Vitesse vs AZ Alkmaar
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: GelreDome (Arnhem).
Europa League is the objective for either of these squads. AZ already possesses a spot which allows direct entry into the competition but will have to deal with Feyenoord. The latter, considered one of the powerhouses of Dutch football, was ousted from their third spot in the league table and will be fuming to get it back.
Vitesse, meanwhile, occupies the final spot which can afford a shot at the Europa. But risk is not averted yet. Willem, and Heerenveen, both of whom have posted four wins from their last five league appearances, are closing in on the spot, and Vitesse will have to be on the lookout till the end of the season.
Vitesse vs AZ Alkmaar Head-to-head (h2h)
- Four of the last seven games had goals from both teams.
- 19 of the last 21 meetings at this venue had the visitors finding the back of the net.
- Vitesse scored two or more goals in two of their last four home ties.
- Five of the last seven encounters had three or more goals.
Vitesse vs AZ Alkmaar Prediction
This tie is crucial for both these teams, and as such, the sides will treat it with the respect it deserves. Vitesse wants to consolidate their presence in the Europa playoffs, while Alkmaar wants direct entry into the competition. Both teams are being chased by sides that are in-form, and who are capable of overthrowing opponents.
17 of the last 20 overall games of Vitesse had both teams on the scorecard, and 17 of the 20 had three or more goals as well. Their last ten home ties had the BTTS option checked, and 11 of the last 14 had over 2.5 match goals. Alkmaar meanwhile recorded two or more goals in six of their last ten away ties. They also found the back of the net in 19 of their last 21 appearances here.
Keeping in line with the trend, this fierce fixture will be a goal-fest as well.
Vitesse vs AZ Alkmaar Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.44 (4/9)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.50 (1/2).