Orlando Pirates look to break their duck when they take on SuperSport United at Ellis Park on Saturday. Kick off is at 13:30 South African time.
Pirates have gone six league matches without a win after losing 1-0 away to Cape Town City on 23 August, while the sequence of results has seen them scored just one goal and take only one point from a possible 18. The Buccaneers have claimed 26 points from 13 home matches so far this season.
SuperSport have taken 13 points from the last 15 available and claimed a 1-0 away win over Black Leopards – with a late goal from Ghampani Lungu – on 25 August. Matsatsantsa have claimed 20 points from 13 games on the road in the 2019/20 campaign.
Orlando Pirates vs SuperSport: 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, Pirates and SuperSport have met in 57 league matches since 1990. The Buccaneers have claimed 23 wins compared to 19 for Matsatsantsa, while 15 games have been drawn. The Soweto side has won 13 of their 28 home league matches against their Soweto counterparts, suffering six defeats in the process.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Mbombela Stadium in August 2019, SuperSport racked up an emphatic 3-0 home win thanks to goals from Bradley Grobler (two) and Ghampani Lungu. Pirates have managed just one win in the last nine league meetings of these teams.
Orlando Pirates vs SuperSport: Live score and result
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