Botafogo vs Atletico MG
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 17 July 2022
Kick-off at 22:00 UK/ 23:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos.
Atletico MG have been simply superb lately and they are going after the podium. They will be eager to take on the inconsistent Botafogo, in hopes of the three points this Sunday.
Atletico are placed fourth in the table as of now and they need a surplus of just two points to climb to the top of the table. Do note that they are one of the very few teams to have remained unbeaten in the last five games in the competition.
They have been scoring goals in plenty all along, and have seldom lost on the road in the process as well.
Meanwhile most recent games of Botafogo have finished in losses and they have let in goals and huge numbers. Moreover, they have been struggling quite a lot in home fixtures lately and they have a poor head-to-head record against this opponent over the years as well.
By the looks of things, it is expected that Atletico will deliver a winning performance this Sunday.
Botafogo vs Atletico MG Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter had finished in a 2-1 win for Atletico.
- They had won six of the past eight clashes.
- At this venue the visitors had won two of the past four meetings.
- Four of the former five matches at this ground had three or more goals.
Botafogo vs Atletico MG Prediction & Analysis
Botafogo had lost seven of their past ten overall games and in the process they had even gone on a four-fixture losing streak. Do also note that they were winless in six of their past nine appearances at this venue.
On the other hand, Atletico MG are on 9-match unbeaten run and they had remained so in 45 of their past 50 overall fixtures. All along they have found the back of the net in plenty and they have a superior head-to-head record against this rival too.
Considering these observations, it is expected that Atletico will deliver a victory this Sunday.
Tips for Botafogo vs Atletico MG
Atletico MG to Win @ 2.00 (1/1)
Correct Score: 2-1 Atletico MG @ 9.00 (8/1).