Botafogo RJ VS Palmeiras ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™
Botafogo RJ VS Palmeiras ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

Botafogo RJ VS Palmeiras ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )™

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Botafogo RJ

April 16, 2018 23:00 -
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Botafogo RJ vs Palmeiras

Botafogo and Palmeiras play at Nilton Santos Stadium in a first round match of Brasileirão Serie A. The record of recent direct matches favors the visiting team, who in the last 6 matches won 4 and lost 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams , to 27-11-2017, finished with the victory of the Palmeiras by (2-0). It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / outside condition, as Botafogo presents different results at home and abroad.

Botafogo RJ Team News

This is the first match in this edition of the home team competition, which finished the previous edition in 10th place. This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has won 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 18 goals conceded, against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last game he played for the South American Bridgestone Cup, he won the Audax Italiano away by (1-2). In the last 10 home games Botafogo has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 20 home games in all competitions: he suffered 7 of his 20 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).

Botafogo RJ vs Palmeiras Stats

Botafogo is a club that has twice won the Brazilian championship and gained great prominence this season for having won the Carioca championship title, surprising many. Botafogo made two home games for the Brazilian champions against Vasco da Gama, both had five goals, scored in the last four home games, showing that when he plays against his fans, his offensive sector has been very efficient. In the last six times that Botafogo received Palmeiras, five of these games had more than 2.5 goals, showing that there is a tendency to goals when the two teams meet in Rio de Janeiro. I believe that once again this pattern can be repeated and this confrontation ends up with several goals.

Palmeiras Team News

This will be the first game in this edition of the visiting team competition, which finished the previous edition in the 2nd position. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 23 goals scored and 14 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 31 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a draw at home with Boca Juniors for (1-1). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Palmeiras has won 8, drawn 1 and lost 1. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and his attack has scored regularly, since has managed to materialize in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.

Palmeiras is one of the great clubs of Brazilian football, the club has won nine times the title of the Brazilian championship, the last one won in 2016 under the command of coach Cuca. Palmeiras was the vice-champion of São Paulo this year of 2018 and now wants to start the 2018 Brazilian championship on the right foot and make a good debut at Botafogo’s home. Palmeiras became one of the most well-balanced teams financially, due to a very strong sponsorship that gave him the conditions to make good hires, because of all this the team has been suffering a great charge to get results, lost a Paulista championship title in home to Corinthians and this has further increased the pressure, now it will have to show strength and seek a reaction before Botafogo.

Botafogo RJ vs Palmeiras Predictions

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