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Betting prediction and preview: Ajax fancied to be better team when visiting FC Twente

Both teams are enjoying a good season so far and games like this could be decisive. Here's the preview for FC Twente - Ajax!

Insights:
  • All of FC Twente's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Ajax has the most scored goals (54) in Eredivisie
Best bookmaker betting odds:

It’s a hectic schedule for the away team, as they were in action only four days ago in the Eredivisie.

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FC Twente form and stats

FC Twente have collected 11 points from their Eredivisie home games so far after 3-2-3. Three consecutive losses here at De Grolsch Veste is hard to swallow for the home team. Both players, staff and the home crowd are desperate to get something from this match.

Happy days for FC Twente in their previous game, a Eredivisie match away at FC Emmen (placed 18th) that ended with a 4-1 victory. Ahead of that match, Twente lost 0-2 at home to Sparta Rotterdam.

The manager R. Jans will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to FC Groningen in only three days.

A decent goal production from FC Twente in their home games so far, with 13 goals from 8 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. 11 goals have been conceded. It's worth mentioning that 7 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Ajax form and stats

Ajax's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Ajax, who have the most scored goals (54) in Eredivisie, collect 16 points from their 7 away matches in the Eredivisie. 5 victories and 1 draw have created these points (and only 1 defeat).

Ajax delivered a 2-2 draw playing at home against PSV (placed 2nd) in their previous match; a Eredivisie game. Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Willem II.

An inspired comeback made the scores level in Ajax's duel with PSV. It looked bad at 0-2 but the team were not done and fought back to 2-2 after Antony Santos found the equalizer.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Feyenoord in just three days.

The prediction for this game is lots of goals as Ajax alone have scored more than three on average in their league games away (27 from 7 played). They concede less than a goal on average per away game (4 so far). It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Ajax - Twente 1-2. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): FC Twente won two games, three matches ended with a draw and Ajax has five wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: eight / two

Top Goalscorers

TwenteD. Pereira da Silva
D. Pereira da Silva
11 goals
AjaxD. Tadić
D. Tadić
9 goals
AjaxA. dos Santos
A. dos Santos
7 goals

FC Twente missing players

Ajax missing players

Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Thu 14.January
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: De Grolsch Veste (30205 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 15 11 2 2 54 12 8 6 1 1 27 8 7 5 1 1 27 4 42 35
2 PSV 15 10 4 1 35 13 7 7 0 0 18 3 8 3 4 1 17 10 22 34
3 Feyenoord 15 9 5 1 31 12 7 3 4 0 12 5 8 6 1 1 19 7 19 32
4 Vitesse 15 10 2 3 26 12 7 6 1 0 14 3 8 4 1 3 12 9 14 32
5 AZ Alkmaar 15 7 7 1 36 23 7 4 2 1 16 9 8 3 5 0 20 14 13 28
6 FC Twente 15 8 3 4 30 19 8 3 2 3 13 11 7 5 1 1 17 8 11 27
7 FC Groningen 15 8 3 4 20 17 8 4 2 2 8 6 7 4 1 2 12 11 3 27
8 SC Heerenveen 15 5 5 5 23 24 7 3 1 3 11 10 8 2 4 2 12 14 -1 20
9 Sparta Rotterdam 15 5 3 7 24 25 8 2 2 4 16 16 7 3 1 3 8 9 -1 18
10 FC Utrecht 15 3 9 3 20 23 8 2 5 1 12 12 7 1 4 2 8 11 -3 18
11 PEC Zwolle 15 3 8 4 17 23 8 2 4 2 8 8 7 1 4 2 9 15 -6 17
12 Fortuna Sittard 15 4 4 7 23 33 7 2 2 3 13 17 8 2 2 4 10 16 -10 16
13 Heracles 15 4 3 8 15 26 7 2 1 4 9 9 8 2 2 4 6 17 -11 15
14 RKC Waalwijk 15 3 3 9 13 27 8 1 3 4 8 14 7 2 0 5 5 13 -14 12
15 VVV-Venlo 15 3 3 9 22 43 8 2 2 4 10 26 7 1 1 5 12 17 -21 12
16 ADO Den Haag 15 2 4 9 14 35 7 0 2 5 7 16 8 2 2 4 7 19 -21 10
17 Willem II 15 2 3 10 17 32 7 2 1 4 10 15 8 0 2 6 7 17 -15 9
18 FC Emmen 15 0 5 10 16 37 8 0 3 5 12 24 7 0 2 5 4 13 -21 5

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 15 11 2 2 54 12 8 6 1 1 27 8 7 5 1 1 27 4 42 35
2 PSV 15 10 4 1 35 13 7 7 0 0 18 3 8 3 4 1 17 10 22 34
3 Feyenoord 15 9 5 1 31 12 7 3 4 0 12 5 8 6 1 1 19 7 19 32
4 Vitesse 15 10 2 3 26 12 7 6 1 0 14 3 8 4 1 3 12 9 14 32
5 AZ Alkmaar 15 7 7 1 36 23 7 4 2 1 16 9 8 3 5 0 20 14 13 28
6 FC Twente 15 8 3 4 30 19 8 3 2 3 13 11 7 5 1 1 17 8 11 27
7 FC Groningen 15 8 3 4 20 17 8 4 2 2 8 6 7 4 1 2 12 11 3 27
8 SC Heerenveen 15 5 5 5 23 24 7 3 1 3 11 10 8 2 4 2 12 14 -1 20
9 Sparta Rotterdam 15 5 3 7 24 25 8 2 2 4 16 16 7 3 1 3 8 9 -1 18
10 FC Utrecht 15 3 9 3 20 23 8 2 5 1 12 12 7 1 4 2 8 11 -3 18
11 PEC Zwolle 15 3 8 4 17 23 8 2 4 2 8 8 7 1 4 2 9 15 -6 17
12 Fortuna Sittard 15 4 4 7 23 33 7 2 2 3 13 17 8 2 2 4 10 16 -10 16
13 Heracles 15 4 3 8 15 26 7 2 1 4 9 9 8 2 2 4 6 17 -11 15
14 RKC Waalwijk 15 3 3 9 13 27 8 1 3 4 8 14 7 2 0 5 5 13 -14 12
15 VVV-Venlo 15 3 3 9 22 43 8 2 2 4 10 26 7 1 1 5 12 17 -21 12
16 ADO Den Haag 15 2 4 9 14 35 7 0 2 5 7 16 8 2 2 4 7 19 -21 10
17 Willem II 15 2 3 10 17 32 7 2 1 4 10 15 8 0 2 6 7 17 -15 9
18 FC Emmen 15 0 5 10 16 37 8 0 3 5 12 24 7 0 2 5 4 13 -21 5

FC Twente Ajax
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 2 Played P 0 7 15
8 3 0 Won W 0 5 11
3 2 1 Drew D 0 1 2
4 3 1 Lost L 0 1 2
30 13 2 Scored S 0 27 54
19 11 4 Conceded C 0 4 12
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 71% 87%
60% 38% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 57% 80%
33% 38% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 43% 53%
20% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 43% 40%
73% 62% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 29% 47%
13% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 57% 47%
13% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 14% 7%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 1.4 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 0.9
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
12.1 11.4 12 Shots (avg) S ( 0 24.4 21.9
5.1 4.6 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 9.9 8.9
39% 35% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 39% 40%
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • Ajax has the fewest conceded goals (4) away in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the most clean sheets (4) away in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the most scored goals (27) away in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the most scored goals (54) in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the most scored goals in the first half (28) in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the most scored goals in the second half (26) in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the the best goal difference (+23) away in Eredivisie
  • Ajax has the the best goal difference (+42) in Eredivisie
  • Ajax have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ajax have scored at least twice as many goals away as FC Twente have scored home.
  • Ajax haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • All of FC Twente's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • FC Twente haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Bookie FC Twente Draw Ajax

Read more about Eredivisie

The Eredivisie is the highest level of professional football in the Netherlands. 18 teams play two fixtures against each other to form the final league table and decide which team wins the Dutch national championship. The phrase Eredivisie translates to “Honour Division”. The “big three” in Dutch football are Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord.