Football betting preview: Al Nasar favourites when Al Shabab visits

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Competition: Kuwait Premier League
Competition: Tue 13.April
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Sabah Al Salem Stadium (28000 seats)

Al Nasar perform at a high level so far being 1st in the table. Al Shabab can look both up and down from their 7th position.

Insights:
  • Al Nasar have the fewest conceded goals (5) in Premier League
  • Al Shabab have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

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Al Nasar form and stats

Al Nasar, who have the fewest conceded goals (5) in Premier League, have been very solid at home in the Premier League so far, with 16 points collected from 6 matches (5-1-0). This has contributed greatly to their 1st position in the table.

No payout for Al Nasar in their previous match, an away game at Kazma that ended in defeat 1-2. A defeat was the result before that one, 1-2 away at Al Kuwait.

The defeat against Kazma was especially painful as the deciding goal against was scored 14 minutes into stoppage time (by Nasser Faraj).

The Nasar manager has got the team scoring with 12 from 6 home games in the league. Nasar have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 2 goals.

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Al Shabab form and stats

The visitors are W4-D1-L2 on the road this term. That's in the Premier League.

It might be tough going out on the road again for Shabab, facing their second straight away game. Especially as the previous game, ended with a defeat 1-3 versus Al Qadsia. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Al Fahaheel at their stadium, the result 2-0.

Shabab are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 11 times in 7 away games so far. Shabab have conceded 8 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Al Shabab - Nasar 0-1. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Nasar seven wins, one draw and Al Shabab two victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

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Al Shabab missing players

Al Nasar Al Shabab
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 10 4 Played P 5 12 23
14 6 1 Won W 1 6 8
4 3 2 Drew D 1 1 5
5 1 1 Lost L 3 5 10
38 15 3 Scored S 5 18 28
14 5 3 Conceded C 11 18 35
91% 90% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
57% 50% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 78%
43% 30% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 58% 52%
22% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 25% 22%
9% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 17% 13%
39% 40% 50% BTTS BTTS 80% 67% 61%
52% 50% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 17%
17% 20% 25% Failed to Score F T 20% 8% 26%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.2 1.7 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.4 1.4 1.5
2 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 5
 
6.5 6.4 8 Shots (avg) S ( 10.8 7.6 7.6
3.1 2.7 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 2.9 2.6
34% 38% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 34% 32%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Al Nasar have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Al Nasar have the fewest conceded goals (2) at home in Premier League
  • Al Nasar have the fewest conceded goals (5) in Premier League
  • Al Nasar have the most clean sheets (12) in Premier League
  • Al Nasar have the most clean sheets (5) at home in Premier League
  • Al Nasar have the the best goal difference (+10) at home in Premier League
  • Al Nasar have the the best goal difference (+21) in Premier League
  • Al Shabab have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Al Shabab haven’t played a single 0-0 game 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 Al Nasar 14 10 2 2 26 5 6 5 1 0 12 2 8 5 1 2 14 3 21 32
2 Al Qadsia 14 10 2 2 28 14 7 6 0 1 13 5 7 4 2 1 15 9 14 32
3 Al Salmiyah 14 8 5 1 30 13 6 3 2 1 17 8 8 5 3 0 13 5 17 29
4 Kazma 14 8 4 2 22 10 6 4 2 0 13 4 8 4 2 2 9 6 12 28
5 Al Kuwait 14 7 3 4 25 16 8 3 2 3 12 9 6 4 1 1 13 7 9 24
6 Al Arabi 14 6 4 4 19 17 7 3 0 4 9 13 7 3 4 0 10 4 2 22
7 Al Shabab 14 6 4 4 19 18 7 2 3 2 8 10 7 4 1 2 11 8 1 22
8 Al Fahaheel 14 5 3 6 12 12 8 3 3 2 8 7 6 2 0 4 4 5 0 18
9 Khaitan 14 5 3 6 16 26 7 2 2 3 4 10 7 3 1 3 12 16 -10 18
10 Al Sahel 14 5 2 7 14 15 7 1 1 5 4 7 7 4 1 2 10 8 -1 17
11 Burgan 14 4 5 5 13 16 7 1 1 5 4 10 7 3 4 0 9 6 -3 17
12 Al Jahra 14 2 5 7 13 20 7 1 3 3 9 10 7 1 2 4 4 10 -7 11
13 Yarmouk 14 2 2 10 22 36 8 0 2 6 10 21 6 2 0 4 12 15 -14 8
14 Al Tadhamon 14 2 2 10 14 31 7 0 2 5 4 11 7 2 0 5 10 20 -17 8
15 Al Sulaibikhat 14 1 2 11 9 33 7 0 0 7 5 23 7 1 2 4 4 10 -24 5

Read more about Premier League

The Kuwait Premier League is the top division of the Kuwaiti football pyramid. It was founded in 1961 and has been dominated by the three teams Al-Qadisiya, Al-Arabi and Al-Kuwait. Ten teams play 38 fixtures each to create a final league table. The bottom two teams are relegated.