Ajax vs Juventus: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds

Ajax vs Juventus champions league quarter final
Champions League Quarter Final Ajax vs Juventus

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, @21:00
Johan Crujiff Arena
Quarter Final Leg 1/2


Ajax  3.40| Draw 3.30 Juventus 2.10

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Predictions | Betting Tips | Odds | Statistics

Dutch Giants Ajax welcome Italian champions Juventus to the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam for this Champions League Quarter Final first leg.

Predictions

Ajax travelled to lowly Emmen midweek and hammered them 5-2 and moved within two points of PSV who are sitting top of the Eredivise on 70 points. They have a game away to Willem II on Saturday and will need to win in that game to keep pace at the top of the league – before turning their attentions to their Champions League game with Juventus.

Juventus had another routine 2-0 win over Cagliari in Sardinia midweek and have a warm up match with Milan on Saturday in preparation for this trip to Amsterdam – The Bianconeri have lost just once in Serie A this season.

Ajax finished second in their Champion’s League group on 12 points behind Bayern Munich but ahead of the likes of Benfica and AEK Athens – they then knocked out three in a row champions Real Madrid 5-3 on aggregate including a memorable 4-1 win in the Bernabeu.

Juventus came first in their Champion’s League group on 12 points ahead of Manchester United, Valencia, and Swiss side Young Boys – they lost 2-0 in the Wanda Metropolitano to Atletico Madrid in their first leg but overturned the tie in the second, played at the Allianz Stadium – thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s hattrick. Ronaldo has been struggling with a muscle injury picked up on International duty but could be back in time for this game. A 2-2 draw is well worth considering.

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Betting Tips

The draw is available                                

Ajax outplayed Real Madrid in the last round but still ended up losing 2-1, they will need to be sharper in front of goal in this game.

Total goals over 3.5

The Dutch side will be up for this game and will be encouraged by the home crowd to attack – while Juventus aren’t quite as sturdy at the back as they used to be and that could be why the bookies are offering odds for the over 3.5 goals scored market.

Odds

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Statistics

Head to Head

These sides have met 12 times in European competition with Ajax winning two of them while Juventus have won six and there have been four draws.

Stats

  • Ajax have lost just once at home this season and that was the 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the last round – they have won 19 of their 23 games at home in all competitions this season.
  • Juventus have lost three of their last seven away games in all competitions this season and have lost two of their road games in the Champions League this season – a 2-1 loss to Young Boys in Bern and a 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the last round.
  • Ajax will be out for revenge after Juventus defeated them on penalties in the Champions League Final in 1996 and then went on to beat them 6-2 on aggregate at the semi-final stage the following year.
  • Juventus lost to Ajax 1-0 in the final of the old European Cup back in 1973 but then knocked the Dutch side out on penalties in the quarter final five years later.

Ajax  3.40| Draw 3.30 Juventus 2.10

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