Ittihad Kalba line up against away side Al-Wasl at Ittihad Kalba Club Stadium in the Arabian Gulf League game on Wednesday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Ittihad Kalba v Al-Wasl are shown below (including the best match odds).
Ittihad Kalba will be looking for an improved result here after a 2-0 Arabian Gulf League defeat in their last game at the hands of Al-Jazira.
Ittihad Kalba have struggled with their forward play in more recent games. Their goals record equals just 4 versus opposition teams during their previous 6 fixtures. In those meetings, The Tigers have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them come to 9. We will see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Their past results show that Ittihad Kalba:
- have not won against Al-Wasl in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. That’s never good.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Al-Nasr in Arabian Gulf League action, Al-Wasl and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The stats don’t lie, and Al-Wasl have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 14 goals in all. At the back, The Cheetahs have clearly had some problems.
Going into this one, Al-Wasl are unbeaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head meetings going back to 07/03/2015 shows us that Ittihad Kalba have won 1 of them and Al-Wasl 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
In all, 18 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 6 of them for The Tigers and 12 netted by The Cheetahs. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
Team News: Ittihad Kalba
Ittihad Kalba boss Jorge da Silva will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Al-Wasl
Thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from, Al-Wasl boss Laurențiu Reghecampf has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this game.
For this match, we think that Ittihad Kalba should have enough to put one past this Al-Wasl lineup, however a single goal isn’t likely to be enough to prevent defeat.
Therefore, we think that it’s going to be a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 victory for Al-Wasl at the end of the match. Should be a good one.
What are the best odds for this match?
Regarding the latest bookmaker odds on the 90 minute result market, victory for Ittihad Kalba can be had for 3.03, a wager on a draw is 3.86 & betting on a win for Al-Wasl gets you 2.1. These are the best returns offered as of now.