Utrecht vs Ajax: Preview and Prediction

Utrecht vs Ajax: Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips-22 January 2017

Utrecht vs Ajax
Dutch Eredivisie
Date: Sunday, 22nd January 2017
Kick-Off at 11:30 UK/ 12:30 CET
Venue: Stadion Galgenwaard, Utrecht.

Ajax Amsterdam will travel to Utrecht on Sunday as they are aiming to close the gap between them and Leaders Feyenoord.

Ajax will be hoping the gap between them and Feyenoord doesn’t go wider this week, as the leaders will be playing a lesser rated team. The good thing is Ajax have been good in front of goal, scoring a whopping 38 goals so far. Defensively they have been good too as they have conceded 14 goals so far.

Ajax away games haven’t been all rosy, their last 5 games on the road have yielded a loss, 2 draws and 2 wins.

On the other hand, Utrecht the host have been better in recent games, they are unbeaten in their last 10 games. Utrecht have won 6 of their last 10 games and drawn 4.

Utrecht have also been good at home having won 4 of their last 6 home games and drawn 2. They will hope to win or draw this game to extend their unbeaten run.

Utrecht vs Ajax: Head to Head Statistics

  • Their past meetings have recorded 15 wins for Utrecht, 25 for Ajax and 10 draws in their 50 meetings.
  • Games at have recorded 10 wins for Utrecht and 8 defeats to Ajax.
  • Their last 2 games have been won by Ajax at Amsterdam but their last game at was won by Utrecht.

Utrecht vs Ajax: Prediction

Utrecht can cause problems for any side this season, also their home form have been superb this season. Their only problem is defense as they have let in 23 goals this season.

The scoring rate of the two teams in recent games showed no team will go home with a clean sheet in this fixture. However, in our own opinion, we expect Ajax to claim all 3 points in the game.

Utrecht vs Ajax: Bet Tips

Ajax to win at 4/5 (1.80)
Both teams to Score at 7/9 (1.77).