Stadium: Godswill Akpabio International
Time: 22.05.2022, 06:00 PM
The Nigeria Professional League resumes as Akwa United lock horns with Niger Tornadoes at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Sunday. The defending champions are fighting for a top-four finish and a home game against a team who have never won away this season is a favourable way to accumulate points.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Akwa United (7th)
Last five matches: WWLDD
Akwa United recorded a back to back draw against Sunshine United and Enyimba of Aba, before then, they lost to Katsina United away from home, they have taken two points away from three matches both home and away. They are 7th on the log with forty-one points and are five points adrift of third-place because reaching the second or first position might prove to be an effort in futility.
They started the season sloppily for a team that won the league last season but still have nine more games to retrace their tracks.
They have picked up eight points from a possible fifteen matches both home and away.
Niger Tornadoes (12th)
Last five matches: WLWLW
The visitors haven't won away this season, and that has placed them five points above the relegation spot. They have thirty-six points from twenty-eight games this season and have won ten, drawn seven and lost twelve matches in total.
They defeated Gombe United(1-0) on matchday 28, M. Idris scored the only goal to hand his team a significant home victory.
Niger Tornadoes haven't won this away from home this season, they have drawn four and lost eleven in the last fifteen games.
Expert Betting Tips
Akwa United have won four while Niger Tornadoes have won twice in the last seven meetings between both teams.
The home team who are also the defending champions are a tough team at home and will ensure they don't draw two games in a row at home, bet on a home win and over 1.5 goals for 1.70.
Bet on 3-0 correct score for 7.50.
A halftime win for 2.04 won't be a bad option.