs USA Match predictions
Netherlands vs USA Betting Tips
The Netherlands claimed all three points seven times in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in zero of the games in this run. The USA have won three of their last 10 games, while drawing five and losing two in this series of matches. The Dutch are on a fantastic streak of no less than 18 matches in a row without defeat. Amazingly, the Netherlands are also on a streak of 11 home matches without defeat.
In the past four encounters between the Netherlands and the USA over 2.5 goals came out two times, with the Netherlands scoring an average of two goals per game. The USMNT averaged 1.25 goals, while both teams scored two times. The Dutch also witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged two goals a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in two of the last ten matches that the Stars and Stripes played across all tournaments. They scored 1.1 times on average in the process. Oranje scored at least one goal in their last 18 matches.
The Netherlands scored the first goal of the game an impressive eight times out of the last ten games. Curiously, the USA only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. The USA have kept their opponents from scoring six times in their previous 10 matches. Meanwhile, the Netherlands have been able to keep a clean sheet in four of their last 10 games.
Netherlands vs USA Stats
- The Netherlands have not lost the last 18 matches in a row
- The Netherlands have scored in 30 of the last 31 matches
- The Netherlands have won 4 of the last 5 matches without conceding a goal
- In the last 5 Netherlands matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- The Netherlands have won 7 of the last 9 matches
- In 19 of the last 21 matches for the USA, the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 6 matches for the USA, the sum of goals was under 2.5
- The USA have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 matches for the USA, the sum of goals was under 1.5
- The USA have not won 5 of the last 6 matches
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In their last three matches, the Netherlands won 0-2 against Senegal, before settling for a point in a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. They were back on top last time out, defeating Qatar 2-0. They were able to win seven of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games and they suffered defeat in zero of these outings. When it comes to goal-scoring the Dutch could be more prolific, scoring 20 times in their previous ten games. That is an average of two goals per game in which, they conceded eight times. This is an average of 0.8 a game, achieving a clean sheet four times.
The USA claimed five points in their previous three matches, which started with a 1-1 draw with Wales. This was followed by another draw with England, this time 0-0, before they outclassed Iran by 0-1. The USA claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew five of the games, whilst losing two. The USA are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 11 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.1 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of six goals, and while the USA claimed a clean sheets six times, they conceded an average of 0.6 goals per match.