Welcome to our Netherlands vs Latvia betting tips, prediction and odds analysis ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifier at the Amsterdam Arena on Saturday.
Netherlands will be looking to secure a convincing victory in this game. After shockingly missing out on qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, the Dutch will be looking to qualify for the 2022 showpiece in convincing fashion.
The Dutch will be firm favourites to convincingly win this game as there is a gulf in class between the two teams.
Head To Head Stats
The Netherlands last played Latvia in a Euro 2016 qualifier in June 2015, winning 2-0.
The Netherlands have won all three of their previous games against Latvia.
The Netherlands has never conceded a goal against Latvia and scored 11 goals in their previous three games against them.
Latest Netherlands results
The Netherlands suffered a shock 4-2 defeat against Turkey in their last game on Wednesday.
The Netherlands have won two out of their last three games (against Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina).
The Netherlands have conceded six goals in their last three games.
Latest Latvia results
Latvia lost their last game 2-1 against Montenegro on Wednesday.
Latvia won won just one out of their last seven games.
Latvia’s last win was in a 5-0 win over Andorra in November.
Both sides enter the game on the back of defeats. The Netherlands will be the hungrier of the two sides to win the game and also boast superior quality in terms of players. It is hard to see the Latvian attackers causing serious problems for the Netherlands defence and the Dutch will be expected to attack the Latvians.
Netherlands should manage a 3-0 win.
Anytime goal scorers
Netherlands- Memphis Depay. After failing to find the back of the net against Turkey, Depay will be hungry to get his name on the scoresheet for his country against Latvia. Expect him to be fed with many balls from the likes of Gini Wijnaldum and Steven Berghuis.
Latvia- Jānis Ikaunieks.Ikaunieks scored against Montenegro in his nation’s last game and expect him to fancy his chances of notching another goal against the Dutch.
Our Odds And Tips In Detail
The Netherlands will be hungry to get their world cup qualification campaign back on track following their defeat to Turkey and will know that they possess more quality on the field than Latvia. The Dutch will go all out for a win and I expect them to prevail 3-0.
Best bet: Netherlands/Latvia (3 goals)- Track and Ball- odd- 3.85
Value Bet: Under 3.5 and Netherlands win- Betway-odd-2.47
Odds Comparison for the value bet
Eshlin Vedan is a professional sports Journalist from South Africa. He has a degree in Journalism from Rhodes University and has vast experience writing articles for national media and viral websites.