Orlando Pirates will go searching for a way to break their goalless run in the PSL Premiership when they take on Baroka FC at Ellis Park on Tuesday. Kick off is at 18:00 South African time.
Pirates recorded a fourth straight league match without scoring when they were held 0-0 by Wits when the PSL returned last week. The Buccaneers have claimed 25 points from 12 home matches in the 2019/20 season.
Baroka come into the clash on the back of a 0-0 draw to AmaZulu last week, their first league stalemate of the year 2020. Bakgaga have claimed 11 points from 12 away matches in the 2019-20 campaign.
Orlando Pirates vs Baroka FC: Prediction
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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.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Peter Mokaba Stadium in December 2019, they played out a 2-2 draw: Pirates led 2-0 thanks to goals from Linda Mntambo and Kabelo Dlamini, but Baroka fought back late on through an own goal from Happy Jele and a strike from Gerald Phiri Jr.
In head-to-head stats, Baroka and Pirates have met in seven league matches since 2016/17. The Buccaneers boast an unbeaten record, with two wins and five draws in the sequence. The Soweto side has recorded one win and two draws from their three home matches in the rivalry.
Orlando Pirates vs Baroka FC: Live score and result
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