Colombia Categoria A
Apertura Matchday 5 of 20
Deportivo Cali vs Rionegro Águilas
Estadio Deportivo Cali, Colombia
In the upcoming fixture of the Colombia Categoria A, Matchday 5, Deportivo Cali will take on Rionegro Aguilas at the Estadio Deportivo Cali. Going in the matchup, Rionegro Aguilas stands 4th with 2 wins and 8 points from 4 matches played in the Categoria A so far. On the other hand, Deportivo Cali stands 17th with two in two draws and 2 points. The last time these two sides played, the match ended in a draw (2-2). If we look at the head-to-head statistics of the two sides, Deportivo Cali leads the win count (12-5) from the 21 matches played. Secondly, in the 14 of 21 matches played, the game total was over 2.5 goals.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Deportivo Cali - Coming off a Draw Against Barranquilla FC (DDDWL)
Going in the matchup, Deportivo Cali is coming off a draw against Barranquilla FC (3-3) in Colombia Cup Round 1. Deportivo Cali is enjoying the unbeaten run in the Colombia Categoria A, and in the last game managed a draw against Atletico Nacional (1-1), in which Dorlan Pabon scored the opening goal. Moreover, Yerson Candelo was suspended due to a red card in the 57th minute of play. With the likes of Rafael Bustamante, German Mera, and Yimmi Congo in the lineup, Cali is likely to produce a competitive matchup against Rionegro. In the last 24 matches played against Rionegro, Cali has scored 40 goals at an average of 1.67 goals per game. Cali has managed to score just a goal in its last 2 home outings, averaging just 0.5 goals. Hence, if Cali continues with the same average against Rionegro Aguilas, we might observe a one-sided encounter.
Expected Opening Lineup for Deportivo Cali
Kevin Dawson; Juan José Tello, Germán Mera, José Caldera, Aldair Gutiérrez; Rafael Bustamante, Jimmy Congo; Daniel Mantilla, Andrés Arroyo, Kevin Velasco; Gustavo Ramírez
Rionegro Aguilas - Coming off a Win Against Once Caldas (WWDDD)
Going in the matchup, Rionegro Aguilas is coming off a win against Once Caldas (1-2), in which Macro Perez and Jeison Quinones scored goals in the 33rd and 87the minute of play. Quinones’ goal was pivotal, as it gave Rionegro a definite win. For the upcoming matchup, Jose Leudo will be benched due to a red card suspension. Secondly, Rionegro Aguilas’ defenders and midfielders are in sublime touch, giving them immense confidence ahead of the away fixture. With a goal scoring average of 1.13 goals against Deportivo Cali, Rionegro might be falling behind the head-to-head stats, however, the odds seem pretty balanced for the upcoming outing. In the last two away games, Rionegro has scored three goals, averaging about 1.5 goals per game.
Expected Opening Lineup for Rionegro Aguilas
Jose David Contreras; Yhorman Hurtado, Jean Fuentes, Jeisson Quiñónes, Mateo Puerta; Kevin Castaño, Jean Pineda; Johan Caballero, Jesús Rivas, Fredy Salazar; Marco Pérez
Expert Betting Tips
From the last three matches played between the two, both have managed to secure a win in one fixture. Moreover, the game total was over 2.5 in the 2 of the last three matches played. Hence, I am predicting a competitive matchup, with both teams looking positive to score. I am predicting a draw (1-1).
- Full Time Result - Draw for 3.10
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.56
- Both Teams To Score - Yes for 2.01