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Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar Prediction, Lineups & Odds

We’re expecting a high-scoring clash between Heerenveen and AZ Alkmaar. Therefore, head to the Total Goals market and our betting prediction is to back Over 2.5 at 1.80 where we need three or more.

Expert Analysis

The formbook is always a good place to start ahead of making football recommendations. Team news is also an important port of call, while the stats we present always tell an interesting story.

Key Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar stats:

  • In 16 of the last 20 Heerenveen matches, there have been Over 2.5 Goals
  • Heerenveen have conceded 2 or more goals in 12 of their last 20 matches
  • Heerenveen have scored 2 or more goals in 5 of their past 10 home matches
  • In 14 of the last 20 AZ Alkmaar matches, there have been Over 2.5 Goals
  • AZ Alkmaar have scored 2 or more goals in 11 of their past 18 matches this season

The Over 2.5 Goals selection is our betting tip at 1.80. Both teams can find the net in this Eredivisie clash and we’re needing the net to bulge three or more times.

If you’re looking for bigger odds, you can have a bang on Over 3.5 Goals and that is a significantly larger price with the bookies.

Last Matches & H2H

Heerenveen played Excelsior in their last game. They lost 3-0 and recorded 59% of possession in this Eredivisie match at Van Donge and De Roo Stadion.

AZ Alkmaar drew 2-2 in their previous match when facing PEC Zwolle in Eredivisie. They had eight shots on target at AFAS Stadion and recorded 63% possession. Evangelos Pavlidis and Sven Mijnans scored and they were awarded eleven corners.

The last game between Heerenveen and AZ Alkmaar saw AZ Alkmaar win the game 3-0 at AFAS Stadion.

In the past 10 encounters, we have seen Heerenveen win one time and AZ Alkmaar land eight victories. The other clash between the teams was a draw.

Confirmed Lineups

Heerenveen (confirmed lineup): Andries Noppert, Oliver Braude, Sven van Beek, Pawel Bochniewicz, Mats Koehlert, Syb van Ottele, Simon Olsson, Patrik Waalemark, Luuk Brouwers, Osame Sahraoui, Pelle van Amersfoort.

AZ Alkmaar (confirmed lineup): Rome Owusu-Oduro, Denso Kasius, Riechedly Bazoer, Alexandre Penetra, David Moeller Wolfe, Sven Mijnans, Dani de Wit, Jordy Clasie, Mayckel Lahdo, Vangelis Pavlidis, Myron van Brederode.

Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar Prediction


Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80

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Published 00:49, 26 January 2024

Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar Odds

With a 49% chance of winning, AZ Alkmaar are favourites to win this Eredivisie match and they’re available at betting odds of 2.05 with the bookies. If you’re looking for an alternative angle, Heerenveen are trading at 3.40.

The expectation is that Over 2.5 Goals will be scored according to the latest odds. The Both Teams to Score market is always popular and BTTS Yes can be backed at 1.67.

The good news is that you can access hundreds of markets for any Eredivisie match. All the leading football betting sites have a massive range of pre-match and In-Play betting options.

Team News

It’s good to know about any injuries and this is reflected in our Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar team news, with this leading to predicted and confirmed lineups.

If you’re looking for the latest player information, check out the Eredivisie squads.

Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar Lineups

Heerenveen Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

AZ Alkmaar Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

Heerenveen Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1


44
Andries Noppert


45
Oliver Braude


4
Sven van Beek


5
Pawel Bochniewicz


7
Mats Koehlert


6
Syb van Ottele


19
Simon Olsson


24
Patrik Waalemark


28
Luuk Brouwers


20
Osame Sahraoui


11
Pelle van Amersfoort


20
Rome Owusu-Oduro


30
Denso Kasius


25
Riechedly Bazoer


5
Alexandre Penetra


18
David Moeller Wolfe


16
Sven Mijnans


10
Dani de Wit


8
Jordy Clasie


23
Mayckel Lahdo


9
Vangelis Pavlidis


19
Myron van Brederode

AZ Alkmaar Confirmed Lineup 4-3-3

Heerenveen Substitutes

  • 2Denzel Hall
  • 9D. Seland Karlsbakk
  • 13Mickey van der Hart
  • 14Charlie Webster
  • 17Che Nunnely
  • 21Djenahro Nunumete
  • 23Jan Bekkema
  • 25Nathan Tjoe-A-On
  • 26Anas Tahiri
  • 33Thom Haye
  • 40Espen van Ee

AZ Alkmaar Substitutes

  • 3Wouter Goes
  • 6Tiago Dantas
  • 7Jens Odgaard
  • 11Ibrahim Sadiq
  • 14Kristijan Belic
  • 15Ruben van Bommel
  • 17Jayden Addai
  • 21Ernest Poku
  • 27Goncalo Esteves
  • 29Mexx Meerdink
  • 34Mees de Wit
  • 53Tristan Kuijsten

19 Jan
Eredivisie

Excelsior
3-0
SC Heerenveen

13 Jan
Eredivisie

PEC Zwolle
2-2
SC Heerenveen

16 Dec
Eredivisie

SC Heerenveen
1-2
FC Volendam

20 Jan
Eredivisie

AZ Alkmaar
2-2
PEC Zwolle

16 Jan
KNVB Cup

AZ Alkmaar
7-5
Quick Boys

13 Jan
Eredivisie

FC Twente
2-1
AZ Alkmaar

The Heerenveen vs AZ Alkmaar lineups are available before kick-off, with the predicted lineups showing first and they are followed by confirmed starting 11s.

Netherlands FlagEredivisie Table

1 PSV 18 17 1 0 60:8 52
2 Feyenoord 18 13 3 2 52:17 42
3 FC Twente 18 11 4 3 36:21 37
4 AZ Alkmaar 18 10 4 4 38:18 34
5 Ajax 17 8 4 5 38:32 28
6 Go Ahead E. 18 7 5 6 30:26 26
7 NEC Nijmegen 18 6 7 5 34:30 25
8 Sp. Rotterdam 18 7 4 7 24:24 25
9 Excelsior 18 4 8 6 31:35 20
10 PEC Zwolle 18 5 5 8 27:32 20
11 SC Heerenveen 18 6 2 10 26:35 20
12 Fortuna Sittard 17 5 4 8 17:30 19
13 Almere 17 5 4 8 19:34 19
14 FC Utrecht 18 4 7 7 18:27 19
15 Heracles 18 5 4 9 23:41 19
16 RKC Waalwijk 17 4 2 11 16:30 14
17 FC Volendam 18 3 3 12 19:42 12
18 SBV Vitesse 18 3 3 12 13:39 12

1 PSV 9 9 0 0 29:5 27
2 FC Twente 9 7 1 1 19:12 22
3 Feyenoord 9 6 2 1 26:8 20
4 AZ Alkmaar 10 6 2 2 25:11 20
5 Fortuna Sittard 9 5 2 2 13:9 17
6 Go Ahead E. 9 5 1 3 22:12 16
7 Ajax 8 5 1 2 20:11 16
8 NEC Nijmegen 10 4 3 3 21:15 15
9 SC Heerenveen 8 4 1 3 15:10 13
10 Excelsior 9 2 5 2 15:15 11
11 Heracles 9 3 2 4 11:20 11
12 Sp. Rotterdam 9 2 3 4 10:15 9
13 PEC Zwolle 9 2 2 5 9:15 8
14 FC Utrecht 9 1 5 3 11:18 8
15 Almere 8 2 2 4 10:17 8
16 RKC Waalwijk 9 2 1 6 10:18 7
17 FC Volendam 8 2 1 5 8:17 7
18 SBV Vitesse 9 1 3 5 6:13 6

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