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Saudi Pro League: Al Riyadh vs Al Hazem – Betting preview

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Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Saudi Pro League match between Al Riyadh and Al Hazem. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.

Al Hazem go up against Al Riyadh this coming Thursday for a Saudi Pro League meeting at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium.

Al Riyadh are placed 12th with 15 points after 14 matches. Al Hazem occupy a position as 18th in the league on seven points.


Team form: Al Riyadh vs Al Hazem

Al Riyadh Form

In their last three matches, Al Riyadh lost 3-0 against Al Ahli, drew 1-1 against Al Fateh FC, before winning 1-2 against Al-Taawoun. In their last six Saudi Pro League matches at home, Al Riyadh have one win, while they’ve drawn two and lost three.

Al Hazem Form

Al Hazem lost their previous three matches by 1-2 against Al-Wehda, 2-1 against Al Akhdoud and 0-9 against Al Hilal. Al Hazem didn’t manage a single away win in their last six Saudi Pro League matches, but managed three draws, while suffering three defeats. They conceded 13 and scored six goals themselves.

Betting facts for Al Riyadh and Al Hazem

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Al Riyadh and Al Hazem. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Al Riyadh have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Al Riyadh have scored in 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Al Riyadh have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
  • In the last 3 Al Riyadh matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Al Riyadh played, both teams scored
  • Al Hazem have not won the last 19 away matches in a row
  • Al Hazem have not won 24 of the last 26 matches
  • Al Hazem have conceded in 29 of the last 31 matches
  • In 10 of the last 11 matches Al Hazem played, both teams scored
  • In the last 8 Al Hazem matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players under-the-radar: Al Riyadh vs Al Hazem

Al Riyadh against Al Hazem is also a battle between Saleh Al-Abbas and Faiz Selemani with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has three Saudi Pro League goals in their last six games respectively.

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Full-time result

Al Riyadh claimed a modest two wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing three. Al Hazem won zero of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost seven of the games in this run. Somehow Al Hazem failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 11 matches.

Both teams to score

Al Riyadh scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Curiously, Al Hazem only scored the opening goal of the match in one of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive away games Al Hazem played. Al Riyadh will be optimistic of getting on the scoresheet this coming Thursday, as Al Hazem have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in their last 10 games. The former fought their way to two clean sheets in their last 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Al Riyadh’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in nine of the last 10 matches Al Hazem played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals themselves during this run. Al Hazem conceded a goal in their last 11 matches.

Recommended tip: Al Riyadh vs Al Hazem

To sum up, the upcoming match between Al Riyadh and Al Hazem seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Saudi Pro League game.

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