Chapecoense vs Santos
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 22 July 2018
Kick-Off at 23:00 UK / 00:00 CET
Venue: Arena Conda, Chapeco.
Santos are definitely one of the most negative surprises of this term of Serie A. Peixe, who finished the previous term at the third place, sit 15th in the league standings after 13 rounds of the competition.
They heavily underperformed before the World Cup, but there is still enough time for Jair Ventura’s side to bounce back and potentially begin a winning thread.
Peixe will get a fantastic opportunity to make such plans come true on Sunday evening when they travel to Arena Conda to tackle Chapecoense.
The hosts are also hovering just above the drop zone line, being a single point above Santos. Nevertheless, unlike Peixe, Verdao do not have the quality to rise in the remaining part of the season, meaning they will likely spend the rest of the campaign in the relegation scrap.
Chapecoense vs Santos: Head-to-head
Santos won 5, drew 1 and lost 2 of 8 head to head meetings with Verdao.
Most of these wins, however, came at Estadio Urbano Caldeira where Peixe are yet to slip-up against Chapecoense (four victories in four games).
Verdao thus have a positive record in four H2H ties played in front of the home crowd (2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss).
Both teams scored just twice in eight H2H affairs.
Chapecoense vs Santos: Prediction
Chapecoense showed how limited their squad is on Thursday evening when they could not see off Bahia at home. The match ended in a 1-1 draw making it just one win in last five league games for Verdao. Jair Ventura’s men got off to a dreadful start against last term’s runners-up Palmeiras in the mid-week action, but managed to get back into the contest and save a point with a 75-th minute equalizer.
We see a massive value in backing the away win at the sky-high 2.90 odds, while Santos not to lose is a banker bet at 1.55. Rodrygo, Gabriel & company simply need to start a winning streak and there is really no better opportunity for something like it than the clash at Arena Conda.
Chapecoense vs Santos: Bet Tips
Santos or Draw Double Chance @ 1.55
Santos to win @ 2.90.