Botafogo vs Sao Paulo Prediction & Match Preview

Botafogo vs Sao Paulo Brazilian Serie A Predictions by LeagueLane

Botafogo vs Sao Paulo
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos.

Botafogo are one of the absolute worst teams in the Brazilian top flight, and are on a long losing streak. In fact, only one other squad has let in more goals than them in the entire competition and they are also struggling to find the back of the net as well.

Meanwhile, Sao Paulo are on a long unbeaten stretch of results and are consistently finding the back of the net. It also needs to be noted that they have seldom lost on the road in the past few months.

They are placed 3rd in the table as of now and since the second-best team has a tough fixture coming up, it is an opportunity for Sao Paulo to improve their position in the table. By the looks of things expect a convincing win for them this Thursday.

Botafogo vs Sao Paulo Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Sao Paulo had won 3 of the last 4 encounters.
  • 4 of the past 6 meetings had 3 or more goals.
  • The hosts have won just once at this venue in the past 10 years.
  • The guests had scored 2 or more goals in 3 of the last 4 meetings at this ground.

Botafogo vs Sao Paulo Prediction & Analysis

Botafogo had lost their past 4 games and had let in a total of 8 goals in the process. Note that they are also on a two-fixture losing streak at home.

On the other hand, Sao Paulo are on a 15-game unbeaten run, and they have lost just twice on the road since February. In addition, they also have a poor head-to-head record against this opponent over the years.

Considering these observations, expect a win for Sao Paulo this Thursday.

Key Stats for Betting

  • Botafogo are the only team in the whole league to have lost their last 4 games in a row.
  • Only Juventude have conceded more goals than them in the entire competition.

Tips for Botafogo vs Sao Paulo

  • Sao Paulo to Win @ 2.50 (3/2)
  • Correct Score: 3-1 Sao Paulo @ 21.00 (20/1).
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