Nasarawa United vs Akwa United prediction and betting tips (January 2)
Nasarawa United seek their first win of the season as they host Akwa United at the Lafia Township Stadium. The visitors are currently top of the league table. Can the home team get the three points?
Nasarawa United are unbeaten in 16 home games
Nasarawa United are unbeaten in 16 home games

Nasarawa United face Akwa United in Round 4 of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

The match is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 2 January 2022. The match venue is Lafia Township Stadium, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (January 2) game are analyzed below in this article. Coming up next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.

Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (January 2) latest betting odds

Top betting sites price Nasarawa United to win odds at 1.77 (-130 American; 10/13 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.35 (+235; 47/20), while Akwa United to win odds are priced at 3.65 (+265; 53/20).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Nasarawa United — 52%, draw — 28%, Akwa United — 20%.

Latest betting odds on Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (2 January 2022):

Over 2.5 goals — 2.35 (+135; 27/20)

Under 2.5 goals — 1.60 (-165; 20/33)

Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)

Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)

Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (January 2) match preview and statistics

Nasarawa United are 11th in the league table with three points and zero goal difference. They’ve drawn the three games they’ve played this season, scored four goals and conceded four goals. The Solid Miners played a goalless draw against Remo Stars in the last match. Nasarawa are yet to win or lose a game this season as they face the table leaders.

Nasarawa United team news: Victor Collins was shown a red card in the late minutes of the last match. He is suspended for this match.

Akwa United are second in the league table with seven points and a +4 goal difference. They are joint top with Remo Stars and Rivers United FC. Akwa are behind Remo Stars by a goal difference in the league standings.

The Promise Keepers beat Gombe United one goal to nil in the last match. John Ubong Friday scored the winning goal in the 80th minute from the penalty spot into the back of the net.

Akwa United team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.

Nasarawa United vs Akwa United H2H

Akwa United beat Nasarawa United 2-1 in their last meeting. Samuel Amadi and Marshal Mfon Johnson scored for the Promise Keepers, while Adamu Hassan scored a penalty for the Solid Miners.

Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (January 2) key players and lineups

Nasarawa United projected starting lineup:

  • Ameh Godwin
  • Abubakar Abdullahi
  • Ugochukwu Gabriel
  • Chris Madaki
  • Aliyu Abdullahi
  • Moyi Hassan
  • Michael Tochukwu
  • Dauda Maigishiri
  • Charles Eguavon
  • Alaekwe Chijioke
  • Silas Nwankwo

The key player to watch out for is Abubakar Abdullahi. He has scored two league goals for the Solid Miners this season. Hopefully, he’ll find the back of the net in this game to help them get their first win of the season.

Akwa United projected starting lineup:

  • Jean Efala
  • Ekereuke Ekemini
  • Evans Ogbonda
  • Matthew Etim
  • Elu Wilson
  • Dare Ojo
  • Ubong Effiong Essien
  • Godspower Aniefiok
  • Ezekiel Bassey
  • Stephen Chukwude
  • John Ubong Friday

The key player to watch out for is John Ubong Friday. He has scored two league goals in three games. Friday looks forward to scoring in the first game of the year.

Nasarawa United vs Akwa United (January 2) betting tips and prediction

Nasarawa United have the home advantage in this game and are unbeaten in 16 home games. They have won three and drawn one of their last four home meetings against Akwa United. The visitors haven’t lost a game this season, with two wins and a draw.

The Promise Keepers are joint-top of the league table with seven points. Heading into this game, they haven’t won an away game in their last nine matches.

The prediction is Nasarawa United to win this home match with an over 2.5 goals total.

Betting prediction: Nasarawa United to win & over 2.5 goals

Odds: 3.30 (+230 American; 23/10 Fractional)

Football NPFL . Round 4
Nasarawa United — Akwa United
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Nasarawa United to win & over 2.5 goals
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