Maritzburg United will welcome Marumo Gallants to Harry Gwala Stadium for a matchday 0 fixture in South Africa Premier Soccer League. The last meeting on 15th May 2021 ended in a Marumo Gallants 1-0 win. Both sides have met two times in the most recent seasons. Maritzburg United has won 0 matches, and Marumo Gallants triumphed in 2. Recent outings average 1.00 goals, while both teams score 0% of the time.
Maritzburg United’s latest fixture against Baroka ended in an away 1-0 win. Maritzburg United was very effective while counter-attacking. In the end, it was enough to make the difference between the two teams. Maritzburg United set the tone early and scored in the 13rd minute.
Marumo Gallants’s recent game against Orlando Pirates ended in a home 0-0 draw. One point was the maximum they could have won with that display.
So far, Maritzburg United plays better on the road than at home. They win 1.50 points per away game on average compared to 0.00 points at home. Although Maritzburg United is among the most solid home teams in the league, they are far from perfect. Their defence is not as good as expected with just 0% home clean sheets.
Marumo Gallants has picked up 1 points from the previous two league games. They still have a lot to prove when playing away from home. Marumo Gallants wins 0.00 points per away game, a bit less than their home record shows. It is clear that their strikers will have to step up in the following games. Marumo Gallants failed to score in 100% of away games this campaign.
It is not a surprise that the hosts stand out as a favourite to win this one.
I am confident that the hosts will prove their worth and triumph with another home victory.My prediction is Maritzburg United to win.
Still, I expect a close game and don’t think that we will see a lot of goals. Both sides score and concede on average 2 goals per game. Over 2.5 goals were scored in an average of 0% of Maritzburg United’s home and Marumo Gallants’s away games. My prediction is Under 2.5 Goals.