PSL-title favourites, Kaizer Chiefs, will continue their quest for silver when they play Wits at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday 12 August. Kick off is at 18:00 South African time.
The fixture is the second since top-flight football’s restart in South Africa, following the pandemic-enforced recess.
Before the break, Chiefs suffered a surprise 1-0 loss at home to relegation-threatened AmaZulu, only their fourth loss of the season.
The Amakhosi have claimed 22 points from 10 home matches so far this campaign.
Before the league was forced into hibernation, Wits returned to winning form in the league by defeating Black Leopards 1-0 at back in March, with Terrence Dzvukamanja netting the only goal of the game. The Clever Boys have claimed 20 points from 10 away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Kazier Chiefs vs Wits: Head-to-head and prediction
In head-to-head stats, Chiefs and Wits have met in 66 league matches since 1985. The Amakhosi have claimed 32 wins compared to 13 for the Clever Boys, while 21 matches have been drawn. The Soweto side has won 13 and lost 10 of their 32 home matches in the rivalry.
The teams’ league meetings last season both ended in away wins: Wits triumphed 3-1 at FNB Stadium in August 2018, but Chiefs gained revenge with a 2-0 win at the Bidvest Stadium in January 2019 with goals from Leonardo Castro and Hendrick Ekstein.
Prediction methodology explained
The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
Kaizer Chiefs vs Wits: Live score and result
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