Ceara vs Gremio
Brazil Serie A
Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Kick-Off at 23:00 UK
Venue: Estadio Governador Placido Aderaldo Castelo (Fortaleza)
Gremio travel to Fortaleza for their Matchday 7 clash just days after their Copa Libertadores clash at Defensor Sporting, as Renato Gaucho’s men look to build on fine form across competitions. Indeed, they’ve connected a six-game unbeaten streak with four wins and two draws since early May and we’ll now surely see a very motivated outfit to cause an upset at Estadio Governador Placido Aderaldo Castelo as well.
Imortal Tricolor have had more troubles reaching consistency on the road, though, and this could be more worrying after an unconvincing goalless draw at Parana on Sunday. They have been rock-solid defensively and this will be more reassuring – making this another very tough task for struggling home side.
Ceara sit in the bottom of the table with just three points earned so far, seeing a 2-1 loss at Vitoria last week only end a streak of three draws in a row – including a 3-3 thriller at CRB in Copa do Nordeste. They have been scoring more goals and will surely be motivated to build on such records too, which promises an exciting game of football on the day.
Ceara vs Gremio: Head-to-head
Interestingly, Gremio have last beaten their rivals back in 2010, bagging a thrashing 5-1 win at home.
Ceara have earned two Serie A wins in 2011 and one Primeira Liga draw in 2017 since then.
We’ve seen both sides score goals in five of their six head-to-head matchups.
Ceara vs Gremio: Prediction
We have seen Gremio in better shape this term but we do believe Ceara will show off as a tough side in front of the home crowd once again. We thus don’t see the visitors snatching all three points on the day either and we’ll now rather back a good-looking Draw at 3.38.
We do believe both will get on the scoresheet and we’ll thus back a YES on Both teams to score at 2.00 – which comes as great value seeing both sides regularly score and concede goals. This would be the sixth in seven clashes to end that way!
Ceara vs Gremio: Bet Tips
- Draw @ 3.38
- Both teams to score YES @ 2.00