Academica vs Rivers United prediction and betting tips on February 25, 2024

Football news 24 feb 2024, 08:42
Academica vs Rivers United prediction and betting tips on February 25, 2024 Photo:

On Sunday, February 25th, the fifth round of the CAF Confederation Cup will take place. In one of these matches, Academica will play at home against Rivers United. The game will kick off at 17:00 Central European Time.


The team from Angola is the underdog in Group C, having earned no points after four matches. In these games, they have scored only three goals while conceding 13 times. In their domestic league, Academica currently occupies the ninth position with 14 points. In their last five matches, they have secured one victory, drawn once, and suffered three defeats.

Rivers United

The Nigerian team is striving to advance to the knockout stages of the CAF Confederation Cup. Currently, Rivers United has six points after four matches, trailing by three points from the second and first positions. In their domestic league, United sits in the tenth position, with 27 points from 20 matches. In their previous five matches, Rivers United has won twice and lost three times.

Interesting Facts and Head-to-Head History

  • Regarding the history of encounters between Academica and Rivers United, the teams have met only once, with United securing a resounding 3-0 victory.
  • At their home stadium, Academica is undefeated in three consecutive matches. Rivers United has not won an away game in their last 15 matches.

Academica vs Rivers United Prediction

This match is crucial for Rivers United, but they have been displaying subpar results in away games lately. Academica will certainly aim to secure a victory at home and gather some points in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup. My bet is on Academica to win.

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