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East Riffa meet visiting rivals Riffa SC at Stād al-Bahrayn al-Watanī in the Premier League meeting on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for East Riffa v Riffa SC can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
East Riffa, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 3-0 Premier League victory against Busaiteen.
A recurring theme in more recent East Riffa games is the number of nil scores.
Taking their previous sextet of clashes before this one, in 5 of them a wager on BTTS would've lost. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Coming into this fixture, East Riffa are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches at home.
Riffa SC will come into the encounter following a 1-0 Premier League win to defeat Hidd SCC in their most recent outing.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Riffa SC has been evident in recent matches. Checking on their last 6 games shows that this has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal aggregate of 1 while Riffa have scored 8.
Coming into this meeting, Riffa SC are undefeated in their last 5 away league matches.
Team News: Riffa SC
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Riffa SC manager Ali Ashour has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this match.
We’re inclined to think that East Riffa could find themselves up against it to breach the defence of this Riffa SC team who we think will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
That’s why our selection here is for a good battle with a 0-1 victory for Riffa SC at the end of this one.
A close call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stād al-Bahrayn al-Watanī (35,580)
Manager: Pedro Gómez Carmona
Competitions: Premier League position 1