Netherlands vs Germany 2021 Women’s European Volleyball Championship Predictions and betting tips
Netherlands vs Germany will be the second game in round of 16 knockout round of the 2021 Women’s European Volleyball Championship.The Netherlands vs Germany round of 16 knockout out round game at the 2021 European women’s Volleyball Championship will take place on August 28, 2021 at the Kolodruma Sport Hall in Plovdiv,Bulgaria.
We will be giving you our predictions for the Netherlands vs Germany women’s volleyball round of 16 game by analyzing both teams and offer you some betting tips as well.
Let’s start off by analyzing the Netherlands women’s volleyball team:
Netherlands Women’s Volleyball Team
The Netherlands women’s volleyball team has been an emerging powerhouse since 2015. In the 2015 Women’s Volleyball European Championship, this team finished as runners up. In 2016 they qualified for their first ever Olympics and reached the semi finals. In 2017 they again finished as runners up in the European Championship. In 2018 they qualified for their first semi finals in the world championship
2021 was also a good year for the Netherlands women’s volleyball team. This team finished 7th out of 16 in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League and finished above strong teams like Russia, Italy and Serbia.
Netherlands qualified for the round of 16 in the 2021 Women’s CEV tournament as runners up to Turkey in Pool D. They performed very well with a sets won to sets loss ratio of 3. The Netherlands only loss during this stage came at the hands of the best ranked team in Europe, Turkey.
The Netherlands also had the third best points scored to points conceded ratio of the 16 teams that qualified for the knockout stage which is an impressive feat.
The Netherlands are ranked 9th in the world and are currently ranked as the 5th best team in Europe.
Netherlands women’s volleyball team key players
The Netherlands are led by Maret Grothues who won the best server award in the 2010 FIVB World Championship.
They have a talented spiker in Lonneke Slöetjes who has won several awards in Europe and also won the best opposite spiker award in the 2016 Olympics.
They also have a good setter in Laura Dijkema who won the best setter award in the 2017 European Championships.
The Netherlands also has a young team with most of their players under 30.
Germany Women’s Volleyball Team
Germany was a very competitive team before 1990 before East and West Germany united. East Germany had more success and was a very strong team at the international level. East Germany won the European championships twice in the 1980’s and won a silver medal in the Olympics in 1980.
After unification, the German Women’s Volleyball team has been pretty mediocre though. This team hasn’t qualified for the Olympics since 2004,never even reached the semi finals of the world championships since 1994 and after finishing as runners up in the 2013 and 2015 European Championships never went past the quarter finals in the Women’s CEV tournament.
Germany did put in a strong performance in the 2021 FIVB Women’s Nations League. Even though it finished 10th out of 16, Germany finished above stronger teams like Italy and Serbia and Poland.
Germany is currently ranked as the 13th best women’s volleyball team in the world by FIVB and as the 8th best team in Europe.
Germany qualified for the knockout stage in the tournament by finishing 3rd in pool B. Germany’s performance during the pool stage was pretty lukewarm.
Germany doesn’t have a star studded roster but it does have a young talented spiker in Louisa Lippmann who won the best spiker award in 2020 CEV qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.
Netherlands vs Germany Game Predictions in the Women’s Volleyball European Championship 2021
The Netherlands should easily win this game when we take into account the gap in quality between these two teams. We predict that the Netherlands will win 3-0.
Netherlands vs Germany 2021 Women’s European Volleyball Championship Betting Tips
The odds for this game aren’t out yet. If the odds for both teams are 2.0 or more we recommend you to place a bet of equal amount on each team. We have explained why you ought to do this in our article on how to win at sports betting, In this game, this is unlikely to happen. So here are some betting tips for the Netherlands vs Germany women’s volleyball game. We recommend you to make a combo bet with the following bets:
- Bet on the Netherlands to win.
- Netherlands to win 3-0.
- Bet on Netherlands to win all the 3 sets
- Will a 4th set be played. Bet on no.
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