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Eredivisie – Ajax vs PSV Eindhoven: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Eredivisie match between Ajax and PSV and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

Another top-of-the-table showdown awaits in the Eredivisie between Ajax and PSV Eindhoven on Sunday in Amsterdam.

Just one point is all that separates the two sides in the Dutch league table. Ajax are in first place, having bagged 22 points from their opening nine games. The reigning champions are in excellent form. Not only have they scored a league-best of 32 goals, but they’ve also only conceded twice all season.

PSV, on the other hand, are in second place on 21 points from as many games. Having finished as runners-up last season, the Red and Whites want to avoid a repeat this term. Therefore, they head to Amsterdam with all guns blazing intent on getting one over their old foes.

Our tip

Stats and facts for Ajax and PSV Eindhoven.

  • Ajax has won in the last 6 of 7 matches;
  • Ajax has won in the last 7 of 8 matches at home;
  • Ajax scored in the last 42 of 44 matches;
  • Ajax have not conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches.
  • PSV Eindhoven scored in the last 46 of 48 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in PSV Eindhoven’s last 9 of 11 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in PSV Eindhoven’s last 8 matches in the row;
  • PSV Eindhoven scored the last 7 matches in a row when playing away.

Current form — Ajax v. PSV Eindhoven

Sons of the Gods aim to build on stunning win

Ajax look to continue their current momentum with another positive result. Erik ten Hag’s side look back on their last 3 matches with some strong results. Against FC Utrecht, they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating SC Heerenveen in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 4-0 win against B. Dortmund in their most recent outing.

The Red and Whites continue to collect points

PSV Eindhoven look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last 3 matches for Roger Schmidt’s side. They first took out Sparta Rotterdam by 2-1 before downing PEC Zwolle by 3-1. The winning streak came to an end against Monaco, who ran out 1-2 winners.

Ajax v. PSV Eindhoven — fixture history

It finished all square on when Ajax last faced PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie. With both denying to back down the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end.

Ajax have been able to win 30% of their last 10 encounters against upcoming PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie. In other words, they have a 3-4-3 recent record, with the latter winning 30% of the matches. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, the opponents played on an equal footing.

Current table in the Eredivisie

Primary goal getter

Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Sebastien Haller. He is the top-scoring player for Ajax in their last 6 matches. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times, and will surely want to add some more goals against PSV Eindhoven.

The visitors will be looking to in-form Cody Gakpo to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Cody Gakpo netted 3 goals for PSV Eindhoven in their last 6 matches.