Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti
In the upcoming fixture of Argentina Primera División, River Plate will square off against Arsenal Sarandi at the Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires. The home side head here after a victory (3-2) over Banfield in Torneo de Campeones semi-final, while the visitors come from another loss (0-3) against Racing Club.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
River Plate (WWWLW)
Going into this matchup, River Plate will be carrying the winning momentum from victories, in Primera División and in Torneo de Campeones. In the first 4 rounds of the league, River Plate has won 3 matches, just losing 1 game away against Belgrano in round 2 (2-1).
River Plate is a truly offensive and dominating team. They have one of the highest percentages of average ball possession in the league (62%), as shots per match (average of 13.3 per match). Furthermore, this superiority tends to translate into goals, with 6 goals scored in 4 matches, averaging 1.5 goals per match.
On the other side, they are also great in the defense, with just 3 goals conceded in 4 matches, keeping clean sheets in 50% of the matches played so far.
River Plate is expected to put another solid performance and grab the 3 points at home.
Arsenal Sarandi (LLDL)
Going into this matchup, Arsenal Sarandi comes from another loss. This is their 3 loss this season so far, sitting second to last on the bottom of the table.
Arsenal Sarandi is facing a crisis of results, showing a lot of inconsistency both in defense and in the offense. They tie first in the teams that have conceded the most goals this season so far, with 7 goals conceded in just 4 matches, averaging 1.8 goals conceded per match.
On the other side, the offense is also struggling, with just 2 goals scored in 4 matches, averaging 0.5 goals per match, one of the lowest in the league.
Against one of the title contenders for this season, Arsenal Sarandi is expected to face a tough game.
Expert Betting Tips
In the last 5 games between these 2 teams, we record 2 wins for River Plate and 3 draws, with no victory for Arsenal Sarandi. In 2 of the 3 draws, no goals were scored. However, due to the recent form shown by both teams, as stats show, River Plate has been dominating the games, contrary to Arsenal Sarandi who is struggling a lot.
It’s quite evident that the home side is a favorite and is likely to continue its winning run, placing them as title contenders for this season.