RKC are currently in their 2nd season in the top flight of Dutch football; and stand a good chance of survival with a 4-point gap from the relegation places. They host Dutch giants, Ajax, who are on the cusp of winning the 2020/21 Eredivisie.
RKC Waalwijk vs AFC Ajax top betting tips
- Market: Popular Goal Scorer
- Ajax: Dušan Tadić, Anytime
- Both Teams to Score
- Over/Under Total Goals
- Over 2.5
The odds presented here are always subject to change. One should check with the bookmaker before placing the bet. These odds are provided by William Hill, our recommended bookmaker for the big game.
Popular Goal Scorer (Anytime): Ajax, Dušan Tadić
The Serbian maestro has been imperious form once again in 2020/21, with 19 goals and 22 assists for club and country in all competitions. Playing as a forward for Ajax, Tadić has 5 goal involvements in his last 5 away games for the Dutch giants, with 3 of the 5 being goals. He has been instrumental since his arrival in the summer of 2018.
Both Teams to Score
RKC have scored at least once in their last 6 home games in the league, whilst Ajax score 3.15 goals per game. Ajax will prevail due to the quality of player and system; RKC will grab a consolation when the Dutch giants take their foot off the gas.
Over 2.5 Goals
Soon-to-be Champions Ajax have scored over 3 goals a game in the Eredivisie (85 goals in 27 games); and have scored 21 more goals than the next-best AZ Alkmaar with a game in hand. The fluid attacking style of Ajax has guaranteed goals regardless of opposition, and the numbers illustrate it as well.
RKC Waalwijk vs AFC Ajax Preview and Team News
The Dutch club almost have a clean bill of health coming into this game, with only forward Morad El-Haddouti unavailable since November 2020 through injury. Head Coach Fred Grim has been at RKC since 2018, and led the team to promotion from the Eerste Divisie in 2018/19. This is his first coaching role in the Eredivisie.
Ajax will be without a few certain starters for the game; with experienced defender Daley Blind out for the season, whilst right-back Noussair Mazraoui will be out until later in the month with an eye injury. Backup goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg recently suffered a knee injury that will keep him out till May 2021. Erik ten Hag has been manager of Ajax since 2018, and has won a league and cup each in his time in charge.
Best Odds and Stats on RKC Waalwijk vs AFC Ajax
RKC vs Ajax
Head to Head RKC Last 5 Ajax Last 5
0 - 1
3 - 0
6 - 1
3 - 0
1 - 2
3 - 0
2 - 1
3 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 0
3 - 1
0 - 3
4 - 0
2 - 0
1 - 1
RKC vs Ajax
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FAQs regarding RKC Waalwijk vs AFC Ajax
Where is the match taking place?
The Mandemakers Stadion plays host to this game; it’s the home stadium of RKC Waalwijk. It holds 7,500 people.
What time is kickoff for this game?
This game begins on 11 April 2021 at 2:45pm GMT.
Which team is the favorite to win?
AFC Ajax are the bookmakers’ favorites to win the tie with odds of 1/7.