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AZ Alkmaar vs Ajax Predictions & Tips - Extra time tipped in the Dutch Cup

  • AZ Alkmaar vs Ajax predictions for Wednesday’s KNVB Beker match
  • Match is being played at 8pm GMT at AFAS Stadion
  • AZ and Ajax are undefeated in their last 7 matches
  • I am backing a draw with extra time on the cards
  • Full match preview, stats and predictions
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Eddy Tora 20 Jan 2021
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AZ Alkmaar vs Ajax Predictions


AZ Alkmaar and Ajax have identical records in their last nine matches. Both clubs are unbeaten in their previous seven matches with a draw and extra time predicted at AFAS Stadion.

  • AZ Alkmaar are undefeated in their last 7 matches (Eredivisie).
  • AZ Alkmaar have seen BTTS in their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • AZ Alkmaar have seen over 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • AZ Alkmaar have seen over 3.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 matches (Eredivisie).
  • AZ Alkmaar have won their last 3 matches against Ajax (Eredivisie).
  • Ajax are undefeated in their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Ajax have seen BTTS in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).
  • Ajax have seen over 3.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Ajax have a 61-20 advantage against AZ Alkmaar with 18 draws in 99 matches.

AZ have won to nil in the last three encounters including 1-0 in Alkmaar and 2-0 in Amsterdam last season.

AZ Alkmaar Form


AZ Alkmaar sit 5th in the Eredivisie after losing one of their opening 17 matches of the season. They drew 2-2 at Utrecht and 1-1 at PEC Zwolle in a match where they had 62% possession and 15-5 shots.

Pascal Jansen’s side got back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at PSV Eindhoven. Teun Koopmeiners scored the opening two goals and assisted Calvin Stengs in the 90th minute.

Alkmaar’s last match was a 2-1 home win against Den Haag. AZ fell behind in the 58th minute but hit back through two goals to substitute Zakaria Aboukhlal, a deserved win after having 68% possession and 19-3 shots.

AZ Alkmaar Injuries & Team News


Right back Jonas Svensson is injured alongside attacking midfielders Dani de Wit and Jeremy Helmer.

Centre back Ron Vlaar is getting closer to a return.

Midfielder Teun Koopmeiners is destined for big things. The 22-year-old midfielder has registered nine goals and three assists in his last nine Eredivisie matches.

20-year-old forward Zakaria Aboukhlal is pushing for a start after scoring twice off the bench against Den Haag.

Ajax Form


Ajax suffered three straight defeats to start December but are now unbeaten in their last seven matches. The Amsterdam club sit three points clear at the top of the Eredivisie.

Erik ten Hag’s side drew 1-1 draw at Willem II, a disappointing result after having 73% possession and 32-10 shots. Ajax then fell 2-0 behind to PSV at home but fought back to draw 2-2 with goals to Quincy Promes and Antony. 

Ajax got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at Twente. Sébastien Haller opened the scoring with Klaas Jan Huntelaar coming off the bench to score in the 90th and 91st minutes.

Ajax’s last match was a 1-0 home win against bitter enemies Feyenoord. Haller assisted Ryan Gravenberch for the winner in the 22nd minute.

Ajax Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Mohammed Kudus and forward Lassina Traore are injured. 

Mexican midfielder Edson Álvarez came off the bench against Feyenoord, his first appearance since 12 December.

AZ Alkmaar vs Ajax Tips FAQ

What is the AZ Alkmaar vs Ajax best bet?

AZ Alkmaar and Ajax are undefeated in their last 7 matches with a draw the best bet.

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Verdict

AZ Alkmaar and Ajax have identical records in their last nine matches. This should be a close match that could go all the way.

Best Bet: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @110.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @290.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 2-2 Draw Correct Score @1000.0 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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