Clausura Matchday 9 of 17
Santos Laguna vs Puebla
Corona, La Concha, Mexico
In the upcoming scheduled fixture of Liga MX, Matchday 9, Santos Laguna will be up against Puebla at the Corona in La Concha. Going in the contest, Santos Laguna stands 12th with 2 wins and 9 points from 8 matches played, whereas Puebla stands 16th with also 2 wins and 7 points. If we look at the points table standings, it seems as if the points difference between teams will get marginalized as the tournament progresses. Santos Laguna last played Puebla in July 2022, and Puebla managed to win (1-0). Hence, the upcoming fixture is likely to be an evenly balanced contest, with both teams reflecting decent chances for winning.Receive Your Welcome Bonus!
Santos Laguna - Coming off a Defeat Against Toluca (LDLDD)
Going in the matchup against Puebla at home, Santos Laguna is coming off a defeat against Toluca (0-5). In the last outing, Santos was completely outsmarted in all departments of the game. For the upcoming meeting against Puebla, Ronaldo Prieto and Eduardo Aguirre are going to miss out due to injuries. In order to win the upcoming fixture at home, Santos will have to accelerate their scoring average. In the last five matches played, Santos Laguna has scored just 6 goals at an average of 1.2 goals per game. Compared to the scoring average, the conceding average is over 2.1 goals per game.
Puebla - Has Been Defeated in Two Consecutive Matches (LLWLL)
Going in the matchup, Pubela is coming off back to back defeats against Cruz Azul (1-3) and Leon (2-0). In the last outing against Cruz Azul, Lucas Maia scored the only goal for Puebla in the 77th minute of play. With 19 shots and 5 on target, Puebla looked composed, however, they couldn’t convert half chances into scoring chances. With a goal scoring average of just 1 goal per game, Puebla is likely to score a goal at least, however, for winning Puebla will have to score over 2 goals. For the upcoming game, George Corral, Facundo Waller, and Emilio Gonzalez are doubtful to be included in the initial lineup.
Expert Betting Tips
The upcoming Liga MX fixture is likely to test the two teams, as both sides are coming off a defeat in their last outings. Considering the last 5 head-to-head meetings between the two, the upcoming fixture is likely to end in a draw. I am expecting a scoreline of 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes of play.
- Both Teams to Score - Yes for 1.59
- Full Time Result - Draw for 4.20
- Total Under 2.5 for 2.41