Atletico Mineiro vs Santos FC
Brasileiro Serie A
Date: Wednesday, 12th July 2017
Kick-off at 23:30 UK
Venue: Estadio Raimundo Sampaio (Belo Horizonte).
Atletico Mineiro’s league campaign came to life lately with the side picking up 3 wins and 2 draws from the last five matches. They looked out of sorts at the start of the season, having managed just 1 win from the first five matches of the season.
In the last round, they were up away at Botafogo and returned with a 1-1 draw. A positive results in all terms, from a stadium they haven’t won in previous five visits.
The recent run of form propelled Atletico MG to eight in the standings.
Meanwhile, Santos made a quick climb to fourth in the league table. Just like Mineiro, they had found the going tough at the start of the season. They were quick to regroup after losing three of the first four games of the season. Since then, they lost just once in 8 games. There has been 5 wins and 2 draws during the period. The most impresive is the six clean sheets they kept during the period.
Atletico Mineiro vs Santos FC: Head-to-head
Atletico-MG have an excellent home record against Santos. They lost just twice in 17 matches since 1999, while picking up 10 wins and 5 draws in the process.
Also, 7 of the 9 matches between the sides at the Belo Horizonte saw both teams scoring.
Atletico Mineiro vs Santos FC: Prediction
Both teams are in excellent form and this look like a tight clash on paper. Despite Atletico MG have an excellent home record against Santos, we hardly see the home advantage playing a role here.
Therefore, we recommend to make picks from the goal markets.
Atletico Mineiro vs Santos FC: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score at 1.80 odds with Bet365.
Correct Full-Time Score: 1-1 for 6.50 odds with Bet365.