AZ – FC Groningen: Preview & Prediction
With nine matches in a row without a victory, FC Groningen is not busy with the strongest series in recent years. An understatement, of course. But a win against AZ Alkmaar is very welcome, no one will deny it. By the same game against Willem II, the team of Ernest Faber now in twelfth place and, moreover, just six points over Roda JC, which is in the danger zone. AZ fighting still plenty of them to fourth place and will want to leave any points for his home crowd.
AZ Alkmaar and FC Groningen played 30 times previously against each other. In those matches AZ was 14 times the strongest, it was 11 times and equal to the won 5 times Groningers
AZ has not lost the last three home games of FC Groningen 4-1, 2-2, 2-0
AZ has managed to win only two of the last 10 home matches: W2-G6 V2
AZ came in 21 of the last 22 home games in the Premier League to score (Feyenoord, 0-4, not)
FC Groningen came in 8 of the last 9 games against AZ (home / off) to score
FC Groningen had at least two goals conceded in their last three away games
FC Groningen now has nine matches in a row not won the Eredivisie: W0-G6-V3
There were over 1.5 goals in total in the last seven matches between the two teams
AZ – FC Groningen: Direct Matches
A AZ in moderate shape against a FC Groningen which is hopelessly out of shape. Unlike the 4-0 win last week, we do not expect the home team this weekend so often to score. The favorite is it for us. Therefore, a narrow 2-1 victory for Alkmaar.
AZ – FC Groningen: Betting Tips
AZ Alkmaar win – Odds: 1.65
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.57