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2017/18 Statistics: Golden Arrows, Mamelodi Sundowns boast best shots-to-goals ratios in Absa Premiership

Posted: 8 May 2018 Time: 17:00

According to the latest statistics, Golden Arrows and Mamelodi Sundowns boast the best shots-to-goals ratio in the Absa Premiership this season.

Abafana Bes’thende have narrowly pipped the newly confirmed champions to the crown, despite having scored 14 less goals in the 29 games played thus far.

The Brazilians, who are one shy of the half-century mark for goals scored in the league, boast a shots-per-goal average of 8,3 – having amassed 409 shots in total this season.

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Arrows have taken considerably less shots, and in fact registered the third-lowest number of all 16 topflight teams, with a total of just 280 at goal.

Chippa United, Maritzburg United, Polokwane City, Orlando Pirates, Ajax Cape Town and Baroka are the only other sides to have managed an average of 10 or less shots per goal.

Meanwhile, SuperSport United have the worst record of 15,7 shots per goal, having fired the third-highest number of goal-bound shots (377) but only managing 24 goals in 29 games.

Shots/Goal rankings (total shots):

Arrows: 8 (280)

Sundowns: 8,3 (409 – highest)

Chippa: 9 (234 – lowest)

Maritzburg: 9,3 (327)

PLK City: 9,6 (287)

Pirates: 9,7 (380)

Ajax: 9,9 (257)

Baroka: 10 (320)

FS Stars: 11,3 (317)

Bidvest Wits: 12,1 (328)

AmaZulu: 12,2 (354)

CT City: 13,8 (358)

Chiefs: 14 (349)

Plat Stars: 14,5 (289)

Celtic: 14,6 (366)

SuperSport: 15,7 (377)

Article by: Chad Klate (@CKlatey)
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