Gimnasia vs San Martin San Juan
Argentina – Primera Division
Date: Tuesday, 20th June 2017
Kick-off at 23:00 UK/ 00:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo (La Plata).
Gimnasia LP has everything to play for in the final weeks of the 2017 Argentina Primera Division. They are 14th in the standings, but 2 points away from 11th spot, the Copa Sudamericana qualification zone.
However, Gimnasia has been not in the best of the forms. They defeated Talleres 1-0 last week to register the second win in three games. But this come after a poor phase of five consecutive defeats. The home has been nothing to write about as well as they look to bounce back from three consecutive defeats.
San Martin San Juan are performing slightly better at the closing weeks. They registered just 7 wins all season, 4 of which came in the last 8 games. Their away form has also improved and avoided defeats in 6 games on the bounce, 1 win and 5 draws.
San Martin are positioned at 21st in the 30-team table with little prospect of Continental football next season. So, they are a team under no pressure, looking to play to the crowd in these closing stages.
Gimnasia vs San Martin San Juan: Head-to-head
There is little to choose from the head-to-head between these two teams. Last six games saw Gimnasia winning 2, while San Martin 1 and the remaining 3 in draws.
A home team haven’t lost in the six meetings between these two sides. The most common score-line between them is 1-1, which was seen in three games.
Gimnasia’s home record against San Martin is 2 wins and 1 draw from three games.
Gimnasia vs San Martin San Juan: Prediction
This clash is an important one for Gimnasia who have fallen from grace in the recent weeks. While, San Martin have no pressure to deliver a result here.
Due to the above reasons, one must expect an open encounter with both teams looking to attack. So, both teams to score is certainly the best pick for this game.
In the case for full time results, the home team are the one to back here. However, this comes with ample risk.
Gimnasia vs San Martin: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score
Brave Punters can back Gimnasia to win with Over 2.5 goals.