Estudiantes vs Defensa y Justicia
Argentina – Superliga
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
Kick-off at 22:00 UK/ 23:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Ciudad de La Plata (La Plata).
Estudiantes will be looking to climb further up in the league table. With their home ground advantage, the host will be the favorites to win in the clash with Defensa y Justicia.
- Estudiantes form: 19 matches – 8 wins 0 5 draws – 6 losses – 29 points.
- Defensa y Justicia form: 19 matches – 7 wins – 5 draws – 7 losses – 26 points.
With just three points apart from each other, Estudiantes is at the 11th position and Defense y Justicia is at the 13th spot in the league table.
Estudiantes vs Defensa y Justicia Head-to-head (h2h)
- Both teams have two wins each from their six overall matches.
- Their previous encounter ended in a 1-1 draw.
- Defensa is unbeaten in their last three fixtures.
- Both teams have scored goals in three of the last four clashes.
Estudiantes vs Defensa y Justicia Prediction
A five-game unbeaten streak in the league lately will certainly give an upper hand for Estudiantes in the match with Justicia. Even so, four of their five fixtures have ended in a draw which will be a concern for Gabriel Milito.
Since their previous home match gave Estudiantes all three points over Union Sante Fe, the gaffer will be confident with his team’s home ground advantage in the match.
Defensa y Justicia, on the other hand, is on a six-game unbeaten streak in the campaign following two draws in the last two matches. Their most recent encounter ending in a goalless draw at home against Colon.
The problem at hand for Defensa is that the 1-3 win against San Lorenzo in late October last year was their previous win on the road.
Along with that, Estudiantes is the second-best home team in the campaign with 20 points from their 9 appearances so far at home. In sharp contrast, Defensa has collected only 14 points in their away matches in the same period.
Moreover, Defensa y Justicia has recorded only one win in their last five away games. Also, they have only 4 wins in their 9 league away fixtures.
To top it off, Estudiantes is unbeaten at home in the league for the last six home matches with four wins in it. Hence, the home team is likely to create more chances in the game. So, the punters can go with Estudiantes as the favorites to win at La Plata.
Also, there is a probability of over 1.5 goals in total within the ninety minutes.
Estudiantes vs Defensa y Justicia Betting tips
Draw no bet: Estudiantes @ 1.50 (1/2).
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).