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FC Groningen vs. AZ Alkmaar 12/6/2020 Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

FC Groningen meets AZ Alkmaar on 12/6/2020 at 8:30AM

AZ Alkmaar clashes with FC Groningen in a regular season match. FC Groningen with a record of 5-2-3 this season comes into this game with a 2-0-2 record on the road. AZ Alkmaar is 4-5-0 this season and is 2-2-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for FC Groningen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. AZ Alkmaar came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on FC Groningen at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for AZ Alkmaar and it is an opportunity to get rolling. AZ Alkmaar came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on FC Groningen at their home pitch.

The FC Groningen Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Groningen

Mohamed El Hankouri MF

Mohamed El Hankouri has 8 shots fired this season. Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Mohamed El Hankouri has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #125 in shots on goal this season.

Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 goals scored this season. Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #262 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Mohamed El Hankouri had 0 assists this season. Mohamed El Hankouri was ranked #262 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Bart van Hintum DF

Bart van Hintum has 3 shots fired this season. Bart van Hintum was ranked #137 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Bart van Hintum has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart van Hintum was ranked #125 in shots on goal this season.

Bart van Hintum has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Bart van Hintum was ranked #96 in goals this season. Bart van Hintum has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Bart van Hintum was ranked #13 in assists this season.

Bart van Hintum has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Bart van Hintum has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ko Itakura DF

As a shooter, Ko Itakura had 4 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ko Itakura was ranked #98 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ko Itakura had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #320 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Ko Itakura has 0 goals scored this season. Ko Itakura was ranked #262 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Ko Itakura has 0 assists this season. Ko Itakura was ranked #262 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Ko Itakura has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ko Itakura has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Patrick Joosten FW,MF

As a shooter, Patrick Joosten had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Patrick Joosten was ranked #248 in shots attempted this season. Patrick Joosten has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #55 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Patrick Joosten had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Patrick Joosten was ranked #52 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Patrick Joosten had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Patrick Joosten was ranked #262 in assists this season.

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

Daniël van Kaam MF

Daniël van Kaam has 11 shots fired this season. Daniël van Kaam was ranked #258 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Daniël van Kaam had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniël van Kaam was ranked #78 in shots on goal this season.

Daniël van Kaam has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Daniël van Kaam was ranked #262 in goals this season. Daniël van Kaam has 0 assists this season. Daniël van Kaam was ranked #262 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Daniël van Kaam has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniël van Kaam has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Azor Matusiwa MF

Azor Matusiwa has 3 shots fired this season. Azor Matusiwa was ranked #137 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Azor Matusiwa has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Azor Matusiwa was ranked #320 in shots on goal this season.

Azor Matusiwa has 0 goals scored this season. Azor Matusiwa was ranked #262 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Azor Matusiwa had 0 assists this season. Azor Matusiwa was ranked #262 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Azor Matusiwa has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Azor Matusiwa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Ahmed El Messaoudi MF

Ahmed El Messaoudi has 18 shots fired this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #226 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ahmed El Messaoudi had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #55 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ahmed El Messaoudi had 2 goals this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #52 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. Ahmed El Messaoudi has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Ahmed El Messaoudi was ranked #83 in assists this season.

Ahmed El Messaoudi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ahmed El Messaoudi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Wessel Dammers DF

Wessel Dammers has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Wessel Dammers was ranked #201 in shots attempted this season. Wessel Dammers has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Wessel Dammers was ranked #209 in shots on goal this season.

Wessel Dammers has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Wessel Dammers was ranked #262 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Groningen teammates, Wessel Dammers had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Wessel Dammers was ranked #83 in assists this season.

Wessel Dammers has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Wessel Dammers has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

The AZ Alkmaar Roster

The Players to Watch for the AZ Alkmaar

Teun Koopmeiners MF

Teun Koopmeiners has 19 shots fired this season. Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #221 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Teun Koopmeiners has 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #13 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Teun Koopmeiners has 3 goals scored this season. Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #30 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Teun Koopmeiners had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Teun Koopmeiners was ranked #28 in assists this season.

Teun Koopmeiners has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Teun Koopmeiners has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Fredrik Midtsjø MF

As a shooter, Fredrik Midtsjø had 7 shots fired this season. Fredrik Midtsjø was ranked #36 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fredrik Midtsjø had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #78 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Fredrik Midtsjø has 0 goals scored this season. Fredrik Midtsjø was ranked #262 in goals this season in the Eredivisie. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Fredrik Midtsjø had 1 assists this season. Fredrik Midtsjø was ranked #83 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Fredrik Midtsjø has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fredrik Midtsjø has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Owen Wijndal DF

As a shooter, Owen Wijndal had 10 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Owen Wijndal was ranked #270 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Owen Wijndal had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Owen Wijndal was ranked #78 in shots on goal this season.

Owen Wijndal has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Owen Wijndal was ranked #262 in goals this season. Owen Wijndal has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Owen Wijndal was ranked #83 in assists this season.

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

Dani de Wit MF,FW

As a shooter, Dani de Wit had 24 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Dani de Wit was ranked #166 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dani de Wit had 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #24 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Dani de Wit has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Dani de Wit was ranked #30 in goals this season. Dani de Wit has 3 assists this season. Dani de Wit was ranked #13 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Dani de Wit has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Dani de Wit has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Pantelis Hatzidiakos DF

Pantelis Hatzidiakos has 2 shots fired this season. Pantelis Hatzidiakos was ranked #201 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pantelis Hatzidiakos had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #320 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Pantelis Hatzidiakos had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Pantelis Hatzidiakos was ranked #262 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Pantelis Hatzidiakos had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Pantelis Hatzidiakos was ranked #83 in assists this season.

Pantelis Hatzidiakos has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Pantelis Hatzidiakos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Jonas Svensson DF

As a shooter, Jonas Svensson had 0 shots fired this season. Jonas Svensson was ranked #356 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Jonas Svensson has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #320 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

Jonas Svensson has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Jonas Svensson was ranked #262 in goals this season. Jonas Svensson has 1 assists this season. Jonas Svensson was ranked #83 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Jonas Svensson has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Jonas Svensson has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

Myron Boadu FW

As a shooter, Myron Boadu had 10 shots fired this season. Myron Boadu was ranked #270 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Myron Boadu had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #38 in shots on goal this season in the Eredivisie.

As a scorer, Myron Boadu had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Myron Boadu was ranked #30 in goals this season. Myron Boadu has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in Eredivisie, Myron Boadu was ranked #262 in assists this season.

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

Albert Guðmundsson FW

As a shooter, Albert Guðmundsson had 22 shots fired this season. Albert Guðmundsson was ranked #173 in shots attempted this season in the Eredivisie. Albert Guðmundsson has 10 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in Eredivisie, Albert Guðmundsson was ranked #173 in shots on goal this season.

Albert Guðmundsson has 3 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in Eredivisie, Albert Guðmundsson was ranked #30 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his AZ Alkmaar teammates, Albert Guðmundsson had 2 assists this season. Albert Guðmundsson was ranked #28 in assists this season in the Eredivisie League.

Albert Guðmundsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Albert Guðmundsson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Eredivisie action.

FC Groningen Team Stats

The FC Groningen Offensive Stats and Metrics

FC Groningen scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts FC Groningen in a ranking of #12 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Groningen was able to score 0.90 goals off assists. This puts FC Groningen in a league ranking of #10 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

FC Groningen converted on 0.24 of attempted shots on goal. FC Groningen has a #12 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, FC Groningen attempts 4.1 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. FC Groningen has a #14 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, FC Groningen is able to get 32.3 of their shots to be on goal(target). FC Groningen has a #14 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

FC Groningen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Groningen was able to hold opponents to 0.8 goals. FC Groningen is #6 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. FC Groningen goalkeepers fended off 2.8 shots per 90 minutes. This puts FC Groningen in a ranking of #2 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

FC Groningen goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.9% of the time. FC Groningen goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #8 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 40.0% of games resulted in a clean sheet for FC Groningen. FC Groningen is ranked #4 in clean sheet rate in the league.

FC Groningen Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, FC Groningen had 1.6 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts FC Groningen in the top 61 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. FC Groningen has successfully intercepted 18.7 passes per 90 minutes of action. FC Groningen is in the top 42 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Groningen commits 0.0 fouls. This puts FC Groningen in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. FC Groningen drew 10.7 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Groningen in the top 78 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. FC Groningen had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 9.5 times per 90 minutes of action. FC Groningen is in the top 25 percentile in offside calls against them.

AZ Alkmaar Team Stats

The AZ Alkmaar Offensive Stats and Metrics

AZ Alkmaar scored 2.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts AZ Alkmaar in a ranking of #2 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar scored those goals off assists 78.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.56 assists. This puts AZ Alkmaar in a league ranking of #2 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

AZ Alkmaar converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. Is AZ Alkmaar a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #7 in Eredivisie in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, AZ Alkmaar attempts 6.78 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #2 in Eredivisie in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, AZ Alkmaar is able to get 39.6 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #2 in Eredivisie in shots on target.

AZ Alkmaar Defensive Stats and Metrics

AZ Alkmaar gave up 1.22 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts AZ Alkmaar is ranked #8 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers fended off 2.89 shots per 90 minutes. This puts AZ Alkmaar in a ranking of #3 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 57.7% of shots on target were saved by AZ Alkmaar goalkeepers. This puts AZ Alkmaar ranks #17 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for AZ Alkmaar. AZ Alkmaar is ranked #5 in clean sheet rate in the league.

AZ Alkmaar Utility Stats

AZ Alkmaar tried 2.11 crosses per 90 minutes of action. AZ Alkmaar is in the top 28 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar has successfully intercepted 20.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts AZ Alkmaar in the top 11 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, AZ Alkmaar commits 0.11 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 10.44 fouls. This puts AZ Alkmaar in the top 89 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. AZ Alkmaar had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.11 times per 90 minutes of action. AZ Alkmaar is in the top 78 percentile in offside calls against them.

FC Groningen vs. AZ Alkmaar Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: FC Groningen 1 AZ Alkmaar 2

Moneyline Pick: AZ Alkmaar -192 Mybookie.ag