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AZ vs Groningen prediction, odds, and free betting tips (21/12/2021)

AFAS Stadion will be the location for the battle between AZ Alkmaar and Groningen in the midweek action. Groningen are hoping to continue their four-game unbeaten run against AZ Alkmaar.

AZ vs Groningen – Free Betting Tips & Top Predictions

AZ Alkmaar continued to hit new heights after a 4-1 success over Willem II during the weekend. This has kept the team in the hunt for Europe next season. Groningen lost in the league for the first time in six matches following a 4-2 loss against Heracles.

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Draw at half-time and AZ win at full-time

AZ Alkmaar have been slow starters so far in the league. This has especially been prominent in recent weeks when they have drawn at half-time and gone on to win the matches at full-time in 50% of the last six games. Groningen have been in losing positions at half-time and full-time in three out of the last six games. Even though Groningen have done well to stay undefeated against AZ Alkmaar in four consecutive games, this run might come to an end.

Total goals over 2.5

The volume of goals witnessed in matches involving AZ Alkmaar has been tremendous over the last few weeks with four consecutive games producing over 2.5 goals. There have even been occasions when over 3.5 goals have occurred. Despite struggling in the bottom half the table, Groningen have been consistently scoring goals and they have averaged more than a goal per game.

Goals from both teams

Groningen might be in the bottom half of the table, but they have been a potent team in the offensive areas. Even in away matches, Groningen have averaged more than a goal per game. AZ Alkmaar are especially stupendous when comes to matches with an average of three goals scored at home.

AZ vs Groningen: Eredivisie Preview and Team News

AZ

AZ Alkmaar not far from getting back into the race for the top three spots following the recent run of results. The team are just seven points behind Feyenoord following the latest set of results. Jeremy Helmer   is the only player missing for Pascal Jansen’s team ahead of this game.

Groningen

Groningen have been able to open up a small lead over teams in the bottom three of the table. Yet, Groningen cannot be completely complacent due to the slender six-point advantage over the bottom three. Manager Danny Buijs will be without Damil Dankerlui for the game due to injuries, while Radinio Balker is doubtful for the match.

Analysing the Eredivisie Stats for AZ vs Groningen

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

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24/10/21
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2 - 0
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13/05/21
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0 - 0
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06/12/20
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1 - 2
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18/08/19
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30/03/19
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1 - 0
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18/12/21
NE
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4 - 1
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15/12/21
NC
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4 - 1
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12/12/21
NE
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1 - 2
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09/12/21
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1 - 0
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05/12/21
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3 - 1
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18/12/21
NE
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4 - 2
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15/12/21
NC
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2 - 4
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12/12/21
NE
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1 - 1
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03/12/21
NE
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1 - 1
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27/11/21
NE
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1 - 4
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Key questions on AZ vs Groningen game

AZ vs Groningen prediction

Where is the match going to take place? AFAS Stadion

When will this match start? December 21, 2021 at 20:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? AZ