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Ajax Amsterdam vs. FC Utrecht 11/8/2020 Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Ajax Amsterdam encounters FC Utrecht on 11/8/2020 at 6:15AM

Ajax Amsterdam takes on FC Utrecht in a regular season match. Ajax Amsterdam with a record of 6-0-1 this season comes into this game with a 2-0-1 record on the road. FC Utrecht is 2-3-1 this season and is 2-1-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Ajax Amsterdam and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, FC Utrecht won and now turns their attention to Ajax Amsterdam at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for FC Utrecht and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of FC Utrecht after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Ajax Amsterdam.

The Ajax Amsterdam Roster

The Players to Watch for the Ajax Amsterdam

Brian Brobbey FW

As a shooter, Brian Brobbey had 1 shots fired this season. Brian Brobbey was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Brian Brobbey has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Brian Brobbey was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season.

Brian Brobbey has 25 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Brian Brobbey was ranked #286 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ajax Amsterdam teammates, Brian Brobbey had 1 assists this season. Brian Brobbey was ranked #81 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Brian Brobbey has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Brian Brobbey has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Perr Schuurs DF

As a shooter, Perr Schuurs had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Perr Schuurs was ranked #92 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Perr Schuurs had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Perr Schuurs has 480 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Perr Schuurs was ranked #154 in goals this season. Perr Schuurs has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Perr Schuurs was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Perr Schuurs has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Perr Schuurs has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Antony FW,MF

As a shooter, Antony had 18 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Antony was ranked #199 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Antony had 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Antony was ranked #13 in shots on goal this season.

Antony has 450 goals scored this season. Antony was ranked #170 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ajax Amsterdam teammates, Antony had 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Antony was ranked #10 in assists this season.

Antony has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Antony has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Jurgen Ekkelenkamp MF

Jurgen Ekkelenkamp has 8 shots fired this season. Jurgen Ekkelenkamp was ranked #11 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jurgen Ekkelenkamp had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #64 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Jurgen Ekkelenkamp has 202 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp was ranked #315 in goals this season. Jurgen Ekkelenkamp has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp was ranked #35 in assists this season.

Jurgen Ekkelenkamp has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jurgen Ekkelenkamp has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sean Klaiber DF

Sean Klaiber has 2 shots fired this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sean Klaiber had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Sean Klaiber had 147 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #354 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ajax Amsterdam teammates, Sean Klaiber had 0 assists this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Sean Klaiber has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sean Klaiber DF

Sean Klaiber has 5 shots fired this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Sean Klaiber has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Sean Klaiber had 147 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #354 in goals this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Sean Klaiber has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sean Klaiber DF

As a shooter, Sean Klaiber had 2 shots fired this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sean Klaiber had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Sean Klaiber had 147 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #354 in goals this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Sean Klaiber has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sean Klaiber DF

As a shooter, Sean Klaiber had 5 shots fired this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sean Klaiber had 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sean Klaiber was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Sean Klaiber had 147 goals this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #354 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Ajax Amsterdam teammates, Sean Klaiber had 0 assists this season. Sean Klaiber was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Sean Klaiber has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sean Klaiber has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

The FC Utrecht Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Utrecht

Moussa Sylla FW

Moussa Sylla has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Moussa Sylla was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Moussa Sylla had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Moussa Sylla was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Moussa Sylla had 187 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Moussa Sylla was ranked #321 in goals this season. Moussa Sylla has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Moussa Sylla was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Moussa Sylla has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Moussa Sylla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Daniel Arzani MF

Daniel Arzani has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniel Arzani was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniel Arzani had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Daniel Arzani had 62 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniel Arzani was ranked #62 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Daniel Arzani had 0 assists this season. Daniel Arzani was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Daniel Arzani has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel Arzani has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Othman Boussaid MF

Othman Boussaid has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Othman Boussaid was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season. Othman Boussaid has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Othman Boussaid had 183 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Othman Boussaid was ranked #324 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Othman Boussaid had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Othman Boussaid was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Othman Boussaid has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Othman Boussaid has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Adam Maher MF

As a shooter, Adam Maher had 10 shots fired this season. Adam Maher was ranked #244 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Adam Maher has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Adam Maher has 450 goals scored this season. Adam Maher was ranked #170 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Adam Maher had 0 assists this season. Adam Maher was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Adam Maher has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Adam Maher has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sander van de Streek MF

As a shooter, Sander van de Streek had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sander van de Streek was ranked #2 in shots attempted this season. Sander van de Streek has 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Sander van de Streek has 405 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sander van de Streek was ranked #199 in goals this season. Sander van de Streek has 2 assists this season. Sander van de Streek was ranked #35 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Sander van de Streek has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sander van de Streek has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Willem Janssen DF,MF

As a shooter, Willem Janssen had 0 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Willem Janssen was ranked #339 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Willem Janssen had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Willem Janssen has 45 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Willem Janssen was ranked #174 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Willem Janssen had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Willem Janssen was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Willem Janssen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Willem Janssen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Joris van Overeem MF

As a shooter, Joris van Overeem had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Joris van Overeem was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joris van Overeem had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Joris van Overeem had 94 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Joris van Overeem was ranked #9 in goals this season. Joris van Overeem has 0 assists this season. Joris van Overeem was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Joris van Overeem has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joris van Overeem has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Bart Ramselaar FW,MF

Bart Ramselaar has 16 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart Ramselaar was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season. Bart Ramselaar has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #21 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Bart Ramselaar had 484 goals this season. Bart Ramselaar was ranked #150 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Utrecht teammates, Bart Ramselaar had 1 assists this season. Bart Ramselaar was ranked #81 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Bart Ramselaar has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bart Ramselaar has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ajax Amsterdam Team Stats

The Ajax Amsterdam Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ajax Amsterdam was able to score 3.43 goals. Ajax Amsterdam is ranked #1 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Ajax Amsterdam scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 2.57 assists. This puts Ajax Amsterdam in a league ranking of #1 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Ajax Amsterdam was able to score at a 0.41 rate on their shots on target. Is Ajax Amsterdam a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #1 in Eredivisie in shooting percentage.

Ajax Amsterdam attempted 8.43 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Ajax Amsterdam has a #1 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Ajax Amsterdam attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.1 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Ajax Amsterdam has a #1 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Ajax Amsterdam Defensive Stats and Metrics

Ajax Amsterdam gave up 0.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Ajax Amsterdam is ranked #4 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.57 shots were saved by Ajax Amsterdam goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Ajax Amsterdam is ranked #6 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 80.0% of shots on target were saved by Ajax Amsterdam goalkeepers. Ajax Amsterdam goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #4 in shots saved percentage. Ajax Amsterdam goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 42.9% of the time. Ajax Amsterdam is ranked #4 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Ajax Amsterdam Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Ajax Amsterdam had 2.14 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Ajax Amsterdam in the top 47 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Ajax Amsterdam has successfully intercepted 22.29 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Ajax Amsterdam in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Ajax Amsterdam has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Ajax Amsterdam is in the top 33 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Ajax Amsterdam drew 10.71 fouls. This puts Ajax Amsterdam in the top 75 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Ajax Amsterdam had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.14 times per 90 minutes of action. Ajax Amsterdam is in the top 42 percentile in offside calls against them.

FC Utrecht Team Stats

The FC Utrecht Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Utrecht was able to score 1.17 goals. This puts FC Utrecht in a ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Utrecht was able to score 0.83 goals off assists. This puts FC Utrecht in a league ranking of #11 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Utrecht was able to score at a 0.18 rate on their shots on target. FC Utrecht has a #16 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, FC Utrecht attempts 6.33 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Eredivisie in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, FC Utrecht is able to get 33.9 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Eredivisie in shots on target.

FC Utrecht Defensive Stats and Metrics

FC Utrecht gave up 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. FC Utrecht is #8 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. FC Utrecht goalkeepers fended off 3.33 shots per 90 minutes. This puts FC Utrecht in a ranking of #4 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 60.0% of shots on target were saved by FC Utrecht goalkeepers. FC Utrecht goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #12 in shots saved percentage. FC Utrecht goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 16.7% of the time. FC Utrecht is ranked #10 in clean sheet rate in the league.

FC Utrecht Utility Stats

FC Utrecht tried 2.5 crosses per 90 minutes of action. FC Utrecht is in the top 19 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht has successfully intercepted 22.5 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Utrecht in the top 6 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Utrecht in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Utrecht drew 7.33 fouls. This puts FC Utrecht in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. FC Utrecht had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.67 times per 90 minutes of action. FC Utrecht is in the top 83 percentile in offside calls against them.

Ajax Amsterdam vs. FC Utrecht Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Ajax Amsterdam 2 FC Utrecht 0

Moneyline Pick: Ajax Amsterdam -131 JazzSports