Netherlands vs Wales: prediction for the Nations League match
One year ago, Netherlands national team put up a great start to the Euro 2020, winning all matches in the group stage. They earned a top spot, beating Ukraine, North Macedonia and Austria. However, after that the Clockwork Orange have suffered a disappointing defeat to the Czech Republic and got eliminated from the tournament.
However, the Oranges made no mistakes on their World Cup qualification campaign - in ten rounds team secured seven victories and two draws, delivering 23 points and a top spot in the standings.
Louis van Gaal's men have started the Nations League tournament with a confident victory over Belgium (4:1), which was followed by an away victory over Wales and a 2:2 draw against Poland. Team is currently at the top spot with seven points to their name.
Wales national team earned bronze medals at Euro 2016, but they were unable to repeat that success at Euro 2020. The Dragons managed to get ahead of Turkey and Switzerland in the group stage, but in the first play-off round team suffered a heavy defeat to Denmark (0:4).
In eight rounds of the World Cup qualification Ryan Giggs' men have recorded four victories and three draws, delivering 15 points and a 2nd spot in the standings. Visitors were successful in the knock-out stage - Wales beat Austria (2:1) and Ukraine (1:0), these victories brought a World Cup spot to the Welshmen.
After three rounds of the Nations League British side has only one point, they drew to Belgium in the previous outing (1:1). Team is currently at the bottom of the group.
This bet played in 3 of 5 latest matches of the visitors
This bet played in 4 of 6 latest matches of the Netherlands
The Netherlands have won five latest head-to-head matches
In 2 of 4 latest matches of the Netherlands goals were scored in both halves
Netherlands national team has a great chance to secure another victory here. Hosts will have fans' support, they have a better squad and they are more successful in head-to-head matches. Welshmen are probably tired after the World Cup qualification knock-out matches, so they are not looking good in the Nations League.
Our prediction - Asian handicap (-1,5) on Netherlands
The Oranges have won each of five latest head-to-head matches. Moreover, in two of them the Dutch team managed to win by two goals.
Our second bet is on Netherlands to win by two goals