Royal AM welcome the Kaizer Chiefs for Round 16 of the 2021-22 Premier Soccer League season.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 19 December 2021. The match venue is Dr. Petrus Molemela stadium, Mangaung.
The latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are previewed below in this article, alongside the betting tips and match predictions for the Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (December 19) game.
Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (December 19) latest betting odds
Royal AM to win odds are priced at 3.12 (+212 American; 53/25 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.00 (+200; 2/1), while Kaizer Chiefs to win odds are priced at 2.38 (+138; 69/50).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Royal AM — 30%, draw — 31%, Kaizer Chiefs — 39%.
Latest betting odds on Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (19 December 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.55 (-180; 5/9)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Royal AM — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Kaizer Chiefs — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.64 (-156; 25/39)
Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (December 19) match preview and statistics
Royal AM are seventh in the league table with 25 points and a +5 goal difference. They have one win, two draws and two losses in the last five games. Royal played a goalless draw with Lamontville Golden Arrows in their last match. Out of 15 possible points, the team picked just five points. A win takes them to second place in the league standings.
Royal AM team news: no player is injured or suspended for this game.
Kaizer Chiefs are third in the league table with 25 points and a +6 goal difference. They are unbeaten in their last five games with four wins and a draw. The Chiefs beat Sekhukhune United 2-0 in their last match.
Nkosingiphile Ngcobo opened the scoring in the 25th minute of the first half with a left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Phathutshedzo Nange doubled the lead in the 87th minute of the second half with a tap-in from close range into the back of the net, assisted by Nkosingiphile Ngcobo with a pass.
Kaizer Chiefs team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs H2H
Royal AM haven’t lost to the Kaizer Chiefs in the last four meetings, with two wins and two draws. The Thwihli Thwahla beat the Amakhosi 4-1 in the last meeting.
Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (December 19) key players and lineups
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
Tshidiso Monamodi is a player to watch out for. The midfielder has to get goal involvement in this match and control the midfield. He has scored just one league goal this season.
Kaizer Chiefs projected starting lineup:
- Daniel Akpeyi
- Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya
- Daniel Cardoso
- Eric Mathoho
- Njabulo Blom
- Austin Dube
- Njabulo Ngcobo
- Phathutshedzo Nange
- Bernard Parker
- Khama Billiat
- Keagan Dolly
Khama Billiat is the key player to watch out for. The striker has four league goals so far this season. He looks forward to being on the scoresheet in this match.
Royal AM vs Kaizer Chiefs (December 19) betting tips and prediction
Royal AM have a good record against Kaizer Chiefs in their previous meetings, two wins and two draws in four games. They went to the Chiefs’ home and beat them 4-1 in their last meeting. A win in this game will put them on top of the Chiefs in the league table. Kaizer Chiefs are in search of another win in this game, they want to extend their win to three straight wins and unbeaten to six games. The Thwihli Thwahla are playing at home and have the home advantage. Prediction is for both teams to score: both teams have scored in each of their last five meetings.
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional)