Serie A Round 8
Sao Paulo vs Ceara
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium, São Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo and Ceara prepare themselves for the upcoming Brasileiro matchup. Both teams performed according to the expectations in the Copa Sudamericana fixtures. The hosts will be looking to uphold their consecutive wins against Ceara. Both teams have played 16 games against each other, with Sao Paulo winning six, and in three, Ceara conquered the flag. When the last time these two played, the game ended in a draw.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Sao Paulo - Looking to Prove their Consistent Form (WDWWW)
Going in the game, Sao Paulo are quite a favorite to win at home. Talking about their consistency, they registered wins against Ayacucho FC (1-0), Jorge Wilstermann (3-0), Cuiaba (2-1), and Juventude (2-0). Since the past 9 games, Ceara are yet to defeat Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo also has the services of the leading goal scorer of the season, Jonathan Calleri, and he can certainly make a remarkable impact.
Expected Opening Lineup for Sao Paulo
Jandrei; Costa, Arboleda, Leo; Rafinha, Gomes, Nestor, Patrick; Luciano, Calleri, Alisson
Ceara - Haven’t Lost in the Last 5 Games Played (WDWDW)
Ceara are at the bottom of the Serie A standings, just above Fortaleza. Their overall form is pretty consistent as they have won 3 and drawn 2 of their last 5 games played. Walking int Saturday’s game, Ceara are carrying the momentum from the win against Independiente (0-2), General Caballero (6-0), and Tombense FC (2-0). They managed to hang onto the tie against Santos FC (0-0) and Flamengo (2-2). Stiven Mendoza is likely to play a very pivotal role.
Expected Opening Lineup for Ceara
Ricardo; Macedo, Messias, Lacerda, Pacheco; Richardson, Lindoso, Lima; Erick, Vina, Mendoza
Expert Betting Tips
It's quite obvious that both teams are likely to score 1 goal each, as their goal-scoring average is above 1 per game. I think the home team looks in a comfortable position to win and maintain its spectacular game form.
- Sao Paulo to Win for 1.67
- Total Over 2.5 for 2.15
- Correct Score 2-1 for 7.5