Utrecht vs AZ Alkmaar – On Wednesday night at Stadion Galgenwaard, Utrecht and AZ Alkmaar will play in one of the most exciting games of Matchday 33 of the Dutch Eredivisie.
After the regular season is over, these two teams might as well play each other in the Dutch playoffs for the UEFA Europa Conference League.
No matter what happens in the last two rounds, Utrecht will be in the playoffs. On the other hand, AZ Alkmaar has a chance to pass Twente in the standings and get the automatic spot in the Conference League (third qualifying round) for next season.
Both teams will be coming into the game after a tie. In a 1-1 tie on the road, Utrecht and PEC Zwolle split the points.
It was a free-for-all, and 33 people tried to score. On one occasion, Utrecht gave up 18 points.
We can therefore expect a high-scoring game on Wednesday, when they play against an AZ Alkmaar team that likes to attack.
On Sunday, the visitors tied with the leader, Ajax, 2-2. It was their seventh game in a row in which the Both Teams To Score option came up in every competitionștii.
Utrecht will want to get back at AZ Alkmaar for the tough 5-1 loss they took in the first meeting between these two teams (back in mid-October last year).
Utrecht has a great record against AZ Alkmaar at home, with 13 wins, 6 draws, and 8 losses in the 27 games between the two teams at Stadion Galgenwaard.
Five of the last seven official head-to-head games between these two teams have had at least three goals.
Utrecht vs AZ Alkmaar – Betting Analysis
This season, Utrecht has only lost three of their 16 league games at home. In those 16 games, they have scored 30 goals. In a four-goal thriller at Afas Stadion, AZ Alkmaar and Ajax just split the points.
The best bet here is Over 2.5 Goals FT & Both Teams To Score, which has odds of 1.95, and we also like the draw, which has odds of 3.60.