Ace Football team offers the Saudi Pro League round 8 match preview for Al-Fayha and Al Ittihad who meet up this coming Friday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
When Al Ittihad arrive at Majmaah Sports City on Friday to face Al-Fayha in the Saudi Pro League, the latter will be hoping to use their home turf to their advantage.
Al Ittihad enjoy the view from the top of the table with 18 points after seven league matches this season. Meanwhile, Al-Fayha find themselves positioned as number 9 in the Saudi Pro League with nine points following seven rounds.
Form: Al-Fayha vs Al Ittihad
Their last three matches saw Al-Fayha drawing 0-0 with Al-Raed, losing 0-1 against Al Shabab before beating Al Riyadh by 1-3. Al-Fayha claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Saudi Pro League, which also saw them drawing three and losing two matches, in which they scored four and conceded six goals.
Al Ittihad Form
In their last three matches, Al Ittihad lost against Al Hilal by 3-4, beat Al Akhdoud by 0-1 winning 2-1 against Al Fateh FC. Al Ittihad recorded no less than five in their previous six Saudi Pro League away matches, as well drawing once and losing none. They hit the target 16 themselves while allowing two goals against.
Betting facts for Al-Fayha and Al Ittihad
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Al-Fayha and Al Ittihad. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 36 of the last 38 Al-Fayha home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 17 of the last 19 Al-Fayha matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 3 Al-Fayha home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Al-Fayha have not won 9 of the last 11 home matches
- In the last 3 Al-Fayha home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Al Ittihad have won 9 of the last 11 matches without conceding a goal
- Al Ittihad have scored in the last 20 matches in a row
- Al Ittihad have won the last 5 away matches in a row without conceding a goal
- Al Ittihad have scored in 32 of the last 34 away matches
- Al Ittihad have not lost 25 of the last 27 matches
In-form players: Al-Fayha vs Al Ittihad
Fashion Sakala has three strikes in six Saudi Pro League matches for Al-Fayha, who will be relying on his services, when clashing with Al Ittihad. The visitors are looking to Abderrazak Hamdallah, who has provided his team with four Saudi Pro League goals.
Popular betting markets: Al-Fayha vs Al Ittihad
Majmaah Sports City witnessed Al-Fayha winning two of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew four and lost four in this run. Al Ittihad won eight of their previous 10 games away, drew one and lost one. In their previous 6 outings away from home, Al Ittihad remained undefeated.
Both teams to score
Amazingly, Al-Fayha scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Impressively, Al Ittihad scored the first goal in nine out of previous ten games. Al Ittihad have won to nil in their last 5 away games. Al Ittihad are excellent at shutting up shop with no less than eight clean sheets in the last 10 matches. Meanwhile, Al-Fayha have been able to keep a clean sheet in three of their last 10 games.
In the past ten matches for Al-Fayha across all competitions, over 2.5 goals happened in four times of them with an average of 0.9 goals goals scored by themselves. Over 2.5 goals appeared in seven of the last ten matches that Al Ittihad played across all tournaments. They scored 2.6 times on average in the process. Al Ittihad are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 19 matches.
Betting tip: Al-Fayha vs Al Ittihad
To summarize, the upcoming Saudi Pro League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Al-Fayha vs Al Ittihad mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.