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The upcoming Eredivisie clash at Stadion De Goffert on Sunday will witness Nijmegen striving for a victory against Ajax.
Currently sitting in the 14th position, Nijmegen have accumulated 12 points from 12 matches. Ajax hold the eighth spot in the Eredivisie table with 15 points. In their last encounter in March, Ajax emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline. As they meet again this weekend, the question arises: can Ajax secure a follow-up win against Nijmegen?
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NEC Nijmegen Form
Nijmegen have three draws to show from their last three games, as FC Volendam held on to a 3-3 draw. Against Twente, the score was 3-3, while their most recent match finished 1-1 against Go Ahead Eagles. In their last six Eredivisie home matches, Nijmegen have two wins, while they’ve drawn three and lost one. They scored 12 and conceded eight goals.
Ajax added four points to their collection in their last three matches, which began with a 2-2 draw with Almere City FC. A 5-0 win against Vitesse followed, before a 4-3 defeat against Marseille in their most recent match. In their last six Eredivisie away matches, Ajax failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn three and lost three, scoring ten while also conceding 16 times.
NEC Nijmegen vs Ajax Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Nijmegen and Ajax. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 15 of the last 17 Nijmegen home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Nijmegen have scored in 26 of the last 28 home matches
- In the last 7 matches in a row Nijmegen played, both teams scored
- Nijmegen have scored in 18 of the last 19 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Nijmegen played, both teams scored
- In 9 of the last 11 away matches Ajax played, both teams scored
- Ajax have not won 12 of the last 13 away matches
- Ajax have conceded in 15 of the last 16 away matches
- Ajax have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- Ajax have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
NEC Nijmegen vs Ajax – In-form players
For the visitors, Chuba Akpom has been hitting the net regularly and now has five goals in his last four games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up this coming Sunday, it is because Ajax bank on him to build on these numbers against Nijmegen. The latter relies on Magnus Mattsson, who has found the target three times in six games.
NEC Nijmegen vs Ajax Betting Tips
Nijmegen are without defeat in five Eredivisie games on the bounce. At the Stadion De Goffert, Nijmegen won five of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew three and lost two as well, while Ajax won one of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost five.
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Nijmegen only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Ajax scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Both teams have scored in the last four Nijmegen home games and the last four Ajax away games. While Nijmegen managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Ajax kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. Ajax have scored in 12 consecutive meetings with Nijmegen at the Stadion De Goffert.
Over 2.5 goals came out six times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Nijmegen, who scored an average of 1.9 goals along the way. In the last ten games for Ajax, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals. They scored an average of 2.2 times goals per game. Nijmegen conceded a goal in their six most recent Eredivisie matches.
Match predictions: NEC Nijmegen vs Ajax
To sum up, the upcoming match between Nijmegen and Ajax seems to be a good betting opportunity.