Stadium: Orlando Stadium
Time: 04.02.2023, 04:30 PM
Mamelodi Sundowns are back in action on Saturday when they travel to Soweto to lock horns with Orlando Pirates. Both sides are two of the most successful teams in the division, and this fixture won’t deprive us of goals.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Orlando Pirates (4th)
Last five games: LLWWW
The Buccaneers continued their resurgence as they defeated Marumo Gallants on the road. Orlando Pirates have now won three consecutive games, scoring nine while conceding twice. The Buccaneers secured all the points against Marumo Gallants, scoring twice in both halves.
Orlando Pirates played with great enthusiasm and determination over their last three matches and will be hopeful of sustaining it at home against Mamelodi Sundowns.
The Buccaneers are far off the apex of the log, with twenty-four points separating them from the league leaders and are in fourth place with the aim of playing in the champions league next season.
Orlando Pirates have won five, lost two and drawn two in the last nine home games.
Mamelodi Sundowns (1st)
Last five games: WWWWW
The Brazilians continued to dominate the league as they extended their winning streak to twelve matches. Their style of play can be compared to Manchester City in England, as they always suck their opponents out from the start to the end of the game. Mamelodi Sundowns recorded another emphatic victory despite being a man down. Nothing seemed to be working at halftime; however, the game came alive after the break when Peter Shalulie found the back of the net. Not long after the goal, Sundowns were down to ten men, but that couldn’t stop them as they extended their lead in the 82nd minute.
Mamelodi Sundowns have won seven, lost once and drawn one over the last nine away games.
Expert Betting Tips
Mamelodi Sundowns have won twelve, while Orlando Pirates have recorded four victories, and four games ended in a share of the spoils. Both sides have met four times this season, finishing in two wins for Mamelodi Sundowns, a victory for Orlando Pirates and a stalemate. The Buccaneers have been in blistering form recently and would not go down without a fight. We expect this encounter to end in a total of over 2.5 goals for 2.40.
It will be an open game with lots of chances and goals; bet on BTTS for 2.25.
Mamelodi Sundowns are favorite here just because of the quality they possess. Bet on an away win or draw and over 1.5 goals for 2.10.