Jong Ajax host away team Almere City at Sportpark De Toekomst in this Eerste Divisie fixture on Friday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Jong Ajax v Almere City – plus the latest betting odds.
Jong Ajax will be looking for another win after the 1-5 Eerste Divisie success versus MVV.
For Jong Ajax, the goalscorers were Max de Waal (27'), Devyne Rensch (51'), Nordin Musampa (62'), Giovanni (67') and Naci Ünüvar (79'). Jérôme Déom (25') was the scorer for MVV.
At least three goals per game have been seen in 6 of the past 6 meetings where Jong Ajax have been involved. Opposition teams scored 9 times in these games while Jong Ajax bagged a total of 17.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Jong Ajax:
- haven’t lost in the league to Almere City in their previous 7 games.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Almere City come into this meeting after a 2-0 Eerste Divisie win as they beat NAC Breda in their previous outing.
For Almere City, goals were scored by Elias Sørensen (45') and Faris Hammouti (80').
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, Almere City have helped themselves to a total of 10 goals. De Zwarte Schapen have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they’ve seen 4 goals go against them. However, it remains to be seen if that trend will continue on in this upcoming match.
Pre-game facts show that Almere City:
- are unbeaten in their last 5 away league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A study of past results between these clubs going back to 30/01/2017 shows that these encounters have not been good ones for Almere City. They’ve not been able to register any victories whatsoever whereas Jong Ajax have just been stronger than them, running out winners in 100 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 33 overall which averages out at 5.5 goals per meeting.
Team News: Jong Ajax
Jong Ajax manager Mitchell van der Gaag has no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Almere City
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to select from, Almere City manager Ole Tobiasen has no fitness concerns at all before this match.
We feel that over the course of the game, Almere City will do well to be putting a goal past this Jong Ajax outfit who we reckon should score at least once to gain the upper hand.
Therefore, we predict a 1-0 winning margin for Jong Ajax when the full-time whistle blows.
What are the best odds for the game?
Regarding the current betting odds on the win-draw-win market, a win for Jong Ajax can be had for 3.3, going for the draw is 4.14 and betting on a win for Almere City gets 2.05. They are the top returns on offer right now.