Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman Prediction & Match Preview

Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman Argentina Liga Profesional Prediction by LeagueLane

Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman
Argentine Primera Division
Date: Monday, 30 August 2021
Kick-off at 18:30 UK/ 19:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Marcelo Bielsa (Rosario).

Newells Old Boys look to make home advantage count when they welcome Atletico Tucuman for the Argentine Primera Division fixture on Monday.

The teams are sitting at 11th and 12th in league table level on 11 points after 8 rounds of football.

Newells lost 0-2 to Defensa y Justicia away from home last time, but they will be happy to return home to a ground where they are unbeaten this season. They have picked up 3 wins and 1 draw from the four played at the Estadio Norberto Tito.

Atletico Tucuman bagged a solid 2-0 home win against current league leaders Independiente last week. This is a morale boosting result, but they have really struggled on the road this season.

Away from home, Tucuman lost 3 of the 4 matches played so far, while winning the other conceding at an average 2.25 goals per game.

Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman Head-to-head

  • The teams played a thrilling 2-2 draw when they met in the Copa de la Liga Profesional on March. Last season’s Argentine Primera Division fixture also witnessed the same scoreline. Both matches were played at Tucuman.
  • Both teams scored in 7 of the last 8 meetings between the teams with 5 of them recording over 2.5 goals.
  • At this ground, Newells won 4 of the last 5, while Tucuman won the remaining game.

Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman Prediction

This is a tight one to call with both teams playing some brilliant attacking football in 2021. Still, Newells Old Boys are favourites with an unbeaten run at this ground, but Tucuman cannot be underestimated.

We can back goals in this game with confidence since there has been lot of action in their head-to-head matches over the years at this ground.

Newells Old Boys vs Atletico Tucuman Betting Tips

  • Both teams to Score @ 1.90
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 2.25.