Vitesse v Excelsior Betting Tips: 1 AH-1.25, 2019-01-18

International Football Tips

Friday 18th January 2019
Kickoff: 1900hrs
Pick: Vitesse AH-1.25
Bookmaker: Marathonbet
Odds: 1.66 (odds taken at 13:05 GMT, 17 Jan 2019)

Friday night brings us a game from the Dutch top flight with Vitesse taking on Excelsior at the GelreDome in Arnhem as the betting tips continue in the Eredivisie.

Eredivisie Betting at Marathonbet

Vitesse Prediction

Vitesse have climbed into 5th spot in the Dutch top flight thanks to losing just once in their last six matches in the Eredivisie, which was a 2-1 defeat away at NAC Breda, but recent wins against Utrecht, Willem II and VVVenlo have lifted the Arnhem outfit into the top seven positions of the division.

Vitesse return to their home ground for this Friday night clash where they possess a solid record of 5-2-1 17/10 which includes winning four of their last five with additional wins over Heracles and Fortuna Sittard, while midfielder Bero (5 goals) along with forwards Linssen and Matavz (5 goals) as well as Darfalou (4 goals) should create plenty of goalscoring opportunities for the hosts.

Vitesse have also scored in all but one of their home matches to date in the Eredivisie, which also gives them a chance of not only winning this match but also covering the asian line too.


Key-Facts – Vitesse v Excelsior

  • Vitesse have scored in 7 of their 8 home matches in the Eredivisie
  • Excelsior have lost their last 3 league matches on the trot
  • Excelsior have managed just 1 win from their last 8 matches


Excelsior Prediction

Excelsior currently occupy a place in the lower reaches of the Dutch top flight in 14th place as they make their way to Arnhem for this important clash on Friday night. The visitors are just two league positions but one point above the relegation play-off spot and PEC Zwolle ahead of this clash with Vitesse.

The visitors have lost their last three matches on the trot with defeats against PSV 6-0, AZ Alkmaar 2-1 and Heracles 3-0, and have managed just one league win from their last eight matches which was a 2-1 win at 13th placed Emmen.

However, six defeats from these last eight matches have prevented Excelsior from moving further away from the relegation zone, while their record away from home reads an ordinary looking 2-1-5 8/20 which includes four defeats from their last five on their travels.

Losses at PEC Zwolle, De Graafschap, PSV and AZ Alkmaar along with keeping just one clean sheet on the road this season means they’re likely to face a tough 90 minutes against Vitesse this evening.

Betting Tips Verdict

Vitesse have performed fairly solidly at home this season but Excelsior have struggled – this should therefore be a comfortable win for the hosts.