Corinthians vs Botafogo
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Saturday, 30 July 2022
Kick-off at 23:00 UK / 0:00 CET
Venue: Neo Quimica Arena.
Gameweek 20 of Serie A is set for this weekend as top-spot chasing Corinthians play host to Botafogo, where both these sides differ by 11 points and are separated by 9 places. These two teams will be seen clashing at Neo Quimica Arena, this Saturday.
Corinthians is at the 2nd spot on the standing with 35 points from 19 games. They won 10 times in the league while drew on 5 and lost on 4 other occasions. The hosts need 5 more points to overtake Palmeiras for the top spot.
The hosts will be looking for another win after the 1-2 Serie A victory over Atletico Mineiro. In their preceding 6 fixtures, Vítor Pereira’s men have hit the target a combined total of 7 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.17.
On the other side, Botafogo resides at the 11th position on the table with 24 points. Of the 19 matches played, they won 7 times in the league while drew thrice and lost on 9 other occasions. Residing in the Copa Sudamericana promotion zone, they are tally on points with Ceara.
The visitors will go into the game following a 2-0 league win against Atletico PR in their previous outing. The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Botafogo has been evident of late. Examining their last 6 outings shows that this has happened 6 times.
Corinthians vs Botafogo Head-to-head (h2h)
- Corinthians won the last 2 h2hs in a row.
- Three out of their last five meetings were one sided affairs.
- Corinthians remain unbeaten in their last 7 h2hs played at Neo Quimica Arena.
Corinthians vs Botafogo Prediction
Corinthians have not been beaten in their last 21 straight home clashes in Serie A. They also remain unbeaten in the last 7 h2hs played at their home ground. The hosts have also won the last 2 meetings in row.
Meanwhile, Botafogo are winless against this rival when they have played them away from home in the previous 7 matches in the league. They have also lost the last two away league games by 2-0 margin.
Considering their previous h2h stats and current form, we feel that a home win is likely to happen.
Corinthians vs Botafogo Betting tips
Corinthians to win @ 1.72 odds.
No BTTS @ 1.70 odds.