Bahia vs Flamengo
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Saturday, 25th June 2017
Kick-off at 22:30 UK / 23:30 CET
Venue: Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Sao Paulo.
Bahia are welcoming the team in the exact opposite form. The hosts are winless in four games, while Flamengo remain unbeaten in their four outings. Bahia fell to Corinthians a few days ago, while Flamengo beat Chapecoense 5-1.
Bahia are occupying the 15th place with only 10 points earned. In the last four games, they only won one point from a goalless draw in Coritiba, while they were beaten in the remaining three.
They played four games so far on the home turf. They are looking pretty solid in front of their own fans -3 wins and a defeat with 12 goals scored and 6 allowed.
The visitors are on a four-game unbeaten streak wherein they registered two draws and victories apiece. Flamengo are in the 8th place with 14 points collected.
Flamengo dismantled Chapecoense on the home turf a few days ago with 5-1. It’s crucial that they approach Bahia clash with their feet on the ground. Their visits this season aren’t convincing. After 5 away matches, they won 6 points from the initial victory and three draws. Surprisingly, they maintained the positive goal difference as they scored 7 and conceded 6 in the process.
Bahia vs Flamengo: Head-to-head
The two sides haven’t faced each other since 2014. Back then, Bahia won 2-1 in Sao Paulo and that was their second victory in the last five contests with Flamengo. The visitors won only once, while the remaining two ended without a winner.
Bahia vs Flamengo: Prediction
Bahia proved they can be very dangerous on the home turf. However, Flamengo’s form is pretty solid and they are certainly able to snatch some points on Saturday. A realistic outcome would be a draw, taking Flamengo’s play style into an account.
Bahia vs Flamengo: Bet Tips
The first bet will be Draw at 3.30 by Pinnacle.
If you prefer higher risk and reward you can go for Both Teams to Score in the 1st half at the odds of 5.20 by Unibet.