Al-Ahli FC vs Al-Ettifaq FC
Stadium: Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium
In the upcoming 8th round of the Saudi Pro League, an exciting match is on the horizon as Al-Ahli faces off against Al-Ettifaq FC at the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium. Al-Ahli is currently in great form with great performances in their games this season. Al-Ettifaq on the other hand is also in amazing form and we are in for a very entertaining encounter on Saturday. Here, we present meticulously crafted tips to enrich your anticipation of the upcoming football encounter.
Al-Ahli FC (6th)
In their most recent league match against Al-Nassr, Al-Ahli mounted a spirited comeback but fell short, eventually losing the game 4-3. As they prepare to face Al-Ettifaq, who have been in excellent form, Al-Ahli is undoubtedly determined to continue their winning streak.
Al-Ahli is poised to make a significant impact in the Saudi Pro League this season, showcasing a strong beginning. Their overall league performance stands out, boasting 5 wins and two losses from 7 games played and a collective tally of 13 goals scored. Leading the team's scoring efforts is Roberto Firmino, who has netted a total of 3 goals this season.
Al-Ettifaq FC (4th)
Al-Ettifaq is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak in the league, with their most recent victory being a thrilling 4-3 win over Al-Taee. Moussa Dembele's late 93rd-minute goal secured the victory for Al-Ettifaq in that game, and they will be looking to maintain their momentum as they face Al-Ahli on Saturday.
Ettifaq's performance this season has been nothing short of remarkable, losing only a game since the start of the season. Their overall league statistics reflect these accomplishments, boasting 5 wins, a draw, and a loss out of 6 games played. Quaison and Dembele stand out as key contributors to the team's success, having scored a total of 3 & 4 goals each this season.
A critical look at their last 8 encounters produced 5 victories for Al-Ahli and 3 victories for Al-Ettifaq.
Expert Betting Tips
Given the recent form of both teams and their scoring prowess in the league, a high-scoring game is likely. Therefore, betting on the goal options appears to be the best choice. A total of over 2.5 goals at 1.57 odds is a solid betting option. Furthermore, wagering on either team to score over 1.5 goals is also a reasonable choice.
Considering the attacking capabilities of both Al-Ahli and Al-Ettifaq, it's plausible to expect both teams to find the net. Betting on both teams to score at 1.66 odds seems like a sensible bet. Additionally, a more high-risk bet would be to predict that each team will score a minimum of two goals, which is available at 4.39 odds.