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AZ Alkmaar vs. SC Heerenveen 11/8/2020 Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

AZ Alkmaar visits SC Heerenveen on 11/8/2020 at 10:45AM

SC Heerenveen encounters AZ Alkmaar in a regular season match. AZ Alkmaar with a record of 1-5-0 this season comes into this game with a 0-3-0 record on the road. SC Heerenveen is 5-1-1 this season and is 3-0-0 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for SC Heerenveen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, SC Heerenveen won and now turns their attention to AZ Alkmaar at home in friendly territory.

The AZ Alkmaar Roster

The Players to Watch for the AZ Alkmaar

Calvin Stengs FW,MF

Calvin Stengs has 11 shots fired this season. Calvin Stengs was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Calvin Stengs had 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #21 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Calvin Stengs has 270 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Calvin Stengs was ranked #269 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Calvin Stengs had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Calvin Stengs was ranked #35 in assists this season.

Calvin Stengs has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Calvin Stengs has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Myron Boadu FW

Myron Boadu has 7 shots fired this season. Myron Boadu was ranked #27 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Myron Boadu has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Myron Boadu has 367 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Myron Boadu was ranked #209 in goals this season. Myron Boadu has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Myron Boadu was ranked #35 in assists this season.

Myron Boadu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Myron Boadu has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Tijjani Reijnders MF

Tijjani Reijnders has 1 shots fired this season. Tijjani Reijnders was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Tijjani Reijnders has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Tijjani Reijnders was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season.

Tijjani Reijnders has 55 goals scored this season. Tijjani Reijnders was ranked #97 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Tijjani Reijnders has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Tijjani Reijnders was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Tijjani Reijnders has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tijjani Reijnders has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Zakaria Aboukhlal MF,FW

Zakaria Aboukhlal has 11 shots fired this season. Zakaria Aboukhlal was ranked #236 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Zakaria Aboukhlal has 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Zakaria Aboukhlal was ranked #46 in shots on goal this season.

Zakaria Aboukhlal has 186 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Zakaria Aboukhlal was ranked #322 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Zakaria Aboukhlal had 2 assists this season. Zakaria Aboukhlal was ranked #35 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Zakaria Aboukhlal has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Zakaria Aboukhlal has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Håkon Evjen FW,MF

Håkon Evjen has 0 shots fired this season. Håkon Evjen was ranked #339 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Håkon Evjen had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Håkon Evjen was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season.

Håkon Evjen has 13 goals scored this season. Håkon Evjen was ranked #365 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Håkon Evjen had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Håkon Evjen was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Håkon Evjen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Håkon Evjen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Timo Letschert DF

Timo Letschert has 1 shots fired this season. Timo Letschert was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Timo Letschert has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Timo Letschert has 277 goals scored this season. Timo Letschert was ranked #264 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Timo Letschert had 0 assists this season. Timo Letschert was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Timo Letschert has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Timo Letschert has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Teun Koopmeiners MF

As a shooter, Teun Koopmeiners had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #220 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Teun Koopmeiners had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #46 in shots on goal this season.

Teun Koopmeiners has 540 goals scored this season. Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #106 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Teun Koopmeiners has 1 assists this season. Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #81 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Teun Koopmeiners has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Teun Koopmeiners has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Dani de Wit MF

Dani de Wit has 16 shots fired this season. Dani de Wit was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Dani de Wit has 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Dani de Wit was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Dani de Wit had 540 goals this season. Dani de Wit was ranked #106 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Dani de Wit has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Dani de Wit was ranked #17 in assists this season.

Dani de Wit has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dani de Wit has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

The SC Heerenveen Roster

The Players to Watch for the SC Heerenveen

Oliver Batista-Meier MF,FW

As a shooter, Oliver Batista-Meier had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Oliver Batista-Meier was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season. Oliver Batista-Meier has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Oliver Batista-Meier has 460 goals scored this season. Oliver Batista-Meier was ranked #163 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Oliver Batista-Meier has 1 assists this season. Oliver Batista-Meier was ranked #81 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Oliver Batista-Meier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Oliver Batista-Meier has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Hamdi Akujobi MF

As a shooter, Hamdi Akujobi had 1 shots fired this season. Hamdi Akujobi was ranked #271 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hamdi Akujobi had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Hamdi Akujobi had 45 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Hamdi Akujobi was ranked #174 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SC Heerenveen teammates, Hamdi Akujobi had 0 assists this season. Hamdi Akujobi was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Hamdi Akujobi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hamdi Akujobi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Rodney Kongolo MF

As a shooter, Rodney Kongolo had 3 shots fired this season. Rodney Kongolo was ranked #125 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rodney Kongolo had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #105 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Rodney Kongolo had 620 goals this season. Rodney Kongolo was ranked #60 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Rodney Kongolo has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Rodney Kongolo was ranked #81 in assists this season.

Rodney Kongolo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rodney Kongolo has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Mitchell van Bergen FW,MF

As a shooter, Mitchell van Bergen had 16 shots fired this season. Mitchell van Bergen was ranked #209 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Mitchell van Bergen has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #7 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Mitchell van Bergen had 537 goals this season. Mitchell van Bergen was ranked #116 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Mitchell van Bergen has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Mitchell van Bergen was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Mitchell van Bergen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mitchell van Bergen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Sherel Floranus DF

Sherel Floranus has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sherel Floranus was ranked #175 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sherel Floranus had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Sherel Floranus has 630 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Sherel Floranus was ranked #44 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SC Heerenveen teammates, Sherel Floranus had 0 assists this season. Sherel Floranus was ranked #249 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Sherel Floranus has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sherel Floranus has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Joey Veerman MF

As a shooter, Joey Veerman had 13 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Joey Veerman was ranked #220 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joey Veerman had 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #46 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Joey Veerman has 615 goals scored this season. Joey Veerman was ranked #63 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Joey Veerman has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Joey Veerman was ranked #35 in assists this season.

Joey Veerman has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Joey Veerman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Jan Paul van Hecke DF

Jan Paul van Hecke has 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Jan Paul van Hecke was ranked #125 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jan Paul van Hecke had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Jan Paul van Hecke was ranked #179 in shots on goal this season.

Jan Paul van Hecke has 521 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Jan Paul van Hecke was ranked #127 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SC Heerenveen teammates, Jan Paul van Hecke had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Jan Paul van Hecke was ranked #81 in assists this season.

Jan Paul van Hecke has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jan Paul van Hecke has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Rein Smit FW

Rein Smit has 0 shots fired this season. Rein Smit was ranked #339 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Rein Smit has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #300 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Rein Smit had 25 goals this season. Rein Smit was ranked #286 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his SC Heerenveen teammates, Rein Smit had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Rein Smit was ranked #249 in assists this season.

Rein Smit has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rein Smit has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

AZ Alkmaar Team Stats

The AZ Alkmaar Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AZ Alkmaar was able to score 2.50 goals. This puts AZ Alkmaar in a ranking of #2 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AZ Alkmaar was able to score 1.83 goals off assists. This puts AZ Alkmaar in a league ranking of #2 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, AZ Alkmaar was able to score at a 0.39 rate on their shots on target. Is AZ Alkmaar a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #4 in Eredivisie in shooting percentage.

AZ Alkmaar attempted 6.33 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Eredivisie in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. AZ Alkmaar attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.3 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #4 in Eredivisie in shots on target.

AZ Alkmaar Defensive Stats and Metrics

AZ Alkmaar gave up 1.67 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. AZ Alkmaar is #11 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.67 shots were saved by AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. AZ Alkmaar is ranked #8 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 54.5% of shots on target were saved by AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers. AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #17 in shots saved percentage. AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 16.7% of the time. This puts AZ Alkmaar at #10 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

AZ Alkmaar Utility Stats

AZ Alkmaar tried 2.5 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts AZ Alkmaar in the top 19 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar has successfully intercepted 19.33 passes per 90 minutes of action. AZ Alkmaar is in the top 39 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AZ Alkmaar commits 0.17 fouls. This puts AZ Alkmaar in the top 100 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AZ Alkmaar drew 10.17 fouls. AZ Alkmaar is in the top 89 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.67 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts AZ Alkmaar in the top 89 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

SC Heerenveen Team Stats

The SC Heerenveen Offensive Stats and Metrics

SC Heerenveen scored 2.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts SC Heerenveen in a ranking of #5 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. SC Heerenveen scored those goals off assists 85.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.71 assists. SC Heerenveen has a ranking of #4 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, SC Heerenveen was able to score at a 0.35 rate on their shots on target. Is SC Heerenveen a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #5 in Eredivisie in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, SC Heerenveen attempts 5.71 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. SC Heerenveen has a #7 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, SC Heerenveen is able to get 47.6 of their shots to be on goal(target). SC Heerenveen has a #7 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

SC Heerenveen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, SC Heerenveen was able to hold opponents to 0.71 goals. This puts SC Heerenveen is ranked #4 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. SC Heerenveen goalkeepers fended off 4.0 shots per 90 minutes. SC Heerenveen is ranked #9 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

SC Heerenveen goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 82.1% of the time. This puts SC Heerenveen ranks #2 in the league in saves rate. SC Heerenveen goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 42.9% of the time. SC Heerenveen is ranked #4 in clean sheet rate in the league.

SC Heerenveen Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, SC Heerenveen had 1.57 crosses of the ball on the pitch. SC Heerenveen is in the top 75 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, SC Heerenveen had 13.43 interceptions. SC Heerenveen is in the top 100 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. SC Heerenveen has committed 0.14 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts SC Heerenveen in the top 81 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, SC Heerenveen drew 11.14 fouls. This puts SC Heerenveen in the top 67 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. SC Heerenveen had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 9.29 times per 90 minutes of action. SC Heerenveen is in the top 11 percentile in offside calls against them.

AZ Alkmaar vs. SC Heerenveen Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: AZ Alkmaar 5 SC Heerenveen 6

Moneyline Pick: SC Heerenveen +261 Pinnacle Sports