# Division Analysis

** In this article we will analyse the following games: **

** Groningen vs Feyenoord at 24 February 2021**** Willem II vs Den Haag at 24 February 2021**

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Groningen vs Feyenoord at 24 Feb 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **Groningen** and **Feyenoord** for **Eredivisie (Holland)**, which will take place on **24 Feb 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

Groningen |
3.50 |
2.40 |
13.1 |

Draw |
3.59 |
3.95 |
-2.5 |

Feyenoord |
2.00 |
3.03 |
-17.0 |

Over 2.5 |
1.70 |
1.62 |
2.9 |

Under 2.5 |
2.16 |
2.62 |
-8.1 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **Groningen, Over 2.5 (13.1 %, 2.9 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **decreases significantly, -8%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.

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Basic data and latest results

**Groningen** in the **last six** matches had 2 wins, 2 draws, 2 defeats, and gathered 8 points, 44.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Groningen scored in 4 of them and received at least one goal in 4 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Groningen** in the **last three matches** had one win, one draw,one defeat and gathered 4 points, 44.4% of the total available.

In these matches, Groningen scored in 2 of them and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, **all of them ended up with less than three goals scored.**

Also, in 1 of them both teams scored, and in 2 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Groningen’s performance** at home**.

Groningen,** at home**, had 6 wins, 3 draws, 2 defeats, and gathered 21 points, 63.6% of the total available.

In these matches, Groningen scored in 9 of them and received at least one goal in 5 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 7 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 4 of them both teams scored, and in 7 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Groningen was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

21 Feb |
Heerenveen |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

13 Feb |
Zwolle |
H |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

30 Jan |
Heracles |
A |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

26 Jan |
Den Haag |
H |
3 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

23 Jan |
Vitesse |
A |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

17 Jan |
Twente |
H |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

14 Jan |
Willem II |
A |
3 |
2 |
W |
O |
G |

09 Jan |
Utrecht |
A |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

**Feyenoord** in the **last six** matches had 2 wins, one draw, 3 defeats, and gathered 7 points, 38.9% of the total available.

In these matches, Feyenoord scored in 4 of them and received at least one goal in 5 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 5 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 1 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Feyenoord** in the **last three matches** had 2 wins, one draw, no defeats. and gathered 7 points, 77.8% of the total available.

In these matches, Feyenoord** scored in all of them** and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, **all of them finished with three or more goals scored.**

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Feyenoord’s performance** as a guest**.

Feyenoord,** as a guest**, had 6 wins, 2 draws, 3 defeats, and gathered 20 points, 60.6% of the total available.

In these matches, Feyenoord scored in 8 of them and received at least one goal in 8 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 7 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 4 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 5 of them both teams scored, and in 6 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Feyenoord was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

21 Feb |
Twente |
A |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

14 Feb |
Willem II |
H |
5 |
0 |
W |
O |
N |

31 Jan |
PSV Eindhoven |
H |
3 |
1 |
W |
O |
G |

27 Jan |
Heerenveen |
A |
0 |
3 |
L |
O |
N |

24 Jan |
AZ Alkmaar |
H |
2 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

17 Jan |
Ajax |
A |
0 |
1 |
L |
U |
N |

13 Jan |
Zwolle |
H |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

10 Jan |
Sparta Rotterdam |
A |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

The form score for the **Groningen** is **0.05** and for the **Feyenoord** is **-0.024.**

The home dynamic for the **Groningen** is **0.342** and the dynamic as a guest for the **Feyenoord** is **0.918.**

The offensive ability for the **Groningen** is **0.209** and for the **Feyenoord** is **0.304.**

Finally, the defensive ability for the **Groningen** is **-0.005** and for the **Feyenoord** is **-0.539.**

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The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **Groningen** and the red line for guest team, **Feyenoord. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

Groningen |
19% |
34% |
19% |
29% |

Feyenoord |
24% |
31% |
26% |
20% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **Groningen** to score **1.12 ** goals and **Feyenoord** to score **1.68 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **2.79** goals in the game and the guest team **Feyenoord ** to win by **0.56** goals margin on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **Groningen** to score **1.58 ** goals and **Feyenoord** to score **1.4 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.98** goals in the game and both teams to straggle for victory in an very competitive match, expected goals difference is **0.18** on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
22.22 |
0-1 |
5.43 |

1 |
7.19 |
2-3 |
2.24 |

2 |
5.05 |
4+ |
2.71 |

3 |
4.02 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.23 |

4 |
4.93 |
Un 1.5 |
5.43 |

5 |
9.09 |
Ov 2.5 |
1.62 |

6+ |
17.86 |
Un 2.5 |
2.62 |

Gg |
1.62 |
Ov 3.5 |
2.71 |

NoG |
2.61 |
Un 3.5 |
1.58 |

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

if game ends at |
-1- |
-X- |
-2- |

0-1 goals |
2.27 |
4.09 |
3.17 |

2-3 goals |
2.57 |
4.30 |
2.64 |

4+ goals |
2.28 |
3.51 |
3.62 |

Ov 1.5 |
2.43 |
3.90 |
3.01 |

Un 1.5 |
2.27 |
4.09 |
3.17 |

Ov 2.5 |
2.13 |
5.89 |
2.77 |

Un 2.5 |
3.01 |
2.56 |
3.60 |

Ov 3.5 |
2.28 |
3.51 |
3.62 |

Un 3.5 |
2.47 |
4.23 |
2.78 |

Goal-Goal |
2.79 |
2.95 |
3.30 |

No Goal |
1.95 |
8.51 |
2.70 |

G-G+Ov 2.5 |
2.32 |
4.89 |
2.74 |

NG+Un 2.5 |
2.19 |
8.51 |
2.62 |

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Willem II vs Den Haag at 24 Feb 2021

In this section we will analyze the game between **Willem II** and **Den Haag** for **Eredivisie (Holland)**, which will take place on **24 Feb 2021.**

The average bookmakers odds for this game and our odds based on expected goals equations calculation are :

Outcome |
Book |
Ours |
Val % |

Willem II |
1.69 |
2.01 |
-9.4 |

Draw |
3.94 |
3.98 |
-0.3 |

Den Haag |
4.67 |
3.97 |
3.8 |

Over 2.5 |
1.71 |
1.93 |
-6.7 |

Under 2.5 |
2.18 |
2.08 |
2.2 |

As you can see we have positive expected value at **Den Haag, Under 2.5 (3.8 %, 2.2 %)** so let’s further analyze the game.

From the table of monthly allocation of Over 2.5 goals and Goal-Goals percentages for the division, we estimate that the Over 2.5 goals percentage **decreases significantly, -8%.**

We can use these observations as an auxiliary factor in our game analysis.

#####
Basic data and latest results

**Willem II** in the **last six** matches had one win, one draw, 4 defeats, and gathered 4 points, 22.2% of the total available.

In these matches, Willem II scored in 4 of them and received at least one goal in 5 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 4 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Willem II** in the **last three matches** had one win, no draws, 2 defeats, and gathered 3 points, 33.3% of the total available.

In these matches, Willem II scored in 1 of them and received at least one goal in 2 of the last three games

Regarding the goals number, 2 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 1 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also,** at least one team didn’t score to all of them.**

Now, let’s look at Willem II’s performance** at home**.

Willem II,** at home**, had 3 wins, one draw, 7 defeats, and gathered 10 points, 30.3% of the total available.

In these matches, Willem II scored in 9 of them and received at least one goal in 9 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 9 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 7 of them both teams scored, and in 4 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Willem II was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

19 Feb |
Utrecht |
H |
0 |
6 |
L |
O |
N |

14 Feb |
Feyenoord |
A |
0 |
5 |
L |
O |
N |

31 Jan |
FC Emmen |
H |
2 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

28 Jan |
Ajax |
A |
1 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

22 Jan |
Zwolle |
H |
1 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

17 Jan |
Waalwijk |
A |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

14 Jan |
Groningen |
H |
2 |
3 |
L |
O |
G |

10 Jan |
VVV Venlo |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

**Den Haag** in the **last six** matches had no wins, 3 draws, 3 defeats, and gathered 3 points, 16.7% of the total available.

In these matches, Den Haag scored in 3 of them and received at least one goal in 5 of the last six games.

Regarding the goals number, 3 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 3 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 3 of them both teams scored, and in 3 of them at least one team didn’t score.

More recently, **Den Haag** in the **last three matches** had no wins, 2 draws,one defeat and gathered 2 points, 22.2% of the total available.

In these matches, Den Haag scored in 2 of them** but didn’t manage to keep a clean sheet.**

Regarding the goals number, 1 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 2 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 2 of them both teams scored, and in 1 of them at least one team didn’t score.

Now, let’s look at Den Haag’s performance** as a guest**.

Den Haag,** as a guest**, had 2 wins, 2 draws, 7 defeats, and gathered 8 points, 24.2% of the total available.

In these matches, Den Haag scored in 6 of them and received at least one goal in 10 of these games

Regarding the goals number, 6 of them ended up with three or more goals scored, and 5 of them finished with less than three goals scored.

Also, in 5 of them both teams scored, and in 6 of them at least one team didn’t score.

The latest 8 results of Den Haag was :

date |
versus |
At |
sc |
rec |
res |
OU |
Gg |

20 Feb |
For Sittard |
A |
0 |
2 |
L |
U |
N |

13 Feb |
PSV Eindhoven |
H |
2 |
2 |
D |
O |
G |

31 Jan |
Sparta Rotterdam |
H |
1 |
1 |
D |
U |
G |

26 Jan |
Groningen |
A |
0 |
3 |
L |
O |
N |

23 Jan |
FC Emmen |
H |
0 |
0 |
D |
U |
N |

16 Jan |
AZ Alkmaar |
A |
1 |
2 |
L |
O |
G |

13 Jan |
VVV Venlo |
H |
1 |
4 |
L |
O |
G |

09 Jan |
Waalwijk |
A |
1 |
0 |
W |
U |
N |

The form score for the **Willem II** is **-0.611** and for the **Den Haag** is **-0.46.**

The home dynamic for the **Willem II** is **-0.528** and the dynamic as a guest for the **Den Haag** is **-0.041.**

The offensive ability for the **Willem II** is **0.064** and for the **Den Haag** is **-0.191.**

Finally, the defensive ability for the **Willem II** is **-0.497** and for the **Den Haag** is **-0.631.**

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The first graph shows the probabilities for each team to score **exactly** 0,1,2 or 3+ goals and the second the probabilities of the total goals in the game.

In the first graph the blue line is for home team, **Willem II** and the red line for guest team, **Den Haag. **

In the second graph the red line is the book’s estimations and the blue line is our estimations regarding total goals number. The vertical line is the 2.5 goals limit.

Below are the percentages for each team to score exactly 0,1,2 or 3+ goals gathered in a table.

Team |
No-G |
1 gl |
2 gls |
3+ gls |

Willem II |
22% |
27% |
26% |
24% |

Den Haag |
33% |
39% |
18% |
10% |

According to odds offered, the bookies expect (on average) **Willem II** to score **1.9 ** goals and **Den Haag** to score **0.9 ** goals.

So, they expect a total of **2.8** goals in the game and the home team **Willem II ** to win by **1** goals margin on average.

According to our calculations, we expect (on average) **Willem II** to score **1.53 ** goals and **Den Haag** to score **1.06 ** goals.

So, we expect a total of **2.59** goals in the game and the home team **Willem II ** to win by **0.47** goals margin on average.

Another helpfull table presents the odds of various outcomes regarding goals number.

Goals |
Odds |
Goals |
Odds |

0 |
13.70 |
0-1 |
4.02 |

1 |
5.68 |
2-3 |
2.06 |

2 |
4.31 |
4+ |
3.76 |

3 |
3.94 |
Ov 1.5 |
1.33 |

4 |
5.88 |
Un 1.5 |
4.02 |

5 |
14.08 |
Ov 2.5 |
1.92 |

6+ |
40.00 |
Un 2.5 |
2.08 |

Gg |
1.91 |
Ov 3.5 |
3.76 |

NoG |
2.09 |
Un 3.5 |
1.36 |

The blue color indicates the best and the red color the worst scenario for each outcome.

if game ends at |
-1- |
-X- |
-2- |

0-1 goals |
2.74 |
3.41 |
2.93 |

2-3 goals |
1.81 |
4.58 |
4.38 |

4+ goals |
1.94 |
3.69 |
4.67 |

Ov 1.5 |
1.85 |
4.22 |
4.48 |

Un 1.5 |
2.74 |
3.41 |
2.93 |

Ov 2.5 |
1.63 |
7.22 |
4.03 |

Un 2.5 |
2.70 |
2.69 |
3.88 |

Ov 3.5 |
1.94 |
3.69 |
4.67 |

Un 3.5 |
2.04 |
4.11 |
3.75 |

Goal-Goal |
2.19 |
2.94 |
4.93 |

No Goal |
1.85 |
6.55 |
3.25 |

G-G+Ov 2.5 |
1.74 |
5.79 |
3.93 |

NG+Un 2.5 |
2.11 |
6.55 |
3.02 |

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