Ajax – Bayern Munich SOCCER PICKS
Ajax and Bayern München meet at Amsterdam ArenA, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). Bayern München presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be decisive.
After 3 wins and 2 draws, the home team is currently in the 2 nd position, with 11 points won. In the last match, they won by (0-2) out against AEK Athens, after in the previous match, they tied for (1-1) away with Benfica. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in away matches; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a win away with PEC Zwolle by (1-4). Ajax won 5 of their last 5 home matches for the UEFA Champions League.
For this competition, it records a sequence of 5 wins in the last home matches and did not lose any of the last 11 games. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 54 of the last 60 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 43 in 60 have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Ajax is a club that has won the Champions League four times throughout its history, being the most recent title won in 1994/95, in addition to having a European League title and 33 titles of the Eredivisie (Dutch Championship ). In the current season, the team has been doing a good campaign in Group E, since it has won eleven of the fifteen points played so far, two points behind the leader and seven points ahead of the third. In the last five games that Ajax played at home, for several competitions, four of them scored more than 1.5 goals and three of them scored more than 2.5 goals. We believe that in this match the Ajax, to be playing at home, will have quality to score their goals, but may also suffer goals, as their opponent is strong.
After 4 wins and 1 draw, the away team is currently in the 1 st position, with 13 points won. In the last match, they won by (5-1) at home against Benfica, after in the previous match, they won by (2-0) at home with AEK Athens. This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 12 wins and 3 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory over Nürnberg by (3-0). In the last 10 away matches Bayern München has won 8 and lost 2. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency to have goals, since in 52 of their last 60 matches there were More than 1.5 goals and in 41 of the last 60 there were More than 2.5 goals. This is a team that usually does not feel difficult to open the scoring: it scored the first goal in 13 of the last 15 games, of these 13 came to the break in advantage in 8 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 8 .
Bayern Munich is a club that won the Champions League five times, in addition to having 28 Bundesliga titles (German Championship), eighteen titles of the DFB Pokal and a title of the Europa League. In the current season, the team has been doing a good campaign in Group E, so much that they won thirteen of the fifteen points they played so far, being two points ahead of the second classified and nine points ahead of the fourth. In the last five games that Bayern Munich played as a visitor, for more than one competition, four of them scored more than 2.5 goals and in four of them the two teams scored goals. We believe that this confrontation will continue, as Bayern have quality to score goals, even playing away from home, but will face a strong opponent.