Athletico Paranaense vs Santos FC
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Saturday, 4 June 2022
Kick-off at 23:00 UK/ 00:00 CET
Venue: Arena da Baixada.
Athletico have started their campaign on a strong note and have climbed to the 6th position as of now. They are consistently finding the back of the net and have targeted one of the podium spots as well.
They have also had a near-perfect run at home so far this campaign. In fact, barring their fixture against the second-placed Athletico, they have a 100 percentage winning record at this venue.
Meanwhile, Santos have been on a poor run right from the start of the season, and on the road they have been a total mess as well. In fact, disregarding a single draw, they have a 100 percentage losing record away from home.
They are letting in goals in huge numbers and they also have a worrying head to head record against this rival over the years.
For the reasons, expect a win for Athletico Paranaense this Saturday.
Athletico Paranaense vs Santos FC Head-to-head (h2h)
- Atletico had won 3 of the past 5 encounters.
- They had won 4 of the past 5 clashes at this venue.
- The latest meeting at this ground had finished in a 0-1 win for the guests.
Athletico Paranaense vs Santos FC Prediction & Analysis
Atletico are on a 4-fixture winning streak, and they had also won 6 of their past 7 matches. Note that they had scored a total of 16 goals in the process as well.
They are also on a 6-game winning streak at home and had won 8 after past 9 appearances at home too.
On the other hand, Santos are on a 3-fixture winless run, and they had remained so in 9 of their past 10 road trips. In addition, they also have a poor head to head record against this rival over the past several seasons.
Taking into account these observations, expect a win for Paranense this Saturday.
Tips for Athletico Paranaense vs Santos FC
Athletico Paranaense to Win @ 1.90 (9/10)
Correct Score: 2-1 Athletico Paranaense @ 9.00 (8/1).