Mamelodi Sundowns vs Stellenbosch
Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium
This South Africa Premier League clash for round 8 will take place at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium and feature a showdown between the in-form Mamelodi Sundowns and Stellenbosch. In the previous round of matches in the MTN 8 Cup, both teams were successful in claiming victory in their respective matches, which will serve as a significant boost for them here. Which do you believe will emerge victorious from this league contest?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Mamelodi Sundowns - expected to win here
Fans of Mamelodi Sundowns will be hoping for a repeat of their previous outcome, which was a victory against Orlando Pirates in the Premier Division with a score of 0-1. During that game, Mamelodi Sundowns had 51% possession of the ball and made 4 shots on goal, all of which were on target. The Orlando Pirates had a total of six shots on goal, with only one of them being successful. Due to the fact that Mamelodi Sundowns have been so effective defensively, the number of goals that have been scored against them throughout the course of their last six matches stands at 1. Mamelodi Sundowns are currently in first place in the South Africa Premier League standings with 21 points after playing in seven matches.
Stellenbosch - can the visiting team draw inspiration from their last win?
As a result of Stellenbosch's defeat in their most recent Premier Division match, which took place against Moroka Swallows, both the home team and their fans who traveled with them will be hoping for a better outcome tonight. During that match, Stellenbosch controlled possession for 55% of the time and had 11 shots on goal, with only three of them finding the target. Their competitors, the Moroka Swallows, had ten shots on goal, but only two of them were on target. According to the data, Stellenbosch has conceded goals in 5 of their most recent 6 matches, resulting in an overall goal differential of minus 8 for the team. Stellenbosch are currently positioned in the 13th rank of the South Africa Premier League with 7 points after playing in 7 matches. In seven matches, Stellenbosch have scored 5 goals while allowing 8 goals against them.
In recent history, Mamelodi Sundowns and Stellenbosch have competed against one another 8 times, with Mamelodi Sundowns emerging victorious 5 times and Stellenbosch claiming victory just once. There were a couple of games that ended in ties. In the previous head-to-head games between the two teams, Mamelodi Sundowns scored 14 goals, while Stellenbosch only managed to score 7.
Expert Betting Tips
It seems as though Stellenbosch will need to play exceptionally well in order to have any chance of scoring even one goal against a Mamelodi Sundowns squad that will most likely dominate the majority of facets of this game if the outcome is anything like we anticipate it to be. Mamelodi Sundowns are in prime position to come out on top here thanks to the fact that they have a well-rounded attack and defense going into this encounter. In addition, I do not see Stellenbosch avoiding goals in this matchup, as the attacking side of Mamelodi Sundowns is anticipated to be able to score three goals in this matchup.