Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Prediction & Match Preview

Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Brazilian Serie A Predictions by LeagueLane

Atletico MG vs Fortaleza
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Kick-off at 1:00 UK / 2:00 CET
Venue: Mineirão.

Round 14 of Brazil Serie A is set for this Sunday as Atletico MG host the relegation fighting Fortaleza who are 15 places below them. These two sides will be seen locking horns at Mineirão.

Atletico MG is at the 4th spot on the standing with 21 points from 13 games. They won 5 times in the league while drew on 6 and lost on twice other occasions. Coming into this one, the home side has picked up 6 points from the last 5 Serie A games, both home and away. They are currently in the Copa Libertadores group stage promotion.

The hosts, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-1 Copa do Brasil win over Flamengo. Atletico MG also won their last league fixture by 2-0 over the same opposition. In their last 6 games, Antonio Mohamed’s men have an average number of goals per match of 1.33.

On the other side, Fortaleza resides at the 19th position on the table with 10 points. Of the 13 matches played, they won 2 times in the league while drawing on 4 and losing on 7 other occasions. The visitors has not able to net in 5 games this season and that accounts to 38% of the games where they have not been able to find crucial goals.

Fortaleza head into the game after a 2-0 Copa do Brasil win over Ceara in their last match. They also won their last league fixture by 1-0 against America MG. Juan Vojvoda’s men have managed to stick the ball in the net 8 times in the course of their recent 6 matches.

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

  • Atletico MG won the last 3 h2hs in a row bagging 8 goals in total.
  • Fortaleza won only once from their last 5 h2hs.
  • Three out of their last five meetings saw scoring from only one side.

Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Prediction

Atletico MG has enjoyed playing at home recently, with the side currently unbeaten in 4 games. Thy will be confident of scoring today and will look to keep up their record of scoring in every single home game this season.

Meanwhile, Fortaleza won only one away game this season and lost 4 of the last 5 league games played on road.

By the looks of things, expect a victory for the hosts this Sunday.

Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Betting tips

  • Atletico MG (-1.0) Asian Handicap @ 1.95 odds.
  • BTTS @ 2.00 odds.
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