Brazil Serie A
Matchday 8 of 38
Atletico Mineiro vs Palmeiras
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
In the upcoming fixture of Brazil Serie A, Matchday 8, Atletico Mineiro will be up against Palmeiras at the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte. With both teams standing tall in the Brazil Serie A table standings, the upcoming matchup is likely to have a blend of aggression, determination, and agility. According to the points table standings of today, Atletico Mineiro stands 4th with 4 wins and 13 points, whereas Palmeiras stands 2nd with 4 wins and 15 points from 7 matches played so far in the competition. Atletico Mineiro will be missing out on Mauricio Lemos due to a red card suspension, whereas Palmeiras is likely to have an unchanged playing eleven. The two sides last played against each other in September 2022, and Palmeiras won (0-1). In August 2021, Atletico Mineiro found itself lucky and defeated Palmeiras at home. However, since then, Atletico Mineiro hasn’t produced a win against Palmeiras. Continue reading to find out more about the upcoming matchup.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Atletico Mineiro - Carrying an Unbeaten Momentum Forward (WWWWW)
With 5 wins in the last 5 matches played across all competitions, Atletico Mineiro will be starting with reasonable confidence against Palmeiras at home. Atletico Mineiro’s recent win came against Athletico Paranaense in a Libertadores meeting, where Paulinho scored goals in the 68th and 87th minute of play. With the likes of Gomes, Vargas, and Hulk in the lineup, Atletico MG will certainly be starting to outclass the opposition. Talking about the scoring, Atletico Mineiro has scored 12 goals, averaging 2.40 goals per game. In comparison to the scoring average, Atletico Mineiro has allowed only 2 goals in the last 5, averaging 0.40 goals per game. Atletico Mineiro has won seven of its last eight matches, which is why the upcoming matchup is likely to produce a competitive matchup.
Expected Opening Lineup for Atletico MG
Everson; Mariano, Nathan Silva, Jemerson, Rubens; Cristian Pavón, Rodrigo Battaglia, Hyoran; Matias Zaracho; Hulk, Paulinho.
Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras - Coming off a Clean Sheet Win Against Cerro Porteno (WDWDW)
With a fantastic match form, Palmeiras will be heading into the upcoming matchup with a clear motive to win and bag three points. Palmeiras is coming off a win against Cerro Porteno (0-3) in the Copa Libertadores outing, in which Artur Guimaraes scored in the 25th and 58th minute of play, followed by Roni’s goal in the 68th minute. About the Brazil Serie A, if Palmeiras didn’t secure draws in its last two local league matches, it’s standing in the points table might be different. However, the last win away from home in Libertadores extended their unbeaten streak in away fixtures. With three wins and two draws in the last five matches played, Palmeiras carries an unbeaten run, just like Atletico MG. In the last two home matches, Palmeiras has scored 3 and conceded 0 goals. About the overall scoring, Palmeiras has scored 11 goals and allowed only 2 goals. Hence, scoring against Palmeiras will be tough for any opposition in the competition.
Expected Opening Lineup for Palmeiras
Weverton; Mayke, Luan, Gustavo Gómez, Joaquin Piquerez; Zé Rafael, Gabriel Menino; Artur, Raphael Veiga, Dudu; Rony.
Expert Betting Tips
Atletico MG has stood successful in winning two of its last three matches. Hence, the odds are likely to have the home side winning. On the other hand, Palmeiras is also continuing its unbeaten run. Hence, I am predicting a draw or Palmeiras to upset the home favorites. With the likes of Rony, Raphael, and Gustavo in the lineup, Palmeiras will certainly be making it quite difficult for the home side to score. The match total is likely to be under 2.5 goals, and both sides to score.
- Double Chance - Draw or Palmeiras for 1.57
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.76
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 1.81