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The Premier Division fixture at Pietersburg Stadium on Saturday will see home side Baroka do battle with Mamelodi Sundowns.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Baroka v Mamelodi Sundowns, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Baroka enter this match following a 2-2 Premier Division drawn result versus TS Galaxy.
It has not been often in recent games that Baroka have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Bakgaga have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 10 goals along the way. Nevertheless, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern shall be sustained in this upcoming game or not.
Ahead of this meeting, Baroka are unbeaten in the league by Mamelodi Sundowns in their previous 2 games.
Mamelodi Sundowns go into this match after a 1-0 Premier Division win in the defeat of Orlando Pirates in their last outing.
In their previous 6 clashes, Mamelodi Sundowns have helped themselves to a total of 12 goals. Sundowns have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, their defenders have seen 5 goals go against them.
Analysis of their past results shows that Mamelodi Sundowns:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 7 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings going back to 05/12/2017 shows that Baroka have won 1 of these & Mamelodi Sundowns 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
11 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 3 of them for Bakgaga and 8 created by Sundowns. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
Team News: Baroka
Baroka manager Wedson Nyirenda does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Mamelodi Sundowns
Sundowns manager Pitso Mosimane has some current player fitness concerns. Gift Motupa (Unknown Injury) and Mauricio Affonso (Groin Surgery) won’t be making appearances.
We’re inclined to think that Mamelodi Sundowns and Baroka may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. We’re therefore tipping a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of this game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pietersburg Stadium (15,000)
Captain: Letladi Madubanya
Chairman: Khurishi Mphahlele
Manager: Wedson Nyirenda
Competitions: Premier Division position 8