Santos FC vs Palmeiras
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Thursday, 8 October 2019
Kick-off at 01:00 UK / 02:00 CET
Venue: Estadio Vila Belmiro (Sao Paulo).
It will be one of the most anticipated match of the Brasil Seria A with the top spot sides locking horns at Sao Paulo. Santos hosting Palmeiras will be the fight of equal powers and as such will be hard to determine the probable winner as it is anyone’s game.
Santos vs Palmeiras Head-to-head (h2h)
- Palmeiras are unbeaten in the last four h2h meetings in all competitions (2w-2d).
- Their last meeting was a 4-0 victory for Palmeiras.
- Four of the last five head-to-head meetings at Santos’ home ground saw under 2.5 goals.
- Santos are looking to overturn a 2 match win-less streak against Palmeiras this mid-week, having won in 11 of the previous 12 battles at this stadium.
Santos vs Palmeiras Prediction
With fierce rivals Santos and Palmeiras both vying for the title, these two Sao Paulo giants will bring everything to the table in this “Clássico da Saudade” derby.
Looking to end a four-game winless h2h run against Big Greens, Santos will be hoping to continue their home league form. Also, the host has lost just once at home league games. Moreover, they have been netting an average of 2.18 goals per fixture in this season of the league.
Having won five of their seven Serie A home victories this season with a -1 handicap against their opponents in the league, the Alvinegro will certainly look for a tight win from the clash. Besides that, Palmeiras possess the division’s joint-best point haul on the road. Despite scoring an average of just 1.0 goals per road trip, they have managed to score in most of the away fixtures.
As such, the game can be anyone’s match since both teams are equally strong. Hence, the neighbors in the table will have a close call on the winning goal in the ninety minutes.
Santos vs Palmeiras Betting tips
BTTS @ 1.90 (9/10).
Double chance: Santos FC or Palmeiras @ 1.40 (2/5).