Maritzburg United continue their quest for their first PSL league win since the restart when they take on Wits at the Tuks Stadium on Monday. Kick off is 15:30 South African time.
Maritzburg come into the match on the back of a 2-2 draw at home to Mamelodi Sundowns on 21 August, with goals from Rushine De Reuck and Thabiso Kutumela. The Team of Choice has claimed 23 points from 13 home matches thus far in the season.
Wits claimed their first win since the restart, defeating AmaZulu 2-1 at home on 21 August thanks to goals from Rowan Human and Deon Hotto. The Clever Boys have taken 22 points from 12 away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Maritzburg vs Wits: Prediction
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.
In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and Wits have met in 25 league matches since 2006/07. The Clever Boys have claimed 12 wins compared to four for the Team of Choice, while nine matches have been drawn. The KwaZulu-Natal club has won just once in 12 home matches in the rivalry, suffering four defeats in the process.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Bidvest Stadium in February 2020, Maritzburg claimed a 1-0 away win thanks to a goal from Thabiso Kutumela. The result snapped a run of five straight home wins for Wits over United.