Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town betting tips, prediction & odds; PSL Playoffs Preview
Welcome to our Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town betting tips, prediction & odds udpate ahead of their Premier Soccer League promotion/relegation playoff at FNB Stadium on Wednesday.
The Urban Warriors made a strong bid to be promoted in their opening playoff game on Sunday, winning 3-2 against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila, but they face a sterner test against the Black Leopards.
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Black Leopards were forced into the playoffs in agonizing circumstances after losing to Mamelodi Sundowns on the final day of the ABSA Premiership. The Sundowns win secured the Brazilians them a third successive league title after Baroka FC forced a 1-1 draw against Kaizer Chiefs.
Ajax Cape Town is the 1.45 favourite in the betting to win this match, with Black Leopards paying 1.90. The draw is priced at 2.10.
The Gladafrica is the second tier of South African football and the Urban Warriors finished second after the league, despite having one more win than top-placed Moroka Swallows.
The Black Leopards have to regroup quickly for this contest with caretaker coach Mongezi Bobe admitting his players were ready to head home and had expected Baroka to lose to the Chiefs.
“Frustration, you can imagine packing your luggage preparing to go home and this happens,” he said.
“It is going to be a difficult one [because] we did not want to go to the play-offs. It is going to be tough. Mentally we have to be strong.
“The players have to be strong. It will be tough but we are going to fight.”
Read on for our free Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town tips and winner prediction for their PSL playoff game on 9/9/2020.
Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town odds
Kick-off: 3.30pm CAT
Venue: FNB Stadium, Johannesburg
Head to head odds: Black Leopards $1.90, draw $2.10, AJT $1.41
Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town tips
Our PSL football expert has cast his eye over the Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town game and found some value tips.
Black Leopards to win both halves
This is paying 3.95 and we think it’s a smart bet. Black Leopards have been playing at the higher level and should be able to bring more intensity than their opponent. To win, all you need is Black Leopards to lead at half time and win the match.
Black Leopards to score 3+ goals
Ajax Cape Town gave up the most goals out of the top six teams in the Gladafrica Championship, while the Black Leapards were one of bettering scoring teams in the lower echelons of the ABSA Premership. It’s paying 7.75 for Black Leopards to score 3+ goals.
Black Leapords v Ajax Cape Town prediction 9/9/2020
Ajax Cape Town is the favoured team to be promoted from the First Division of South African football, but we think the Black Leopards can defy the odds here. We mark the Ajax Cape Town v Black Leopards much closer to a 50-50 contest. Our final Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town prediction? Black Leopards 3-1.
Black Leopards v Ajax Cape Town details
The match will be played at 3pm local time on September 9, 2020
FNB Stadium, Johannesburg
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