Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Preview, Prediction, and Betting Tips

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Preview, Prediction, and Betting Tips| Saudi Pro League

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Preview

  • Date – Saturday, April 27
  • Kick-off Time – 7:00 pm GMT
  • Venue – Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Stadium

Al Khaleej will host powerhouse Al Nassr in a crucial midweek clash in the Saudi Pro League on Saturday, April 27. It will be an interesting contest between both sides as Al Nassr would be hoping to continue his impressive winning run of five games.

The hosts approach this game with a positive track record having secured only one loss in their last eight games across all competitions. Despite not being the most financially secure club in Saudi Arabia, Al Khaleej has maintained a steady position in the top ten of the standings.

Al Nassr are sitting second in the league table, and are currently trailing the league leaders Al-Hilal by 8 points with six games left to play. They have been better on their travels this season and have kept six clean sheets in their last nine games and are strong favourties for this tie.

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Team News

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Team News
Khaled Narey (Getty Images)

Al Hilal will be without their marquee player Cristiano Ronaldo who remains suspended for this tie. Talisca has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a thigh injury. Nawaf Al-Aqidi will be returning from his suspension for the weekend away clash.

As for Al Khaleej, manager Pedro Emanuel will enter this crucial match without any serious injury scares. Only players like Lisandro Lopez, Al Khabrani, and Hawsawi are at the risk of suspension.

Al Khaleej Predicted XI:

Sehic; Rebocho, Lopez, Al Khabrani, Al Hamsal; Rodrigues, Adams, Hamzi; Al Torais, Al Salem, Narey

Al Nassr Predicted XI:

Ospina; Alawjami, Al-Fatil, Laporte, Telles; Al Ghanam, Al-Khaibari, Brozovic; Ghareeb, Otavio, Mane

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Head-to-Head

The two sides have faced off only nine times in which Al Nassr have won five matches and Al Khaleej managed only one. The other three matches ended in a draw.

Last five results:

  • Al Nassr 2-0 Al Khaleej – Saudi Pro League – November 04, 2023
  • Al Nassr 1-1 Al Khaleej – Saudi Pro League – May 08, 2023
  • Al Khaleej 0-1 Al Nassr – Saudi Pro League – December 31, 2022
  • Al Khaleej 0-3 Al Nassr – Saudi Pro League – February 04, 2017
  • Al Nassr 0-1 Al Khaleej – Saudi Pro League – September 22, 2016

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Prediction

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Prediction
Al Nassr players celebrating (Getty Images)

Al Nassr are enduring a disastrous campaign who have already been eliminated from AFC Champions League and are trailing the unbeaten Blue Waves by nine points in the domestic table. The visitors are currently on a five-game winning run in the league.

Meanwhile, Al Khaleej have been inconsistent earlier this season but have improved over the past few weeks. The hosts are sitting firmly in the middle of the table in the Saudi Pro League.

Predicted Score: Al Khaleej 1-3 Al Nassr

Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr Odds (subject to change)

  • Al Khaleej win – 5.60
  • Al Nassr win – 1.42
  • Draw – 4.90
  • Odds source – Unibet

Betting Tips

  • Al Khaleej win – 5.60
  • Total goals under 2.5 – 2.80

Where to Watch Al Khaleej vs Al Nassr

  • India – Jio Cinema, Sports 18
  • UK – ITV
  • US – ESPN+
  • Saudi Arabia- Shahid TV

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