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Abha vs. Al Khaleej, H2H, Preview and Prediction

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Saudi Pro League: Abha vs. Al Khaleej | Date: May 23, 2024 | Time: 23:30 Hrs. | Location: Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium, Abha, Saudi Arabia

Abha is going head to head with Al Khaleej starting on May 23rd, 2024 at 23:30 Hrs. The match is a part of the Saudi Professional League. This match is part of round 32, in Saudi Pro League standing, Abha stands on 17th position with 29 points from 32 matches, while Al Khaleej stands at 11th position with 37 points on points table.

Abha vs. Al Khaleej H2H

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Abha Standing | Al Khaleej Standing

In the 2024 season, Abha averaged 1.09 goals per game throughout the actual season. Over 1.5 goals were scored overall (by both the team and the opposition) in 12 (75.00%) of the home games. Nine (56.25%) of the 2024 season’s home games included total goals (by both the team and the opposition). More than 2.5 goals.

In the 2024 season, Al Khaleej averaged 1.06 goals per game. In nine (56.25%) away games, the total goals (both team and opponent) were more than 1.5 goals. Out of 5 (31.25%) away games, total goals (both team and opponent) were scored. More than 2.5 goals.

Abha averages 1.25 goals per game at home and has scored 20 goals at home, or 59% of their 34 goals overall. With an average of 1.81 goals conceded per game at home, they have let up 29 goals at home, or 37% of their total of 79 goals conceded. They are 16th in terms of goals allowed at home and 12th in terms of goals scored there.

With an average of one goal per game away, Al Khaleej has scored 16 goals away, or 47% of their total of 34 goals. At an average of 1.19 goals surrendered per game away, they have let up 19 goals away, or 44% of their total of 43 goals conceded. They are sixth in goals conceded away and eleventh in goals scored away.

The most frequent total goals scored in the past nine head-to-head matchups was four, which happened five times. Al Khaleej had a shooting effectiveness of 53.12%, while Abha had 34.29%.

Grzegorz Krychowiak leads Abha in scoring with nine goals. With seven goals apiece, Khaled Narey and Fabio Martins lead Al Khaleej in scoring.

Head- to- Head Analysis

Abha and Al-Khaleej have played in 16 games since 2009. Here is a head-to-head analysis of past games:

  • Al-Khaleej won seven (total goals: 27), Abha won five (total goals: 18), and four were tied.
  • Previous Abha vs. Al-Khaleej results: 85.7% for the Asian handicap; above 85.7% for the total goals.
  • In the last five games, Abha has won four, drawn one, lost zero, surrendered three goals per game, and won 20.0% of the total goals scored with an Asian handicap.
  • In the last five games, Al-Khaleej has won one, drawn two, lost two, surrendered 1.4 goals per game, and won 40.0% of the total goals scored with an Asian handicap. 
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Last Game: Al-Ahli 5-1 Abha
Saturday, May 18 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Last Game: Al Khaleej 1-1 Al Ittihad
Thursday, May 16 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Goals for: 35Goals for: 34
Abha Standing | Al Khaleej Standing
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Abha vs. Al Khaleej Preview

The matches between Abha Club and Al-Khaleej Club have often ended in favor of Al-Khaleej Club, with the most common result being a 1-3 scoreline. This outcome has occurred three times, highlighting Al-Khaleej Club’s scoring prowess. Over the last six meetings, Abha Club have only managed one win and one draw, while Al-Khaleej Club have claimed victory four times. The goal difference stands at 13-8 in favor of Al-Khaleej Club, underscoring their attacking dominance in these fixtures.

Last season’s encounters between these two teams showcased contrasting fortunes. Abha Club secured a 2-0 win at home, a rare bright spot in their recent performances against Al-Khaleej Club. However, Al-Khaleej Club struck back with a 3-1 victory in their home match, maintaining their edge in the head-to-head record. These results reflect the fluctuating nature of their clashes, though Al-Khaleej Club generally has the upper hand.

Scoring Patterns

Analyzing the scoring patterns reveals some interesting insights. Abha Club tends to score 24% of their goals between the 61st and 75th minutes, indicating a strong performance in the latter stages of the second half. However, their goal-scoring rate is dismal in the opening 15 minutes, with just 3% of their goals coming in this period—the lowest in the league. On the other hand, Al-Khaleej Club scores 29% of their goals between the 31st and 45th minutes, suggesting a knack for seizing control before halftime.

Current Form and Streaks

Both teams are currently struggling to find winning form. Al-Khaleej Club have not won in their last seven games, a worrying streak that has affected their league standing. Abha Club have also faced difficulties, failing to win any of their last three matches against Al-Khaleej Club. Despite these struggles, Abha Club’s overall performance in the Saudi Pro League has been better compared to Al-Khaleej Club, particularly in their recent matches.

Home and Away Records

Abha Club have had mixed results at home, failing to score in four of their 16 home matches this season. Similarly, Al-Khaleej Club has struggled on the road, with four goalless outings in their 16 away matches. When leading 1-0 at home, Abha Club boasts a strong win rate of 90%, while Al-Khaleej Club wins 75% of their away matches when leading by the same margin. Conversely, Abha Club fails to recover when trailing 0-1 at home, winning 0% of such matches, while Al-Khaleej Club manages a mere 11% win rate when down 1-0 away.

Recent performance comparisons

Abha Club’s recent form is relatively better than that of Al-Khaleej Club. In the last five meetings between these teams, Abha Club has won once, drawn once, and lost three times. However, Al-Khaleej Club have lost just one of their last five games against Abha Club across all competitions and only once in their last three Saudi Pro League encounters.

Goal-Scoring Averages

On average, matches between Abha Club and Al-Khaleej Club are high-scoring, with an average of 3.4 goals per game. Abha Club tends to score 1.4 goals per match against Al-Khaleej Club, while Al-Khaleej Club averages 2 goals per match in these encounters. At home, Abha Club scores an average of 1.16 goals, whereas Al-Khaleej Club averages 1 goal per away game.

In conclusion, the upcoming match between Abha Club and Al-Khaleej Club promises to be an intriguing battle. Al-Khaleej Club’s historical dominance and goal-scoring ability will be tested against an Abha Club side looking to improve their recent record against their rivals. Both teams’ struggles in their latest fixtures add an element of unpredictability to the match, making it a must-watch for fans of the Saudi Pro League.

Abha vs. Al Khaleej Prediction

The most likely result of this match, according to our analysis of all available data, including player stats and recent performances, is an Al Khaleej win with a chance of 39.55%. The likelihood of an Abha victory is 33.97%, while the likelihood of a draw is 26.5%.

With a chance of 10.24%, the most likely score line for an Al Khaleej victory is 0-1. For such a result, the next most likely score lines are 0–2 (6.9%) and 1-2 (8.49%). The odds of Abha winning are 1-0 (9.35%) and 1-1 (12.59%) for a tie.

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Both teams to score 52.36%

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