Goias vs Botafogo RJ
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Thursday, 29 September 2022
Kick-off at 01:45 UK / 02:45 CET
Venue: Estadio da Serrinha
A tight game is on the cards when Goias welcome Botafogo RJ for the Brazilian Serie A fixture on Thursday.
It has been hot and cold for Goias, though they remain 9th in the table with 19 unbeaten outcomes from 27 games so far.
They will be keen to bag another unbeaten outcome, specifically a positive one against a visiting side that gave nothing consistently in the 27 games played across all the venues in this season.
Goias start the game sitting at 9th in the table, while Botafogo RJ are positioned at 11th.
Botafogo RJ come to this match on the back of 3-fixture unbeaten streak in the league. They will hope to post more victories on the board.
The previous round saw Goias sharing a 1-1 draw at Bragantino while Botafogo RJ bagged a 2-0 win against Coritibe at home.
Both teams have something in common, that is in the attacking front. Hosts managed 30 goals so far while the visiting team netted 27 on their own. Also, neither of them possess an impressive defensive line in this season.
Goias vs Botafogo RJ Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter had finished in a 1-2 win for Goias.
- They have won3 of the past 5 head to head encounters against Botafogo RJ.
- Goias have a 100% unbeaten record at home over this foe in the past decade.
- They scored a total of 12 goals in the past 6 meetings against Botafogo at this stadium.
Goias vs Botafogo RJ Prediction
The Big Greens had won 3 of the past 5 fixtures, and they are also on a 4-game unbeaten streak at home. Note that their Pedro Raul had scored 7 goals for the team in the previous 10 fixtures.
On the other hand, Botafogo RJ were winless in 7 of the past fixtures, and they had also lost 3 of their previous 5 road trips. Do also note that they had let in a total of 8 goals over the course of these games.
Taking into account these observations as well as the h2h superiority of the Big Greens, expect a victory for them on Thursday.
Goias vs Botafogo RJ Betting Tips
Goias to win & Over 2.5 Goals @ 4.50 Odds.
Pedro Raul to Score Anytime @ 2.60 Odds.