Managua vs Jalapa
Nicaragua – Liga Primera Clausura
Date: Thursday, 16 April 2020
Kick-off at 02:00 UK/ 03:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Olímpico del IND Managua.
Emilio Aburto’s men are the toppers of the table, are just two points away from a confirmed spot in the playoff semis and being the official best team in the regular season. They hold a phenomenal h2h record against Jalapa, and especially so at this venue. Considering these information, it’s expected that Managua will win this Thursday.
Managua vs Jalapa Head-to-head (h2h)
- Ten of the previous eleven match-ups saw Aburto’s men staying unbeaten.
- Leonidas Rodriguez’s men lost five of the past seven encounters, and drew the remaining two.
- Six of the former seven meetings saw Aburto’s men scoring two or more goals.
- At this venue, the hosts have a 100% unbeaten record.
- The combined scoreline for the preceding three fixtures here is 12-2, in favor of the home team.
Managua vs Jalapa Prediction
Aburto’s men easily have been the best team in the whole competition this whole season. They are right now placed in the top-most spot with a lead of five points, and with just two more games remaining in the regular season, a spot in the playoffs semis looks very much confirmed.
They have had a fantastic season at home so far. Disregarding a single draw, that too against tough customers Esteli, the team have a 100% winning record in front of the home crowd in the league. In fact, the last they lost at this stadium was back in September of 2019.
On the other hand, Rodriguez’s men were winless in 21 of their preceding 24 matches on the road, and they failed to score goals in five of their prior six road trips.
Most importantly, Aburto’s men were unbeaten in ten of the past eleven h2h clashes, won five of the prior seven such meetings, and have a 100% unbeaten record at this venue in h2h encounters. Moreover, disregarding a single draw, the hosts have a 100% winning record at this stadium.
Taking into account all these observations, it’s deduced that Managua are on course to post a convincing win this Thursday.
Managua vs Jalapa Betting Tips
To Win: Managua @ 1.44 (4/9)
Half Time Result: Managua to Win @ 2.00 (1/1).
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