Ceara vs Palmeiras
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Saturday, 30 July 2022
Kick-off at 20:30 UK / 21:30 CET
Matchday 20 of Serie A is set for this weekend as Ceara play host to the table topper Palmeiras, where both these sides differ by 15 points and are separated by 11 places. These two teams will be seen clashing at Castelão, this Saturday.
Palmeiras are at top flight in Serie A with 39 points from 19 games. They won 11 times in the league while drawing on 6 and losing only twice. They have scored 31 goals in total while conceding a sum of only 13 which shows how profound their defense and offense lineups are.
The visitors will come into the encounter following on from a 2-1 Serie A win over Internacional in their previous game. A series of reliable displays from the Palmeiras defense has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 2 from their previous 6 clashes overall.
On the other side, Ceara resides at the 12th position on the table with 24 points. Of the 19 matches played, they won and lost 5 games each while having drawn on 9 other occasions. Residing in the Copa Sudamericana promotion zone, they are tally on points with Botafogo.
The hosts will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 1-0 league loss in their previous game against Juventude. They have been mean at the back, seeing the tally of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous 6 games stand just four.
Ceara vs Palmeiras Head-to-head (h2h)
- Both sides won 2 games each from their last 5 h2hs.
- Four out of their last five meetings saw scoring from both sides.
- Ceara lost the same fixture last season by 2-1.
Ceara vs Palmeiras Prediction
Coming into this one, Palmeiras are undefeated in their previous 11 away league matches. They have never lost a game on road in Series A this season and remain as the best away team in the league.
Meanwhile, Ceara won the last 4 games played at home across various competitions. But they lost the same fixture held last season by 2-1 margin. Moreover, they won just 2 home matches this season and have been drawing in many.
By the looks of things, expect a victory for toppers Palmeiras this Saturday.
Ceara vs Palmeiras Betting tips
Palmeiras to win @ 2.05 odds.
BTTS @ 1.95 odds.