Maccabi Petah Tikva FC vs Bnei Sakhnin FC
Stadium: Hamoshava Stadium
The fifth round of matches in the Israel Premier League is set to kick off on Saturday, and Maccabi Petah Tikva is determined to build on their unbeaten run this season. Bnei Sakhnin has also not lost a game this season and we are in for an amazing encounter at the Hamoshava. We envisage a very tough encounter in this game. Please see the carefully prepared tips for you.
Maccabi Petah Tikva (3rd)
Maccabi Petah kicked off their season with a 1-1 draw against Hapoel Jerusalem in their first league match. Impressively, they remain undefeated in the league this season, having notched a victory and secured three draws. In their most recent league fixture against Ashdod, they fought back to level the score at 1-1, with an 89th-minute equalizer. As they gear up to take on Bnei Sakhnin this Saturday, Petah is undoubtedly determined to achieve a more favorable outcome. Their current league record now boasts three draws from the two matches played thus far.
Bnei Sakhnin FC (4th)
Bnei Sakhnin has successfully maintained an unblemished record since the start of the league season, securing one win and three draws in their four games played thus far. Their latest league clash against Maccabi Haifa concluded with a 1-1 draw, demonstrating Bnei Sakhnin's resilience against the defending champions. Although both teams ultimately settled for a draw, Bnei Sakhnin has its sights set on a more favorable outcome as they prepare to face Maccabi Petach this coming Saturday. Their overall season statistics now reflect one win and three draws from the four games played.
A critical analysis of their last 7 encounters produced 5 victories for Bnei and 2 draws.
Expert Betting Tips
It's worth highlighting that their previous five meetings have yielded fewer than three goals, and nine out of their last ten encounters have likewise ended with fewer than three goals scored. This recurring trend is something we anticipate continuing in this upcoming match. Both teams are presently unbeaten this season and in excellent form, which suggests the potential for some goals in this game.
Our initial prediction leans towards a total of under 2.5 goals, offering odds of 1.77. Additionally, there's a likelihood that both teams may find the back of the net in this contest, making BTTS (Both Teams To Score) at 1.81 odds an appealing option as well.