Wazito vs Kariobangi Sharks match preview

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Competition: Kenya Premier League
Competition: Thu 17.June
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Thika Municipal Stadium (1200 seats)

Premier League: Two teams in pretty good shape get together for this game. Kariobangi Sharks might have a small advantage with their 5th place in the table?

Insights:
  • Wazito have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Kariobangi Sharks have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

This pitch has artifical turf, which is not Kariobangi Sharks's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on artifical turf Kariobangi Sharks have performed like this: Played ten matches resulting in 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats with the goal stats 17-9 (scored/conceded).

This is a local derby, usually meaning added tension and importance.

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Wazito form and stats

Wazito have performed here at Thika Municipal Stadium this season with 5 wins from 9 Premier League matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 3 games and lost 1.

The Wazito crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 0-1 to Gor Mahia here at Thika Municipal Stadium in a Premier League match.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Tusker.

There will be little rest for Wazito after this match as they are travelling to Ulinzi Stars for a Premier League game in only four days.

Wazito are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 12 goals in 9 games. From these home matches, Wazito have conceded only 7 goals. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Kariobangi Sharks form and stats

The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 6 wins, 1 draw and only 2 losses in the Premier League.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Premier League home defeat versus Nairobi City Stars with 1-2 on the scoreboard.

Preceding that game, the 0-2 loss visiting Ulinzi Stars's place.

A new game in only three days for Kariobangi, the Premier League home match versus Tusker. Busy days.

The travelling fans enjoy Kariobangi's attacking play in away games, having scored 14 goals in 9 league matches away. Kariobangi have conceded 10 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Kariobangi Sharks - Wazito 4-0. As for the last four games between these two teams, there's zero Wazito victories, one draw and three Kariobangi Sharks wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

Wazito missing players

Kariobangi Sharks missing players

Wazito Kariobangi Sharks
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
18 9 3 Played P 3 9 18
7 5 0 Won W 2 6 9
5 3 2 Drew D 0 1 4
6 1 1 Lost L 1 2 5
16 12 3 Scored S 4 14 26
18 7 4 Conceded C 4 10 20
89% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 83%
50% 56% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 78% 67%
33% 44% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 67% 56%
17% 22% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 22%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 11%
39% 56% 67% BTTS BTTS 67% 56% 44%
28% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 39%
44% 22% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 22% 33%
 
4.8 5.3 4 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4.5 5.4
3.5 3.4 3.5 Corners against (avg) C A 4 4 4
2.1 2.6 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 0.9 1.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.8 7.1 2 Shots (avg) S ( 13.3 10.4 8.4
3.1 3.3 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.3 4 4.2
30% 39% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 34% 34%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Kariobangi Sharks have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Kariobangi Sharks have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Wazito have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Tusker 19 12 5 2 34 16 9 6 3 0 11 4 10 6 2 2 23 12 18 41
2 KCB 19 11 4 4 26 14 10 7 1 2 13 6 9 4 3 2 13 8 12 37
3 Leopards 18 11 3 4 21 12 11 8 0 3 14 9 7 3 3 1 7 3 9 36
4 Gor Mahia 18 11 1 6 28 18 9 4 1 4 9 7 9 7 0 2 19 11 10 34
5 Kariobangi Sharks 18 9 4 5 26 20 9 3 3 3 12 10 9 6 1 2 14 10 6 31
6 Bandari 19 7 8 4 26 21 9 5 2 2 18 11 10 2 6 2 8 10 5 29
7 Homeboyz 19 8 3 8 25 21 9 4 2 3 12 6 10 4 1 5 13 15 4 27
8 Nairobi City Stars 19 7 5 7 22 17 9 5 3 1 16 7 10 2 2 6 6 10 5 26
9 Wazito 18 7 5 6 16 18 9 5 3 1 12 7 9 2 2 5 4 11 -2 26
10 Bidco United 18 6 7 5 17 17 8 3 2 3 8 10 10 3 5 2 9 7 0 25
11 Sofapaka 19 7 4 8 22 24 9 5 2 2 16 9 10 2 2 6 6 15 -2 25
12 Ulinzi Stars 18 5 9 4 13 10 10 5 4 1 11 5 8 0 5 3 2 5 3 24
13 Nzoia United 19 4 8 7 18 22 9 4 5 0 13 9 10 0 3 7 5 13 -4 20
14 Posta Rangers 19 3 10 6 14 21 10 1 5 4 7 14 9 2 5 2 7 7 -7 19
15 Western Stima 19 2 8 9 17 33 9 1 3 5 9 17 10 1 5 4 8 16 -16 14
16 Vihiga United 19 2 6 11 6 23 10 1 3 6 3 11 9 1 3 5 3 12 -17 12
17 Mathare United 18 2 5 11 15 27 9 2 4 3 8 8 9 0 1 8 7 19 -12 11
18 Zoo Kericho 14 1 5 8 8 20 7 1 4 2 5 7 7 0 1 6 3 13 -12 8

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