Jigawa Golden Stars vs Heartland Owerri
Nigeria Professional Football League
Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/16:00 CET
Venue: General Sani Abacha Stadium.
It will be an interesting match when Jigawa Golden Stars lock horns with Heartland Owerri at General Sani Abacha Stadium with the host probably drawing the first blood in the match.
- Jigawa form: 24 matches – 8 wins – 2 draws – 14 losses – 26 points.
- Heartland form: 24 matches – 9 wins – 5 draws – 10 losses – 32 points.
Jigawa Golden Stars vs Heartland Owerri Head-to-head (h2h)
- The team that hosts have won in all their meetings.
- The visitor has recorded two of the three wins.
- All three wins for the sides were clean sheet wins.
- Their prior clash gave a 1-0 home win for Heartland.
Jigawa Golden Stars vs Heartland Owerri Prediction
On a plain outlook into the league table, Jigawa Golden Stars will not be likely favorites in the clash as they are in the relegation zone of the NPL this season.
However, their home record this season says otherwise. With their home ground advantage, the host can take all three points from Heartland, and here is the reason.
First, Jigawa has won 8 of their 24 appearances in the league so far. They registered all these wins as the host. Out of their 14 losses in the campaign, only 2 losses were at home.
Heartland is not in a dominating position in their away fixtures to counter that. With just 2 wins in their 12 away games, the odds are against the visitors in the clash.
The visitor will come on the back of a 2-0 win at home against Lobi Stars in their previous match. In sharp contrast, Golden Star faced a 2-0 defeat on the road to Kano in their last clash.
As such, a home win in full time with 1.75 odds will be the best bet in the match. All their meetings have ended with a clean sheet win for the winner. Hence, the tip for the home team to score first at 1.50 odds will also be a good bet for the punters.
Jigawa Golden Stars vs Heartland Owerri Betting tips
Full-time result: Jigawa Golden Stars @ 1.75 (3/4).
Jigawa Golden Stars to score first @ 1.50 (1/2).
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