SC Heerenveen will go up against Sparta Rotterdam in the  Eredivisie 2022 at the Abe Lenstra Stadion in Heerenveen on Friday, August 5. The match will start at 11.30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

SC Heerenveen beat Excelsior Rotterdam 3-1 in their last friendly. Joost van Aken scored two goals for SC Heerenveen while Amin Sarr scored one. The team finished eighth on the 2021-22 Eredivisie points table with 11 wins, 15 losses and eight draws in 34 games.

Sparta Rotterdam finished 14th on the points table last season with eight wins, 15 losses, and 11 draws in their 34 matches. Sparta Rotterdam beat FC Emmen 3-1 in their last friendly. Vito van Crooij scored two goals for Sparta Rotterdam while Mario Engels scored one.

SC Heerenveen vs Sparta Rotterdam Eredivisie 2022 odds

Bet365 odds: SC Heerenveen: 1.95, Sparta Rotterdam: 3.75, Draw: 3.60

1xBet odds: SC Heerenveen: 1.94, Sparta Rotterdam: 3.84, Draw: 3.54

Betway odds: SC Heerenveen: 1.95, Sparta Rotterdam: 3.80, Draw: 3.40

10CRIC odds: SC Heerenveen: 1.97, Sparta Rotterdam: 3.77, Draw: 3.47

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

SC Heerenveen vs Sparta Rotterdam head-to-head

SC Heerenveen and Sparta Rotterdam have played each other 24 times. SC Heerenveen have won 13 games while Sparta Rotterdam have won four. Seven games have ended in a draw.

SC Heerenveen drew Sparta Rotterdam 1-1 in their previous match.

SC Heerenveen vs Sparta Rotterdam probable starting lineups

SC Heerenveen: Danny Noppert (goalkeeper); Pawal Bochniewicz, Rami Kaib, Joost van Aken, Sven van Beek, Milan van Ewijk, Anas Tahiri, Thom Haye, Mats Kohlert, Amin Sarr, Sydney van Hooijdonk

Sparta Rotterdam: Nick Olij (goalkeeper), Dirk Abels, Arno Verschueren, Bart Vriends, Adil Auassar, Jonathan de Guzman, Jason Eyenga-Lokilo, Aaron Meijers, Younes Namli, Tobias Lauritsen, Vito van Crooij.

SC Heerenveen vs Sparta Rotterdam Eredivisie 2022 top picks and players to watch

SC Heerenveen: Sydney van Hooijdonk will be the top pick from SC Heerenveen. The 22-year-old scored seven goals in the 2021-2022 Eredivisie. The Dutch footballer also scored 31 goals across two seasons for NAC Breda in the Eerste Divisie.

Sparta Rotterdam: Tobias Lauritsen will be the player to watch out for from Sparta Rotterdam. Lauritsen scored six goals in 15 games for Odds BK in the 2021-22 Eliteserien. The 24-year-old scored 17 goals in his last three seasons for Odds BK.

SC Heerenveen vs Sparta Rotterdam Eredivisie 2022 prediction

SC Heerenveen are clear favourites going into the game against Sparta Rotterdam. De Superfriezen have a better head-to-record against the visitors.

Sparta Rotterdam has historically struggled against SC Heerenveen. Sparta Rotterdam will have an uphill battle against a strong SC Heerenveen side.