Al Ahli vs Damac prediction, odds & betting tips – 02/05/2024

Al Ahli Jeddah
02/05/24 - 19:00

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Damac FC

Al Ahli Jeddah - Damac FC

Saudi Arabia Pro League - King Abdullah Sports City

Al Ahli vs Damac prediction
Can Al Ahli bounce back with a win over Damac? – Photo by Icon Sport

Al Ahli will host Damac in the upcoming round of the Saudi Pro League on Thursday, 2 May.

Will Al Ahli recover from their loss in the last round to win this game or will Damac cause an upset? Read our Al Ahli vs Damac prediction to find out and learn more about this game.

Al Ahli vs Damac prediction: Plenty of goals on both sides

Al Ahli vs Damac predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot tip

Both teams to score - yes

⚽ Correct score prediction

Al Ahli 2-1 Damac

⬆️ Over 2.5 goals prediction

Yes

Key Stats

  • Both teams have scored in all eight previous meetings between Al Ahli and Damac.
  • We saw both teams score in 57% of Damac's away games in the league this season.
  • Al Ahli have averaged 3.00 total goals per game in the Saudi Pro League so far.
  • Six of the eight H2H duels between Al Ahli and Damac have gone over 2.5 total goals.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Al Ahli seen as the favourites 

  • HOME: 9/20 (1.45) – 69.00%
  • DRAW: 17/5 (4.40) – 22.70%
  • AWAY: 6/1 (7.00) – 14.30%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

It's clear from these Al Ahli vs Damac odds that the home team are the expected winners, which makes sense just looking at the standings where Al Ahli are 14 points ahead of Damac.

On top of that, Al Ahli have the better team on paper and they've only lost once this season at home in the league. Finally, the guests are in poor form at the moment, although Al Ahli have struggled a bit as well in recent matches.

In any case, if you want to get more predictions from us, make sure to look at our latest betting tips for today.

Last five H2Hs: Damac with the advantage

Saudi Arabia Pro League 09/11/23

Damac FC

Damac FC

2
Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

2

Saudi Arabia Pro League 21/01/22

Damac FC

Damac FC

1
Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 25/08/21

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

1
Damac FC

Damac FC

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 06/03/21

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

1
Damac FC

Damac FC

3

Saudi Arabia Pro League 05/12/20

Damac FC

Damac FC

4
Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

3

Surprisingly, Damac have been the better team in recent meetings with Al Ahli since they've won two of their last five duels, along with three draws. These two teams have only met eight times so far, with Damac having a slight advantage: 3-3-2.

Al Ahli preview: Can they stay on course for the AFC Champions League?

Despite their loss to Riyadh in the last round, Al Ahli remain in the same situation as before that match—they're third in the standings, one point ahead of Al Taawon and two points ahead of Al Ittihad, with a game in hand. So, Al Ahli still have the best chance to take the final spot for next season's AFC Champions League, but their recent form and just one win in the last five games in the league don't look too promising.

Meanwhile, Haitham Asiri, Abdullah Otayf, Abdulrahman Al-Sanbi, Ziyad Aljohani, Ali Majrashi, and Gabriel Veiga are out with injuries.

Predicted Lineup: Mendy – Majrashi, Demiral, Al-Hamad, Al Ammar – Ibanez – Al-Nabit, Kessie – Mahrez, Firmino, Saint-Maximin

World Club Friendlies 18/07/24

W

Ujpest

Ujpest

0

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 27/05/24

W

Al Fayha

Al Fayha

0

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 23/05/24

D

Al Raed

Al Raed

0

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

0

Saudi Arabia Pro League 18/05/24

W

Abha

Abha

1

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

5

Saudi Arabia Pro League 11/05/24

W

Al Shabab Riyadh

Al Shabab Riyadh

1

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

2

Damac preview: On the road to a mid-table finish

With 38 points from 29 games in the Saudi Pro League, Damac are currently eighth in the standings, with little room to move much up or down until the end of the season. Overall, that's a solid result for Damac, but they've been struggling lately since they've lost five of their previous eight matches in the league.

When it comes to team news, Ahmed Yousef Al Zain is out after being sent off in the last round's duel with Al Taawon.

Predicted Lineup – Zeghba – Al Anazi, Bedrane, Chafai, Al Hawsawi – Munshi – N'Koudou, Stanciu, Antolic, Al Bishi – Al Johani

Saudi Arabia Pro League 27/05/24

D

Al Raed

Al Raed

1

Damac FC

Damac FC

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 23/05/24

L

Al Ittihad Jeddah

Al Ittihad Jeddah

4

Damac FC

Damac FC

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 17/05/24

D

Al Fayha

Al Fayha

1

Damac FC

Damac FC

1

Saudi Arabia Pro League 10/05/24

D

Abha

Abha

0

Damac FC

Damac FC

0

Saudi Arabia Pro League 02/05/24

L

Al Ahli Jeddah

Al Ahli Jeddah

4

Damac FC

Damac FC

1

Player to watch: Riyad Mahrez

The experienced Algerian winger has been one of the key players for Al Ahli this season, contributing nine goals and 11 assists  in the Saudi Pro League so far.

Riyad Mahrez
Mahrez looking for his 10th goal in the Saudi Pro League – Photo by Icon Sport

Can Mahrez score the first goal?

While Mahrez isn't the best choice to be the first goalscorer since he's done this just twice this season, the odds on him doing this are quite good and might be worth taking a punt.


Vladimir’s dreams of becoming a professional basketball player ended a long time ago, but his other dream of becoming a writer came true as he combined his love of writing and sports to become a professional content writer who covers multiple sports, including football, basketball, and tennis.