Pirates vs Chippa Prediction: Battle for Africa continues

 | May 07 24 | 

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For Orlando Pirates only one thing matters, finishing second in the league standing and securing African football for next season. Although they have another stab at securing silverware through the nedbank cup, playing in Africa next season is top of their list of priorities. They sit three points behind the team in second and will need every win they can get if they are to take advantage of a possible slip up by stellenbosch. Which means only a win will do for Pirates

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Pirates vs Chippa United Betting Tips

  • 3 Way - Orlando Pirates 21/50

3 Way - Orlando Pirates 21/50

The Soweto Giants come into this contest with renewed side with a 6 game winning streak and no losses in their last 7 matches. Chippa United are on the opposite side of the scale, in dire need of some form of miracle if they are going to turn their form around. they have lost 3 straight games and have lost from winning positions more often then not. In the head to head, Orlando Pirates have won all three their last meeting against Chippa United, to say that they are concerned about an upset in this match would be a false statement. History shows that in their last 20 meetings, Orlando Pirates have walked away victorious on 16 occasion, with Chippa United winning 2 out of 20 and drawing just two matches.

These two teams last met in the Nedbank Cup, where Orlando Pirates won by 3 goals to 1. They met in the league last year, in this matches reverse fixture. That match ended in a 1-1 draw. Orlando Pirates are different team in 2024 and with them finding the back of the net with ease this year. They are a team you do not want to face at the moment.

Their eye for goal has made them the second most prolific side in the DSTV Premiership. Trailing Sundowns by 6 goals for the most goals scored this season so far. they are in a state of flow, everything they touch turns to goals. The last time these two teams met at the Orlando Stadium Chippa United managed to walk away, one goal victors, through a goal scored in the closing stages of that match. Abdi Banda was the man who scored that crucial goal in last season fixture. That Pirates side is a far cry from the goal scoring machine we have become a custom to in recent times.

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