* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change
Al Ittihad has been disappointing this season considering how much money the club spent on big-name players, but against one of the relegation battlers, they are the favorites.
Al Tai vs Al Ittihad prediction – Betting tips & odds
Hot tip: Al Ittihad to Win
- Al Ittihad lost three straight league games.
- Al Tai won five games this season, four of them were earned at home.
Al Ittihad failed to cope with high expectations this season, especially after bringing in some important players last summer. The team is far from the top of the Saudi Pro League and the situation doesn't seem to move in the right direction.
Latest odds and h2h matchups
Al Tai's last five matches: WWLLL
Al Ittihad's last five matches: WLLLW
- HOME: 7/2 (4.50) – 22.2%
- DRAW: 4/1 (4.00) – 25%
- AWAY: 4/7 (1.57) – 63.6%
Checking out the current Al Tai vs Al Ittihad odds, the visiting team is the expected winner with a probability margin set at 63 percent. Al Ittihad has been spending plenty of money in the past few months to put themselves in a position to contend for the title.
Feel free to visit our football predictions today page for the latest picks and previews across the betting markets and here are a couple of suggestions for this Al Tai vs Al Ittihad match: Over 1.5 First-Half Goals will bring you odds up to 11/8 (2.38) – 42.1% while Al Ittihad victory alongside BTTS is priced at 7/4 (2.75) – 36.4%.
Al Tai vs Al Ittihad – Other tips
Both Teams to Score – No
- This bet was covered in five straight h2h matches.
- Al Tai failed to score in their past two games.
Over 2.5 Goals
- The home team went over the mark five times in a row when playing at home.
- Al Ittihad had four straight league games with more than two goals scored.
Al Tai vs Al Ittihad team news
The home turf has been a positive surrounding for Al Tai who won four out of their five games this season while playing in front of their fans. Al Tai will look to put further misery on their highly respected opponent. Abdulfattah Asiri is struggling for availability ahead of the match while Bernard Mensah is suspended.
Predicted Lineup: Braga – Al Woiawy, Alnakhli, Roco, Majrashi – Misidjan, Bauer, Al-Qunaian, Alfa Semedo, Cordea, Dugandzic.
The most important signing for Al Ittihad during last summer's transfer window was Karim Benzema. The Real Madrid legend hasn't proved himself to be a consistent value for the team and recently asked to leave the club. Abduallah Al-Jadani, Ahmed Sharahili, Omar Hawsawi, Ahmed Bamasud, and Muhannad Shanqeeti are injured. Madallah Al-Olayan is suspended. You can check all the latest transfer rumors surrounding Al Ittihad as the team is searching for answers during a tough season.
Predicted Lineup: Grohe – Al Jaadi, Hegazy, Z. Hawsawi, Kadesh – Fabinho, Kante, Romarinho, Coronado, Al Amri – Hamdallah.
Confirmed lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.
Player to Watch: Abderrazak Hamdallah
While Karim Benzema has gone missing from the squad, Al Ittihad is being led by Abderrazak Hamdallah who is the club's top scorer with ten league goals to his credit. He has made 14 appearances in the Saudi Pro League and his goalscoring record has been proof enough that he can take charge as the leader.
Hamdallah joined the team two years ago from Al Nassr, the 33-year-old Morocco international has also played in Norway, China, and Qatar during his 14-year career. He has played a total of 66 games for Al Ittihad scoring 53 goals.