Stadium: Hougang Stadium
Time: 22.07.2022, 02:45 PM
On Friday, the Cheetahs will square off with the Eagles at the Hougang Stadium. The visitors will wish to build on their (1-1) draw against Lion City on matchday 16 to see off a relentless Hougang United. Can the home team make it three wins in five matches?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Hougang United (5th)
Last five matches: LWDWD
The Cheetahs pulled off one of the most significant comebacks against Tanjong Pagar on matchday 14 as they came back from two goals down to secure a point away from home.
The home team have lost just once in the last five matches, with two victories and two draws. They have been getting positive results even when they play ugly.
They recorded a tremendous victory over a depleted Young Lion side on matchday 13; four unanswered goals secured them the much-needed win; just after that, they secured a point against the Sailors on matchday 14. Furthermore, they enjoyed another great game when they defeated Tampines Rovers (4-2), and a (2-2) draw against Tanjong Pagar more recently.
Hougang United still have a lot of work to do this season if they are to assume the AFC champions league spot.
They have recorded four wins, two draws and a loss in the last six home matches.
Geylang International (6th)
Last five matches: DWWWD
The Eagles have been in imperious form of late with good games without a defeat. They have earned seventeen points in the last sixteen matches and are nineteen points behind the league leaders.
They extended their unbeaten runs against Lion City; after taking the lead in the 40th minute, the visitors levelled just seconds before the hour-half mark. They held on when they secured a crucial point against the league leader.
The Eagles are one of the underperforming teams away from home this season, with two wins, a draw and five losses.
Expert Betting Tips
The last twenty matches between both teams have ended in eight wins for Hougang, seven for Geylang, and five games ending in a draw.
Despite conceding 28 goals in 16 games, Eagles stopper Zaiful Nizam has six clean sheets to his name – only one behind league-leading Hassan Sunny (seven).
However, Hougang United have been the better side in the last five matches with four wins and a draw, the home team have lost once in the previous eight games, and we are trusting them to get the point and under 4.5 for 1.90.
A win for the home team is inevitable here for 2.32.
We don't expect many goals here; bet on Under 4.5 goals for 1.50.