Stadium: Yakubu Gowon Stadium
Time: 01.02.2023, 06:00 PM
On Wednesday, Champions Rivers United will host winless Wikki Tourists at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium. Wikki Tourists board gave coach Kabiru Sulaiman Dogo and his crew two games ultimatum after a poor run of results. And it’s looking like a game over for the coach, as they stand no chance here.
Rivers United (1st)
Last three games: WDWW
Rivers United have picked up from where they stopped last season with three wins and a draw. They remain one of the two unbeaten sides in the division, scoring seven while conceding four. More recently, they secured another impressive victory over Dakkada FC on the road as they came from a goal down to amass all the points.
The Pride of Rivers were crowned the champions after wrapping up the season with seventy-seven points. They were formidable in all their matches last season, breaking the league record of seventy-three points in a season. They racked up twenty-two points away from home in division, one of the best records in the history of the tournament.
Stanley Eguma's side were one of the best performers at home last season and have kicked off with two wins in two games already.
Wikki Tourists (10th)
Last five matches: LLLD
The visitors head here without a win over the previous four matches. After losing a game at home throughout last season, Wikki Tourists are yet to secure a win in front of their own fans this season. More recently, they obtained their first point of the season as they were held by Boma United at home. Wikki Tourists remain one of the two sides without a win this season.
Wikki Tourists have lost twice away from home in this campaign and might be playing without a coach after this encounter.
Expert Betting Tips
Wikki Tourists have a great record against Rivers United, with six wins, three losses, and three draws over the previous twelve meetings. Rivers United will take advantage of the visitors' poor run to obtain all the points here; bet on a halftime win for 1.80.
We expect to see more than two goals scored here for 2.60.
Bet on a home win and over 1.5 goals for 2.03.