Stadium: King Zwelithini Stadium
Time: 02.12.2023, 08:30 PM
Richards Bay will take on Stellenbosch in the semifinals of the Carling Cup at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Saturday. The Stellies have six wins in their last seven games in all competitions, while the visitors head here with a commanding performance against Orlando Pirates in the PSL.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The home side are gradually returning to shape with two games without defeat. Richards Bay knocked out Orlando Pirates in the quarterfinals on penalties after a toothless draw at full-time. Richards Bay are playing with lots of confidence recently and have been solid on their ground keeping three clean sheets in their last three matches.
The Stellies are enjoying themselves again after a poor start to the season, as they have won seven of their last nine matches. Stellenbosch head here following their (0-2) convincing victory over Polokwane in the quarterfinals.
Steven Baker's men have picked up twenty points from a combined thirty-nine, with three wins on the road this season in the league.
Expert Betting Tips
Over their previous seven meetings, Richards Bay have won four, while Stellenbosch have recorded two wins and a game ending in a draw. Stellenbosch won against the host side a few days ago as Iqraam Rayners scored twice while Richards Bay responded once. The Stellies have been a force in recent games and march here in high spirits. On the opposing end, Richards Bay will hope to compensate their fans by making it to the finals after knocking out Orlando Pirates. This game will be evenly contested as Stellenbosch will be careful not to lose their third semi-final this calendar year. It’s going to be tough but Richards Bay won’t be able to stop the visitors from finishing the back of the net; bet on BTTS for 2.17.
We expect the visitors to advance here for 1.76.
Stellenbosch head here on the back of a fantastic performance in the Carling Cup, and we think they’ll be able to draw motivation from the win to secure the maximum points here. Stellenbosch are expected to be the stronger side here, and a win in either half is likely for 1.75.