AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam: Preview and Prediction

AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-21 January 2017

AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam
Dutch Eredivisie
Date: Friday, 21st January 2017
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: AFAS Stadion, Alkmaar.

AZ Alkmaar and Rotherham will square off AFAS Stadion on Saturday evening.

Currently, AZ are on the average performance so far, having won 8 games, drawn 7 games and lost 3. They are in the 5th position with 32 points and are 9 points below Ajax in the 2nd spot.

AZ have lost just 2 games at home this season, however their recent home games have been filled with draws. 3 of their last 5 home games have ended in 2-2 draw while they have won 1 and lost 1.

On the flip side, Sparta Rotterdam have been in a poor form compared to their host. They have secured just 4 wins so far this season, with 5 draws and 9 defeats.

Sparta Rotterdam are in 13th spot 17 points to their name, they are just 3 points above the danger zone. Their away form is nothing to write home about as they have just one win on the road this season.

AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam: Head-to-Head Stats

  • AZ have lost just once against Sparta in their last 22 meetings, they have won 17 and drawn 4.
  • At AFAS Stadion, AZ have won 9 games against Sparta Rotterdam, they have drawn 1 and lost 1 to Sparta Rotterdam.
  • AZ have conceded only 4 goals at home against Reading Sparta Rotterdam, they have scored as much as 30 goals against them.

AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam: Prediction

Alkmaar will enter this game as clear favourites and are ready to secure a home win to keep progressing.

AZ are currently unbeaten in their last 4 games in all competitions with 3 wins and a draw. They have also scored at least 2 goals in 3 of their last 4 games. We expect a win from AZ with the two teams getting on the score sheet.

AZ Alkmaar vs Sparta Rotterdam: Bet Tips

AZ to win at 1.45 (5/11)
Both teams to score at 1.70 (7/10).