Bahia vs Vasco da Gama
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Thursday, 5 December 2019
Kick-off at 22:15 UK/ 23:15 CET
Venue: Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador).
Both teams are comfortably placed in Sudamericana spots and can go through their last two match-days pretty much tension-free. With that in mind, expect the home advantage to play a good role in determining the outcome of the game. Add in the domination of Bahia in h2h clashes, and the argument gains strength.
Bahia vs Vasco da Gama Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two met, Bahia won on the road, 0-2.
- Four of the last six matches saw Bahia recording the victory.
- Vasco also conceded two or more goals in four of the previous six fixtures.
- Vasco failed to score in the last three visits to this stadium.
Bahia vs Vasco da Gama Prediction
Bahia faced tough odds the last match-day but still managed to win on the road against CSA. On top of the away handicap, the team had to play with a man fewer on the pitch due to a red card.
Vasco meanwhile recorded an early goal at home, against Cruzeiro the previous game week, to post a narrow 1-0 win.
Former h2h clashes paint a clear picture as to determine who holds the tag of the favorites this Thursday. Consider the fact that Bahia won the latest such clash, on the road against Vasco. Not only did they deliver the win, but they recorded a clean sheet as well.
Moreover, they have won four of the last six h2h encounters, and most importantly, eight of the previous nine overall meetings between the two ended in wins for the home teams.
At this venue, Bahia won the last four such encounters in a row, and have lost only twice in the last two decades.
Considering these observations, count on the hosts, Bahia, to post the three points this Thursday.
However, do note the form of Bahia. They have not kept a single clean sheet in their previous ten overall games, and in their latest five at home. Moreover, Vasco had scored four goals against the reigning Libertadores champions, Flamengo, at their own home, two weeks back.
Taking into account these observations, expect goals to come from both teams this match-day in the Serie A.
Bahia vs Vasco da Gama Betting Tips
Bahia to Win @ 2.00 (1/1)
Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1).