kchiefs150The pick of the fixtures on the midweek Absa Premiership coupon sees high flying Cape Town City take on Kaizer Chiefs on Wednesday night.

 

 

Cape Town City:

Benni McCarthy is having a dream start to his coaching career with City. They have taken maximum points from 2 league matches and at the weekend they clinched a place in the MTN8 final with a 2-1 win away at Wits to go through 3-2 on aggregate. City also beat Wits away from home (1-0) in their opening Absa Premiership fixture and they followed up with a 3-1 home win over Platinum Stars. That makes City one of 2 sides with a 100% record with Maritzburg being the other. Lebogang Manyama departed for Turkey just before the transfer window closed.

 

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Kaizer Chiefs:

Chiefs league campaign began at Bloem Celtic and they came away with a 1-1 draw but in their second outing they were beaten 2-1 by Supersport. There were excuses for that home defeat with Chiefs playing the bulk of the game with 10 men and Supersport also knocked them out of the MTN8 with a 1-0 win in Durban. Chiefs lost to City in Cape Town twice last season, once in the league and once in the MTN8 and they have yet to beat City since their transition from MP Black Aces. Transfer deadline day was quiet and even at this early stage the pressure is mounting on Chiefs to grab a first victory of the new campaign.

Recent Head to Head

2016/17

PSL Cape Town City 3-2 Chiefs

PSL Chiefs 1-1 Cape Town City

MTN8 Cape Town City 1-0 Chiefs

The Betting

Match Result

Cape Town City 13/10

Draw 21/10

Kaizer Chiefs 2/1

Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change

The Verdict:

We saw a high scoring game at the tail end of last season but both these teams were battling to stay in the title race at the time and this could be more cagey. I still think we could see goals though and 2-3 in total is the pick.

Bet: Total goals 2-3 at 9/10

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