Internacional vs Bahia Predictions and Match Preview

Internacional vs Bahia
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Thursday, 13 June 2019
Kick-off at 01.30 UK/ 02.30 CET
Venue: Estádio José Pinheiro Borda (Porto Alegre).

Both these teams are separated by just a point in the table, in the top tier. A win has the potential to take either side to a more respectable Copa Libertadores position.

Internacional got a harsh reality check from a relegation-battler last day. On the road, the team was flabbergasted against Vasco but two quick-fire goals right at the end of the first half put them under huge pressure.

Though the guests tried to claw their way back in the latter half, the hosts protected their precious lead. Emerson Santos did hit one back for them, but the resistance movement was allowed to be taken no further by the home team.

The four-game winning streak by Bahia finally came to an end the last match-day. Despite relentless attempts, the team could not break the deadlock against Ceara, on the road.

This next fixture could be a challenge for them considering their tattered away from. Moreover, Internacional will be particular to target this area of weakness of their counterparts.

Internacional vs Bahia Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Internacional won the last three matches in a row.
  • 14 of the last 17 wins went to this same team as well.
  • Bahia failed to score in the last three games.
  • Eight of the last ten meetings at this stadium had home wins.

Internacional vs Bahia Prediction

Internacional was unbeaten in seven of their last eight games and won five of their last seven as well. At home, the team has been on a roll, with five wins in a row, and 12 wins from the last 15 attempts. In addition, they were winless in just three home matches, in the last 15 match-days.

Bahia, meanwhile, has to their name just one win from the last nine attempts and could score just a single goal from the last nine road-ties combined.

Importantly, Internacional has been a constant thorn in the feet for their counterparts in h2h games. They won eight of the last ten meetings at this venue, and the last three in overall. Also, the side registered 14 of the last 17 h2h wins too.

With a place in the top-spot on offer, count on Internacional to deliver in this match.

Internacional vs Bahia Betting Tips

  • Internacional to Win @ 1.71
  • The Hosts to Score the First Goal @ 1.95.