Stadium: Jos International Stadium
Time: 02.04.2023, 06:00 PM
Last year's runner-up will square off with Bendel Insurance at the Jos International Stadium on Sunday. This game promises to be exciting as the home side will look to end the visitors' unbeaten record.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Plateau United (5th)
Last five games: DWLWL
Last season’s runners-up have failed to replicate their form this season, as they’ve won five since the beginning of the season. Plateau United lost to Shooting Stars on the road in a five-goal thriller. Despite Plateau leading in the 22nd minute, the home side responded three times before another goal from the visitors ended in (a 3-2) win for Sunshine Stars.
Fidelis Ikechukwu's team deserved at least a point in that encounter. Plateau United have won four and drawn once at home this season.
Bendel Insurance (1st)
Last five games: DWWWD
After their excellent performance at Enyimba Aba, Bendel Insurance settled for a (1-1) stalemate at home against Akwa United as Imade Osarenkhoe took his tally to seven goals when he struck two minutes into the game before a leveler from the visitors. Since their return to the NPFL, Bendel Insurance remain the only unbeaten side, winning seven while sharing the spoils four. It has never happened in the league's history where a newly promoted side will have such a decent run of games.
Bendel Insurance attacking duo of Ismail Sarki and Imade Osehenkhoe have been influential since the season's commencement.
Bendel Insurance have won three and drawn twice in their last five away games.
Expert Betting Tips
Both sides met this season as Bendel Insurance obtained maximum points with the last kick of the game in a (2-1) victory. Bendel Insurance are very organized and hardly concedes silly goals. It’s going to be a tough game for the home side, but we see them as the only side capable of putting an end to the visitors' unbeaten run; bet on a home win for 1.57.
We expect the visitors to get a goal here as well; bet on BTTS for 2.20.
Both sides might settle for a halftime draw here for 2.15.