Saudi Pro League Preview: Al Nassr vs. Abha Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Oct 6)
- Al Nassr is riding on a 10-win streak in all competitions.
- Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates have scored 24 goals in eight SPL games.
- Abha is one of the worst teams in the Saudi Pro League when it comes to attacking.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr continues its race for the 2023 Saudi Pro League title this Friday when they welcome Abha at Al-Awwal Park in Riyadh. The host team is seen as a huge favorite, and it’s not just because Al Nassr’s roster is several times more valuable than the one of Abha. It’s also because this team is in phenomenal form with 10 wins in a row in all competitions.
How to Watch
- When: Friday, October 6, 2023, at 11:00 a.m ET
- Where: Al-Awwal Park, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- How to Watch: Fubo
Al Nassr is now in top shape with 10 straight wins, six of which happened in the Saudi Pro League. However, in the early stages of the 2023 season, these guys weren’t too impressive. In fact, they lost the first two games of the 2023 SPL season.
The result is that Al Nassr is now sitting in the No. 4 position in the standings, which wouldn’t be too much of a problem if other teams weren’t in great shape as well. This goes especially for table leader Al Hilal, which is expected to start impressing even more once Neymar ups his game. Then, there’s also Al Ittihad, the winner of last season’s SPL, which is currently second in the standings.
What all this means is that if Al Nassr wants to challenge for the trophy, Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. need to continue playing great. These guys have been great offensively, scoring 3.00 goals per game on average. Their defense has been alright as well, although we did see them concede at least a goal in each of their last four SPL games.
This shouldn’t worry them much, though. It’s because their next opponent is one of the worst Saudi Pro League teams when offense is concerned. Abha has scored only five goals in the eight games played so far in the 2023 season.
Al Nassr vs. Abha Prediction
Al Nassr won the last five duels with Abha, scoring at least two goals each time. It would be really surprising if they didn’t manage to do the same this Friday. In fact, we think they’re going to do even better than usual this time. We think they’re going to smash Abha, scoring at least three or four goals.
- Al Nassr to win & over 3.5 goals