Published on 30 August 2017
Odds for the game between France and The Netherlands on the 31th of August.
Based on the selection announced by Didier Deschamps and Dick Advocaat, previous used formations and preferred positions of all players the following line-up is used to calculated the odds.
*based on this potential line-up the team strength is: 4377
|Bruno Martins Indi||D||3.196|
|Stefan de Vrij||D||3.185|
*based on this potential line-up the team strength is: 3599
This together gives the odds of:
*Any adjustments to the line-up will have a slight influence on the odds
New generation of France and The Netherlands
This relative low chance for the Dutch squad to win over the French is quite different than recent years, when The Netherlands reached the semi-finals in consecutive World Championships. A glimpse on the next generation players of both countries indicated a potential gap in quality. In fact, the top-16 players of France have a higher current EPI than the best player of The Netherlands. Furthermore, the talents of France all play at European’s top clubs. This boost their potential for the years to come, and makes the above presented odds for tonight a standard for next matches between these two football nations.
|Theo Hernandez||Real Madrid||D||4.073||19,9|
|Ousmane Dembélé||Borussia Dortmund||F||3.997||20,3|
|Thomas Lemar||AS Monaco||M||3.933||21,8|
|Anthony Martial||Manchester United||F||3.780||21,7|
|Lucas Hernández||Atlético Madrid||D||3.757||21,5|
|Riechedly Bazoer||VfL Wolfsburg||M||2.591||20,9|
|Justin Hoogma||1899 Hoffenheim||D||2.590||19,2|
|Rick van Drongelen||Hamburger SV||D||2.445||18,7|
|Jairo Riedewald||Crystal Palace||D||2.419||20,9|
*Top-25 players below the age of 22, based on their current EPI