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Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad, H2H, Preview and Prediction

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Saudi Pro League: Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad | Date: May 16, 2024 | Time: 23:30 Hrs. | Location: Prince Saud Bin Jalawi Stadium, Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Al Khaleej is going head to head with Al Ittihad starting on May 16th, 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, Al Khaleej stands on 11th position with 36 points from 31 matches, while Al Ittihad stands at 5th position with 50 points on points table.

Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad H2H

 Al KhaleejAl Ittihad
Standing17th7th
Goals3052
Points2842
Al Khaleej Standing | Al Ittihad Standing

In the 2024 season, Al Khaleej averaged 1.06 goals per game throughout the actual season. The cumulative number of goals (both team and opponent) in the 12 (80.00%) home games was more than 1.5 goals. Eight (53.33%) of the 2024 season’s home games had a total goal total (team and opponent) of more than 2.5 goals.

In the 2024 season, Al Ittihad averaged 1.63 goals per game. Out of 15 (71.43%) away games, the total goals (both team and opponent) were more than 1.5 goals. Out of 11 (52.38%) away games, the total goals (both team and opponent) were scored. More than 2.5 goals.

Head- to- Head Analysis

Al-Khaleej and Al-Ittihad Jeddah have competed in 13 games since 2006. Here is a head-to-head analysis of past games:

  • Al Ittihad Jeddah won 10 (total goals 36), Al-Khaleej won matches (total goals 14), and three were ties.
  • Prior to Al-Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad Jeddah outcomes, 40.0% is the win percentage with an Asian handicap; above 60.0% is the total goal percentage.
  • 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.
  • In their last five games, Al Ittihad Jeddah has won one, drawn zero, lost four, and surrendered three goals per game.
  • Their winning percentage with an Asian handicap is 20.0%, while their overall goal percentage is above 80.0%.
Al KhaleejAl Ittihad
All Competitions
W L D L D L
All Competitions
L D W L L L
Last Game: Al Khaleej 1-2 Al Wahda
Friday, May 10 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Last Game: Al Ittihad 0-5 Al Ettifaq
Friday, May 10 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Goals for: 33Goals for: 56
Al Khaleej Standing | Al Ittihad Standing
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Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad Preview

In the last 10 meetings between these two giants, Al-Ittihad FC has asserted its dominance, emerging victorious eight times, while Al-Khaleej Club has failed to secure a single win. With a convincing goal difference of 24-10 in favor of Al-Ittihad FC, the historical narrative favors the latter.

Goal-scoring patterns and key players

Al-Khaleej Club exhibits a notable trend in goal-scoring, with 31% of their goals coming between the 31st and 45th minutes, the highest percentage in the league. In contrast, Al-Ittihad FC capitalizes on the latter stages of the first half, scoring 21% of their goals during the same period. Fabio Martins has been instrumental for Al-Khaleej Club, providing 5 assists, while Karim Benzema leads the assist charts for Al-Ittihad FC with 8 assists to his name.

Current Form and Losing Streaks

Both teams find themselves in a rut, with Al-Khaleej Club enduring a losing streak of three matches at home and Al-Ittihad FC facing a similar fate with three consecutive losses in the Saudi Pro League. Despite their recent struggles, Al-Ittihad FC has exhibited better performance in their last five matches compared to Al-Khaleej Club.

Tactical analysis and match dynamics

When analyzing their performances in the first half, Al-Ittihad FC holds the edge, winning 39% of their halftimes compared to Al-Khaleej Club’s 34%. Furthermore, Al-Ittihad FC demonstrates resilience when trailing away from home, winning 20% of matches when down 1-0, whereas Al-Khaleej Club struggles to overturn deficits, winning only 22% of matches in similar circumstances.

As the two teams prepare to renew their rivalry, fans brace themselves for another captivating encounter on the football pitch. With Al-Ittihad FC aiming to extend their dominance and Al-Khaleej Club desperate to turn the tide in their favor, the stage is set for an intense battle. As the players take to the field, all eyes will be on them, eager to witness the next chapter in this gripping saga of football rivalry and redemption.

Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad Prediction

With a probability of 61.82%, our study of all the available data, including player stats and previous performances, indicates that an Al Ittihad victory is the most likely result of this match. There is a 20.3% chance of a draw and a 17.84% chance of Al Khaleej winning.

With a likelihood of 9.92%, the most likely score line for an Al Ittihad victory is 1-2. For such a result, the next most likely score lines are 0-1 (9.08%) and 0-2 (9.56%). The probability of a tied match is 9.43% (1-1) and 4.9% (2-1) in favor of an Al Khaleej victory.

Al KhaleejDrawAl Ittihad
17.84%20.34%61.82%
Both teams to score 56.73%

Also Read: Al Khaleej vs. Al Ittihad Live score

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