Young Green Eagles vs Nkana: Soccer betting preview

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Competition: Zambia Super League
Competition: Sat 12.June
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Edwin Imboela Stadium (10000 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Super League, Young Green Eagles holding 13th place and Nkana lying 15th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Young Green Eagles have the fewest matches over the total-line (1) in Super League
  • Nkana have the most conceded goals (45) in Super League

Relegation threatens Young Green Eagles who should definitely be looking for some points here. Nkana are struggling to avoid relegation.

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Young Green Eagles form and stats

Overall Super League stats at home this season for Young Green Eagles are 8-5-2 (wins-draw-losses). The Young Green Eagles fans aren't used to losing league-games here at Edwin Imboela Stadium and will expect new points from this game. Eagles has played ten games in a row here without a defeat.

The fans are hoping that Young Green Eagles will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-3 away loss in the Super League game against Nkwazi (placed 12th).

Ahead of that match, Eagles won a home game hosting Green Eagles (1-0).

Eagles are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 15 goals in 15 games. From these home matches, Eagles have conceded only 9 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Nkana form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most conceded goals (45) in Super League, on their Super League travels is 5 wins, 0 draws and 9 defeats. Nkana have won three away matches in a row now and will not be intimidated by being the visitors in this fixture.

Two travels in a row for Nkana, whose manager M. Chabinga could celebrate last time after the Super League win against Red Arrows.

Prior to that match, a home win 2-1 against Prison Leopards.

Nkana has another fixture away, a Super League game, against Zanaco in just four days. A tough schedule for the visitors!

The attacking power of Nkana when travelling is not overwhelming with 10 goals scored from 14 league matches away. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Nkana have conceded 23 goals in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Nkana - Eagles 4-0.

Young Green Eagles missing players

Nkana missing players

Young Green Eagles Nkana
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
31 15 4 Played P 3 14 30
9 8 3 Won W 0 5 11
12 5 1 Drew D 0 0 4
10 2 0 Lost L 3 9 15
22 15 7 Scored S 1 10 36
33 9 3 Conceded C 5 23 45
74% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 97%
52% 53% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 79% 87%
26% 20% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 36% 57%
13% 7% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 14% 23%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 7% 7%
32% 33% 75% BTTS BTTS 33% 21% 47%
42% 53% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 23%
52% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 67% 50% 33%
 
4.2 4.5 4 Corners for (avg) C F 3.7 4.2 4.5
4.6 4.1 5 Corners against (avg) C A 2.7 4.5 4.2
1.4 1.4 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.3 1.8 1.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.2 10.3 10.7 Shots (avg) S ( 13.3 10.8 10.2
3 3.4 4.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 3.1 3.4
22% 23% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 12% 25% 38%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • Nkana have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Nkana have the most conceded goals (45) in Super League
  • Nkana haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Nkana is in the best form (5-0-1)
  • Young Green Eagles have the fewest matches over the total-line (1) in Super League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 ZESCO United 30 19 4 7 43 23 14 10 1 3 26 11 16 9 3 4 17 12 20 61
2 Zanaco 31 15 8 8 48 33 15 11 2 2 33 16 16 4 6 6 15 17 15 53
3 Lusaka Dynamos 32 12 11 9 35 30 17 8 6 3 24 14 15 4 5 6 11 16 5 47
4 Kabwe Warriors 31 13 8 10 34 30 15 8 3 4 16 10 16 5 5 6 18 20 4 47
5 Buildcon 31 13 7 11 39 33 15 9 3 3 21 13 16 4 4 8 18 20 6 46
6 Red Arrows 31 13 7 11 33 27 16 9 4 3 22 9 15 4 3 8 11 18 6 46
7 Green Buffaloes 32 10 13 9 38 31 16 7 6 3 25 12 16 3 7 6 13 19 7 43
8 Green Eagles 31 10 13 8 35 29 16 7 8 1 22 11 15 3 5 7 13 18 6 43
9 Forest Rangers 31 11 10 10 34 31 15 7 5 3 19 12 16 4 5 7 15 19 3 43
10 Prison Leopards 31 11 8 12 35 31 16 9 4 3 21 11 15 2 4 9 14 20 4 41
11 Power Dynamos 32 10 11 11 27 26 16 6 7 3 12 10 16 4 4 8 15 16 1 41
12 Nkwazi 31 10 11 10 26 26 16 7 4 5 13 11 15 3 7 5 13 15 0 41
13 Young Green Eagles 31 9 12 10 22 33 15 8 5 2 15 9 16 1 7 8 7 24 -11 39
14 Indeni 31 8 13 10 35 40 16 5 5 6 19 21 15 3 8 4 16 19 -5 37
15 Nkana 30 11 4 15 36 45 16 6 4 6 26 22 14 5 0 9 10 23 -9 37
16 NAPSA Stars 31 9 9 13 34 44 16 6 4 6 17 19 15 3 5 7 17 25 -10 36
17 Lumwana Radiants 31 7 12 12 22 37 15 5 7 3 14 13 16 2 5 9 8 24 -15 33
18 Kitwe United 32 3 11 18 15 42 15 2 8 5 8 14 17 1 3 13 7 28 -27 20