Banfield vs Newell´s Old Boys
Argentine Primera Division
Date: Saturday, 4 June 2022
Kick-off at 20:30 UK / 21:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Florencio Sola.
Round 1 of Liga Profesional is set to kick-start this Saturday as Banfield play host to Newell´s Old Boys at Estadio Florencio Sola.
Banfield go into this match following on from a 1-1 Copa Sudamericana stalemate against Santos. They have been poor at this campaign winning just once from the 6 matches and ended up getting rock-bottomed in the group. They also couldn’t make it to the Copa de la Liga Profesional Play Offs after displaying a poor run.
The hosts finished their last season at the 20th spot gaining 27 points. From those 25 matches, they won only 5 games while having lost on 8 other occasions. Fewer than three goals per game were scored during all of the last 6 fixtures where Banfield have been involved. In terms of the goal attribution in that period, they managed a tally of 4.
On the other side, Newell´s Old Boys failed to make it to the Play Offs of Copa de la Liga Profesional after ending up at the middle of the table with 7 wins from 14 matches. They have reached Round 32 of Copa Argentina after winning against Ituzaingo by 3-1 previously.
The visitors have lost their last game at the hands of Gimnasia L.P by 1-3 in Copa de la Liga Profesional competition. They had real problems scoring goals in their past 6 games, contributing the unsatisfactory return of just 4. In those fixtures, La Lepra have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 6.
Banfield vs Newell´s Old Boys Head-to-head (h2h)
- Both teams won only once form their last 5 h2hs while a draw happened on thrice other occasions.
- Four out of their last five meetings saw at least a nil figure on the scoreboard.
- They met last at the Copa de la Liga Profesional where Newell´s Old Boys won by 1 goal to nil.
Banfield vs Newell´s Old Boys Prediction
Banfield are without a home win since their last 3 home fixtures across various competitions. But they remain undefeated against this rival since their last 4 h2h meet-ups.
Meanwhile, Newell´s Old Boys are without an away win since their last 3 on-road games. They even lost 5 of their last 10 away matches across different competitions.
By the looks of things, we feel that a victory for Banfield is up for cards this Saturday.
Banfield vs Newell´s Old Boys Betting tips
Banfield to win @ 2.10 odds.
No BTTS @ 1.75 odds.
Full time correct score Banfield 1-0 @ 5.50 odds.