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Enyimba to win
Under 2.5 goals
Enyimba vs Heartland is our next NPFL fixture review. These teams have a reason to bag all points in this game. For Enyimba, top three is only two points away. But for Heartland, escape from the red zone means they must get all the points on Sunday. Who will win? Our match preview has the details, so read on.
Enyimba vs Heartland Free Predictions and Tips
Our NPFL match predictions are premised on extensive research and analysis of the information and data collected by our tipsters. The best three tips and predictions for Enyimba vs Heartland are:
Enyimba favourites to win
Enyimba has 13W, 3D and 1L on home soil ahead of this game. On the other hand, Heartland is ranked third-worst on away record after 3D and 14L. A poor away run makes it difficult to back away win, so Enyimba is our favourite to get the three points.
One-side scoreline expected
A one-sided scoreline is also likely in this game. A strong defence that has been manifest on home soil hands Enyimba great confidence ahead of the game. On the flip-side, Heartland must work hard to avoid conceding more goals on the road. The last 7 meetings didn’t have goals on both sides.
Under 2.5 goals
The nature of this fixture means both teams will fight for a win. For example, Enyimba must win to retain their top three ambitions or forget it altogether with just 4 games left. On the flip-side, Heartland is in the red zone but a win could get them some reprieve with a few games to spare. With that, we anticipate a hard-fought match with fewer than 3 goals.
Enyimba vs Heartland Preview and Analysis
Heartland have a 1-nil victory in the reverse fixture to defend in this trip to Enyimba. Will they do it? Read our team previews below for details.
Enyimba is 6th and only two points shy of top three. And with home support in this 35th game of the 2022 NPFL season, we expect a massive win for the hosts against Heartland. Heartland may have emerged winners in the reverse meeting but the visitors remain a struggling team ahead of this game. Notably, Enyimba won all their last five home games. There of those wins were clean sheet victories.
Heartland is second-last on the NPFL table. They are faced with an even more difficult challenge in this trip to Enyimba. While the hosts look to finish in third place after this game, Heartland are worried about relegation. Moreover, the visitors the third-worst away record. A win for the visitors in this trips is, therefore, very unlikely.
Enyimba vs Heartland Betting Odds and More Stats
For the highest match odds and current team stats, see the tables below.
Enyimba vs Heartland Q&A
What time will Enyimba vs Heartland begin?
Where will Enyimba host Heartland for this game?
Enyimba International Stadium in Aba, Nigeria is the match venue.
What was the score in the reverse game?
Heartland Owerri won 1-0 in the reverse match.