Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa

Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa Prediction and Tips | Singapore Premier League 

Here are our Match Prediction and tips for Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa match on 2nd July 

Lion City Sailors defeated Hougang UTD (3-0) to extend their unbeaten run in the Singapore Premier League (SPL) to nine games and stand third on the league table with four points adrift of the league leaders, Albirex Niigata.

Geylang International climbed up to the fifth spot, following a 3-2 win over fourth-placed Balestier Khalsa despite going down to 10 men at Bishan Stadium.

Match Details 

Date and time: 2nd July 2023 at 03:30 PM

Match: Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa 

Competition: Singapore Premier League 

Venue: Jalan Besar Stadium (Hougang, Singapore)

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Top players to watch out for:

Hougang UTD 

Amy Recha: The forward has scored four goals from the last three matches including a hat-trick in the recent outing against Brunei DPMM and will look to add to his tally and climb up the table.

Balestier Khalsa 

Ryoya Taniguchi: The 23-year-old midfielder, is in his second season at Balestier Khalsa and is eyeing multiple league awards at the end of the campaign.

He has scored 10 goals each in his last two seasons in the SPL and already surpassed that tally by scoring 14 times in 2023 with 9 games remaining.

Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa  – Match Preview & Form 

Hougang UTD 

It was the local players who shone brighter than the Sailors’ in-form imports Maxime Lestienne and Diego Lopes, with Abdul Rasaq and Adam Swandi seizing taking them all three points and steadying their place at the top three on the league table.

The side has lost the previous two rounds after they won four consecutive matches in which three goals were scored by the outfit in all matches and will look to bounce back from the recent defeats against Tampines Rovers and Lion City Sailors.

Predicted Starting line-up (4-4-2): Zaiful Nizam, Irwan Shah, Nazrul Nazari, Naoki Kuriyama, Anders Aplin, Kazuma Takayama, Jordan Vestering, Kristijan Krajček, Sahil Suhaimi, Amy Samion, Hazzuwan Halim

Form (in last 5 overall games; most recent is on the left side): Lost Lost Won Won Won

Balestier Khalsa 

Ho Wai Loon had put Balestier in front in the 36th minute, but Geylang responded by taking the lead through Yushi Yamaya (47th) and Vincent Bezecourt (53rd) early in the second half of the proceedings while Danish Irfan was shown the second yellow card.

The side has conceded 20 goals from the last five matches and 11 from the last three itself while has not recorded a single Clean Sheet this season and shows the defensive uncertainty from the team.

Predicted Starting line-up (4-4-2): Hairul Syirhan, Iyadh, Madhu Mohana, Emmeric Ong, Darren Teh, Alen Kozar, Ho Wai Loon, Ryoya Taniguchi, Masahiro Sugita, Shuhei Hoshino, Daniel Goh.

Form (in last 5 overall games; most recent is on the left side): Lost Won Lost Lost Won 

Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa – Free Football Betting Tips 

✅ More than 2 goals – Hougang UTD FC to score first.

✅ Ryoya Taniguchi to score for Balestier Khalsa.

✅ Sahil Suhaimi to score for Hougang UTD.

✅ Yellow cards – over 3.5

✅ Balestier Khalsa FC to win the match.

Hougang UTD vs Balestier Khalsa Betting odds:

The odds of Hougang UTD winning is currently at 2.3 while the odds on Balestier Khalsa are at 2.4.

During the last 23 meetings with Hougang United FC playing at home, Hougang United FC have won 10 times, there have been 5 draws while Balestier Khalsa FC have won 8 times

Hougang United FC hasn’t scored in 3 of their 7 home matches in the Premier League this season while Balestier Khalsa FC hasn’t scored in 1 of their 6 away matches.

Hougang United FC scores 2.37 goals when playing at home and Balestier Khalsa FC scores 1.67 goals when playing away on average.

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