Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns prediction and betting tips (May 8)
Kaizer Chiefs face Mamelodi Sundowns in their next league match. They have struggled in the past few games and managed to get a narrow win in their last match. Can the Chiefs hold off the Sundowns?
Peter Shalulile (Mamelodi Sundowns) doubled the lead in the 2-0 win over Sekhukune United
Peter Shalulile (Mamelodi Sundowns) doubled the lead in the 2-0 win over Sekhukune United

Kaizer Chiefs play Mamelodi Sundowns in Round 28 of this season’s league games.

The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 8 May 2022. The match venue is FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns (May 8) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns latest odds on betting sites

Kaizer Chiefs to win odds are priced at 4.00 (+300 American; 3/1 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 2.90 (+190; 19/10), while Mamelodi Sundowns to win odds are priced at 2.10 (+110; 11/10).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Kaizer Chiefs — 25%, draw — 34%, Mamelodi Sundowns — 41%.

Latest betting odds on Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns (8 May 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.60 (+160; 8/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.47 (-212; 25/53)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Kaizer Chiefs — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
  • Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Mamelodi Sundowns — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)

Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns match preview and statistics

Kaizer Chiefs are fourth in the league table with 42 points and a +7 goal difference. They got their first in six attempts in the last match. The Chiefs beat the Marumo Gallants 1-0.

In the 77th minute of the second half, Keagan Dolly scored the match winner with a strike from outside the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Njabulo Blom with a pass. Team statistics: 55% possession, ten total shots, two shots on target, six corners, three offsides, 21 fouls and one yellow card.

Kaizer Chief team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.

Mamelodi Sundowns are first in the league standings with 61 points and a +38 goal difference. They have two wins, two draws and a loss in their last five matches. The Sundowns beat Sekhukhune United 2-nil in their last match.

Aubrey Maphosa Modiba opened the scoring in the 28th minute with a brilliant strike far outside the box, beating the goalkeeper into the bottom right corner, assisted by Themba Zwane with a pass. Peter Shalulile doubled the lead in the 90+2 minute.

A long pass from Teboho Mokoena reached Shalulile, who took a touch and turned before firing it into the bottom left corner. Team statistics: 62% possession, 11 total shots, four shots on target, four corners, two offsides, 13 fouls and one yellow card.

Mamelodi Sundowns team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.

Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns H2H

Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns have not drawn any of their last six matches against each other. The Sundowns beat the Chiefs 2-nil in their last meeting.

Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns lineups and key players

Kaizer Chiefs projected starting lineup:

  • Brandon Petersen
  • Siyabonga Ngezana
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Thabani Dube
  • Reeve Frosler
  • Njabulo Blom
  • Kearyn Baccus
  • Cole Alexander
  • Keagan Dolly
  • Samir Nurkovic
  • Bernard Parker

Keagan Dolly is the key player to watch out for. He came clutch as he scored the match winner in their last match against the Marumo Gallants to help the team win their first in six games. Dolly is the team’s top scorer with eight league goals this season. He has to pick up his scoring boots once again for this match.

Mamelodi Sundowns projected starting lineup:

  • Kennedy Mweene
  • Thapelo Morena
  • Mosa Lebusa
  • Rushine De Reuck
  • Grant Kekana
  • Lyle Lakay
  • Andile Jali
  • Sibusiso Vilakazi
  • Neo Maema
  • Thabiso Kutumela
  • Peter Shalulile

Peter Shalulile is the key player to watch out for. In their last match, he doubled the lead in the 2-0 win over Sekhukune United. Shalulile is leading the Golden boot race with 22 league goals so far. He looks forward to scoring in this match.

Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns predictions and betting tips

After going winless for a while, Kaizer Chief got their first win in six matches. They are not yet at their best as they face a tough opponent. Mamelodi Sundowns are in good form, with two back-to-back wins ahead of this match. They are favourites to win this match.

Both teams have not drawn any of their last six matches. Predictions for this match are Mamelodi Sundowns to win, and both teams to score (NO). The Sundowns are in better form with good momentum to win this game. They have kept three straight clean sheets heading into this game, while the Chiefs have averaged 1 goal per game in the last three matches. The hosts might not be able to penetrate the visitors' defence.

Betting prediction: Mamelodi Sundowns to win

Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (No)

Odds: 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional)

Kaizer Chiefs — Mamelodi Sundowns
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Both teams to score (No)
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