Wits go searching for a place in continental competitions when they take on Polokwane City in the final round of PSL fixtures on Saturday.
Wits can sneak into third on the PSL log with a positive result against Polokwane City when the two sides meet in the final round of PSL fixtures on Saturday. Kick off at Soccer City is at 15:30 South African time.
Wits suffered a 1-0 loss against Black Leopards on Wednesday. However, they remain in the hunt to finish ahead of both SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.
That result on the PSL log would secure a spot in African club football competitions for the 2020-21 season.
The Clever Boys have claimed 25 points from 14 home matches so far this season.
Polokwane are all but certain to suffer relegation after they were beaten 3-0 by defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday.
Rise and Shine, who have claimed just eight points from 14 away matches in 2019/20, are three points from second-from-bottom Baroka FC and have a significantly inferior goal difference.
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, Polokwane and Wits have met in 13 league matches since 2013/14. The Clever Boys have claimed five wins compared to two for Rise and Shine, while six matches have been drawn.
The Johannesburg side has recorded two wins, two draw and two defeats from six home matches in the rivalry.
When the teams met earlier this season, at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in August 2019, Wits won 1-0 away from home thanks to a goal from Deon Hotto.
The result broke a four-game winless streak in this rivalry for the Clever Boys.
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