Stadium: La Bombonera (Buenos Aires)
18.05.2022 03:30 MSK
The central match in the fifth round of the Libertadores Cup group stage will be between Boca Juniors and Corinthians. Group E is very tight in this group, and with every game played, the situation changes drastically. It should also be noted that all four teams still have a chance of making the playoffs.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Boca has a five-match winning streak, with four more victories in the Argentinian League Cup apart from an away win over Always Ready, including a penalty shoot-out win over Racing in the domestic quarter-final on 14 May. Boca Juniors' next opponent in the Argentinian League Cup will be Tigre, with the semi-final scheduled for 22 May. Boca's last six matches have been drawn, and nine of their previous 10. In this period, the only top game was against Central Cordoba.
Corinthians hasn't lost six games since the derby against Palmeiras. Since then, in the Libertadores Cup, Timão has beaten Boca 2:0 at home and drawn 0:0 away against Deportivo Cali. In the Brazilian Cup, Corinthians were stronger than Portuguesa, while in the national championship, they beat Fortaleza 1:0, Bragantino 1:0, and drew 2:2 with Internacional. As a result, Corinthians lead the way in Serie A with 13 points and a one-point lead over nearest rival Atletico Mineiro. Corinthians also show Group E of the Libertadores Cup, one point ahead of Boca. They will finish the group stage of the Libertadores Cup with a home game against Bolivia's Always Ready.
Expert Betting Tips
In the last couple of years, the difference in class between the Brazilian and Argentine teams has become alarming in size. Occasionally, the Argentines have managed to put up quality opposition against Brazilian clubs. At the beginning of the 2022 season, Corinthians are the leaders of the Brazilian championship. Timão has shown consistent results, both in the national championship and in the Cup of Libertadores. At the moment, Corinthians can be called a top Brazilian club. We believe that the top Brazilian side will not lose in Argentina. For the first bet on the central match of the fifth round of the Libertadores Cup, we offer a double chance on the visitors for 1.75.
We have noted that Boca Juniors are the bottom team. Corinthians has also rarely played head-to-head matches lately, TO (2.5) has only broken through once in the last six games, in Porto Alegre against Inter. Moreover, we believe that the winner of the game at the Bombonera will be decided thanks to just one goal. Our second bet is a Total Under (1.5) for 2.39.
The third bet is a correct score 1:0 for 8.50.
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