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Saudi Professional League: Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Saudi Professional League game between Al Ittihad and Al-Taawoun who meet up this coming Friday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Al Ittihad are in with a good chance of adding three nice points to their total in round 27 of the Saudi Professional League on Friday. They will be disappointed if they do not beat Al-Taawoun, whom they welcome on home soil at King Abdullah Sports City.


Team form: Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun

Al Ittihad Form

In their last three matches, Al Ittihad beat Al Fateh FC by 2-4 and Al-Fayha by 3-1, before losing against Al Ahli by 1-0. Al Ittihad managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Saudi Professional League. They drew none though, while losing twice in this series. They scored 12 goals and conceded 11 times.

Al-Taawoun Form

Al-Taawoun went unbeaten through their last three matches, which began with a 0-0 draw against Al-Raed. A 4-0 win against Al Hazem followed, before they beat Al Taee by 2-3. Al-Taawoun won three of a possible six away matches in the Saudi Professional League, as well as playing three draws and suffering zero defeats. They scored 11 while also conceding seven times.

Betting stats for Al Ittihad and Al-Taawoun

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Al Ittihad and Al-Taawoun. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Al Ittihad have scored in 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 home matches Al Ittihad played in the Saudi Pro League, both teams scored
  • Al Ittihad have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches in the Saudi Pro League
  • In 11 of the last 13 Al Ittihad home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Al Ittihad matches in the Saudi Pro League, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Al-Taawoun have scored in 22 of the last 24 away matches
  • Al-Taawoun have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches in the Saudi Pro League
  • Al-Taawoun have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches in the Saudi Pro League
  • Al-Taawoun have not lost 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Al-Taawoun have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches

In-form players: Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun

It has been a great season for Abderrazak Hamdallah so far as he currently has 18 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Al Ittihad hoping he delivers against Al-Taawoun this coming Friday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

Betting markets: Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun

Full-time result

Al Ittihad won seven of their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while losing three times. Al-Taawoun won four of their last 10 games away from home, with four draws and two defeats as well. Al-Taawoun did not lose any of their last 6 matches away from home. Al Ittihad have not lost to Al-Taawoun in 5 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Al Ittihad scored first in six of their last ten home games. Al-Taawoun scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Al-Taawoun should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Friday, as Al Ittihad only managed one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Al-Taawoun claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 games. Al Ittihad have scored in 9 consecutive league meetings with Al-Taawoun.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Al Ittihad’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.6 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Al-Taawoun, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.8 times goals per game themselves. Al Ittihad conceded a goal in their 6 most recent matches.

Suggested bet: Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun

To summarize, the upcoming Saudi Professional League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Al Ittihad vs Al-Taawoun mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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