Arabian Gulf Cup
Matchday 1 of 3
Yemen vs Saudi Arabia
Basra International Stadium, Basra, Iraq
In the upcoming fixture of the Arabian Gulf Cup, Yemen will be up against Saudi Arabia at the Basra International Stadium. With the opening contest on the way for the two sides, it has been reported that Saudi Arabia participated in a robust warmup session, giving themselves enough boost and energy to perform at the big stage. Yemen are playing after a break of almost 2 years, which is why they will be hoping for some miracle. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia is coming off a decent World Cup campaign, which features their win over Argentina.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Yemen - Yet to Win Over Saudi Arabia (LLDLL)
Going in the contest, Yemen is coming off a defeat against Mongolia (0-2), which was two years back. Yemen hasn’t been able to establish itself on the international level, which is why it lacks persistency and temperament. Yemen are going through a worse period as they have gone win-less in their last 11 games and haven’t scored a single goal in the last 10 games. If we compare the overall stats of Yemen and Saudi Arabia, it seems as a one-sided encounter, with Yemen certainly struggling. For Yemen, much will depend on the likes of Ahmed Al Sarori, Salem Al Harsh, and Mohammed Ayash.
Saudi Arabia - Boosted After the Performance in Qatar World Cup (LLWLW)
Going in the contest, Saudi Arabia leads the head to head stats against Yemen, having 15 wins and 2 draws. In their recent clash, Saudi Arabia claimed the 3-0 win at home for the FIFA World Cup Qualifier. Saudi Arabia have managed to keep the clean sheet at times against Yemen, making them favorites to win. For Saudi Arabia, much will depend on the likes of Saleh Al-Shehri, Ali Al-Hassan, Saleem Al-Dawsari, and Hattan Sultan Babhir.
Expert Betting Tips
Going in the contest, Yemen will be under the radar of Saudi attackers. With the robust head to head stats and current game form, Saudi Arabia stands as favorite to win. The game total is expected to be over 2.5 goals and only Saudi Arabia to score. The final scoreline is likely to be 0-2 or 0-3.
- Total Over 2.5 for 1.91
- Correct Score 0-3 for 8.00
- HT/FT - Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia for 2.05