Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai will be taking on visiting rivals Hatta at Rashid Stadium in the Arabian Gulf League match on Wednesday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai v Hatta – plus the latest match odds.
Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai
Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai go into this match following a 1-1 Arabian Gulf League drawn match against Al-Wahda.
Fewer than three goals per match were scored during 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai have been involved. With regard to the goal split from this period, their opponents scored a total of 3 and Al Fursan Al Humur got themselves 7. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be continued into this match, though.
Pre-game facts show that Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai:
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 3 league games.
In their previous game, Hatta drew 0-0 in the Arabian Gulf League tie with Ajman.
Demonstrating their penchant for action-packed encounters, goals have been scored 22 times in the last 6 games in which Hatta have taken to the field, making it a mean average of 3.67 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have hit 17 of these goals.
Going into this one, Hatta have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 02/11/2016 tells us that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Hatta. They have not been able to come away with any victories at all whereas Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai have simply been better than them, beating them in 83 per cent of those ties.
20 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 18 for Al Fursan Al Humur and 2 being from Tornado. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
Team News: Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai
Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai manager Rodolfo Arruabarrena does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Hatta
Owing to a completely healthy group to choose from, Hatta boss Christos Kontis does not have any fitness worries to report before this game.
In this game, Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai will most probably convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
At the other end, Hatta might well find it a difficult task to make a breakthrough but we do fancy them pulling one back during this clash, too.
Therefore, we are anticipating a decent 3-1 winning margin for Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai after 90 minutes.
What are the best odds for the game?
Regarding the current betting odds in the 90 min. result market, victory for Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai is best priced at 1.167, backing the draw is 8 and betting on victory for Hatta can be had at 18. Those are the top prices that can be secured at the moment.