Our betting experts preview the Eredivisie match between Ajax and FC Volendam and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Ajax will be taking on visiting team FC Volendam at Johan Cruijff ArenA in an Eredivisie tie on Thursday.
The two teams enter the match at Johan Cruijff ArenA with 21 points separating them in the Eredivisie standings.
Ajax vs FC Volendam Preview
Having collected three points from three draws in their previous three matches, Ajax are on the lookout for a win again. Against Nijmegen, it finished 1-1, before they split the points with Twente in a 0-0 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 1-1 against Feyenoord. The title holders claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Eredivisie. They also drew three and lost one, scored 16 goals, and conceded six.
FC Volendam Form
FC Volendam are currently a little too inconsistent for their own good. Against SC Heerenveen, they lost 2-0, before winning 2-1 against RKC Waalwijk. They came out on the losing end once again in a 2-0 defeat against Excelsior. FC Volendam managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Eredivisie. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring eight times and letting in six.
Ajax vs FC Volendam Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Ajax and FC Volendam. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 13 of the last 15 Ajax home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Ajax have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Ajax have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 home matches Ajax played, both teams scored
- Ajax have not lost 8 of the last 9 matches
- FC Volendam have conceded in 22 of the last 24 matches
- FC Volendam have conceded in 18 of the last 20 away matches
- FC Volendam have not won 14 of the last 16 away matches
- FC Volendam have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches without scoring a goal
- FC Volendam have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals
Ajax vs FC Volendam – In-form players
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Davy Klaassen, who is performing well for Ajax. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Eredivisie outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against FC Volendam. The visitors will be looking to Henk Veerman to find the net once again, after managing two Eredivisie goals for FC Volendam in recent matches.
Ajax vs FC Volendam Betting Tips
Ajax claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing three and losing three. FC Volendam won two of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost six of these matches. Ajax did not lose any of their last 5 matches and have beaten FC Volendam in 5 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Ajax scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. FC Volendam got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Ajax managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, FC Volendam kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches. Ajax have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with FC Volendam.
Ajax witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged two goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for FC Volendam, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Ajax vs FC Volendam
To sum up, the upcoming match between Ajax and FC Volendam seems to be a good betting opportunity.