Nasarawa United vs El Kanemi Warriors
Lafia Township Stadium
In the Nigeria Professional Football League's round 12 match, Nasarawa United will play host to El Kanemi Warriors at the Lafia Township Stadium. The side playing at home has the advantage in this match, since the El Kanemi Warriors, who are traveling, are coming off a defeat at the hands of the Remo Stars.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Nasarawa United - favorite to win this contest
In their previous matches, Nasarawa United had a record of two wins over Kwara United and Remo Stars, two losses to Bendel Insurance and Remo Stars, and one draw against Enyimba. Nasarawa United was able to score five goals while also allowing three goals to be scored against them. During the course of the current league season, Nasarawa United has scored an average of 0.82 goals per game. The home team was given 15 yellow cards but none of the more serious red cards during the course of the game. This season, Nasarawa United has an average possession percentage of 47.33%, indicating that the team is apparently unable to keep hold of the ball.
El Kanemi Warriors - poor form will continue
In their previous five matches, El Kanemi Warriors had a record of 0 wins, 4 losses to Plateau United, Kwara United, Kwara United, and Remo Stars, and 1 draw with Akwa United. They come into this encounter having won none of their previous five matches. Throughout those matches, the away team scored three goals but allowed 12 to be scored against them. When playing away from home, the El Kanemi Warriors had a goal scoring average of 0.45 and a goals against average of 1.73. The team was shown a total of nine yellow cards but none of the more serious red cards. The El Kanemi Warriors are not very strong at maintaining possession of the ball, as evidenced by their overall average of 48.67% throughout this season.
In recent history, Nasarawa United and El Kanemi Warriors have only played each other a total of five times, with Nasarawa United taking home two victories and El Kanemi Warriors taking home three. In the head-to-head matchups between the two teams, Nasarawa United scored 8 goals, while El Kanemi Warriors only managed to score 6 goals.
Expert Betting Tips
Even though they are just as inferior as their opponents, the Kanemi Warriors, the home team is expected to get back on track and start winning games again. Due to the fact that both of these clubs have been performing poorly, we do not anticipate there being many goals scored in this matchup.