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The Premier League game at City Stadium on Thursday sees hosts Gor Mahia go up against opponents Mathare United.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Gor Mahia v Mathare United match are shown here (plus the best game odds).
Gor Mahia will be hoping for a better result after a 4-3 Premier League defeat last time out to Kariobangi Sharks.
Matches involving Gor Mahia have tended to be absorbing ones lately with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 12 of those being chalked up by Gor Mahia.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Sofapaka in Premier League competition, Mathare United will be hoping to turn things around here.
Looking at their form, and Mathare United have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in all. In defence, Slum Boys just haven’t been too solid at all. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, though.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 14/10/2017 shows us that Gor Mahia have won 0 of these and Mathare United 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 4.
A combined sum of 16 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 7 of them from Gor Mahia and 9 being from Slum Boys. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
Team News: Mathare United
With a completely injury-free squad available to select from, Mathare United boss does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
Gor Mahia will most probably stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
In contrast, Mathare United might well find it a difficult task to get shooting opportunities but we do fancy them managing to get on the scoresheet.
Accordingly, we see a decent 3-1 margin for Gor Mahia come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: City Stadium (12,000)
Chairman: Ambrose Rachier
Manager: Zé Maria
Competitions: Premier League position 16