Figueirense vs Botafogo
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Sunday, 9th October 2016,
Kick-off at 21:00 UK
Venue: Estadio Orlando Scarpelli.
Figueirense are involved in a tough relegation battle this season. And if there is something that gives them hope, it is their home form. Currently 18th in the league standings, but they have lost only once at home this season. While they have won 6 and drawn 7 from their 14 home matches so far. The Figueira have 31 points at the moment and a win here could take them out of the relegation zone.
Botafogo are having an excellent run in the after regaining promotion to the Brasileiro Serie A this season. They are 9th in the league standings which mainly owes to a brilliant form at their home stadium. Their away record this season isn’t great, but have improved recently after taking 3 wins from the last 5 away games.
Figueirense vs Botafogo: Head-to-Head Stats
Figueirense are on a five match unbeaten run against Botafogo in all competitions, with 3 wins and 2 draws. They have also kept clean-sheets on four matches during the period.
Botafogo have a poor record away at Figueirense as they have managed only one win from their last 16 visits for Brasileiro Serie A fixtures.
Figueirense vs Botafogo: Prediction
Figueirense are another team in desperate search for all three points on Sunday’s league clash. With a solid home record in the league and a healthy head-to-head record against Botafogo, it is very likely that they will get at least a point from this fixture. As two of the last four meetings between these two sides have seen draws, it is better to back the home side on a double chance.
Ten of the last 11 matches between Botafogo and Figueirense have seen under 2.5 goals. Also Botafogo’s last 6 matches have seen less than 3 goals. have seen under 2.5 goals. Therefore there is a higher chance for this fixture to record under 2.5 goals.
Figueirense vs Botafogo: Betting Tips
- Under 2.5 goals at 1.62
- Double Chance – Figueirense/Draw at 1.42.