FC Utrecht and Excelsior will meet each other in a football match counting for Eredivisie on January 25th, 2023, Wednesday, in Netherlands, check the FC Utrecht vs Excelsior betting tip 2022/2023 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where FC Utrecht vs Excelsior will occur
The game takes place in the small Stadion Galgenwaard stadium, in the city of Utrecht, with a capacity for 24500 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
You can follow the match live on Betarena, with access to all the information to help you with your sports betting, including statistics, events and odds.
Introduction to the FC Utrecht vs Excelsior betting tip 2022/2023
In the current edition of the Eredivisie, we can see a growth in the average goals. While last season the tournament had an average of 2.88 goals per match, now the competition has an average of 2.99 goals per match.
FC Utrecht last match
FC Utrecht come from a draw in the last match. The game against Go Ahead Eagles, valid for the Eredivisie, ended with a 2-2. The team coached by M. Kappelgaard Silberbauer lined up in the last match with a 4-3-3 formation.
The game had all the elements to be an even game between both teams, for that reason it was logical that the draw was one of the most expected results, with odds around 3.5.
Certainly not a good performance for FC Utrecht, although some players performed above average, such as Amin Younes. The player was decisive to his team in avoiding defeat with his presence on the field and some excellent interventions during the match.
Excelsior last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a victory in the last round. In a dispute valid for Eredivisie, Excelsior, who used a 4-3-3 formation, faced the FC Volendam team with a final score of 2-0.
The odds for the home team to win before the match were 2.25, so it was logical to expect a fairly even match.
FC Utrecht vs Excelsior h2h
Excelsior was in 10th place in the Eredivisie while FC Utrecht was in 9th place, the last time these teams faced each other. Excelsior team entered the field with the 4-2-3-1 formation, the same tactic FC Utrecht used in the match.
The previous meeting between these two teams was in the 2022/2023 season of the Eredivisie. The meeting took place on 02-10-2022 and ended with a 0-1 win for FC Utrecht.
The previous encounter between these teams saw them fighting hard to stay ahead.
The Excelsior team has accomplished more consistent results in the past five games, than FC Utrecht its counterpart.
Eredivisie leaderboard now
With 26 points won, FC Utrecht is in 7th place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the UEFA Conference League Play-offs zone. The team’s campaign so far is 7 wins against 4 losses, plus 5 draws.
This means that SC Heerenveen team, in 8th place, is close behind in the 18th round with a disadvantage of 2 points.
FC Utrecht analysis
After 17 matches, FC Utrecht shows a positive goal difference: in fact, the team has scored 26 goals and conceded 24.
FC Utrecht has a ball possession percentage of 49.38% in the league. This indicates that it is not the kind of team that shows up on the field to create play. Fans hope that something will change for the next match against Excelsior and especially that the team will score more goals.
FC Utrecht has proven to be a formidable attacking force, with 1684 attacks resulting in 26 goals. Excelsior, on the other hand, has only scored 19 times with 1524 attacks.
Best goalscorer from FC Utrecht
In this season, the individual highlight is Anastasios Douvikas that has dominated the offensive side. The Attacker has already scored 6 times this season, becoming crucial in the positive results that FC Utrecht achieved in several matches.
Eredivisie leaderboard now
Excelsior arrives in this game with 19 points, and in 11th place in the Eredivisie, having won 6 games in total and lost 10 times, making a total of 1 draw.
Go Ahead Eagles ranks just above, occupying 10th place in the 18th round, the team has the same number of points.
Excelsior, after 17 rounds, has conceded more goals than it has scored. The goals scored are in fact 19 while 38 are those conceded to opponents.
Best goalscorer from Excelsior
If we want to highlight a player in the team’s offensive sector until this competition stage, we have to name Marouan Azarkan. Excelsior owes some of their triumphs to the Attacker who scored 3 goals in this season.
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Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of FC Utrecht is A. Douvikas, who has already scored 6 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Excelsior is M. Azarkan, he has scored in 3 opportunities.
Most goals occur during 75-90 minutes of the game, making this a good bet for those watching the live game.
Since Excelsior has an average of 0.89 goals per game when playing away from home, and considering that they often do not concede goals away from home, the market with less than 2.5 goals it can also be an excellent alternative to consider.
At the bookmaker Bet365, the market of Total Goals Under 2.5 is with great odds.
Corners Top Betting Tips
By combining the number of corners of both teams, we can see an average of 5.06 corners per game, also a market to explore to obtain good results in sports betting.
FC Utrecht is usually quite offensive in their matches, and this has resulted in a high average of corner kicks in the competition. Currently, the team averages 6.19 corners per game played. Therefore, it might be interesting to bet on the over corner kicks of FC Utrecht in this match.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Highly disciplined, the teams have an average of only 3.06 yellow cards per match, when added together. In other words, the ‘Under 4.5 cards’ option looks like a great alternative for bettors.
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FC Utrecht vs Excelsior betting tip 2022/2023: FAQ
The match will be played on January 25th, 2023, Wednesday.
The match will take place at the Stadion Galgenwaard stadium in Utrecht.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Eredivisie match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 0-1 result for FC Utrecht.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365!