Kaizer Chiefs take on AmaZulu in Round 6 of the 2022-23 Premier Division season.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, 3 September 2022. The match venue is FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.
Latest odds on betting sites
Kaizer Chiefs to win odds are priced at 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 2.90 (+190; 19/10), while AmaZulu to win odds are priced at 4.20 (+320; 16/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Kaizer Chiefs — 50%, draw — 30%, AmaZulu — 20%.
Latest betting odds on Kaizer Chiefs vs AmaZulu (3 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.70 (+170; 17/10)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.44 (-225; 4/9)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on Kaizer Chiefs — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on AmaZulu — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.53 (-188; 25/47)
Match preview and statistics
Kaizer Chiefs are ninth in the league table with six points and a -3 goal difference. They have lost more games than they’ve won this season. The Chiefs lost 0-2 to Cape Town City FC in the last match.
Darwin Gonzalez opened the scoring for Cape Town in the sixth minute, while Nathan Fasika scored the second goal in the 62nd minute of the second half. Kaizer didn’t have a good game, with 52% possession, four shots on target, five corners, nine fouls committed and four offsides.
Kaizer Chiefs team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
AmaZulu are third in the league table with 10 points and a +2 goal difference. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in the league this season. The Usuthu lost 0-1 to Lamontville Golden Arrows after going on a three match winning streak.
Pule Mmodi’s goal in the 27th minute of the first half won the game for the Golden Arrows. AmaZulu had 58% possession, seven total shots, one shot on target, five corners, 16 fouls committed and five offsides. It was a poor performance from them.
AmaZulu team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
Kaizer Chiefs vs AmaZulu H2H
Both teams have drawn the previous two meetings. They drew 1-1 in the last meeting.
Lineups and key players
Kaizer Chiefs projected starting lineup:
- Brandon Peterson
- Dillon Solomons
- Siyabonga Ngezana
- Nkosingiphile Ngcobo
- Zitha Macheke
- Reeve Frosler
- Phathutshedzo Nange
- Siyethemba Sithebe
- Kgaogelo Sekgota
- Keagan Dolly
- Khama Billiat
Keagan Dolly is the key player to watch out for. He has scored only one league goal in the league. The goal came in the win against Maritzburg United. Dolly has to wear his scoring boots for this matchup.
AmaZulu projected starting lineup:
- Veli Mothwa
- Thembela Sikhakhane
- Mbongeni Gumede
- Ramahlwe Mphahlele
- Welwin Riaan Hanamub
- Ethan Brooks
- Makhehlene Makhaula
- George Maluleka
- Augustine Chidi Kwem
- Lehlohonolo Michael Majoro
- Gabadinho Mhango
Gabadinho Mhango is the key player to watch out for. He is the team’s top scorer in the league with three goals. Mhango has scored in all of the three matches they have won. A goal from him in this coming game will surely have an impact on the result.
Prediction and betting tips
Kaizer Chiefs have won two games out of five and lost the remaining since the start of the season, while AmaZulu have three wins, a draw and a loss. Both teams lost their respective last league matches. They will be gearing for a win in this match.
The last two meetings have ended in draws, with both teams scoring. The predictions for this match are AmaZulu to win or draw, and under two 2.5 goals. Five games out of the last six meetings have ended with under 2.5 goals. The Usuthu still looks capable of picking up the win.
Betting prediction: AmaZulu to win or draw
Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.44 (-225 American; 4/9 Fractional)