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Polokwane City vs Highlands Park Betting Tips, Preview & Odds – Draw expected in PSL clash

  • Polokwane City are in relegation trouble
  • Neutral venue unlikely to favour Polokwane City, who have not scored in 5 away games
  • Highlands Park are 5 games without a victory
  • Highlands Park have seen under 2.5 goals in each of their last 4 games
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Relegation-threatened Polokwane City take on Highlands Park at Loftus in the PSL on Saturday afternoon. City are in a relegation dogfight, while Highlands Park are stuck in a patch of poor form.

Polokwane City Form & News


Polokwane City went down 2-0 to SuperSport United in their last fixture and were fortunate not to lose by a much bigger margin. Before that defeat, they collapsed to a 3-2 loss against Kaizer Chiefs after leading 2-0.

Before the lockdown-enforced break, City were beaten 1-0 by Maritzburg United.

Polokwane City will welcome back Puleng Tlolane after suspension in attack. At the back, they are still missing a long-term injury victim in Sibusiso Mbonani.

Highlands Park Form & News


Highlands Park are unbeaten since the restart. They kicked things off with a 1-1 draw with Mamelodi Sundowns, before playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Chippa United.

Before the lockdown break, Highlands Park went three league fixtures without a victory, which included a 1-0 defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup quarter final.

Highlands Park have a doubt over Ricardo Williams at left back and Tendai Ndoro left the club before the restart in attack.

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park Head to Head


Both sides have won two games each in seven meetings, with three draws.

Highlands Park took down Polokwane City 2-0 when the sides last met in September 2019. Mothobi Mvala and Peter Shalulile got the goals that day.

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park Odds


Polokwane City are available at 2.63 to pick up the three points, while Highlands Park are priced at 2.50 to do the same. The draw pays 3.00.

Over 2.5 goals is paying 2.38, while the under 2.5 goals market is priced at 1.55.

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park Match Up


Polokwane City need points if they are to survive relegation, so they will be cagey in their approach. Highlands Park have no relegation fears, but their form has been rotten of late, meaning they will look to go back to basics, which is likely to make for a dull match.

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park Stats


  • Polokwane City have lost their last 3 matches (Premier Soccer League).
  • Polokwane City have not won in 11 matches away from home (all competitions).
  • Highlands Park have drawn 3 of their last 5 matches (Premier Soccer League).
  • Highlands Park have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches (Premier Soccer League).

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park FAQ

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Where is Polokwane City vs Highlands Park being played?

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park is being played at the Loftus Stadium Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

When is Polokwane City vs Highlands Park being played?

Polokwane City vs Highlands Park is being played at 15:30 SAST on Saturday 22 August 2020.

What happened the last time Polokwane City and Highlands Park met?

Highlands Park beat Polokwane City 2-0 when the sides met in September thanks to goals by Mothobi Mvala and Peter Shalulile.

Verdict

I'm tipping this clash to end in a low-scoring draw.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @3.00 at betway - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @6.00 at Sportingbet - 1 Unit

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