Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar: Preview and Prediction

Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-20th November 2016

Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar
Dutch Eredivisie
Date: Sunday, 20th November 2016,
Kick-Off at 11:30 UK,
Venue: Parkstad Limburg Stadion, Kerkrade.

Bottom placed Roda JC will hope to continue their unbeaten in the league as they AZ Alkmaar at Parkstad Limburg Stadion.

Roda seem to have found a new form in recent weeks, they are unbeaten in their last 4 games. However, most of this game have ended in draws as they have drawn 3 and won just once.

Roda are currently in bottom of the league with 9 points, having won once and drawn 6 games this season. Their poor position in the league can be credited to their poor scoring form, as they have failed to score in 8 games.

AZ Alkmaar are in one of the play-off spots with 20 points, they are 9 points behind the leaders Feyenoord. AZ were in a 4-game unbeaten run before the break, with 2 wins and 2 draws. They also have kept clean sheets in 3 of their last 4 games showing how good they are defensively. They will aim for an away win or draw to continue their unbeaten form.

Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar: Head to Head Statistics

  • AZ are slightly the better side when comparing their past meetings against Roda JC.
  • AZ have won 19 of their past 37 meetings, while Roda have won 12 with 9 draws.
  • Roda have won lesser games at home than away games against AZ, they have won 5 games at home and 7 games away.
  • AZ are never behind in any of the playing ground, they have won 9 games away and 7 games at home.
  • Their last 6 meetings have seen AZ won twice, lost once to Roda and drew 3 times (the draws all ended 2-2).

Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar: Prediction

Roda seem to have addressed their defensive issues in their last 4 outings, they have conceded once within the period. However, AZ’s recent form supervenes Roda’s recent draws. If Roda can keep up with the defensive work, they will surely get at least a draw in the game. From the stats and analysis so far, the game will likely produce few goals.

The game will be a tough one, but we expect AZ to go home with a narrow win. A score line of 0-1 is our prediction.

Roda JC vs AZ Alkmaar: Betting Tips

Under 2.5 goals at 2.05
AZ to win at 1.72
Correct score prediction: Roda 0-1 AZ at 8.00.