Colombia Categoria A
Apertura Matchday 1 of 20
Deportes Tolima vs America de Cali
Manuel Murillo Toro Stadium, Ibagué, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Colombia Categoria A, Apertura Matchday 1, Deportes Tolima will be up against America de Cali at the Manuel Murillo Toro Stadium in Ibague. The upcoming fixture will be an important one for the two sides, as Deportes Tolima has a decent reputation in the contest, and America de Cali has also made reinforcements to its side for the 2023’s season. The last time these two sides played each other, the game ended in a draw.Claim Your Registration Bonus!
Head to Head Statistics
From the 26 matches played between the two sides to date, America de Cali leads the count with 11 wins, whereas Tolima has secured a win in 10 contests. Moreover, 5 games ended in a draw. If we talk about the goal scoring averages of the two sides in the 26 encounters, both have recorded an average of 2.27 goals per game. Hence, we can predict a high scoring event in the upcoming fixture of Colombia Categoria A.
Deportes Tolima - Looking to Start Positive (DWWWL)
The previous game form of Deportes Tolima is from the previous year’s Categoria A, where it managed to secure three wins, a draw, and a defeat from its last five games played. According to the updated stats, Deportes Tolima has stayed unbeaten in its last 9 home games out of 10 played (4W 1L 5D). Hence, the upcoming home game is likely to be in Deportes Tolima’s court. Talking about the goals scored and conceded in home fixtures, Tolima averages 1.30 goals scored per game, whereas it has conceded at an average of 0.90 goals in the last 10 home games. With the likes of Fabian Mosquera, Juan Caicedo, and Juan Manuel Valencia in the squad, Tolima can defeat America de Cali easily.
America de Cali - Carrying a Poor Game Form (DLLWL)
Going in the contest, America de Cali carries a poor game form, as it has won just a single fixture from its last five games played. For the upcoming away fixture, America de Cali will be the least favorite to win. With just 2 wins and 5 defeats in the last 10 games played away from home, America de Cali is certainly struggling, with just a 20% win record. Moving onto the goal scoring and conceding averages, America de Cali averages 0.80 goals scored in the last 10 away fixtures. On the other hand, the goals conceded rate is even higher, at 1.10 goals. Manager Alex Guimaraes will look to find the best playing combination before the matchup. With the likes of Gustavo Carvajal, David Quintero, and Facundo Suarez in the squad, America de Cali will certainly fancy its chances for winning.
Expert Betting Tips
From Tolima’s last 10 home games, there were 5 instances where both sides scored. Hence, I strongly feel that the upcoming fixture will be a tricky one. Considering the goal scoring average of America de Cali, I back Deportes Tolima to win and score a goal or two. The final scoreline is likely to be 1-0 or 2-0 at the end of 90 minutes of official play.
- Deportes Tolima to Win for 2.05
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.55
- 1st Goal - Deportes Tolima for 1.77