Shanghai Shenhua will face their next test on Friday as they prepare for this imminent 2020 Super League game with Shanghai SIPG.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Shanghai SIPG v Shanghai Shenhua game – as well as the best betting odds.
Shanghai SIPG enter this game coming off the back of a 0-0 2020 Super League tied result versus Shanghai Shenhua.
Their more recent scorelines show that it has been a great time for the Shanghai SIPG rearguard. The Red Eagles have kept it tight, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their last 6 games standing at 3.
Over the course of 6 of the past six clashes featuring Shanghai Shenhua, a relatively low number of goals have been hit between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell comes out as a paltry 1.33, with the average goals for Flower of Shanghai being 1. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, though.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 16/09/2017 shows that these encounters have not been fruitful for Shanghai Shenhua. They’ve not been able to get any wins whatsoever whereas Shanghai SIPG have been the better of the two, running out winners in 83% of those ties.
In all, 19 goals were produced between them in these games, with 17 for The Red Eagles and 2 for Flower of Shanghai. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
Team News: Shanghai SIPG
Shanghai SIPG manager Vítor Pereira doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Shanghai Shenhua
With a completely healthy squad to choose from, Shanghai Shenhua boss Kang-Hee Choi does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this match.
It looks to us that Shanghai SIPG should convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
In contrast, Shanghai Shenhua won’t find it easy finding the net themselves but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be hitting back at some stage, too.
We reckon that it will be a 3-1 victory for Shanghai SIPG at the conclusion of the game.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking on the latest odds for this match on the full-time result market, the win for Shanghai SIPG is available for 1.485, going for the game finishing all-square is 4.4 & selecting victory for Shanghai Shenhua will get you 8. They are the most competitive prices offered at present.