Atletico PR vs Bahia
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Sunday, 13th August 2017
Kick-off at 23:00 UK / 00:00 CET
Venue: Arena da Baixada, Curitiba.
The two mid-table sides will collide in Curitiba as Atletico PR welcome Bahia at Arena da Baixada.
The hosts are in the excellent form. They won three consecutive games in Serie A without conceding a single goal. Atletico PR are in the 8th position and they will be hoping to reach Copa Libertadores zone.
Atletico PR are woeful on the home turf with only three wins, two draws, and four defeats. They netted only 11 goals while allowing 10 in the process.
Gedoz is out due to an injury.
Bahia are sitting in the 13th position with 23 pts earned. They are struggling to find their form for quite some time – in the last five matches, they recorded two wins and defeats apiece in addition to a draw. However, they registered the positive 1-1 against Chapecoense on the road, followed by the 2-1 victory over Sao Paulo.
The away side conceded the same number of goals as they scored – 24.
Wellington, Junio, Jackson and Hernane are all sidelined due to injuries.
Atletico PR vs Bahia: Head-to-head
The two sides met back in May when Bahia obliterated Atletico PR with the extraordinary 6-2 in the opening round of Serie A. Atletico PR won three out of last five home matches against Bahia with one victory dating back to 2003.
Atletico PR vs Bahia: Prediction
Both teams are in a good shape, with Atletico PR being slight favorites due to home advantage and their excellent form. They will certainly look for retaliation for the embarrassing defeat suffered in the first round, so we can expect a high-tempo match.
Due to the physical nature of the duel, betting on the cards might be a wise choice.
Atletico PR vs Bahia: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Atletico PR to win at the odds of 2.17 @ Unibet.
Both Teams to Score -YES at the odds of 2.06 @ Unibet.