Stadium: Morumbi (Sao Paulo).
Within the Brazilian Cup last 16 Sao Paulo vs Palmeiras will be the main event match. One of the São Paulo derby options and the bookmakers are on the side of the Greens. The opponents played each other just three days ago and that match ended up with a victory for Verdao. So the domination of the strongest team in South America is predictable.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
After beating America 1:0, Sao Paulo lost to Botafogo 0:1 and then to Palmeiras 1:2. In other words, the Tricolore is not doing well right now, and their tournament placing, too. Sao Paulo is 10th in the Serie A standings, so they can't compete with Palmeiras for the title because the gap is already 10 points. Like most grand clubs, Sao Paulo this season will concentrate on the fight for a place in the top 6, trying to clinch the Copa do Brasil.
Palmeiras' unbeaten streak has been going on for a very long time, but the winning streak has four matches: home victories over Botafogo 4:0, Atletico GO 4:2, and away over Coritiba 2:0 and Sao Paulo 2:1. It is obvious that on the road Palmeiras' performance is lower than at home. In the Copa Libertadores, Palmeiras made the playoffs. In the national championship, Verdao is leading with a 3-point handicap over Corinthians. Also note that Palmeiras has the best away statistics in the division: +4=2-0, 9:2 goal difference.
Expert Betting Tips
As for the championship of Brazil, as well as for the Cup, we will give a prediction on the visitors because we believe that Palmeiras has better chances of success. In general, the Greens in the first match can be satisfied with a draw. Speaking about the total, we paid attention to the fact that the away Palmeiras is playing worse than at home. Also, we keep in mind that the match is a cup one.
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