Rivers United return to domestic competition on Thursday when they visit Katsina United in a rescheduled match day 13 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash.
Both teams are positioned just above the relegation zone and in dire need of a win from this encounter. The northerners are just a point better than their counterparts from Port Harcourt.
Katsina United have not lost a league game at home this season (W6 D2), while Rivers United are poor travelers themselves, having recorded no win away from home (D3 L5). Backing a home win at (1.34) would be a good bet.
The Pride of Rivers have had more draws than losses this league season (D6 L5), with three of the stalemates on the road. There is a good possibility of a draw in this match, and staking on a draw in this tie is available on SportyBet at (4.08).
The visitors just made it to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after defeating Rayon Sports of Rwanda 2-0 on aggregate and will be beaming with confidence going into the league game. A win for Rivers United goes for (9.20), while a double chance of win or draw is at (2.50) for the away team.
Rivers United have had 14 of their 16 NPFL games played this season end with two goals or less. Under 2.5 goals at (2.91) is also a good bet for this encounter
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