Bahia vs Palmeiras
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 17 November 2019
Kick-off at 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET
Venue: Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador).
Palmeiras stand as the clear favorites despite visiting Bahia in the game with their form in the league.
Bahia vs Palmeiras Head-to-head (h2h)
- Verdao has been unbeaten in the last ten meetings.
- Their previous encounter ended in a 2-2 draw.
- The host is winless at home in the clashes since 2000.
- At this venue, the teams have averaged 2.1 goals per match.
Bahia vs Palmeiras Prediction
Bahia has been on the downhill recently with six winless games in its form. However, the host has managed to stay at the 9th spot in the table with their early wins in the season.
The Tricolor has recorded 43 points in the league with 11 wins and 10 draws. Additionally, they have lost 11 games in the 32 league appearances. Altogether the Tricolor has won 7 of the 16 home matches in the campaign while losing 4 in the process.
Marco Antonio managed to score then equalizer in the 85th minute for Bahia against Chapecoense-SC in the prior home match.
The reigning champions, Palmeiras, have been continuing well with their form from the last season. Apart from minor setbacks, they are cruising well with 67 points from 19 wins and 10 draws.
Besides that, they have lost only three of the 32 league appearances and all of them were in away fixtures. Alongside that, Big Greens have won 7 and tied 6 in the 16 trips on the road.
Mayke’s own goal denied a clean sheet win for Palmeiras against Vasco on the road. The guest managed to keep 57% ball possession in their previous away game.
As such, the host doesn’t hold much control in the game with their home ground advantage. Based on the current league performance, Palmeiras has more chance of winning the game.
Bahia vs Palmeiras Betting tips
Draw no bet: Palmeiras @ 1.44 (4/9).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).