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AZ v FC Utrecht : Eredivisie match betting preview, prediction and odds

AFAS Stadion, Alkmaar

Ron Jans guides his FC Utrecht side to the AFAS Stadion in the Eredivisie on Sunday afternoon, with Maarten Martens's AZ their rivals. Stats for our tip of over 2.5 goals are shown below, including head to head (H2H) history. Changing the market using the tabs below changes all stats and the odds from the UK's biggest bookmakers, so be sure to have a browse to find the best bet for you.

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The last Dutch Eredivisie meeting between AZ Alkmaar and Utrecht was on Sunday 19th May 2024
Dutch Eredivisie
May 19th 2024
AZ Alkmaar 3
3 Utrecht
 
M. De Wit 15'55' O. Boussaid
R. van Bommel 16'71' S. Lammers
V. Pavlidis 37'81' V. Jensen
 
AZ
FCU
Shots On
4
11
Shots Off
3
9
Corners
3
15
Possession
38%
62%
Fouls
7
1
Yellow/red cards
2/1
 
AZ AlkmaarUtrecht
 
M. Ryan
A. Penetra Correia
M. De Witfootball icon (D. Wolfe 65')
R. Bazoer (B. Martins Indi 77')
Y. Sugawara
S. Mijnans
D. de Wit
J. Clasie (T. Dantas 79')
I. Sadiq
V. Pavlidisfootball icon (E. Poku 77')
R. van Bommelfootball icon (D. Kasius 64')
V. Barkas
(J. Okkels 65') M. van der Maarel
R. Flamingo
S. Elkarouani
(N. Vesterlund 72') H. ter Avest
(M. Azarkan 72') T. Booth
(O. Fraulo 90') Z. Iqbal
J. Toornstra
C. Bozdogan
football iconS. Lammers
(V. Jensen 72') football iconO. Boussaid
Best Tip: Over 1.5 goals

As followers of Utrecht ready themselves for this clash, they have reason to expect some real entertainment. After analysing the relevant statistics and past head-to-head (H2H) records, it looks as though over 2.5 goals will be a worthwhile bet, as both teams know how to find the back of the net and either could win. The prediction and odds are aligned: over 2.5 goals is a smart bet.

In-Play
Win / Draw / Win
Over / Under 1.5 Goals
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
Over / Under 3.5 Goals
Win To Nil
Both Teams To Score
Correct Score
Both Teams To Score & Result
Double Chance
Half Time / Full Time
Over / Under 0.5 Goals
Over / Under 4.5 Goals
Over / Under 5.5 Goals
Draw No Bet
Team To Score First
If you’re looking for a winner in this match, we think AZ Alkmaar are the most likely. Our predictive algorithm gives them a 53% chance of victory, and the bookies have them at a best price of 1.44.
Change odds
Predictions Add Bet365 Coral
AZ Alkmaar
53%
2/54/9
10%
Draw
22%
4/1
11%
4/1
15%
Utrecht
25%
6/1
8%
11/2
30%
Draw 1-1
10%
9/1
5%
15/2
13%
AZ Alkmaar 2-1
10%
15/213/2
AZ Alkmaar 1-0
8%
10/1
16%
15/2
13%
AZ Alkmaar 2-0
8%
8/1
13%
7/1
Utrecht 2-1
6%
20/114/1
15%
AZ Alkmaar 3-1
6%
9/1
9%
17/2
5%
Draw 2-2
6%
14/1
12%
12/1
8%
Utrecht 1-0
5%
22/1
10%
16/1
31%
AZ Alkmaar 3-0
5%
10/1
10%
17/2
14%
Draw 0-0
4%
20/1
24%
14/1
25%
AZ Alkmaar 3-2
4%
18/1
10%
14/1
12%
Utrecht 2-0
3%
40/125/1
24%
AZ Alkmaar 4-1
3%
16/112/1
24%
Utrecht 3-1
3%
40/128/1
12%
Utrecht 3-2
3%
40/128/1
12%
Over 2.5 Goals
62%
4/9
4%
-
Under 2.5 Goals
39%
17/10
8%
-
Home 1st Goal
53%
3/10-
Away 1st Goal
44%
12/5
3%
-
No 1st Goal
3%
20/1
24%
-
BTTS - Yes
61%
8/13
5%
8/13
3%
BTTS - No
39%
6/5
7%
23/20
2%
BTTS - Home Win
29%
8/5
5%
8/5
13%
BTTS - Draw
18%
9/29/2
10%
BTTS - Away Win
14%
9/1
9%
8/1
20%
Home/draw
75%
1/10
1%
1/9
5%
Away/draw
47%
7/47/4
20%
Home/away
78%
1/6
1%
1/6
4%
Over 1.5 Goals
83%
1/8
2%
-
Under 1.5 Goals
17%
5/1
9%
-
Over 3.5 Goals
39%
1/1
9%
-
Under 3.5 Goals
61%
8/11
7%
-
Over 4.5 Goals
22%
5/2
7%
-
Under 4.5 Goals
78%
2/7
3%
-
Over 5.5 Goals
10%
11/2
19%
-
Under 5.5 Goals
90%
1/9
3%
-
Over 0.5 Goals
96%
1/66
1%
-
Under 0.5 Goals
4%
20/1
24%
-
Home DNB
68%
1/71/7
9%
Away DNB
40%
9/219/5
30%
AZ Alkmaar win to nil
24%
7/4
5%
-
Utrecht win to nil
10%
14/1
15%
-
AZ Alkmaar / AZ Alkmaar
39%
21/20
2%
21/20
15%
AZ Alkmaar / Utrecht
2%
40/128/1
AZ Alkmaar / Draw
5%
14/114/1
15%
Draw / AZ Alkmaar
19%
10/316/5
5%
Draw / Utrecht
6%
14/111/1
20%
Draw / Draw
11%
7/1
7%
6/1
17%
Utrecht / AZ Alkmaar
5%
16/114/1
12%
Utrecht / Utrecht
8%
10/117/2
27%
Utrecht / Draw
5%
16/114/1
15%
bet365
Win / draw / win Eredivisie table

AZ Alkmaar have played 33 matches so far this season and lay in 4th place in the Eredivisie league table.

Performance against teams below them in the league

They have played 27 games against teams below in the table, having won 18, drawn 7 and lost 2 matches. They have kept 13 clean sheets and have failed to score in 2 fixtures. AZ Alkmaar have outscored their opponents by 67 goals to 46 goals.

Home League Performance

AZ Alkmaar have played 16 games at home winning 11, drawing 2 and losing 3 games. They have scored 38 goals, kept 7 clean sheets and conceded 15 goals at home.

Utrecht are in 7th position in the Eredivisie on 49 points having played 33 matches so far this season.

Away League Performance

6 of those games have been losing matches. They have conceded 21 goals and kept 4 clean sheets. They have scored 17 goals in total and failed to score in 7 fixtures.

Performance against teams above them in the league

11 games have come against teams above them in the table. They have lost 5 games, drawn 3 and won 3. Utrecht have conceded 22 goals, scored 12, failed to score in 3 fixtures and have kept 2 clean sheets.

AZ Alkmaar
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Utrecht
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
l
 
0-4A
l
 
5-1A
 PSV3429419091 
d
 
1-1A
l
 
2-0A
l
 
0-1A
l
 
1-0A
 Feyenoord3426626684 
l
 
1-5A
l
 
4-2F
w
 
2-1A
l
 
2-1F
 Twente3421673369 
d
 
1-1F
w
 
0-1F
-
-
 AZ Alkmaar Home3419873165 
d
 
1-1A
d
 
3-3A
w
 
2-0F
w
 
1-2F
 Ajax34151181356 
w
 
4-3F
l
 
2-0A
l
 
1-2A
w
 
0-3F
 NEC34141191753 
w
 
1-0F
l
 
3-0A
d
 
3-3F
d
 
1-1F
 Utrecht Away34131110250 
-
-
w
 
2-0F
d
 
1-1F
 S.Rotterdam3414713349 
l
 
0-1A
w
 
1-2F
w
 
5-1F
w
 
0-3F
 GA Eagles34121012146 
w
 
2-1F
w
 
0-2F
w
 
4-0F
w
 
1-2A
 Fortuna3491114-1938 
w
 
4-0F
d
 
0-00-0
w
 
3-0F
d
 
2-2F
 Heerenveen3410717-1737 
l
 
0-2A
w
 
2-3F
d
 
2-2A
w
 
0-3F
 PEC Zwolle349916-2236 
w
 
5-1F
l
 
1-0A
w
 
4-1F
d
 
0-00-0
 Almere City3471314-2634 
l
 
0-2A
d
 
1-1A
d
 
1-1F
l
 
5-0A
 Heracles349619-3333 
w
 
1-0F
w
 
1-3F
w
 
3-2A
w
 
1-3A
 Waalwijk347819-1829 
d
 
1-1F
d
 
2-2A
w
 
4-0F
d
 
1-1F
 Excelsior3461117-2329 
d
 
2-2A
d
 
1-1F
w
 
3-0F
w
 
0-4F
 FC Volendam344723-5419 
w
 
4-2A
l
 
1-0A
w
 
2-0F
w
 
0-2F
 Vitesse346622-446 
w
 
1-0F
d
 
0-00-0
Win / draw / win form
5
AZ Alkmaar have won 5 consecutive home league games
5
AZ Alkmaar have not lost in 5 consecutive home league games
AZ Alkmaar 4TH
20 league games
Home
5
Overall
Goals: Scored
47
Conceded
19
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
13
D
2
Lost
5
Goals: Scored
37
Conceded
29
Games: Scored
16 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
4 / 20
Won
10
D
4
Lost
6
Utrecht 7TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
23
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
Won
7
Draw
5
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
33
Conceded
20
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
10
Draw
7
L
3
Win / draw / win head to head (H2H)
5
AZ Alkmaar have not lost to Utrecht in 5 consecutive league meetings
League games at AZ Alkmaar since 2015
AZ Alkmaar
Utrecht
Goals: Scored
23
12
Games: Scored
7 / 8
5 / 8
Clean sheets
3 / 8
1 / 8
AZ
4
D
2
FCU
2
All league games since 2015
AZ Alkmaar
Utrecht
Goals: Scored
40
26
Games: Scored
16 / 18
14 / 18
Clean sheets
4 / 18
2 / 18
AZ
8
D
6
FCU
4
Goal Statistics

AZ have been reliable in attack of late, finding the net in 5 consecutive Eredivisie games. Their PG of 1.9 against FC Utrecht on Sunday suggests that run is likely to continue.

AZ Alkmaar 4th Utrecht 7th
Kickoff prediction
Kickoff prediction
1.9
goals
1.3
goals
Scoring probability
Scoring probability
0
15%
1
28%
2
27%
3
17%
4+
13%
There is a 85% probability that AZ Alkmaar will score 1 or more goals
0
29%
1
36%
2
22%
3
9%
4+
There is a 65% probability that Utrecht will score no more than 1 goal
 
20 home / away league games
20 home / away league games
+13
AZ Alkmaar have scored 13% more goals at home than predicted
-15
Utrecht have scored 15% fewer goals when away than predicted
2.4
average goals scored
1.2
average goals scored
1.0
conceded
1.4
conceded
 
Statistics Eredivisie - 2023/2024 Season
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AZ Alkmaar
PG (predicted goals)
Utrecht
1.9
1.3
Attack rating
24%
better
AZ
FCU
view stats
Games scored29
26
Failed to score5
10
Scored first22
17
Goals scored70
53
Avg. goals scored2.1
1.5
Avg. shots per game11
10
Avg. shots per goal5
7
Conversion rate19%
14%
KickOff rating
+24%
Defence rating
19%
better
AZ
FCU
view stats
Games conceded21
28
Clean sheets13
8
Conceded first11
17
Goals conceded39
50
Avg. goals conceded1.1
1.4
Avg. shots/game conceded8
10
Avg. shots/goal conceded7
7
Conversion rate14%
13%
KickOff rating
+19%

AZ Alkmaar v Utrecht Eredivisie lLine ups will show here when available.

AZ Alkmaar Eredivisie squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
342978
V PavlidisV PavlidisY SugawaraD Wit
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
M Ryan GLK29
-
Y Sugawara DEF3047
1
-
A Penetra DEF261
-
R Bazoer DEF301
5
-
M Wit DEF101
1
-
J Clasie MID2823
4
-
D Wit MID32103
7
1
S Mijnans MID3045
2
-
I Sadiq FWD1623
3
-
V Pavlidis FWD34294
2
-
R Bommel FWD2861
2
-
Subs
H Verhulst GLK1
-
R Owusu-Oduro GLK4
-
M Dekker DEF5
-
D Kasius DEF161
1
1
W Goes DEF15
2
-
B Indi  DEF1212
3
-
D Wolfe DEF3412
4
-
D. Kwakman MID3
-
T Dantas MID2011
-
L Zeefuik FWD61
-
M Brederode FWD3024
1
-
E Poku FWD2113
1
-
Utrecht Eredivisie squad statistics 2023/2024
Overall
Attack
Defence
Most startsMost goalsMost assistsMost cards
321165
R FlamingoS LammersJ ToornstraS Karouani
Line-upAppserancesgoalsAssistscards
V Barkas GLK31
2
-
H Avest DEF292
2
-
M Maarel DEF16
2
-
R Flamingo DEF3431
4
-
S Karouani DEF313
5
-
C Bozdogan MID3331
4
-
J Toornstra MID3346
3
-
Z Iqbal MID18
1
-
T Booth FWD195
1
-
S Lammers FWD20113
-
O Boussaid FWD3143
2
-
Subs
M Branderhorst GLK5
-
T Nijhuis GLK
-
M Hoorn  DEF221
5
-
N Vesterlund DEF10
1
-
J. Mukeh DEF
-
N. Held DEF1
-
V Jensen MID3083
3
-
O Fraulo MID3324
4
1
M Azarkan FWD191
3
-
J Okkels FWD51
-
I Lidberg FWD2143
1
-
O Romeny FWD161
-
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