Rivers United to score first
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Rivers United and Plateau United play against each other on the 1st June 2022. This will be the second encounter this season, a match that will be important for both teams. Find out in this preview how we have tipped the teams to perform against each other.
Rivers United vs Plateau United Free Tips and Predictions
Rivers United host Plateau United in the 31st game of the week. This is the match to watch this week because both teams occupy the first two spots on the NPFL table. Our best two picks and tips for this important match are:
Rivers United to score first
We are backing the home team to score the first goal in this match. The hosts come to this game with back to back wins home and away. Moreover, Rivers United won all their last 13 home games, a record that should give them confidence in yet another home game against a team that is struggling away from home. On the other hand, Plateau United lost all their last four away games. The visitors scored only once in the last four away fixtures.
Both teams to score
This duel between Rivers United and Plateau United has seen three draws, three wins for Rivers and 4 wins for Plateau United. Based on these stats, we expect a fairly even game between teams that have always had a cut-throat duel. The visitors scored in three of their last 7 away matches. Moreover, Plateau United is ranked as the third-best away team in the league so far while Rivers United is the second-best at home.
Rivers United vs Plateau United Match Odds, H2H and Team Form
Rivers United vs Plateau United Preview
Rivers United and Plateau United last met in February 2022 in a game that Plateau United won 1-0 at home. This trip to Rivers United poses the challenge of defending the narrow victory in the reverse game. However, after failing to record a win in the last 7 trips, during which Plateau recorded three draws and four wins, defeating Rivers United for the second time this season could prove difficult.
The visitors have now lost four away matches in a row. They face a team that has won 13 home matches on the bounce. So, the question in this game is will Rivers United get their revenge? First, winning 13 home games in a row is a big achievement. Moreover, going undefeated at home so far after winning 14 and drawing once in 15 home games is a record that has handed Rivers United the second-best home performance so far in the season. We expect the home team to fight for three points and it could see them become the best home team if they beat Plateau because the visitors the best team in home performance so far.
What time will Rivers United vs Plateau game start?
18:00 GMT +3
Where will the game be played?
Liberation Stadium in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Which team are we backing?
We expect Rivers United to get three points.