Ajax vs Willem II
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 3rd November 2018
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Johan Crujiff Arena, Amsterdam.
Ajax hosts Willem II in this 11th round fixture of the Eredivisie at the famed Johan Crujiff Arena.
Ajax is quite easily the second best team in the league right now, just below PSV Eindhoven, and the league table supports this claim. They have recorded 25 points from ten matches so far with 8 wins, one loss, and a draw.
Willem II is just above the relegation zone with nine points so far. The relegation battle is about to get more fierce owing to the fact that nine teams occupy the league table within the range of four points.
Ajax comes into this match after a fine display of football in the KNVB Cup. They recorded a 3-0 win against GA Eagles in the Round of 16. The opponents were flabbergasted with the quality that Ajax had at hand. GA Eagles were not able to provide at least a challenge, for which was virtually the B team of Ajax.
Willem II just recorded a huge victory against Spakenburg in the domestic competition, KNVB Cup. A ‘Manita’ as it is called in footballing circles, 5-0.
Ajax vs Willem II Head-to-head (h2h)
- In the last 23 matches between these teams, Ajax won 21 times while losing only two.
- Ajax is on a five-match winning streak and has lost just one match in their last 19 outings.
- Willem II has won just one of their last five matches, two of their last nine and four of their last 15.
- Ajax is currently on a nine-match winning streak at home and a ten-match unbeaten run.
- Willem II has won just one of their last 5 matches on the road.
Ajax vs Willem II Prediction
Historically and recently, Ajax has been the better side of the two and the head-to-head stats are skewed to such an extent that, this is one of those bets that you could place without much pressure.
The last 16 matches at the Johan Crujiff Arena read a combined scoreline of 61-4 in favor of Ajax.
Ajax is on winning streaks for the last two months both at home and on the road. Nothing seems to stop this juggernaut of a team. Only PSV Eindhoven looks like worthy competition to Ajax right now.
Willem II is also struggling on the road as of now. They don’t stand much chance against the likes of Frenkie de Jong, Mathis de Ligt, Huntelaar etc.
Expect a total victory for the Ajax team, where they will probably keep a clean sheet while scoring four or more goals.
Ajax vs Willem II Betting Tips
EH -1 (Ajax) @ 1.80 (4/5)
Over 3.5 match goals @ 1.70 (7/10).