Ajax Cape Town vs Free State Stars Match Preview and Prediction
On Saturday afternoon (UK time), Free State Stars head to Athlone Stadium to play Ajax Cape Town at 2:00pm. This is a First Division match.
This game has no official UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish real-time goal updates during the match.
Read on for preview, match prediction and betting tip.
There is some positive expected value to be exploited for this game.
Betting Odds for Ajax Cape Town vs Free State Stars
Standout prices on the match winner market:
Ajax Cape Town: 2.03 (marathonbet)
Draw: 3.15 (marathonbet)
Free State Stars: 3.8 (william-hill)
In terms of the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.47 from the trading room at marathonbet whereas the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.53 with marathonbet.
Also, the current prices for the BTTS market. If you think both sides will score, "Yes" can be backed at 2.1 with william-hill. "No" is currently offered at 1.73 with unibet.
Head To Head
To start, Frog highlights that Ajax Cape Town played Free State Stars in 2018. It was a Premier League match. The match was a draw, with a final score of 0-0.
In the last ten years of FTG records, these teams have played a total of 18 times. Ajax Cape Town have won in 6 of them. Their opponents, Free State Stars have won 6 times. The other 6 matches ended in a draw.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 2.17 goals per game. Ajax Cape Town have scored an average of 1.11; Free State Stars have scored an average of 1.06.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 33% of these encounters. The home side has won 33% of the time.
Ajax Cape Town
There have been 30 matches played by the home team over the recent 12 months. They have 14 wins; 6 draws; and 10 losses. In other words, Ajax Cape Town have won 46%, drawn 20%, and lost 33% of their recent matches.
In this period, they have an average of 1.37 goals for, and 1.13 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 60% (9 wins) from the most recent 15 home fixtures. 26% (4) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 13% (2) resulting in a loss for the home side.
When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.8 and they have conceded 0.8 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored 17 goals in their last ten matches; 4 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 4 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 6 matches with over 2.5 goals. They have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
Free State Stars
Looking over the last year, they have played 32 matches. They have 5 wins; 10 draws; and 17 losses. This gives Free State Stars a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 15%-31%-53%.
In these matches, they have averaged 0.94 goals for, and 1.47 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 13% (2 wins) from 15 away fixtures. 26% (4) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 60% (9) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 0.8. They have conceded 1.6 on average.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 13 goals in their last ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 10%. Of those ten matches, 8 of them have seen both sides score; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 in the last ten.
Frog's betting tip for Ajax Cape Town vs Free State Stars
Given how these sides match up, Frog is taking Yes in the both teams to score market. william-hill will give you 2.1 for both teams to score. There is healthy value in this pick.