Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs face off in Round 3 of the 2022-23 South African Premier Division.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 13 August 2022. The match venue is Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria.
Latest odds on betting sites
Mamelodi Sundowns to win odds are situated at 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.20 (+220; 11/5), while Kaizer Chiefs to win odds are priced at 4.20 (+320; 16/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Mamelodi Sundowns — 50%, draw — 30%, Kaizer Chiefs — 20%.
Latest betting odds on Mamelodi Sundowns vs Kaizer Chiefs (13 August 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.60 (-166; 50/83)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on Mamelodi Sundowns — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on Kaizer Chiefs — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
Match preview and statistics
The Mamelodi Sundowns are eighth in the league standings with three points. They have a win and a loss in the two matches played. The Sundowns lost 0-1 in their last game. Lfa Hlongwane hit the game-winner for TS Galaxy in the 34th minute. Mamelodi couldn’t score any goal to salvage the scores.
Mamelodi Sundowns team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match
Kaizer Chiefs are seventh in the league standings with seven points and a +2 goal difference. They have a win and a draw in the two games played. The Chiefs beat Maritzburg United 3-nil in their last match.
Ashley Du Preez opened the scoring in the early minutes with a right-footed shot from the left side of the box into the right corner of the net. Keagan Dolly doubled the lead in the 24th minute with a shot from outside the box into the back of the net.
Maritzburg’s defender made an error with the pass to the goalkeeper and they were punished for it. Mduduzi Shabalala made it 3-nil in the 90+5 minutes. The youngster tapped it in with his boot into the net, Khama Billiat assisted with the cross.
Kaizer Chiefs team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
Mamelodi Sundowns vs Kaizer Chiefs H2H
Both teams have met 24 times, Mamelodi have eight wins, Kaizer have 10 wins with six draws. They drew 1-1 in their last match.
Lineups and key players
Mamelodi Sundowns projected starting lineup:
- Ronwen Williams
- Khuliso Mudau
- Brian Mandela
- Teboho Mokoena
- Mosa Lebusa
- Aubrey Maphosa Modiba
- Neo Maema
- Themba Zwane
- Peter Shalulile
- Thabiso Kutumela
Peter Shalulile is the key player to watch out for. He is yet to score a goal this season, and it has affected the team as they lost their second match. Shalulile has to get on the scoresheet in this match.
Kaizer Chiefs projected starting lineup:
- Bruce Bvuma
- Dillon Solomons
- Siyabonga Ngezana
- Zitha Kwinika
- Reeve Frosler
- Lehlogonolo George Matlou
- Yusuf Maart
- Keagan Dolly
- Siyethemba Sithebe
- Ashley Du Perez
- Khama Billiat
Ashley Du Perez is the key player to watch out for. He scored the opener in the 3-nil win against Maritzburg United. The attacker needs to pick up his scoring boots for the game.
Prediction and betting tips
Both teams have the same result so far, one win and a loss in their two league games. The Chiefs bounced back in the last game and won, while the Sundowns lost in their last match.
Looking at their h2h record, both sides have been sharing the wins. They shared the spoils in the last meeting. Predictions for this match are DNB- Mamelodi Sundowns and under 2.5 goals. The pressure is on the Sundowns to turn things around. They have the home advantage.
The previous two meetings between both teams have ended with under 2.5 goals total. It’s very likely to occur in this meeting as well.
Betting prediction: Draw No Bet — Mamelodi Sundowns
Odds: 1.33 (-300 American; 1/3 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.60 (-166 American; 50/83 Fractional)