Ceara vs Cruzeiro Preview and Predictions

Ceara vs Cruzeiro
Brazilian Serie A
Date: Sunday, 3 June 2018
Kick-Off at 23:00 UK / 00:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Governador Placido Aderaldo Castelo, Ceara.

Ceara’s fans finally got the joy to watch their team play in the top Brazilian division. Earning a promotion from Serie B to Serie A was not that smooth. Considering everything we saw from them in the opening eight rounds, there are high chances of seeing this team make an express comeback to tier two. They managed to collect only three points so far, while also holding negative goal difference if -9. Bookies are not giving them a lot of chances to win the first match of the season this Saturday night.

Ceara hosts Cruzeiro, priced at 3.80 for victory. Their latest form is looking awful. The best performance of the season so far was surprising 1-1 draw against the reigning champions Corinthians on the road. Efficiency is representing a big trouble as well (bagged only four goals so far).

As for their opposition, Cruzeiro have restored harmony and increased team spirits with three straight victories against Racing Club, Santos and Palmeiras (kept two clean sheets as well). The current placement 7th place on the table is slightly under the expectations, but the gap between them and the table leaders is just four points.

Ceara vs Cruzeiro: Head-to-head

  • Only four duels were played between Ceara and Cruzeiro so far.
  • The main reason behind that is hosts rarely played in Brazilian Serie A.
  • 75% of the matches have ended with two or less goals total.

Ceara vs Cruzeiro: Predictions

Cruzeiro are looking rock solid in the back, conceding only one goal in the last 270 minutes of play. Strikers have not been extremely efficient, but 2.05 odds on away win are worth a risk and medium size stake.

As for the goals market, Under 2.5 FT should be a big banker bet considering the playstyles and head to head history. The current price you get is 1.60. Correct score prediction 0-1 FT.

Ceara vs Cruzeiro Betting Tips

  • Away win @ 2.05
  • Under 2.5 FT @ 1.60.