sundowns150Mamelodi Sundowns hit top spot in the Absa Premiership in midweek and their weekend assignment comprises of a visit to Golden Arrows on Sunday

 

 

Arrows:

Arrows lost 2-1 at Free State Stars in midweek and they are 8 games without a win, a run which comprises of 6 draws and 2 defeats

Arrows are unbeaten at home but just 1 of 5 in front of their own supporters ended in victory and the other 4 were drawn

Overall 6 of 13 league games have gone over 2.5 goals, the highest total in the division and that includes 3 of 5 home fixtures

Both sides have found the net in 9 of 13 league games including all 5 home fixtures

Sundowns:

Sundowns crushed Baroka FC 4-0 in a home fixture in midweek and they went top of the log on goal difference ahead of 3 other teams on 19 points. It’s worth noting that Downs have played 3 games fewer than all the teams on the same tally of 19 points

Downs were held to a 0-0 draw at Chippa in their most recent away fixture but the previous 5 road trips all ended in victory

Overall 6 of their 10 league games have gone over 2.5 goals including 2 of 6 road trips

Both sides have found the net in 5 of 10 league games including 2 of 6 road trips

2-3 goals in total has arrived in 6 of 10 league games

Recent Head to Head

28/04/17 PSL Arrows 0-2 Sundowns

08/04/17 NCup Sundowns 0-1 Arrows

23/11/16 PSL Sundowns 3-0 Arrows

The Betting

Match Result

Golden Arrows 11/4

Draw 21/10

Mamelodi Sundowns 21/20

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

The Verdict:

Arrows are unbeaten at home and Downs have yet to taste defeat on the road but the balance of power in the title race would appear to favour the visitors right now.

The away win does appeal but I tripped up backing Downs at Chippa and I will side with over 2.5 goals here.

Bet: Over 2.5 goals at 11/10 .

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