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Chippa United vs Bloemfontein Celtic Predictions & Tips - Home win tipped to ease Chippa’s relegation fears

  • Match is being played at 13:00 GMT at Sisa Dukashe Stadium
  • Chippa have won their last 2 of their last 3 PSL matches
  • Celtic are winless in 20 away matches
  • A home win is tipped in East London
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Chippa United vs Bloemfontein Celtic
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Ralph Staniforth 18 May 2021
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Chippa United vs Bloemfontein Celtic Predictions & Tips - Home win tipped to ease Chippa’s relegation fears

  • Match is being played at 13:00 GMT at Sisa Dukashe Stadium
  • Chippa have won their last 2 of their last 3 PSL matches
  • Celtic are winless in 20 away matches
  • A home win is tipped in East London
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Chippa United vs Bloemfontein Celtic


Chippa United vs Bloemfontein Celtic Predictions


Since the arrival of new coach Vladislav Heric, Chippa look much improved with two wins and two draws and four clean sheets in the league. Celtic are proving hard to beat right now but they are struggling to score goals and are terrible in away matches. I am tipping Chippa to take a crucial home victory.

  • Chippa United have won 2 of their last 3 matches (one draw) (Premier Soccer League).
  • Chippa United have seen under 1.5 goals in their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Bloemfontein Celtic are winless in 20 away matches (12 losses, 8 draws)(Premier Soccer League).
  • Bloemfontein Celtic have seen under 2.5 goals in 10 of their last 12 matches (Premier Soccer League).
  • Bloemfontein Celtic have failed to score in 2 of their last 3 matches (Premier Soccer League).

Head to Head


Bloemfontein Celtic hold a 7-4 advantage over Chippa United across their previous 17 meetings with six draws.

They sides last met in February in Bloemfontein as the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Chippa United Form


Chippa United find themselves 15th in the PSL table with one point and an inferior goal difference separating them from Stellenbosch above them. They recently lost in the Nedbank Cup final but are four league matches unbeaten with eight points accrued and no goals conceded.

New coach Vladislav Heric oversaw a 0-0 draw with Golden Arrows in his first match in charge before a 1-0 win at Kaizer Chiefs. A 1-0 win against Stellenbosch as followed before losing 1-0 to TTM in the Nedbank Cup final.

In their last match, Chippa disappointingly drew 0-0 at home with bottom-placed Black Leopards.

Chippa United Injuries & Team News


Chippa recalled Mduduzi Sibeko in midfield against Leopards and he should keep his place after a strong performance.

Coach Vladislav Heric started two strikers in the last match as Bienvenu Eva Nga returned from suspension to partner Augustine Kwem. He may instead bring winger Maloisane Makhole back into his XI for this match with only one striker selected.

Bloemfontein Celtic Form


Celtic find themselves in 11th spot in the PSL table but are just three points clear of upcoming opponents Chippa United, who in the relegation zone. Siwelele have lost just once in their last nine matches have are without an away victory in their 13 matches on their travels this season.

After ending a six match run without victory by beating TS Galaxy 2-1, Celtic drew 1-1 at both Golden Arrows and Stellenbosch having led 1-0 in those clashes. A 1-1 draw against Swallows followed before losing 1-0 at TTM.

A 2-2 draw after trailing 2-0 against Kaizer Chiefs followed before a 0-0 draw with Cape Town City last time out.

Bloemfontein Celtic Injuries & Team News


Celtic welcome back physical centre back Justice Chabalala after suspension but are still without left back Ronald Pfumbidzai in defence for this match due to injury. Mokone Mereko is also absent at left back after being red carded in the last match.

Menzi Masuku is a doubt on the wing and is in a race against time to be fit for this match.

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Verdict

I am tipping Chippa to continue their revival under coach Heric with three points against the PSL’s worst away side this season.

Best Bet: Chippa Win Full Time Result @100.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Chippa Win 1-0 Correct Score @600.00 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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