Sparta Rotterdam (@9.5) vs Ajax (@1.2)
26-08-2019

Our Prediction:

Ajax will win

Sparta Rotterdam – Ajax Match Prediction | 26-08-2019 08:30

They entertain Jong Ajax this Friday night with a 15th home win for the season on the cards, but the visitors will fancy their chances of getting something at Het Kasteel after beating Sparta 2-0 in Decembers reverse contest. Sparta Rotterdam finally conceded the league title to Twente following a 2-0 defeat against Jong PSV on Monday afternoon, and Henk Frasers side will surely now be focused on gearing up for the Play-offs with a 2nd place finish all but secured.

Sparta have 6 first division titles and 3 KNVB Cup wins. However, they havent won any since the Cup win in 1966 and their last Eredivisie title came in 1958/59. Sparta Rotterdam won back promotion in style by clinching the 2015/16 Eerste Divisie title. They are one of the oldest club in Netherlands and got relegated from the top division only twice, first in 2002 and the second in 2010.

Reason For Sparta Rotterdam vs Ajax Reserves Betting Tips

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Sparta come in to this game in awful form, having lost six of their last seven league outings. Theyve built their push for silverware off an excellent defensive record, and thats something else which should trouble the side from Rotterdam. Taking that to Ajax is pretty worrying, as the hosts have won 70% of their games at the Amsterdam Arena this season, and they are looking like serious contenders for the title.

Reason For Ajax vs Sparta Rotterdam Betting Tips

Theyre not pitting that record against a team who have already failed to score in 27% of their away league matches. Ajax have conceded in just 48% of their Eredivisie games this season, while theyve won to nil in 50% of their home matches. The hosts should manage to extend their impressive defensive record, while they should also bag themselves a few goals along the way.

Sparta Rotterdam finally conceded the league title to Twente following a 2-0 defeat against Jong PSV on Monday afternoon, and Henk Frasers side will surely now be focused on gearing up for the Play-offs with a 2nd place finish all but secured. They entertain Jong Ajax this Friday night with a 15th home win for the season on the cards, but the visitors will fancy their chances of getting something at Het Kasteel after beating Sparta 2-0 in Decembers reverse contest.

Ajax lost the 2015/16 league title to PSV Eindhoven in the last day of the season in a dramatic fashion. They will be hoping for a similar run this season, but a better result at the end. They were held to a 1-1 draw by the relegated Da Graafschap, while Eindhoven, who were trailing until them grab a 3-1 win against PEC Zwolle to make the title their own.

Ajax vs Sparta Rotterdam Stats

Ajax arent that far off top spot, and theyre capable of pulling off a big victory like that. Sparta were crushed by rivals Feyenoord 6-1 earlier this season, and that result laid bare the gulf between them and the top level of Dutch football. Ajax have scored 2.4 goals per game at home, and theyll be looking to claim a big victory to send out a message as they hunt down the leaders. After all, Sparta have conceded over two goals per game away from home against the rest of the league, so theyre bound to struggle here.

Based on how badly Sparta played against Feyenoord, were backing a big home victory here. Theyve hit 34 in their last seven at home to Sparta, winning seven of those by three goals or more. Were backing Ajax to come out comfortably on top again, as were backing them with a -2 Asian Handicap, which is priced at 17/20 with bet365. Ajax have won by three or more goals in 42% of their home victories, so clearly theyve got the form to record a big win. They also have history backing them up, as they usually rack up a lot of goals in this fixture.

Ajax arent that far off top spot, and theyre capable of pulling off a big victory like that. Ajax have scored 2.4 goals per game at home, and theyll be looking to claim a big victory to send out a message as they hunt down the leaders. After all, Sparta have conceded over two goals per game away from home against the rest of the league, so theyre bound to struggle here. Sparta were crushed by rivals Feyenoord 6-1 earlier this season, and that result laid bare the gulf between them and the top level of Dutch football.