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Remind me next time

The Netherlands are preparing for a clash against the USA at Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday in what is a match in the round of 16 of the World Cup.

The Netherlands go into their game this coming Saturday as number eight in the FIFA world ranking, and the USA enter the match as number 16.

The Netherlands strolled through their group stage in first place on seven points without raising too many eyebrows. They are allowed a genuine dream of seeing the final at the World Cup.

Few people expect the USA to be challenging for the title, but with the right amount of luck, they have enough spunk to squeeze into the next round. The came through in second place behind England without losing any matches, collecting five points along the way.

Netherlands vs USA Prediction

Netherlands Form

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. The Netherlands were able to win seven of their previous 10 games across all tournaments, while drawing three of the games. They suffered defeat in zero of these outings.

The Netherlands are confident they will be scoring goals in their next assignment in the World Cup, as they show off very admirable numbers from their past ten matches. They scored two goals on average per match, or 20 goals in total, while allowing eight goals against, for an average of 0.8 per outing. They managed four clean sheets along the way.

USA Form

In their last three matches, the USA drew 1-1 with Wales, 0-0 with England and beat Iran by 0-1. The USA claimed three wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing five along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run.

The USA enter their next World Cup match, averaging a lowly 1.1 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of 11 goals, while also conceding six. That amounts to an average of 0.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring six times.

Tournament Overview

 The Netherlands enter the match as a small favourite and with lots of confidence after winning their group. They have no intention of leaving the   before the next round.  The USA did well to make it this far, as  five points could easily have proved a little less than needed to get through their group. While still without defeat they nevertheless enter the round of 16  as outsiders to see the next stage. It is up to them to prove the bookmakers wrong.

Netherlands vs USA Stats

  • Netherlands have not lost the last 18 matches in a row
  • Netherlands have scored in 30 of the last 31 matches
  • 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
  • Netherlands have won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • In 19 of the last 21 USA matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 6 USA matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • USA have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 USA matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • USA have not won 5 of the last 6 matches

Netherlands vs USA Lineups

Netherlands vs USA Betting Tips

Cody Gakpo found the target three times in his previous six matches, whereas Timothy Weah scored twice in a similar number of matches.

In their last 10 matches across all tournaments, the Netherlands won seven times, drew three and lost zero times. The USA claimed three wins, drew five times and lost two in their last 10 games across all tournaments.

The Netherlands are on a fantastic streak of no less than 18 matches in a row without defeat.

Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the Netherlands’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of two goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in two of the last ten matches that the USA played across all tournaments. They scored 1.1 times on average in the process. The Netherlands scored at least one goal in their last 18 matches.

In the past four encounters between the Netherlands and the USA over 2.5 goals came out twice, with Netherlands scoring an average of two goals per game. USA averaged 1.25 goals, while both teams scored twice.

Netherlands have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than eight times in their previous 10 outings. USA scored the first goal of the game in four of their last 10 games.