Uruguayan Primera Division
Apertura Matchday 1 of 2
Defensor Sporting vs Atletico Fenix
Luis Franzini Stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay
In the upcoming fixture of the Uruguayan Primera Division, Defensor Sporting will square off against Fenix at the Luis Franzini Stadium in Montevideo. Defensor played its last game against Rentistas and lost (2-3), whereas Fenix lost to Liverpool FC (0-3) in its last appearance. The two sides have competed on various stages against each other, however, the last time these two sides played each other, the match ended in a draw (0-0). For the upcoming fixture, the odds are likely to favor the home side, however, Fenix will be confident of battling it out.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Recent Head to Head Statistics
From the recent 25 games played against each other, Defensor Sporting leads the win count (13-8). If we talk about the goal scoring averages and totals, in the last 2 of 3 games, the match total has exceeded 2.5 goals. Hence, the upcoming contest can prolong as a high scoring event with both sides managing to score.
Defensor Sporting - Marcelo Mendez Expecting Much from his Team (LDDDW)
Going in the matchup, Defensor Sporting carries an inconsistent run from the previous season. As Defensor registered three draws and wins from its last five games in the previous season, Defensor has managed to stay unbeaten in 5 of its last 6 games. With the 2023 season kicking on, pressure will be on Defensor to make a statement from the very first game. From the last season stats, Defensor averages around 2.30 goals per game and the conceding rate is just 0.70 goals, which makes Defensor favorite to win over Fenix. In the 31 matches played against Fenix, Defensor averages around 1.52 goals per game. If Defensor manages to score early in the contest, it will be curtains for Fenix.
Atletico Fenix - Can Fresh Start Give Fenix a Boost? (LWLDD)
Going in the match against Defensor, Fenix will look to produce a reasonable start to the season. In the last 5 games of the previous season, Fenix just managed to pull off a win against Rentistas (1-3), in which Ignacio Pereira and Gonzalo Vega scored. However, Fenix has recorded only a single win from its last 7 matches in the Primera Division. With a goal scoring average of 1.35 goals per game against Defensor, Fenix is likely to produce reasonable competition. In the previous season, Fenix averaged about 0.80 goals per game, whereas the conceding rate was 1.00 goals per game. If Fenix manages to control the scoring from Defensor, we have a game to witness.
Expert Betting Tips
For the upcoming fixture, the game total is tricky to predict, as the last match between the two ended in a draw, with no side managing to score. However, I am backing Defensor Sporting to secure a reasonable win and score a goal or two. Fenix can challenge the opposition by scoring early in the game. Moreover, both sides are likely to score, as the goal scoring averages of the two reflect the goal scoring tendencies. The expected scoreline is likely to be 1-0 or 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes of play.
- Defensor Sporting to Win for 2.00
- Both Teams to Score - No for 1.784
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.588