Only Yusuf Baras (28′) was listed as a player from Jong AZ on the scoresheet. Almere City scored with Hamdi Akujobi (38′) and Stije Resink (42′).
Recently, Jong AZ have not been in great attacking shape. Over the course of their last six games, they have only scored 4 goals against other teams.
The number of goals scored against Jong AZ during those meetings increased to 10. In their previous match, Jong Utrecht defeated FC Oss by a score of 4-2 in the Eerste Divisie.
Mees Rijks (12′), Tobias Augustinus-Jensen (31′), and Jesse van de Haar (94′) scored goals for Jong Utrecht. For FC Oss, goals were scored by Justin Mathieu (8′), Milan Hilderink (16′ Own Goal), and Jearl Margaritha (91′).
The numbers don’t deceive; opponents have scored 10 goals in total against Jong Utrecht during their last six games. Jong Utrecht needs to work on several defensive flaws. However, only time will tell whether that trend will hold in this game.
Jong AZ vs Jong Utrecht – Betting Analysis
In their previous meetings, which date back to November 22, 2019, Jong AZ has won four of them, Jong Utrecht has won two, and there have been no draws.
In total, 15 goals were scored over those matches, with 9 coming from Jong AZ and 6 from Jong Utrecht. That equals 2.5 goals per game on average.
The two teams’ most recent league encounter was in Eerste Divisie match day 18 on January 9, 2023, with the final score being Jong Utrecht 0–2 Jong AZ. Robin Vereijken officiated the game as the referee.
Due to a perfectly healthy squad being available for selection, Jong AZ manager Maarten Martens will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak about before this encounter.
The Jong Utrecht manager, Darije Kalezi, has absolutely no reservations about his team’s fitness going into this game because he has a perfectly healthy group to pick from.
Our impression is that Jong AZ will be able to generate a sizable number of opportunities and successful attempts on goal. In contrast, Jong Utrecht may find it difficult to score, but do we foresee them scoring during this match?
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking on the latest odds for this match on the win-draw-win market, putting your money on Jong AZ is best priced at 1.92, backing the draw is 3.88 and selecting the winning team to be Jong Utrecht comes in at 3.66. They are the most competitive bets offered at present.
Jong AZ vs Jong Utrecht – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals