Bookies can't split Chiefs, Pirates
Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or the draw? That is the question
everyone is asking themselves ahead of the Soweto derby on
Leading South African
bookmakers BET.co.za have made the match a 'choice' game in a rare situation
where a Chiefs win, Pirates win or the draw are all priced up at the same
You can get 18/10 on all three
With four of the last five meetings between the giants of South
African football ending in a draw, many will be betting on another stalemate,
with the fear of losing such a big game seeming to stifle these teams when they
Historically there aren't too many pointers as to who might
In all their league meetings going back 59 games, Kaizer Chiefs hold
the upper hand with 24 wins to the 12 of Pirates.
However, when you look at
their record in the PSL things are much closer with Amakhosi holding a slender
11-10 win record after 42 encounters.
The match is so difficult to call, in fact, that BET.co.za have pledged to pay out supporters of
their team after the first goal in the derby.
In a South African first,
all match winner bets on either Chiefs or Pirates will be honoured to the team
who scores first.
Kick-off at Soccer City is at 15:30.