Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs prediction and betting tips (August 23)

Cape Town City are still searching for their first win of the season. They have lost three and drawn two. Can the Citizens find redemption against the Kaizer Chiefs?
Dolly has only one goal in the league.

Dolly has only one goal in the league.

by   Paul Awoniyi

Cape Town City play Kaizer Chiefs in Round 5 of the 2022-23 South African Premier Division.

The match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 22 August 2022. The match venue is Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs (August 23) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs latest odds on betting sites

Cape Town City to win odds are priced at 2.86 (+186 American; 93/50 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 2.80 (+180; 9/5), while Kaizer Chiefs to win odds are priced at 2.60 (+160; 8/5).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Cape Town City — 31%, draw — 33%, Kaizer Chiefs — 36%.

Latest betting odds on Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs (23 August 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Asian handicap (0.0) on Cape Town City — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
  • Asian handicap (0.0) on Kaizer Chiefs — 1.77 (-130; 10/13)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)

Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs match preview and statistics

Cape Town City are last in the league table with two points and a -4 goal difference. They have played five matches and failed to win any. Started the season with a 0-2 loss to the Sundowns, lost 2-3 to the Swallows, and lost 1-2 to AmaZulu before drawing two back-to-back matches.

The Citizens drew 1-1 with Stellenbosch FC in their last match. Darwin Gonzalez gave them the lead in the 42nd minute of the first half. Junior Mendieta levelled the scoreline for the Stellies in the 73rd minute of the second half.

Cape Town City team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.

Kaizer Chiefs are eighth in the league standings with six points and a -1 goal difference. They have two wins and two losses in the league this season.

The Chiefs scaled through the last match and got the win despite being down to 10 men. Yusuf Maart received the red card in the 31st minute. Dillion Solomons converted the penalty in the second half to secure the win for them.

Kaizer Chiefs team news: Yusuf Maart is suspended for the next game due to a red card from the previous game.

Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs H2H

Cape Town City have two wins and a draw in the last three matches against the Kaizer Chiefs. They won 2-1 in the last meeting.

Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs lineups and key players

Cape Town City Projected starting lineup:

  • Darren Keet
  • Thamsanqa Mkhize
  • Nathan Idumba Fasika
  • Taariq Fielies
  • Thato Tsiliso Mokeke
  • Craig Martin
  • Ambina Fidele Brice
  • Maark Van Heerden
  • Mduduzi Mdantsane
  • Khanyisa Erick Mayo
  • Darwin Gonzalez

Darwin Gonzalez is the key player to watch out for. Fans will pretty much want to see him on the scoresheet against the Chiefs. Gonzalez has found the back of the net two times this season. One can expect goals from him, his second goal came in the last match against Stellenbosch FC.

Kaizer Chiefs projected starting lineup:

  • Bruce Bvuma
  • Dillon Solomons
  • Siyabonga Ngezana
  • Zitha Kwinika
  • Reeve Frosler
  • Lehlogonolo George Matlou
  • Kgaogelo Sekgota
  • Nkosingiphile Ngcobo
  • Siyethemba Sithebe
  • Keagan Dolly
  • Khama Billiat

Keagan Dolly is the key player to watch out for. He needs to pick up from the next match. Dolly has only one goal in the league. The team is struggling with scoring, and he needs to wear his scoring boots for this match. A goal from Keagan will be impactful on the team’s result.

Cape Town City vs Kaizer Chiefs predictions and betting tips

Cape Town City are not at their best heading into this game, with three losses and two draws in the previous five games. Kaizer Chiefs have managed to get two wins from the last four league matches.

Currently, the Chiefs are odds favourites to win this match, but that doesn’t mean they are that better than Cape Town. Notice both sides have struggled to score in the past games, and it won’t suddenly change in this match.

From the h2h record, Cape Town have been the better side, with no loss to Kaizer in the last three meetings. The Citizens have the home advantage for this matchup. Predictions for this match are Cape Town City to win or draw. The hosts are seeking a win and will definitely defend the home court in this tie.

Betting prediction: Cape Town to win or draw
Odds: 1.44 (-225 American; 4/9 Fractional)

Cape Town City — Kaizer Chiefs

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