Racing Club vs Independiente Prediction & Match Preview

Racing Club vs Independiente
Argentina – Superliga
Date: Sunday, 09 February 2020
Kick-off at 22:40 UK/ 23:40 CET
Venue: Estadio Juan Domingo Perón (Avellaneda).

The first Avellaneda derby of the new decade kicks-off with Racing Club looking to extend their seven-game unbeaten Superliga run at home. With their home ground advantage, they seem to be closer to achieving that mark at Avellaneda.

  • Racing Club form: 18 matches – 6 wins – 10 draws – 2 losses – 28 points.
  • Independiente form: 18 matches – 7 wins – 4 draws – 7 losses – 25 points.

Racing Club is at the 10th spot and Independiente is at the 13th place with three points behind the host in the league table.

Racing Club vs Independiente Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The host has recorded three of the last five wins in their clashes.
  • Two of the Academy’s recent three wins were as the host.
  • Racing Club is unbeaten at home in four of the last five fixtures.
  • Their previous encounter awarded a 1-3 away win for Racing Club.

Racing Club vs Independiente Prediction

Racing Club has stayed unbeaten in their past four matches across all major contests. Their previous encounter was on the road with Argentinos Juniors which ended in a 1-1 draw. It marked their third draw in a row. Also, their last two games have ended in the same 1-1 scoreline.

Besides, the Academy is in good shape at home. The host has lost only one of their nine home matches in the campaign so far. They are unbeaten in the last five league fixtures at home. Even so, three of their last five clashes have ended in a draw.

Independiente has lost three of their last five league fixtures. They are unbeaten in the last two appearances in the league. Their previous encounter gave a 5-0 home win for them against the likes of Rosario.

In their away fixtures, the Reds have a mixed form in the campaign. They have marked all possible outcomes three each in their away games. Even so, they have marked only one win in their last five away games in the campaign.

Based on their league overall standings and the home ground advantage in the match, Racing Club has more chances of creating opportunities in the clash. To be safer, it is better to go with a double chance in the game in favor of the host.

Racing Club has scored an average of 1.2 goals per match in the league. At home, the host averaged 1.1 goals per match at home. On the other hand, Independiente has scored an average of 1.3 goals per match in overall and 1.2 goals per match in their league away games.

From these stats, we can also expect another safe bet for the punters in the goal area. There is a probable chance that the total score will be over 1.5 goals in the match.

Racing Club vs Independiente Betting tips

  • Double chance: Racing Club or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).
  • Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).