Big Game Focus: Ajax v PSV

 

The top two teams in the Eredivisie lock horns on Sunday with hosts Ajax hoping to cut PSV’s five-point lead at the top of the table as the season enters the crucial stages. You can bet on the Eredivisie here.

PSV can edge closer to another Dutch Eredivisie title by avoiding defeat in Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash with their closest challengers Ajax in Amsterdam. The visitors go into this game five points clear of their rivals.

Ajax were beaten 1-0 away at AZ Alkmaar in their last match before the international break, despite dominating for most of the match. Furthermore, a win would definitely make the title run-in more interesting with less than ten matches left to play.

Betting Preview

Ajax have won only once in this fixture in the last five matches losing three and drawing the other. All the three losses came away from home so they remain unbeaten at home in the last five matches in this fixture. So you can back a Home Win Double Chance at odds of 1.22.  

Three of the last five matches in this fixture has seen Over 2.5 Goals scored. Therefore, you can back Over 2.5 Goals at odds of 1.50.

Ajax and PSV have scored a staggering combined 167 goals in the Eredivisie in 52 matches between them. Therefore you can back both teams to find the back of the net at odds of 1.50.

Team news

Carel Eiting is the only Ajax player ruled out for Sunday's game in Alkmaar, though Hakim Ziyech is also a doubt.

Mark van Bommel visits Ajax missing the injured duo of Maximiliano Romero and Ryan Thomas.

Possible line-ups

Ajax: Onana, Mazraoui, De Ligt, Blind, Tagliafico, Schone, Jong, Tadic, Beek, Neres, Dolberg

PSV: Zoet, Dumfries, Schwaab, ViergeverAngelino, Rosario, Hendrix, Lozano, Jong, Ihattaren