Preview of the top of the league clash between defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns and last season’s runners-up Orlando Pirates. With only seven league games left a piece, the stakes are pretty high. Sundowns will look to stretch their lead at the top to six points if they win against their bitter rivals. The Soweto giants will look to cut the advantage and move level on points with Downs to make it a tight contest till the end. The game starts at 19:30 CAT and will be played at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
PSL League Standings 2018/19
This is a mouth-watering match-up as it pits log leaders Downs against realistic league contenders in Orlando Pirates. Bucs lie third place, three points behind Sundowns with 10 wins all season. A win for Pirates will see them leapfrog Bidvest Wits and Down to become log leaders with six games left to the season. Pirates will draw level with Downs, however, they have a better goal difference. Sundowns will look at the PSL log 2018 and 2019 with their mind on their next match.
Absa Premier League Predictions
Sundowns will host the mighty Pharaohs in Al Ahly this weekend and will play the game against Pirates with thoughts on that game. It is possible that coach Pitso Mosimane might rest his key players for the CAF Champions League clash on Saturday. In the past, Mosimane has never shied away from making it known that the ultimate goal for Sundowns was being continental champions. Oddsmakers around South Africa have pegged Downs to stretch their league at the top. This is despite Pirates having the home ground advantage. If you see the ‘See Robbers’ causing an upset and winning, you’re in for a great payday. Head over to any of our recommended South African sportsbooks online and start betting today!