Royal AM play Mamelodi Sundowns in Round 30 of this season’s league matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 21 May 2022. The match venue is Chatsworth Stadium, Durban.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns (May 21) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns latest odds on betting sites
Royal AM to win odds are priced at 3.20 (+220 American; 11/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.10 (+210; 21/10), while the Mamelodi Sundowns to win odds are priced at 2.20 (+120; 6/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Royal AM — 31%, draw — 32%, Mamelodi Sundowns — 37%.
Latest betting odds on Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns (21 May 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Royal AM — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on Mamelodi Sundowns — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns match preview and statistics
Royal AM are third in the league table with 46 points and a +13 goal difference. They have 12 wins, 10 draws and six losses, conceded 39 goals and scored 26 so far in the league. The Royals have no win in their last five games, with three draws and two losses.
They drew 2-2 with Lamontville Golden Arrows in their last match. Mfundo Thikazi opened the scoring in the ninth minute of the game. In the 18th minute, Pule Mmodi pulled one back for the Golden Arrows, Mogaila Mokete restored Royal AM’s lead in the 33rd minute while Nduduzo Sibiya levelled the scoring in the 38th minute.
Royal AM news: No player is injured or suspended for the game.
Mamelodi Sundowns are first in the league table with 62 points and a +35 goal difference. They have 18 wins, eight draws and three losses, scored 53 goals and conceded 18 in the league. The Sundowns suffered a 0-3 defeat to Stellenbosch in their last match.
Two different players scored for the Stellies in the game, Ashley Du Preez scored the opener, Jayden Adams doubled the lead and Du Preez made it 3-0 in the 57th minute of the second half. The Sundowns couldn’t reply throughout the match.
Mamelodi had 53% possession, 17 total shots, six shots on target, four corner kicks, one offside, six fouls and two yellow cards.
Mamelodi Sundowns team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns H2H
The Mamelodi Sundowns haven’t lost to Royal AM in their last 11 meetings with six wins and five draws. They have won the last two h2h matches. The Sundowns beat the Royal 3-2 in the last meeting.
Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns lineups and key players
Royal AM projected starting lineup:
- Hugo Patrick Nyame
- Lantshene Phalane
- Lesego Manganyi
- Ricardo Nascimento
- Mfundo Thikazi
- Given Mashikinya
- Tebogo Potsane
- Thabo Matlaba
- Kabelo Mahlasela
- Mxolisi Macuphu
- Victor Letsoalo
Victor Letsoalo is the key player to watch out for. He is the second highest goal scorer in the league with 14 goals. Letsoalo scored a brace in their last meeting against Mamelodi even though they lost. At least a goal is expected from the attacker.
Mamelodi Sundowns projected starting lineup:
- Kennedy Mweene
- Thapelo Morena
- Mosa Lebusa
- Rushine De Reuck
- Grant Kekana
- Lyle Lakay
- Andile Jali
- Sibusiso Vilakazi
- Neo Maema
- Thabiso Kutumela
- Peter Shalulile
Peter Shaluile is the key player to watch out for. He is the leading top scorer in the league with 22 goals this season. Shaluile’s brace in the last meeting against the Royals won the game for them. The attacker should be able to find the back of the net in this match.
Royal AM vs Mamelodi Sundowns predictions and betting tips
The Mamelodi Sundowns suffered their third defeat of the season in their last match. One thing to note is that, they certainly won’t lose two back-to-back games. They have been very good this season and maintained their position at the top.
Royal AM, on the other hand, are in search of a win. They are winless in their last five matches and want to end it in this home game. They were able to avoid another loss as they drew 2-2 in their last match.
The Sundowns have a very good record against the Royals. They have won three consecutive matches against them. Their most recent meeting was in the South Africa FA Cup, Mamelodi won 2-1 in the game.
Predictions for this match are Mamelodi Sundowns to win, over 2.5 goals and both teams to score. The Sundowns are picked as favourites to win this game because of the good result against the Royals in recent h2h games. Royal AM are playing at home and should be able to get a goal at their home. The last two h2h meetings have totalled over 2.5 goals by both teams. With the events surrounding this game, both teams should be able to score at least three goals
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.25) on Mamelodi Sundowns
Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.25 (+125 American; 5/4 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)