Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns' quest for a seventh Absa Premiership title hit a bump in the road in midweek, opening the door for Bidvest Wits with seven matches remaining.
LOG: Latest standings in the Absa Premiership
Sundowns slumped to a 3-1 home defeat against Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday, allowing Wits - 1-0 winners over Orlando Pirates - to close the gap atop the standings to four points.
Leading SA bookmakers Sportingbet have reflected the now two-horse race for the 2015/16 in their latest odds.
Sundowns are on offer at 1/2, with Wits available at 7/5.
The clash between the two title contenders on Wednesday, May 11 - the second last round of scheduled fixtures - is shaping up as the title decider.
Third-placed Platinum Stars, 12 points adrift of Sundowns, albeit with a game in hand, appear to have too much to do to lay their hands on the trophy.
Remaining matches for the two 2015/16 Absa Premiership title contenders:
1. MAMELODI SUNDOWNS
(Currently: Played 23, 52 points)
Wednesday, April 13 v Polokwane City (A)
Saturday, April 16 v Jomo Cosmos (H)
Wednesday, April 27 v Ajax Cape Town (A)
Saturday, April 30 v Kaizer Chiefs (H)
Wednesday, May 4 v University of Pretoria (A)
Wednesday, May 11 v Wits (A)
Saturday, May 21 v Platinum Stars (H)
2. BIDVEST WITS
(Currently: Played 23, 48 points)Wednesday, April 13 v Jomo Cosmos (A)
Saturday, April 16 v Free State Stars (H)
Tuesday, April 26 v SuperSport United (A)
Saturday, April 30 v Chippa United (H)
Tuesday, May 3 v Black Aces (A)
Wednesday, May 11 v Mamelodi Sundowns (H)
Saturday, May 21 v Ajax Cape Town (A)