Ace Football previews the Saudi Pro League round 15 match between Al-Raed and Al-Wehda and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Mid-placed Al-Wehda travel to King Abdullah Stadium, Buraidah to face struggling Al-Raed in a round 15 game, which kicks-off this coming Saturday. The home side could do with a win to ease their trouble at the wrong end of the table.
Placed 17th in the table Al-Raed have amassed nine points after 14 matches. On 19 points, Al-Wehda rank nineth with 14 matches played this season.
Form: Al-Raed vs Al-Wehda
Al-Raed have seen it all in their last three matches, which added four points to their account. They first shared the points in a 0-0 draw with Al-Ettifaq, before claiming 3 points in a 2-1 win against Al Shabab. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Al Taee. Al-Raed only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Saudi Pro League matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored eight and conceded 12 goals.
Results have been up and down for Al-Wehda, who beat Al Hazem by 1-2. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 1-3 against Al Nassr FC, before claiming three points in a 3-1 win against Al Khaleej. Al-Wehda, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn zero and lost four in their last six away in the Saudi Pro League.
Betting stats and facts for Al-Raed and Al-Wehda
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Al-Raed and Al-Wehda played across all tournaments.
- In 16 of the last 18 Al-Raed home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Al-Raed have not won 15 of the last 17 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 matches Al-Raed played, both teams scored
- In the last 4 home matches in a row Al-Raed played, both teams scored
- In 7 of the last 9 Al-Raed matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 12 of the last 13 Al-Wehda matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 9 of the last 10 matches Al-Wehda played, both teams scored
- Al-Wehda have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
- In 8 of the last 10 Al-Wehda matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Al-Wehda have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
Interesting players: Al-Raed vs Al-Wehda
Karim El Berkaoui look like value in the goal scoring market with three strikes to his name in six Saudi Pro League matches. The visitors are crossing their fingers Odion Ighalo adds to his three Saudi Pro League goals come this coming Saturday.
Popular markets: Al-Raed vs Al-Wehda
Al-Raed claimed all three points four times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in five of the games in this run. Al-Wehda won five of their last 10 games away, while drawing one and losing four in this series of matches. Al-Wehda conceded a goal in their previous 7 matches.
Both teams to score
Al-Raed scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Al-Wehda got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive home games Al-Raed played. Both teams have scored in last 7 consecutive Al-Wehda games. Al-Raed managed the first goal of the game in only two of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Al-Wehda were first on target in four of their last 10 outings. Al-Raed have scored in 10 consecutive home meetings with Al-Wehda.
In the past ten matches for Al-Raed across all competitions, over 2.5 goals happened in seven times of them with an average of 1.2 goals goals scored by themselves. Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of the last ten games for Al-Wehda, who managed to hit the net two times on average in these games. Al-Wehda conceded a goal in their last 7 matches.
Betting tip: Al-Raed vs Al-Wehda
Here we present a free betting tip for this Saudi Pro League match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Al-Raed and Al-Wehda.