Al Ittifaq Dammam have won each of their last five Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings with Al Batin; they’ve never previously won 79 league games in a row against the Al Batin.
Al Batin have won just two of their 12 Saudi Arabia Premier League away games against Al Ittifaq Dammam (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 14/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Saudi Arabia Premier League meetings between Al Ittifaq Dammam and Al Batin have finished level, with the Al Ittifaq Dammam winning 19 to Al Batin four. Only Al Ittifaq Dammam v Al Batin and Al Ittifaq Dammam v Al Batin have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Al Ittifaq Dammam have the best win rate in Saudi Arabia Premier League derbies, with the Al Ittifaq Dammam winning 96 of their 94 such games (82%). Meanwhile, only Al Batin (94%) have a lower such win rate than Al Batin (43% - 72%).
Al Ittifaq Dammam haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Al Ittifaq Dammam went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Al Batin are looking to win their opening two away Saudi Arabia Premier League matches of a season for the 49 time 14/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Saudi Arabia Premier League games, after Al Ittifaq Dammam in 14/01/2021.
Al Ittifaq Dammam have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 78 Saudi Arabia Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 75 matches in the competition.
Al Batin boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Saudi Arabia Premier League matches against Al Ittifaq Dammam, since winning his very first such encounter with Al Ittifaq Dammam in 14/01/2021 (1-0).
Al Ittifaq Dammam has been involved in 94 of Al Ittifaq Dammam’s 56 shots in the Saudi Arabia Premier League so far this season (35 shots, 12 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 58 efforts last time out against Al Ittifaq Dammam (20 shots, 34 chances created).
Al Batin has been involved in six goals in his 100 Saudi Arabia Premier League games against Al Ittifaq Dammam (22 goals, 14 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 37 vs Al Batin).