Atletico MG vs Fluminense Predictions & Match Preview

Atletico MG vs Fluminense
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 11 August 2019
Kick-off at 01:00 UK/ 02:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Raimundo Sampaio (Belo Horizonte).

Fluminense is hanging over the relegation line, with a surplus of just two points over the cut-off. To add to their problems with their form, the team is on the road for the weekend and is taking on a giant of the competition.

Atletico is in possession of a Libertadores spot and has been in fine form for quite a long time. They have been exemplary in utilizing their home advantage, and have lost just once at that setting. The sole loss came against the currently second-placed Palmeiras.

To complement these favorable factors, the last six months have produced just two away wins in the league for Fluminense.

Atletico MG vs Fluminense Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Seven of the last eleven wins went to Atletico.
  • 13 of the last 17 wins went to the teams that had the home advantage.
  • Nine of the last twelve wins at this venue went to the hosts.
  • Five of the last seven meetings at this stadium saw the home team scoring two or more goals.

Atletico MG vs Fluminense Prediction

MG is unbeaten in their last seven matches in a row and was so in 22 of their last 25 at home. They have also scored twice or more in seven of their last eight home ties while keeping clean sheets in six of their last nine.

Importantly, the team has not conceded a single goal in their last four overall fixtures. On the other hand, Fluminense was winless in nine of their last twelve games, and in 11 of their last 13 away from home.

Moreover, at this ground, nine of the last twelve h2h wins went to Atletico, and they had scored twice or more in five of the last seven such clashes.

A cursory glance at these stats helps us determine the favorite for this tie as the hosts.

Atletico MG vs Fluminense Betting Tips

  • Atletico MG to Win @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • To Open the Scoring: Atletico MG @ 1.50 (1/2).