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domingo, 9 de outubro de 2016
Flamengo v Santa Cruz -Preview
Flamengo v Santa Cruz
9 October 2016 – 21:00 Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho (São Paulo, São Paulo)
Flamengo will play against Santa Cruz in the 29 leg of the Brazilian Série A at Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho. Make sure not to miss this exciting match on Sunday evening.
Flamengo are currently 2nd in the league with 16 W 6 D 6 L and 37:26 goal difference.The team is only 3 points away from the top.They are unbeaten in their last 5 games and their home performance has been incredible so far. Ze Ricardo’s boys are unstoppable at home.They won their last 5 games – 2-1 against Cruzeiro, 2-0 Figueirense, 2-1 Ponte Preta,2-1 Gremio ,1-0 Atletcio PR. Flamengo have very powerful attacking line with Gabriel, P.Guerro and Felipe Vizeu. Attacking midfielder Diego has been outstanding throughout the entire season by scoring on multiple occasions and giving a lot of assist.No major injuries for the upcoming fixture.
Santa Cruz are struggling this season.They will definitely be relegated from the league. The team lost 4 out of their 5 last games.The team has become serious punch bag for all other teams in the league.Santa Cruz are one of the worst away performing squads.They lost 1-3 against Figueirense,2-3 Santos,3-5 Sport Recife,0-2 Cruzeiro and finished 2-2 level against Vitoria.The rest of the games in the league will be more for the protocol and the fans.
Head to Head
The teams played against each another in 6 occasions up to today.This season Flamengo won 1-0 as visitors,which was their first win ever against Santa Cruz. Flamengo have never lost a home game against this particular opposition.
Flamengo are serious favourites for the upcoming match against Santa Cruz.I can see the home side winning the game without any issues.Considering the home form of Flamengo and the awful away record and motivation of Santa Cruz,there will be no surprises in this match.High scoring and entertaining match is to be expected.
Flamengo VS Santa Cruz PE Betting Tips and Prediction Brazil
Brazil Serie A -- Match Time：10/10/2016 04:00 Monday (GMT+8)
Flamengo RJ: Title contenders (Recent Form: DLWWWD)
Flamengo RJ occupy second place in the Brazilian Serie A with 54 points (16 wins, 6 draws, 6 losses; goal difference 37:26). They have currently 1 point of advantage over 3rd Atletico-MG, having played 1 match less, whereas the distance to the leading Palmeiras is 3 points at the moment. Team is in decent shape. They have 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in last 5 league matches. However, in the meantime Flamengo RJ were eliminated from Copa Sudamericana by Palestino (2:2 on aggregate, Palestino progressed further with more away goals). Flamengo RJ take on Santa Cruz on Sunday. In general, Flamengo RJ perform fine at home, having collected 32 points in 14 games (10 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses; goal difference 22:12).
Santa Cruz: Relegation candidates (Recent Form: LWLLLW)
Santa Cruz sit on 19th position in the standings with 23 points (6 wins, 5 draws, 17 defeats; goal difference 33:47). They are now 10 points short of 16th Internacional (first safe position) and although Santa Cruz have 1 game in hand, their situation is still pretty difficult. Also because considering their recent form. They have 1 win, 0 draws and 4 losses in last 5 matches in Serie A, currently being on a 3-game losing run. Now it's time for away encounter. Unfortunately, Santa Cruz most often disappoint on the road. They have collected 7 points in 14 away matches (1 win, 4 draws, 9 losses; goal difference 17:29).
NOWGOAL BETTING VERDICT:
In conclusion, I believe that hosts are favourites of this clash. Flamengo RJ are doing fine at home, they are title contenders and hosts cannot afford to drop points. Santa Cruz are in very tough situation and they perform poorly in away games. In my opinion hosts should be able to get all 3 points.