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Saudi Pro League: Al-Wehda vs. Al Hilal | Date: May 27, 2024 | Time: 23:30 Hrs. | Location: Prince Hathloul Bin Abdulaziz Sport City Stadium, Najran, Saudi Arabia

Al Wehda is going head to head with Al Hilal starting on May 27th, 2024 at 23:30 Hrs. The match is a part of the Saudi Professional League. This match is part of round 34, in Saudi Pro League standing, Al Wehda stands on 13th position with 36 points from 33 matches, while Al Hilal stands at 1st position with 93 points on points table.

Al-Wehda vs. Al Hilal H2H

 Al-WehdaAl Hilal
Al Wehda Standing | Al Hilal Standing

Throughout the actual season 2023-24, Al-Wehda averaged 1.33 goals per game. The cumulative number of goals (both team and opponent) in 16 (94.12%) home games was more than 1.5 goals. Ten (58.82%) of the 2024 season’s home games had a cumulative goal total (team and opponent) of more than 2.5 goals.

In the 2024 season, Al Hilal averaged 2.78 goals per game. Out of 23 (95.83%) away games, the total goals (both team and opponent) were more than 1.5 goals. In fifteen (62.50%) away games, the total goals (of the opponent and the team) were more than 2.5 goals.

Performance Analysis

Al Wehda conceded 26 goals (46% of their total 57 goals) and scored 30 goals (70% of their total 43 goals) at home. They are third in goals scored and fourteenth in goals conceded at home, averaging 1.88 goals scored and 1.62 goals conceded per home game.

Al Hilal let up 13 goals (62% of their total of 21 goals) and scored 49 goals (51% of their total of 96 goals) while on the road. They are first in terms of both goals scored and goals conceded away, averaging 3.06 goals scored and 0.81 goals conceded per away game.

Six of the previous ten games included two or three goals, while four featured four or more. Total goals of two and three, each happening three times, were the most prevalent. Al Hilal had a shooting effectiveness of 22.22%, compared to 13.92% for Al Wehda. Al Wehda’s goal average per game was 1.1, which was 0.24 fewer than their season average. Al Hilal was 0.6 goals behind their season average with 2.4 goals per game.

Odion Ighalo leads Al Wehda in scoring with 14 goals, enough for 10th place in the league. Aleksandar Mitrovic, who is ranked second with 27 goals, and Malcom are Al Hilal’s top scorers. With 14 goals, Filipe Silva de Oliveira is placed eighth.

Head- to- Head Analysis

Al Hilal and Al Wehda have competed in 37 games since 2005. Here is a head-to-head analysis of past games:

  • Al Hilal won 26 (total goals 82), Al Wehda won 3 (total goals 32), and 8 were drawn.
  • Previous match results between Al Wehda and Al Hilal: Asian handicap winning percentage: 33.3%; total goals percentage: above 60.0%.
  • In their last five games, Al Wehda has won one, drawn one, lost three, and surrendered 2.2 goals per game.
  • Their winning percentage with an Asian handicap is 40.0%, while their overall goal percentage is higher than 40.0%.
  • In the last five games, Al Hilal has won two, drawn one, lost two, and surrendered 0.8 goals per game.
  • Their winning percentage with an Asian handicap is 40.0%, while their total goal percentage is more than 20.0%.
Al-WehdaAl Hilal
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Last Game: Al Wahda 0-1 Al Raed
Thursday, May 16 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Last Game: Al-Nassr 1-1 Al-Hilal
Friday, May 17 at 7pm in Saudi Pro League
Goals for: 43Goals for: 96
Al Wehda Standing | Al Hilal Standing
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Preview Al Wehda vs. Al Hilal

When Al-Wehda FC faces Al-Hilal Saudi FC, the outcome leans heavily in favor of Al-Hilal. One of the most common results in their encounters, especially when Al-Wehda plays at home, is a 1-3 defeat. This scoreline has appeared three times in such situations and four times overall in their matchups. Al-Wehda has struggled significantly in their last seven home meetings against Al-Hilal, failing to secure a win. Instead, they’ve managed only one draw while suffering six defeats, with a goal difference of 21-9 in favor of Al-Hilal.

Recent Performance and Current Form

Al-Wehda has been on a challenging streak, playing six consecutive home matches without a win. They have also failed to score in three of their 16 home matches this season. In stark contrast, Al-Hilal Saudi FC has been on an impressive run, remaining unbeaten in their last seven games and losing none of their last four away matches. Al-Hilal’s away record this season is remarkable, with 14 wins, 2 draws, and no losses. This dominance is further highlighted by their consistency in scoring, having netted in every one of their 16 away matches.

Scoring Trends and Key Players

Al-Wehda FC tends to score a significant portion of their goals late in the game, with 28% of their goals coming between the 76th and 90th minutes. Al-Hilal, however, is even more effective in the closing stages, with 33% of their goals occurring in the same time frame.

Key players for both teams have made substantial impacts this season. Odion Ighalo, Al-Wehda’s top scorer, netted 14 goals. Meanwhile, Aleksandar Mitrovic has been phenomenal for Al-Hilal, scoring 27 times. In terms of discipline, Anselmo leads Al-Wehda with seven yellow cards, while Ali Al-Bulaihi has accumulated eight for Al-Hilal.

Comparative Statistics and Match Insights

Al-Hilal’s ability to win when taking an early lead is noteworthy. When they lead 0-1 away, they win 95% of their matches, compared to Al-Wehda’s 66% success rate when leading 1-0 at home. Conversely, Al-Wehda struggles to mount comebacks, failing to win any matches when they are down 0-1 at home. Al-Hilal, on the other hand, shows resilience, winning 71% of their matches when they are trailing 1-0 away.

In their last meeting, Al-Hilal emerged victorious with a two-goal margin. Historically, Al-Hilal has been dominant, winning 13 out of the last 17 meetings, with only one win for Al-Wehda and three draws. The goal difference in these matches is a staggering 45-16 in favor of Al-Hilal, highlighting their offensive superiority.

Match Statistics and Predictions

On average, meetings between these two teams produce 3.8 goals, with 1.6 goals typically scored in the first half. This trend suggests a high-scoring affair is likely when they clash. Al-Wehda averages 1.2 goals per match against Al-Hilal, while Al-Hilal averages 2.6 goals. When playing at home, Al-Wehda scores 1.72 goals on average, whereas Al-Hilal scores 2.66 goals away.

The upcoming match between Al-Wehda FC and Al-Hilal Saudi FC promises to be a thrilling encounter, though the statistics heavily favor Al-Hilal. Their recent form, historical dominance, and superior away record suggest that Al-Hilal is likely to extend their unbeaten streak. However, football is unpredictable, and Al-Wehda will be eager to defy the odds and secure a much-needed victory. Fans can expect an exciting game with plenty of action, especially in the closing stages where both teams have shown a propensity to score.

Al Wehda vs. Al Hilal Prediction

Based on our examination of every piece of information, including player statistics and recent results, we predict that Al-Hilal will win this game with a probability of 70.08%. The likelihood of a tie is 16.9%, while the likelihood of Al Wahda winning is 13.06%.

With a likelihood of 9.54%, the most likely score line for an Al-Hilal victory is 0–2. For such a result, the next most likely score lines are 0–3 (7.92%) and 1-2 (9.45%). The likelihood of a tie is 1-1 (7.59%), while the likelihood of an Al Wahda victory is 2-1 (3.76%).

Al WehdaDrawAl Hilal
Both teams to score 57.67%

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