Orlando Pirates Betting Tips

Orlando Pirates FC is a football club based in Soweto in Gauteng. They play in the Absa Premiership, the Premier Division in South Africa. Their primary home venue is Orlando Stadium although their home games against Kaizer Chiefs are played at FNB Stadium. Due to their big supporter base, they get very strong crowds at almost all away games. 

Bucs have been coached by some outstanding coaches in recent season including Dutchman Ruud Krol and Serbian mentor Milutin Sredojevic. Their jersey has been worn by the likes of Benni McCarthy, Lucky Lekgwathi, Teko Modise and Andile Jali. You can read our guide to betting on Orlando Pirates matches or on Sea Robbers players below. 

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Orlando Pirates supporters getting behind their team. (Getty Images)

Orlando Pirates Betting Odds

With so many bookmakers offering betting odds on Orlando Pirates matches, we suggest you use our betting odds comparison tool. That gives you a better idea of which markets are being offered for a specific Pirates match. With one click, you can access odds across various different betting websites. 

Orlando Pirates play in the ABSA Premiership, MTN8, Telkom Knockout Cup, Nedbank Cup and the CAF Champions League so you’ll have several competitions to bet on.

Orlando Pirates Fixtures

Like all South African clubs in CAF Champions League action, it’s imperative to keep an eye out for postponed Orlando Pirates matches, rescheduled games in-hand or any astute bets when Pirates are facing fixture congestion. Any updates to the fixture list can be found on Orlando Pirates’ social media channels:

  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/orlandopirates
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/orlandopirates
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OrlandoPirates/
  • Website: https://www.orlandopiratesfc.com/

Orlando Pirates Results

Any punters keen to bet on Orlando Pirates should look at their recent results and form in all competitions. They should also try to compare the side’s home and away form to see if they are particularly strong in front of their fans or struggle on the road. A look at some recent games will also indicate which players are on hot scoring steaks and could be backed in First Goalscorer bets.

In the South African Premier Division, it is also crucial to look at the head-to-head record that Orlando Pirates have against certain clubs. Bucs have certain clubs they always seem to beat, and others who are bogey teams. We offer you guides on betting odds based on form, the head-to-head between the clubs and the best value tips and bets.

Orlando Pirates Live Streaming

Any bettors looking to maximise winnings on Orlando Pirates matches would get a major leg-up by watching the matches live. This would give a good idea whether Bucs tend to dominate games or play on the counter attack. Watching matches live also gives you greater insight when placing in-running bets on Orlando Pirates games or players.

Orlando Pirates Replays

Highlights of Orlando Pirates’ matches can usually be found on Youtube. This gives you a clearer idea of how the games panned out and any players who were regular goal threats and who could soon hit a scoring run. This insight boosts your knowledge and gives a picture of whether bookmakers are over or under-estimating Pirates and their players.

Orlando Pirates News

Anyone betting on Orlando Pirates matches should be sure to read the big news websites or newspapers for injury and team news and analysis pieces on player form. They should also check the club’s social media platforms listed above, which can give a clue to whether an injured player is back in training. 

The official Orlando Pirates website is one of the best at posting injury news and travel arrangements for away games, so you’ll have excellent information on whether jet lag or fatigue may be a factor. Independent news outlets covering Pirates also get scoops from club sources.