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Saudi Pro League: Al Shabab vs Al-Taawoun – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Saudi Pro League round 15 match between Al Shabab and Al-Taawoun and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Al-Taawoun travel to Al Shabab on Saturday, when they pair of them go toe-to-toe at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in a exciting Saudi Pro League encounter.

Al Shabab rank 11th with 16 points to their name from 14 matches, while visitors Al-Taawoun rank fiveth in the table on 25 points.


Form: Al Shabab vs Al-Taawoun

Al Shabab Form

In the last three outings, Al Shabab beat Al Ittihad by 1-0, lost 2-1 against Al-Raed, before drawing 0-0 with Al Ahli. Al Shabab claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Saudi Pro League. They also drew two and lost one, as they scored ten and conceded six goals.

Al-Taawoun Form

In their previous three games, Al-Taawoun drew 0-0 with Damac FC, then lost 2-0 against Al Hilal and 1-2 against Al Riyadh. In their last six Saudi Pro League away matches, Al-Taawoun have three wins, they’ve drawn one and lost one two. They scored nine while also conceding seven times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Betting facts for Al Shabab and Al-Taawoun

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Al Shabab and Al-Taawoun. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Al Shabab have scored in 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Al Shabab home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 5 Al Shabab matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Al Shabab have won the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Al Shabab have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Al-Taawoun have scored in 35 of the last 37 away matches
  • Al-Taawoun have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • In the last 6 Al-Taawoun matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Al-Taawoun have not won the last 5 matches in a row
  • Al-Taawoun have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches

Players on top: Al Shabab vs Al-Taawoun

Romain Saiss scored twice in the six most recent games for Al Shabab, with Joao Pedro providing three goals for Al-Taawoun in his last six.

Popular betting markets: Al Shabab vs Al-Taawoun

Full-time result

Al Shabab claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Al-Taawoun won five of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing three in this series of matches.

Both teams to score

Al Shabab scored first in six of their last ten home games. Al-Taawoun got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Al Shabab managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. Al-Taawoun have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Al Shabab when playing at away ground.

Total goals

In the past ten matches for Al Shabab across all competitions, over 2.5 goals happened in five times of them with an average of 1.3 goals goals scored by themselves. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Al-Taawoun-matches would have returned some winnings in six of them. Al-Taawoun managed to score an average of 1.7 times goals per game.

Betting suggestion: Al Shabab vs Al-Taawoun

The match between Al Shabab and Al-Taawoun should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Saudi Pro League game.

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