Royal AM and SuperSport United in Round 9 of this season’s league matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 3.30 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 2 November 2021. The match venue is Dr. Petrus Molemela Stadium stadium, Mangaung.
Latest betting odds
Roya AM to win odds are valued at 2.80 (+180 American; 9/5 Fractional). The odds for a draw are valued at 2.80 (+180; 9/5), while SuperSport United to win odds are valued at 2.70 (+170; 17/10).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Royal AM — 33%, draw — 33%, SuperSport United — 34%.
Latest betting odds on Royal AM vs SuperSport United (2 November 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.55 (+155; 31/20)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.52 (-192; 25/48)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Royal AM — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on SuperSport United — 2.15 (+115; 23/20)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.12 (+112; 28/25)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.69 (-144; 25/36)
Match preview and statistics
Royal AM are unbeaten in their last six games, with four wins and two draws. They drew 1-1 with Orlando Pirates in their last match. Royal are currently fourth in the league table with 14 points and a +5 goal difference.
Levy Mashiane gave royal the lead in the 32nd minute with a tap-in into the net, from a smart play by Victor Letsoalo. Onassis Mntambo levelled the scores on the stroke of halftime as he smashed it from outside the box to the top left corner.
Thwihli Thwahla have drawn two back-to-back games and are eager to get back to winning ways in this match.
Royal AM team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
SuperSport United were handed their first defeat of the season in the last match. The Kaizer Chiefs beat them 2-1. United are third in the league table with 15 points and a +7 goal difference.
On the stroke of half-time, Bernard Parker gave Chiefs the lead with a right footed shot from inside the box taking a deflection off the goalkeeper into the net. In the same period, Njabulo Ngcobo scored an own goal and the game was levelled.
Bernard Parker restored the Chiefs lead in the 49th minute with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. He scored a brace and was key in the Kaizer’s victory.
SuperSport are one point ahead of Royal and hope to get a win on the away ground.
SuperSport United team news: Lebogang Manyama, Siyabonga Ngezana, Leonardo Castro and Samir Nurkovic are doubtful for this match.
Royal AM vs SuperSport United H2H
In their last five meetings, Royal have one win, SuperSport have two wins and two draws. Royal AM won 2-1 in their last meeting.
Key players and lineups
Royal AM projected starting lineup:
- Hugo Nyame
- Zukile Mkhize
- Lesego Manganyi
- Mbhazima Rikhotso
- Thato Lingwati
- Given Mashikinya
- Kabelo Mahlasela
- Tshidiso Monamodi
- Sepana Letsoalo
- Tebogo Potsane
- Levy Mashiane
Levy Mashiane is the key player to watch out for. He scored their only goal in the last match and looks forward to scoring in this match.
SuperSport United projected starting lineup:
- Ronwen Williams
- Luke Fleurs
- Thatayaone Ditlhokwe
- Kudakwashe Mahachi
- Siyabonga Nhlapo
- Jesse Robert Donn
- Teboho Mokoena
- Iqraam Rayners
- Jamie Webber
- Sipho Mbule
- Thamsanqa Gabuza
The key player to watch out for is Sipho Mbule. He needs to pick up his scoring boots ahead of this match.
Betting tips and prediction
SuperSport and Royal are in matching form ahead of this match. In the league table, they are third and fourth respectively. The Royal have the home advantage and want to get back to winning ways. There’s a high chance both teams will share the spoils in this match. Asides this, both teams have scored in their last five meetings.
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 2.12 (+112 American; 28/25 Fractional)