Newell’s Old Boys vs Racing Club
Argentina – Liga Profesional
Date: Saturday, 16 July 2022
Kick-off at 22:00 UK / 23:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.
Round 8 of Liga Profesional is set for this weekend as the table topper Newell´s Old Boys play host to the Racing Club where both these sides differ by 2 points and are separated by 2 places. These two teams will be seen clashing at Estadio Marcelo Bielsa, this Saturday.
Newell´s Old Boys are at top flight in Liga Profesional with 15 points from 7 games. They won 4 times in the league while drawing thrice and having never losing a game. They have one of the best defense this season, conceding only 3 goals so far.
Lepers go into this fixture following on from a 1-1 Superliga drawn match over Platense. Under three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Newell´s Old Boys have been participants.
On the other side, Racing Club resides at the 4th position on the table with 13 points. Of the 7 matches played, they won 4 times in the league while having drawn once and have lost on twice other occasions. They have one of the best offensive sides this season.
La Academia go into this meeting after a 1-0 Liga Profesional win over Independiente in their previous outing. In the course of their previous 6 matches, Fernando Gago’s men netted 10 times, giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.67.
Newell’s Old Boys vs Racing Club Head-to-head (h2h)
- Racing Club remain unbeaten in their last 7 h2h fixtures.
- Three out of their last five meetings saw at least one nil figure.
- They last met 3 months back in Copa de la Liga Profesional where a 0-0 draw was seen.
Newell’s Old Boys vs Racing Club Prediction
Newell´s Old Boys remain unbeaten in their previous 4 home matches across various competitions. However they won only one home match in Liga Profesional so far. Moreover, the side have not registered a win against Racing Club in their previous 5 league games.
Meanwhile, Racing Club have not won against this rival in games played away from home for the previous 5 matches in the league. They also have not won away from home in their last 5 matches.
Considering the home side are currently on a 4-game unbeaten h2h run at home, a win for them or draw is likely to occur.
Newell’s Old Boys vs Racing Club Betting tips
Draw or win for Newell´s Old Boys @ 1.58 odds.
No BTTS @ 1.93 odds.