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Netherlands vs Qatar Prediction – 2022 World Cup

Sean Fenech
November 22, 2022
Modified: November 23, 2022

We come to the end of our World Cup 2022 predictions at the group stages. The last match of Group A, Netherlands vs Qatar will most likely see the hosting nation eliminated from the group with no win so far. Our online sports betting review will look at the build-up to this game and provide you with our Netherlands vs Qatar Prediction, while also looking at other determining factors. Will doom loom over Qatar’s heads like a bad cloud, will this be the fixture to place Netherlands top of the table? Let’s take a look at what is most likely to happen in this final Group A game for both clubs. 

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Our Netherlands vs Qatar prediction: Netherlands to win.

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There is little preview needed as we have seen at this stage of the competition that every World Cup predictor has this down as a banker win for the Dutch side. The World Cup betting odds for this game are all in favour of Netherlands winnings and it most likely will be the game to confirm their passage into the Round of 16. 

World Cup History

World Cup tips do sometimes take past success and experience into consideration. For the Dutch, they are perhaps the most unfortunate team having reached three finals and lose them all. They did this back-to-back in 74’ and 78’. Since the glory days of the 1970s, they have struggled and even failed to qualify for the 2002 and 2018 tournaments. The last great achievement was in 1998 when they reached the Semi-finals and ended up in 4th place.

Qualification and Road to the World Cup 2022

The fixtures for the qualifiers are listed below and what should have been a very straightforward process, there are one or two results that show their inconsistencies. Will this continue throughout the competition?

Date Match Final Score
24/03/2021 Turkey vs Netherlands 4-2
27/03/2021 Netherlands vs Latvia 2-0
30/03/2021 Gibraltar vs Netherlands 0-7
01/09/2021 Norway vs Netherlands 1-1
04/09/2021 Netherlands vs Montenegro 4-0
08/09/2021 Netherlands vs Turkey 6-1
08/10/2021 Latvia vs Netherlands 0-1
11/10/2021 Netherlands vs Gibraltar 6-0
13/11/2021 Montenegro vs Netherlands 2-2
16/11/2021 Netherlands vs Norway 2-0

Netherlands Players to Watch

The squad is full of talent but it’s taking time to gel regardless of results. The Netherlands landed the ‘easier’ of the groups, so which players of this fixture will see them over the line? We picked the following players to influence the game, and you should look into other football betting markets that let you pick players to score or to be booked. 

  • Virgil Van Dijk : Position: Defender. 50 caps and 6 goals. One of the best defenders in the world should have a quiet game but will be an ariel threat when it comes to corners for the Dutch side.
  • Frankie De Jong : Position: Midfield. 46 caps, 1 goal, and 6 assists. The drive behind most attacks. He is the pivot between defence and attack and sometimes drops as a defensive holding player. Has the talent to produce something out of nothing and will push the team on a high press.
  • Cody Gakpo : Position: Left Wing. 10 caps, 4 goals, and 2 assists. The most in-form Dutch player. He is fast, knows a few skills and tricks, but also scores and this year he can’t stop scoring and he will again against Qatar

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The hosts are staring an early exit in the face. All World Cup bets see this as a last goodbye and judging by their performances, they need a miracle to even get a point from this game. Perhaps it’s best to play will all eleven players in defence. 

World Cup History

This Qatar team isn’t as bad as what we have seen. In the Asian Cup, they won in 2019 but as World Cup stats go, this is their first. This is why all football predictions had them as the underdog in every fixture. 

Qualification and Road to the World Cup 2022

As hosts of the World Cup, Qatar did not need to compete in any qualifier matches.

Date Match Final Score
N/A N/A vs N/A N/A

Qatar Players to Watch

Who in their team can possibly spark some hope against the Dutch? Here are the three players that are most likely to provide some trouble in this fixture. 

  • Akram Afif: Position: Striker. 77 caps, 21 goals, and 30 caps. The best player in the team without a doubt and needs to be hitting form for any kind of hope.
  • Homam Ahmed: Position: Left Full-Back. 29 caps, 2 goals, and 2 assists. A fast player with a good cross and pass on him. Will need to track back and press forward in this game to stretch the Dutch team and help play through balls.
  • Abdulaziz Hatem: Position: 74 caps, 10 goals, and 4 assists. May come on as a sub for this game but a good impact player to have. Has speed and likes to shoot outside of the box.

Netherlands vs Qatar Betting Odds

The last round of Group A matches will provide you with many WC 2022 betting odds. This game will have over 300 markets available and below are the most popular bets that are placed here at Betiton. If you like the odds you see, click on them to instantly open your bet slip and make a bet.

Match Winner

Netherlands to Win Qatar to Win Draw
1.12 16.50 7.15

Over/Under 2.5 Goals

Over 2.5 Goals Under 2.5 Goals
1.50 2.35

Who Will Win? Netherlands vs Qatar Prediction

The team to win and to be the first to reach the Round of 16 in the 2022 FIFA competition is going to be the Netherlands. As football predictions, this is the most obvious of all in the tournament. The gulf in class is too vast. 

Our Netherlands vs Qatar prediction: Netherlands to win.

Our Netherlands vs Qatar Betting Tips

This fixture presents a great opportunity for bettors to predict high scores. Think about putting money on the result of 4-0 or 5-0 for the Netherlands. As the odds are low because the Netherlands is a banker, you should think about adding other result predictions from our other WC 2022 Prediction reviews. The more selected results you pick the larger your bet becomes; this is called an Acca (accumulator). 5 or more and you will see a huge difference in what can potentially be won should they all return a favourable result.

Sean Fenech

Content Writer at Betiton™

Sean has been writing casino and iGaming content ever since 2018. Moreover, he is also an alumnus of the University of Malta, having graduated with an M.A. in English in 2020. Finally, he also manages the Betiton Medium blog, where he publishes research into the history of popular casino games. You can access this blog here: https://betiton.medium.com/