Ajax vs AZ Alkmaar
Date: Sunday, 1 March 2020
Kick-Off at 19:00 UK
Venue: Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam
If Ajax defeats AZ Alkmaar this Sunday in Amsterdam, this year’s race for Eredivisie is most likely going to be over.
The reigning champions have three points advantage at the moment, and not so rough schedule in the remaining ten rounds.
Interestingly, both sides are recovering from tough Thursday night action in Europa League playoffs.
As expected, hosts are marked as hot favorites for the win at low 1.45 odds.
AZ has defeated Ajax in the first meeting this season, so our take is they deserved a little bit more respect, especially now after the home team had some questionable results.
Ajax vs AZ Alkmaar Head-to-head
- Five out of the last six head to head meetings between these clubs ended in favor of the home team.
- As mentioned above, AZ was victorious in the first game this season 1-0 FT. The only goal in the match was scored by Myron Boadu in the stoppage time.
- As expected, Ajax has had more success throughout history, winning 30 out of 53 matches against AZ, while losing 11 encounters.
- BTTS NO was the final outcome of the last four meetings, which you don’t see that often in Eredivisie clashes.
Ajax vs AZ Alkmaar Prediction
Last weekend’s 1-0 loss to Heracles got many Ajax’s fans worried. It’s been a while since the squad failed to score at least one goal in two consecutive matches. Thanks to that defeat, half of the advantage they had over AZ has melted. Quality is definitely going in favor of the home team. Even without David Neres and Quincy Promes, we still believe Ajax will claim three points here. Can they keep a clean sheet though?
AZ scored 48 goals in 23 games so far, almost 2.00 per game when playing away from home. Ajax to win and both teams to score at 2.62 is one of the biggest value bets for the upcoming weekend in our opinion. The team from Amsterdam won 11 out of 12 Eredivisie duels at Johan Cruijff Arena this season.
Ajax Amsterdam vs AZ Alkmaar Bet Tips
Home win & BTTS @ 2.62
Ajax to score in both halves @ 2.10