Richards Bay vs Stellenbosch Predictions: Another upset on the cards

 | Friday 24th May 2024, 13:23pm

Friday 24th May 2024, 13:23pm

Stellenbosch has watched helplessly as their chances of playing in the CAF Champions League slip away. Fortunately for them, Orlando Pirates has also hit a run of bad results, giving Stellenbosch one last crack at qualifying for Africa's premier competition. The only thing, standing in their way is Richards Bay FC. On paper it looks very straight forward for Stellies, however, Richards Bay has build itself a reputation for slaying giants.

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Richards Bay vs Stellenbosch Betting Tips

  • 3 Way - Richards Bay FC 13/5
  • Both Teams to Score - 34/33

3 Way - Richards Bay @ 13/5

Everyone's favourite giant slayers are in action this weekend for the last time this season. They have managed to surpass expectations in the biggest matches and come home with all three points against all the odds. It all started when they faced Kaizer Chiefs and won by 1-0 on the 24th of April. They followed that win up with victory over Amazulu. At that point we all through that this was a lucky run of results. We were all proven wrong when Richards Bay FC lined up against Soweto giants, Orlando Pirates. A one goal lead was enough to see the game through and secure victory for Richards Bay FC. Spurred on by their desire to secure safety and play in the DSTV Premiership again next season. their last five matches have been a marvel. Two wins in their last five has seen them go within three points of securing safety. If Royal Am fail to win against Swallows this weekend, and Richards Bay FC pull off mission impossible. This will guarantee safety for Richards Bay FC, who have a lot to play for.

Stellenbosch have hit hard times at the tail end of season, struggling to acquire points and cement themselves in the top two. They have no wins in their last four matches, no goals scored in their last three matches and a missed penalty in their clash against Mamelodi Sundowns last week. One thing is for sure, they are a team in dire need of points, especially with the CAF Champions League spot still available for them to claim. Despite their recent run of form, Stellenbosch has always enjoyed playing against Richards Bay FC, they have secured three wins in a row against this opponent. In addition they have scored in each of their last four matches against the Kia Zulu-Natal side.

Both Teams to Score - Yes @ 34/33

The last day of the season always brings out the best in the bottom teams. The scramble for points and the possibility of survival always puts teams in a fighting spirit.  You can expect nothing less from Richards Bay FC, however, Stellenbosch also have their last attempt at securing CAF Champions League football for next season. this is a classic case of gloves off and all out football. Both camps have something to play for a 90 minutes to decide their fates. It is now or never and this match will live up to its billing and give the fans a show.

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