Pulau Pinang favourites for feisty fight facing Sarawak

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Competition: Malaysia Premier League
Date: Sun 14.July
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Negeri Pulau Pinang Stadium (40000 seats)

With their 14 point advantage in the league table, Pulau Pinang fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Sarawak.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 3000 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Pulau Pinang form and stats

Pulau Pinang have collected 17 points from their home games so far after 5-2-3. Hopes of three in a row are alive for Pulau Pinang after consecutive victories at their own ground.

Pulau Pinang's last game was hosting Sarawak and winning 6-3. 0-0 away at PBDKT T-Team before that.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Pulau Pinang matches with similar probabilities have ended with 0 wins, 0 draws and 1 defeat (from one game).

The Pulau Pinang fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 19 goals in 10 matches. 14 goals have been conceded.

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Sarawak form and stats

Sarawak, who have the most conceded goals (43) in Premier League, have only collected 5 points from their away games after 1-2-7 (10 played). It's all red in the travel logs of Sarawak, having lost four matches in a row as the visiting team.

It might be tough going out on the road again for Sarawak, facing their second straight away game. Especially as the previous game, ended with a defeat 3-6 versus Pulau Pinang. A home win before that, celebrating 1-0 vs PBDKT T-Team.

Sarawak find the net in their away games, although not all the time. 13 goals from 10 away fixtures. The opposition has been scoring high and low on Sarawak's goalkeeper in away games this season, as they have let in 29 goals in 10 travels.

Head 2 Head

Pulau Pinang - Sarawak 6-3 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Pulau Pinang 2 wins, 1 draw and Sarawak 7 victories. As for goals, 5 matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), 5 games had two or less.

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Pulau Pinang Sarawak
Total Home Home vs low Statistic Away vs mid Away Total
19 10 2 Played 3 10 19
7 5 2 Won 1 1 3
6 2 0 Drew 0 2 4
6 3 0 Lost 2 7 12
30 19 6 Scored 3 13 22
26 14 2 Conceded 7 29 43
89% 90% 100% Over 0.5 100% 90% 95%
84% 80% 100% Over 1.5 100% 90% 84%
47% 60% 100% Over 2.5 100% 80% 58%
26% 30% 50% Over 3.5 33% 50% 37%
21% 30% 50% Over 4.5 0% 40% 26%
63% 70% 100% BTTS 67% 80% 68%
21% 20% 0% Clean Sheets 0% 10% 16%
26% 20% 0% Failed To Score 33% 20% 21%
 
4.3 4.4 4.5 Corners For (avg) 3.3 3.9 3.9
5.5 5.1 6.5 Corners Against (avg) 5 6.6 5.6
1.9 2 2.5 Yellow Cards (avg) 1.3 1.6 1.4
2 1 0 Red Cards 0 0 0
Key stats this season:
  • Pulau Pinang have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sarawak have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Sarawak have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Pulau Pinang
03-05-19 PL UKM 1 - 1 Pulau Pinang
11-05-19 PL Pulau Pinang 4 - 1 Kelantan
18-05-19 PL Johor Darul Ta'zim II 0 - 2 Pulau Pinang
25-05-19 PL Pulau Pinang 0 - 0 Sabah
15-06-19 PL Selangor United 1 - 3 Pulau Pinang
19-06-19 PL UiTM 3 - 3 Pulau Pinang
26-06-19 PL Pulau Pinang 2 - 1 Negeri Sembilan
06-07-19 PL PBDKT T-Team 0 - 0 Pulau Pinang
14-07-19 PL Pulau Pinang 6 - 3 Sarawak
20-07-19 PL PDRM 13:00 Pulau Pinang
Sarawak
04-05-19 PL Kelantan 0 - 0 Sarawak
11-05-19 PL PDRM 6 - 2 Sarawak
18-05-19 PL UiTM 2 - 1 Sarawak
25-05-19 PL Sarawak 1 - 1 Johor Darul Ta'zim II
19-06-19 PL Sarawak 1 - 3 UKM
26-06-19 PL Sabah 4 - 1 Sarawak
06-07-19 PL Sarawak 2 - 4 Negeri Sembilan
10-07-19 PL Sarawak 1 - 0 PBDKT T-Team
14-07-19 PL Pulau Pinang 6 - 3 Sarawak
20-07-19 PL Sarawak 13:00 Selangor United

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A D P
1 Sabah 19 13 4 2 32 15 10 8 1 1 20 7 9 5 3 1 12 8 17 43
2 Johor Darul Ta'zim II 21 10 6 5 33 20 11 7 1 3 19 7 10 3 5 2 14 13 13 36
3 PDRM 19 9 3 7 29 25 9 2 3 4 14 13 10 7 0 3 15 12 4 30
4 UiTM 20 8 4 8 32 27 10 2 2 6 13 19 10 6 2 2 19 8 5 28
5 Negeri Sembilan 19 8 4 7 28 24 10 5 2 3 16 12 9 3 2 4 12 12 4 28
6 Pulau Pinang 19 7 6 6 30 26 10 5 2 3 19 14 9 2 4 3 11 12 4 27
7 PBDKT T-Team 19 7 6 6 19 23 9 4 4 1 7 4 10 3 2 5 12 19 -4 27
8 UKM 20 7 4 9 30 31 11 3 2 6 16 21 9 4 2 3 14 10 -1 25
9 Selangor United 19 6 3 10 23 34 10 4 2 4 17 20 9 2 1 6 6 14 -11 21
10 Kelantan 19 3 8 8 21 32 9 2 5 2 11 12 10 1 3 6 10 20 -11 17
11 Sarawak 19 3 4 12 22 43 9 2 2 5 9 14 10 1 2 7 13 29 -21 13
12 Perlis 3 1 0 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 5 4 1 3