Al-Ittihad FC vs Al-Fateh FC
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
In the upcoming 7th round of the Saudi Pro League, an exciting match is on the horizon as Al-Ittihad faces off against Al-Fateh FC at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium. Both teams are currently in outstanding form, each having emerged victorious in their recent league fixtures. With such strong performances from both sides, we anticipate a highly competitive and goal-filled encounter ahead. Here, we present meticulously crafted tips to enrich your anticipation of the upcoming football encounter.
Al-Ittihad FC (3rd)
Following a disappointing loss to Al-Hilal, Al-Ittihad managed to make a comeback by securing a narrow victory in their latest league match against the newly promoted Al-Akhdoud. Despite expectations of a high-scoring game, it concluded with a 0-1 win for Al-Ittihad, with Karim Benzema notching the sole goal. Looking ahead to their Thursday matchup against Al-Akhdoud, Al-Ittihad is resolute in maintaining their winning momentum. Additionally, they commenced their AFC Champions League campaign with a triumph over AGMK on Monday.
Al-Ittihad has commenced the season on a positive note, boasting an impressive overall league record of 5 victories and a loss from the 6 games they have played. Hamdallah leads the team's efforts on goals with a total of 5 goals this season.
Al-Fateh FC (7th)
Al-Fateh's winning streak continued as they netted three goals against Al-Khaleej in their latest league match, ultimately securing a 1-3 victory. Impressively, Fateh has now accumulated a total of 8 goals in their past two league games, achieving two consecutive victories in the process.
As they gear up to face Al-Ittihad on Thursday, Al-Fateh is eager to maintain their newfound momentum. Their overall league performance this season consists of three wins, two draws, and a single loss from the 6 games they have played.
A critical look at their last 10 encounters produced 5 wins for Ittihad, 3 draws and 2 wins for Fateh.
Expert Betting Tips
Certainly, Al-Fateh has maintained a consistent scoring record throughout this season, making them a formidable opponent. On the other hand, Al-Ittihad is in excellent form and is considered the favorite for this matchup. However, our focus will be on the goal-scoring possibilities in this game, given that their last 8 encounters have witnessed a total of over 2.5 goals. Given the recent form of both teams, it's highly likely that we'll see over 2.5 goals scored in this match.
Furthermore, when these two teams have faced each other, they have displayed a strong scoring record, with both sides finding the net in 9 out of their last 10 encounters. Betting on "Both Teams to Score" (BTTS) at odds of 1.70 appears to be an appealing option.