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Orlando Pirates head to Lucas Moripe Stadium on Wednesday for the Premier Division tie with home side SuperSport United.
All SuperSport United v Orlando Pirates match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
SuperSport United head into this match following a 1-1 Premier Division drawn match versus Kaizer Chiefs.
SuperSport have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets lately, but they have also done enough to hit the back of the net themselves. Over their last 6 matches, SuperSport have seen their goal breached in 5 of them while also getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those games.
Their previous form shows that SuperSport United:
- haven't won against Orlando Pirates in their last 2 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 14 league matches at home. So impressive.
Orlando Pirates head into the clash after a 2-0 Premier Division win as they beat Cape Town City in their last fixture.
Over the course of 5 of the prior six clashes involving Orlando Pirates, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game in that period works out to a mere 1.67, with the average goals for Buccaneers, The Bucs being 1. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Coming into this clash, Orlando Pirates are winless against SuperSport United when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings dating back to 11/04/2018 shows that SuperSport United have won 2 of these games and Orlando Pirates 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 for SuperSport and 7 belonging to Buccaneers, The Bucs. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.33.
Team News: SuperSport United
There’s just a single fitness concern for the SuperSport United gaffer Kaitano Tembo to be concerned with from an otherwise fully-primed set of players. Teboho Mokoena (Unknown Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Orlando Pirates
Thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from, Orlando Pirates manager Rhulani Mokwena has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
In our view, Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very even match with a score draw at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lucas Moripe Stadium (28,900)
Chairman: Gideon Khobane
Manager: Kaitano Tembo
Competitions: Premier Division position 2