Highlands Park will have another go at breaking their winless streak in the PSL when they take on Maritzburg United at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday. Kick off is at 13:30 South African time.
Highlands extended their win drought to six matches with a 1-1 draw away to Polokwane City on 22 August, though the match at least saw Peter Shalulile boost his chances of winning the Golden Boot with a well-taken goal. The Lions of the North have claimed 23 points from 13 home matches so far this season.
Maritzburg have gone three league matches without a win, all since the restart, after being held 0-0 at home by Bidvest Wits on 24 August. The Team of Choice has claimed 17 points from 13 away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Highlands Park vs Maritzburg United: 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.
In head-to-head stats, Maritzburg and Highlands have met in five previous top-flight league matches. The Lions of the North boast an unbeaten record in the sequence, with two wins and three draws. The Tembisa-based side has won both of their two home matches in the rivalry.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Harry Gwala Stadium in August 2019, they played out a 1-1 draw: Maritzburg claimed the lead through Kwanda Mngonyama, but Highlands equalised late on with a strike from Peter Shalulile.
Highlands Park vs Maritzburg United: Live score and result
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