Colombia Categoria A
Apertura Matchday 1 of 20
Deportivo Cali vs Deportivo Pereira
Estadio Deportivo Cali, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Colombia Categoria A, we have Deportivo Cali taking on Deportivo Pereira in a compensation fixture for Matchday 1. The fixture is scheduled at the Estadio Deportivo Cali in Colombia. With Cali playing at home, we can expect a decent volume of fans and supporters flocking in. Deportivo Cali stands 10th with a win and 6 points in 4 matches played. Deportivo Pereira is also struggling as it finds itself at the 13th spot with 2 wins and 6 points from 5 matches played. If Cali manages to win the upcoming outing at home, the top 8 standings are likely to get changed ahead of the next matchday. Cali and Pereira last played in July 2022 Primera A Clausura, and Pereira won (2-1).Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Deportivo Cali - Defeated Tolima in the Last Outing (WWDDD)
Going in the matchup, Deportivo Cali is coming off a win against Deportes Tolima (1-2), in which Gustavo Ramirez and Adrian Parra scored goals. Without any doubt, Deportivo Cali played as a unit in the last outing and secured a much deserved win. With a possession of 52% and 7 shots on target, Cali will be looking to keep up with the same aggression and gameplay at home. Deportivo Cali has not lost any of its last 5 matches, which makes them quite consistent in the contest. Though Cali averages 1.20 goals per game, it has the ability to expedite and carry forward the same momentum. Compared to the scoring average, Cali’s conceding average is just 0.90 goals in the last 10 home matches. Discussing the head-to-head statistics, Deportivo Cali has scored 43 goals against Pereira in 25 matches played. Cali averages 1.72 goals per game, which is quite terrific.
Key Players for Deportivo Cali
- Gustavo Ramirez
- Rafael Bustamante
- German Mera
Deportivo Pereira - Has Lost 4 of its Last 5 Matches (LWLLL)
Going in the matchup, Deportivo Pereira is coming off a defeat against CD Jaguares (2-0), where Deportivo Pereira was completely outclassed and Carlos Ramirez was suspended on red card. With the likes of Yilmar Velasquez and Maicol Medina in the center-field, Pereira is likely to reinforce its defense before the upcoming matchup. With a conceding average of 1.70 goals in the last 10 away fixtures, Pereira is likely to allow the opposition to score. Contrary to the conceding average, the scoring average is 1.10, which is sufficient but not ideal for winning. Against Deportivo Cali, Pereira has scored 24 goals at an average of 0.96 goals.
Key Players for Deportivo Pereira
- Arley Rodriguez
- Juan Zuluaga
- Deigo Hernandez
Expert Betting Tips
Going in the contest Deportivo Pereira has lost 6 of its last 10 away matches. With three consecutive defeats in the last three matches, Pereira will be unlikely to win comprehensively. Hence, I am backing Deportivo Cali to win and score at least 2 goals at home. However, Pereira can play for a draw at 1-1. Secondly, the last 4 matches played between the two sides have resulted in two wins for both sides. The upcoming contest is likely to have a final scoreline of under 2.5 goals.
- Deportivo Cali to Win for 2.00
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.61
- Both Teams to Score - No for 1.82