Matchday 1 of 11
Vasco da Gama vs Madureira RJ
São Januário Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The upcoming contest of the Campeonato Carioca will be played in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Januario Stadium. With Vasco de Gama taking on Madureira RJ, both sides will be confident for making an early impact in the competition and starting their run with a win. The last time these two sides played against each other in February 2022, Vasco de Gama won (1-3). However, this time around the past statistics can flip tables.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Vasco da Gama - Looking to Make Most of the Home Conditions (WLWWW)
There’s no doubt that Vasco da Gama has remained spectacular in the previous seasons of the competition, and will be the fan’s favorite for winning against Madureira. Making most of the home conditions, Vasco da Gama can win and start the championship with three points in the bag. Mauricio Nogueira will be confident for a win. If we look at Vasco da Gama’s previous play and overall movement in the field, it has the tendency to attack, which could result in multiple corners and offsides. Vasco da Gama has a goal-scoring average of over two goals per game, which is simply impeccable.
Madureira RJ – Will be Happy Settling for a Tie (LLWDL)
Going in the competition, Madureira RJ will be looking to seize the opportunity and settle for a draw. Knowing the strengths of Vasco da Gama at home, Madureira will look to play with a defensive mindset, keeping the defenders at toes. If Madureira presses on the defensive attack, we might see a simple match, with less goals and fouls committed. However, the attack of Vasco da Gama will be thrilled to bag two or more goals. Madureira has a goal scoring average of under one goal per game, which is why it will be on the back-foot.
Expert Betting Tips
Considering the mindset of the two sides, it seems as if we will be having a low scoring encounter, with Vasco da Gama as favorites. The game total is likely to remain under 2.5 goals and Madureira RJ to focus on securing a draw.
- Vasco da Gama to Win for 2.10
- 1st Goal - Vasco da Gama for 1.66
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.8