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Chippa United visit Harry Gwala Stadium on Saturday for the Premier Division meeting with hosts Maritzburg United.
Our Maritzburg United v Chippa United tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (inc. the best betting odds).
Maritzburg United will be looking for a repeat result of the 0-2 Premier Division victory vs TS Galaxy.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Maritzburg United have been involved. Regarding the goal split from this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 5 and Maritzburg got themselves 6.
Pre-game facts show that Maritzburg United:
- have not registered a win against Chippa United in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
In their last fixture, Chippa United drew 2-2 in the Premier Division match with Moroka Swallows.
The stats tell the story, and Chippa United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 8 goals overall. At the back, Chilli Boys have been far from perfect. We shall soon see if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Analysis of their past results shows that Chippa United:
- have not beaten Maritzburg United when they've played them away from home in the last 4 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 26/01/2018 shows us that Maritzburg United have won 1 of these games and Chippa United 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 3.
An aggregate of 9 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 of them for Maritzburg and 6 being from Chilli Boys. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.5.
Team News: Maritzburg United
Maritzburg United boss Eric Tinkler will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Chippa United
Owing to a completely healthy squad ready to go, Chippa United manager Norman Mapeza has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
We envisage that Chippa United and Maritzburg United could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. We’re therefore expecting a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Harry Gwala Stadium (12,000)
Captain: Siyanda Xulu
Chairman: Farook Kadodia
Manager: Eric Tinkler
Competitions: Premier Division position 14