Coritiba vs Botafogo RJ
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 29 May 2022
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Estádio Couto Pereira.
Botafogo are placed in the top tier of the table and are also one of the only few squads in the competition to have remained unbeaten in the past 5 fixtures.
They are scoring goals at a consistent rate and have also been the best team on the road. In fact, they are one of the only 3 teams in the league to have remained unbeaten away from home this season.
Meanwhile, Cortiba have had their fair share of issues in the current edition of the Brazilian Serie A. However, it needs to be mentioned that they have been almost unplayable at home lately. They are on a long winning streak here and are scoring goals at a splendid rate.
As these two teams lock horns with each other, expect that goals will come in plenty from either side of the pitch.
Coritiba vs Botafogo RJ Head-to-head (h2h)
- 3 of the past 6 clashes had 3 or more goals.
- 3 of the former 6 meetings had goals from both teams.
- It’s been 6 years since the hosts have kept a clean sheet at this ground.
- The latest encounter at this stadium had finished in a 0-1 win for the guests.
Coritiba vs Botafogo RJ Prediction & Analysis
Cortiba are on a five-game winning streak at home and the last they lost here was back in November of 2021. Do also note that they had scored 3 or more goals in 3 of their past 5 home games.
On the other hand, Botafogo are on an 8-fixture unbeaten run, and 5 of these were wins. Moreover, they are on an unbeaten run away from home since February and they have lost just twice in such games since September.
Taking into account these observations, expect a high-scoring affair this weekend between the 2 teams.
Key Stats for Betting
- Botafogo have scored the most number of goals on the road.
- Cortiba are one of the only 2 teams to have won all of their appearances at home till now.
Tips for Coritiba vs Botafogo RJ
Both Teams to Score @ 2.00 (1/1)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.25 (5/4).