Mamelodi Sundowns will hope things go their way in order to clinch their third PSL league title when they take on Black Leopards at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday. Kick off s at 15:30 South African time.
Sundowns kept themselves right in the title hunt when they beat Polokwane City 3-0 in their last PSL fixture. Goals from Anele Ncongca, Themba Zwane and Keletso Makgalwa made sure Pitso Mosimane’s charges stayed on course.
The Brazilians, who have claimed 30 points from 14 home matches this season, will need to either better the result of rivals Kaizer Chiefs or rack up a big victory to take top spot on goal difference.
Leopards took a major step toward survival when they defeated Wits 1-0 in their last match thanks to a goal from Mwape Musonda.
Lidoda Duvha, who are a point clear of the relegation playoff berth, have taken just eight points from 14 away matches in the 2019/20 campaign.
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Black Leopards: 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, Leopards and Sundowns have met in 21 league matches since 2001/02. The Brazilians have claimed 14 wins compared to five for Lidoda Duvha, while just two games have been drawn.
The Tshwane side has recorded eight wins, one draw and one defeat from their 10 home matches in the rivalry.
When the teams met earlier this season, at Thohoyandou Stadium in October 2019, Sundowns claimed a 2-1 away win thanks to an own goal from Chris Katjiukua.
The Brazilians have won eight straight league games against Lidoda Duvha.
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