Gremio vs Fluminense
Brazilian Serie A
Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Kick-Off at 01:45 UK / 02:45 CET
Venue: Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre.
Both Gremio and Fluminense got off to flying starts to the new Serie A campaign. They are about to lock horns in the most entertaining tie of the round with just a single point separating them at the top of the league ladder.
Imortal Tricolor head into this off the back of an impressive thread of six victories and two draws in last eight games across competitions. They’ve been very tough to break down lately conceding no more than once in last five outings.
Nevertheless, Gremio’s defensive line will be under a huge pressure on Wednesday given Fluminense’s fine attacking form in latest league games. Tricolor climbed up to the very top of the league standings with back-to-back wins over Atletico PR and Chapecoense netting five goals along the way.
Gremio vs Fluminense: Head-to-head
- Gremio lead the head to head tie by three wins coming into 42nd encounter with Tricolor.
- Imortal Tricolor are on an impressive streak of four straight wins in matches with Fluminense.
- Flu failed to score at all in each of last three clashes against Gremio.
- Just one of last five head to head affairs saw both teams on the score line.
Gremio vs Fluminense: Prediction
Striker Pedro has mainly been responsible for the finishing touch at Fluminense at the start of the season. He is enjoying a superb form having netted five goals in seven appearances and stopping him will be the biggest challenge for Renato Gaucho’s defense.
However, Pedro and the entire Fluminense squad showed much better performances in front of the home crowd at the start of the campaign. They failed to match such showings on travels where Tricolor lost three of last four in all competitions. This, combined with Gremio’s stellar form (six wins and two draws in last eight games), makes home win the best of the betting options, set at the odds of 1.61.
As we expect a tight affair, braver punters could try with the draw at the half time and the home win at the end at 4.00 odds.
Gremio vs Fluminense: Bet Tips
- Gremio to win @ 1.61
- HT/FT Draw/Gremio @ 4.00.