Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM prediction and betting tips (December 8)
Mamelodi Sundowns continue their unbeaten run and are top of the league table. Sundowns seek to extend the run as they host Royal AM on Wednesday afternoon. Can Royal AM surprise them?
Thabiso Kutumela (Mamelodi Sundowns) assisted the equalizer in the last match
Thabiso Kutumela (Mamelodi Sundowns) assisted the equalizer in the last match
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Mamelodi Sundowns play Royal AM in their 14th game of the 2021-22 Premier Soccer League season.

The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 8 December 2021. The match venue is Lucas Masterpieces Moripe, Pretoria.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (December 8) game are available in this article. Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (December 8) latest betting odds

Mamelodi Sundowns to win odds are valued at 1.43 (-230 American; 10/23 Fractional), the odds for a draw are valued at 4.15 (+315; 63/20), while Royal AM to win odds are valued at 7.30 (+630; 63/10).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Mamelodi Sundowns — 65%, draw — 33%, Royal AM — 13%.

Latest betting odds on Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (8 December 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Asian handicap (-1.25) on Mamelodi Sundowns — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
  • Asian handicap (+1.25) on Royal AM — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (December 8) match preview and statistics

Mamelodi Sundowns shared the spoils with Stellenbosch FC in their last match. They now have 31 points and a +19 goal difference in the Premier Soccer League table. Their unbeaten run extends to 13 games, with nine wins and four draws.

Junior Mendieta gave the Stellies the lead in the 43rd minute of the first half from the penalty spot with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. Ashley Du Perez won the penalty. Lyke Lakay equalized for Sundowns in the 59th minute of the second half with a left footed shot from outside of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Thabiso Kutumela with a pass.

They had nine total shots, three on target and six off target, nine corner kicks, two offsides, 12 fouls, two yellow cards.

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

Royal AM are third in the Premier Soccer League standings with 22 points and a +6 goal difference. They have two wins, two draws and a loss in their last five games.

Thwihli Thwahla were held to a goalless draw in their last match by AmaZulu FC. They dropped points for the third time in their last five games and failed to move up to second place. Team statistics: 50% possession, four shots, one corner, 15 fouls, one yellow card.

Royal AM team news: no new update on injured or suspended player.

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM H2H

Mamelodi Sundowns have not lost to Royal AM in their last 10 meetings with five wins and five draws. The Sundowns won 2-0 in their last meeting. Peter Shalulile scored a brace in the match.

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (December 8) key players and lineups

Mamelodi Sundowns projected starting lineup:

  • Kennedy Mweene
  • Hlompho Kekana
  • Mosa Lebusa
  • Andile Jali
  • Khuliso Mudau
  • Lyle Lakay
  • Neo Maema
  • Haashim Domingo
  • Thabisp Kutumela
  • Themba Zwane
  • Peter Shalulile

The key player to watch out for is Thabiso Kutumela. He looks forward to scoring in this match. Kutumela assisted the equalizer in the last match.

Royal AM projected starting lineup:

  • Hugo Nyame
  • Zukile Mkhize
  • Lesego Manganyi
  • Mbhazima Rikhotso
  • Thato Lingwati
  • Lantshene Phalane
  • Kabelo Mahlasela
  • Tshidiso Monamodi
  • Sepana Letsoalo
  • Tebogo Potsane
  • Levy Mashiane

The key player to watch out for is Levy Mashiane. So far, he has three league goals this season and wants to increase his goal tally. Mashiane needs to pick up his scoring boot ahead of this match.

Mamelodi Sundowns vs Royal AM (December 8) betting tips and prediction

Mamelodi Sundowns remain unbeaten in the league after 13 games. They’ve won nine games, drawn four, scored 22 goals and conceded just three goals, the lowest in the league. Heading into this game, Sundowns are in good form even though they dropped two points in the last match. Royal AM are also not having a bad run, they’ve won and drawn their last two games. The Sundowns have a good record against this side, haven’t lost in 10 meetings, with five wins and five draws. There's a high chance both teams will take one point home from this match.

Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.83 (-120 American; 5/6 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (No)

Odds: 1.61 (-164 American; 25/41 Fractional)

Mamelodi Sundowns — Royal AM
Under 2.5 goals
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