Nations League 2022-23: Wales vs Netherlands prediction and betting tips (June 8)

The Netherlands smashed Belgium by four goals to one in their last Nations League game. Will Holland get a win against Wales in their next game?
Memphis Depay (Netherlands) scored two goals in the 4-1 victory over Belgium

Memphis Depay (Netherlands) scored two goals in the 4-1 victory over Belgium

by   Dipo Lukman

Wales plays Netherland in Round 2 of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League group stage matches.

The match will start at 6:45 p.m. G.M.T on Wednesday, 8 June 2022. The match venue is Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Wales vs Netherlands (June 8) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Wales vs Netherlands latest odds on betting sites

Wales to win odds are priced at 9.50 (+850 American; 17/2 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.50 (+350; 7/2), while the Netherlands to win odds are priced at 1.36 (-275; 4/11).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Wales — 15%, draw — 22%, Netherlands — 63%.

Latest betting odds on Wales vs Netherlands (8 June 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Asian handicap (+1.0, +1.5) on Wales — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
  • Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Netherlands — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)

Wales vs Netherlands match preview and statistics

Wales got a 1-0 victory over Ukraine in their last game as they qualified for the World Cup. The only goal of the game was from Andriy Yarmolenko as he deflected the ball into the net with Wales qualifying for the World Cup.

The Dragons had 68% ball possession and 502 passes completed. Wales had an expected goal of 0.73 compared to Ukraine’s expected goal of 0.73. The Dragons created three big chances. They had 22 shots with nine being on target.

Wales finished second in the group with 15 points as they won four games, drew three and lost one. The Dragons have scored 14 goals while conceding nine goals. They are unbeaten in their last five games.

This will be Wales’s first game in the Nations League.

Wales team news: All players are fit and available for the game.

The Netherlands smashed Belgium by four goals to one in their first Nations League game. Steven Bergwijn opened the scoreline in the 40th minute with a nice finish into the bottom right corner. Memphis Depay doubled the scoreline in the 51st minute with a low strike into the bottom left corner. Denzel Dumfries made it 3-0 in the 61st minute with a nice strike into the bottom left corner.

Memphis Depay made it 4-0 in the 65th minute with his second goal of the night. Michy Batshuayi pulled one back in the 93rd minute with a one-touch finish into the net.

The Netherlands were dominant with 62% of the ball and completed 461 passes. Holland had an expected goal of 2.51 while creating one big chance. Netherland had 14 shots with four being on target.

The Netherlands are top of the group with three points. They have scored four goals while conceding one goal with a difference of +3.

Netherlands team news: All players are fit and available.

Wales vs Netherlands H2H

The Netherlands won the last game between both sides by three goals to two.

Wales vs Netherlands lineups and key players

Wales projected starting lineup:

  • Jordan Pickford
  • Danny Ward
  • Chris Gunter
  • Chris Mepham
  • Joe Rodon
  • Ben Davies
  • Joe Allen
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Gareth Bale
  • Harry Wilson
  • Keiffer Moore
  • Dan James

Notable subs: Brennan Johnson, Joe Morrell, Ethan Ampadu and Tyler Roberts.

Gareth Bale has been brilliant for Wales. Bale has scored five goals during the qualifiers, overperforming his expected goals of 3.48. He has provided three assists while creating nine chances.

The Netherlands projected starting lineup:

  • Mark Flekken
  • Stefan de Vrij
  • Matthijs de Ligt
  • Jurrien Timber
  • Daley Blind
  • Denzel Dumfries
  • Teun Koopmeiners
  • Frenkie de Jong
  • Steven Berghuis
  • Memphis Depay
  • Steven Bergwijn

Memphis Depay scored two goals in their 4-1 victory over Belgium. The Holland striker was brilliant in the game as he completed the most dribbles in the game (2) and created two chances.

Wales vs Netherlands predictions and betting tips

The Netherlands have been brilliant in their last few games. Holland has scored 13 goals in their last five games. Three of their last five games have ended in over 2.5 goals. Two of the last Wales games have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals and the Netherlands to win.

Memphis Depay was the star of the match as he scored two brilliant goals against Belgium. The Barcelona striker is a top scorer for the Netherlands and always comes clutch when needed. I predict Depay will score.

Predictions for this match are the Netherlands to win, over 2.5 goals and Depay to score anytime.

Betting prediction: The Netherlands to win

Odds: 4.50 (+350 American; 13/5 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; evens)

Betting prediction: Memphis Depay to score anytime

Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)

Soccer UEFA Nations League . Group stage. Round 2
Wales — Netherlands

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Memphis Depay to score anytime