Racing Club vs Melgar Prediction & Match Preview

Copa Sudamericana 2022 Predictions by LeagueLane

Racing Club vs Melgar
South America – Copa Sudamericana
Date: Thursday, 19 May 2022
Kick-off at 1:30 UK
Venue: Estadio Juan Domingo Peron.

Racing Club had a strong start to this Sudamericana season. They recorded two back to back victories in the beginning and have somewhat maintained it so far this competition. With a total of 9 points, they occupies the second spot and will be eyeing for a top spot.

Racing Club recorded a 1-2 win on road against Cuiaba in their most recent Sudamericana fixture. They were on the back of a 3-1 defeat on road against Melgar before recording the above win. Therefore, they will be looking for revenge against the same Melgar with the home advantage.

Meanwhile, Melgar had opened up with a negative display to this Sudamericana fixture. However, they have succeeded to bounce back from the negative start by recording consecutive positive displays and took over the top spot from Racing Club.

Melgar recorded a 1-2 win on road against River Plate in their most recent Sudamericana fixture. With that win, they are now having a streak of three winning games in the competition. They will be hoping to make it four in a row.

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

  • This will only be the second head to head clash between these two outfits.
  • Melgar won their only clash with a full-time score of 3-1.

Racing Club vs Melgar Prediction

Racing Club are unbeaten in each of their past 12 home fixtures across all competitions. Such a home run might boost them for recording a positive display in the competition. Their only group fixture at home this Sudamericana season ended up in a 2-0 win for them.

On the other side, Melgar’s only defeat in the group stage fixtures this competition were recorded on road against Cuiaba. On top of that, their on road form is not that impressive of late. They are winless in six of the past 10 on road affairs across all competition.

Analyzing the above stats, we are in favor of Racing Club to seal a win against Melgar when they both meet in a Libertadores fixture on Thursday.

Racing Club vs Melgar Betting Tips

  • HT/FT: Racing Club @ 2.00 (1/1).
  • BTTS @ 2.25 (5/4).