Football betting preview: Al Batin with moderate expectations before welcoming Al Shabab

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Competition: Saudi Arabia Pro League
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 15:55 (UTC)
Venue: Al-Batin FC Stadium (6000 seats)

The visiting Al Shabab side should be favourites in this visit to Al Batin, as the away team holds a 17 point advantage from their 24 league games this season.

Insights:
  • Al Batin have the fewest clean sheets (2) in Pro League
  • Al Shabab have the most scored goals (47) in Pro League

This pitch has artifical turf, which is not Al Shabab's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on artifical turf Al Shabab have performed like this: Played five matches resulting in 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats with the goal stats 7-6 (scored/conceded).

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1200 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Al Batin form and stats

Overall Pro League stats at home this season for Al Batin, who have the fewest clean sheets (2) in Pro League, are 4-3-5 (wins-draw-losses).

Times are rough for the home team, having gone 186 minutes without scoring a league goal. Yousef Al Shammari was the last player to find the net.

Al Batin lost their last game at Al Nassr (placed 5th) after a 0-7 scoreline. Ahead of that match, Batin lost 1-2 at home to Al Faisaly.

Al Batin were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one.

Batin are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 17 goals in 12 games. Batin's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 16 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Al Shabab form and stats

Playing away, Al Shabab, who have the most scored goals (47) in Pro League, have won 6 games, drawn 3 and suffered 3 defeats in the Pro League this season.

Shabab's previous game was their home loss versus Al Taawon (1-3). Preceding that game, the 1-2 loss visiting Al Ittihad's place.

The Shabab manager C. Inarejos has got the team scoring on the road, with 26 away goals in 12 league matches. In the opposite end, Shabab have conceded 19 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Al Shabab - Batin 3-1 played earlier this season. As for the last nine games between these two teams, there's two Batin victories, zero draws and seven Al Shabab wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, three matches with two goals or less.

Al Batin missing players

Al Shabab missing players

Al Batin Al Shabab
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 4 12 24
7 4 0 Won W 3 6 13
7 3 2 Drew D 1 3 6
10 5 2 Lost L 0 3 5
34 17 5 Scored S 11 26 47
43 16 7 Conceded C 5 19 31
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
96% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 92%
75% 67% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 92% 75%
33% 17% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 58% 42%
8% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 17% 12%
71% 58% 100% BTTS BTTS 75% 75% 75%
8% 17% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 17% 21%
21% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 8% 4%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 1.7 1.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 3.1 2.4
2 0 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
10.3 10.4 11.2 Shots (avg) S ( 6.2 8.8 10.6
3.8 3.8 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.8 5.4 5.8
37% 38% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 58% 40% 34%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Al Batin have the fewest clean sheets (2) in Pro League
  • Al Batin haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Al Shabab have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Al Shabab have the most scored goals (26) away in Pro League
  • Al Shabab have the most scored goals (47) in Pro League
  • Al Shabab have the most scored goals in the first half (20) in Pro League
  • Al Shabab haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • All of Al Shabab's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.

  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 Hilal 24 14 6 4 45 20 12 8 2 2 21 9 12 6 4 2 24 11 25 48
2 Al Shabab 24 13 6 5 47 31 12 7 3 2 21 12 12 6 3 3 26 19 16 45
3 Al Ittihad 24 11 9 4 37 26 12 6 3 3 18 12 12 5 6 1 19 14 11 42
4 Al Taawon 24 10 8 6 30 20 11 5 4 2 15 9 13 5 4 4 15 11 10 38
5 Al Nassr 24 10 6 8 40 30 12 6 3 3 27 15 12 4 3 5 13 15 10 36
6 Al Ittifaq 24 10 5 9 37 37 12 5 2 5 17 19 12 5 3 4 20 18 0 35
7 Al Ahli 24 10 5 9 36 41 12 4 5 3 15 15 12 6 0 6 21 26 -5 35
8 Al Quadisiya 24 7 10 7 36 38 12 5 4 3 20 20 12 2 6 4 16 18 -2 31
9 Al Fateh 24 9 4 11 40 44 12 3 2 7 21 28 12 6 2 4 19 16 -4 31
10 Abha 25 9 4 12 37 44 12 4 3 5 17 20 13 5 1 7 20 24 -7 31
11 Al Faisaly 24 7 9 8 30 30 12 3 5 4 15 18 12 4 4 4 15 12 0 30
12 Al Raed 24 8 5 11 35 35 13 3 3 7 20 22 11 5 2 4 15 13 0 29
13 Al Batin 24 7 7 10 34 43 12 4 3 5 17 16 12 3 4 5 17 27 -9 28
14 Al Wahda 25 8 3 14 35 52 12 3 1 8 18 29 13 5 2 6 17 23 -17 27
15 Dhamk 24 6 6 12 33 43 12 4 4 4 16 16 12 2 2 8 17 27 -10 24
16 Al-Ain 24 5 5 14 30 48 13 4 2 7 18 26 11 1 3 7 12 22 -18 20