Mamelodi Sundowns hit top spot in the Absa Premiership in midweek and their weekend assignment comprises of a visit to Golden Arrows on Sunday
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 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
Golden Arrows 11/4
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
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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