Clausura Matchday 13 of 17
Club Necaxa vs Santos Laguna
Estadio Victoria Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
In the upcoming fixture of the Liga Mexico, Matchday 13, Club Necaxa will take on Santos Laguna at the Estadio Victoria Aguascalientes in Aguascalientes. Moving forward in the competition, the two sides will be looking to maximize their winning capabilities as the upcoming two months will be all out winning and securing win points. According to the table standings of today, Necaxa stands 13th with 3 wins and 12 points, whereas Santos Laguna stands 9th with just 4 wins and 15 points. If we take a look at the last few matches played between the two sides, Santos has won thrice and Necaxa has been successful in two outings. Moreover, the last time these two sides met each other, Santos Laguna won (3-1).Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Club Necaxa - Registered an Important Win Against Mazatlan (WDLDL)
The inconsistent run for Club Necaxa came to an end, as they managed to secure a prominent win against Mazatlan FC (0-1) in the last outing. Ricardo Monreal scored the only goal of the match in the 48th minute of play and the assist was made by Bryan Garnica. With the likes of Monreal and Batallini leading the formation up front, Necaxa will be looking to take the momentum forward and perform well in the upcoming home fixture.
When playing at home, Necaxa averages 1.40 goals per game and has conceded at an average of 1.70 goals. Considering the scoring average, Club Necaxa will be looking to settle for a decent scoreline or even a draw against Santos Laguna. Necaxa has also conceded 2 or more goals in 10 of its last 20 matches, which is why they will be looking to reinforce their attack and minimize the opposition’s chances of scoring.
Expected Opening Lineup for Club Necaxa
Hugo Gonzalez, Jose Carlos Van Rankin, Alexis Peña, Juan Pablo Segovia, Agustín Oliveros, Bryan Garnica, José Joaquín Esquivel, Damian Batallini, Fernando Madrigal, Ricardo Monreal, Édgar Méndez.
Santos Laguna - Coming off a Defeat Against Club Leon (LWLWL)
Going in the matchup, Santos Laguna is coming off a defeat against Leon (4-1), in which Santos even failed to possess momentum-backed gameplay. After the half-time whistle, Santos was completely shattered and didn’t respond well to the pressure situation. Hugo Rodriguez was sent off the field in the 29th minute of play due to the red card suspension. Moving forward, Harold Preciado scored the only goal for Santos Laguna in the 60th minute of play. Javier Caorrea and Harold Preciado will be looking to start well for Santos in the upcoming matchup.
In the last 10 away matches played, Santos Laguna has scored at an average of 1.60 goals but has conceded at an average of 2.50 goals. Hence, Santos’ conceding average needs to be minimized in order for winning comprehensively away from home. Moreover, Santos Laguna has conceded at least 2 goals in 8 of its last 10 away matches.
Expected Opening Lineup for Santos Laguna
Carlos Acevedo Lopez, Raúl López, Felix Torres, Matheus Dória Macedo, Omar Campos, Diego Medina, Alan Cervantes, Aldo López Vargas, Juan Francisco Brunetta, Javier Correa, Harold Fabián Preciado.
Expert Betting Tips
As the two competing sides have a high conceding average, the upcoming matchup is likely to result in both teams scoring. Secondly, 16 of the last 20 matches of Santos Laguna have produced a total of over 2.5 goals, which is why the upcoming matchup is likely to produce a total of over 2.5 goals as well. Considering the current stats of the two sides, I am predicting either a win for Santos Laguna (1-2), or the match to end in a draw (2-2).
- Total Over 2.5 for 1.8
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 1.63
- Draw or Santos Laguna for 1.44