Sao Paulo vs Ceara Prediction & Match Preview

Sao Paulo vs Ceara Brazil Serie A Predictions by LeagueLane

Sao Paulo vs Ceara
Brazilian Serie A
Date: 14 October 2021, Thursday
Kick-Off: 23:00 UK/ 00:00 CET
Venue: Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium

Sao Paulo take on Ceara in Thursday’s Brazilian Serie A at the Cícero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium. Read our Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips with Analysis here.

Sao Paulo vs Ceara Head-to-Head

In the last 10 encounters between these two sides in all competitions:

  • Sao Paulo have won four times while Ceara have won just once.
  • 20 goals have been scored in the last 10 games between these two sides.
  • On an average, 2.00 goals have been scored per game.
  • The last time these two sides faced each other, the game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Sao Paulo vs Ceara Prediction & Analysis

The hosts currently sit in 14th position in the league table with 29 points on board after 24 league games as they have drawn four times and won once in their last 5 league games.

Sao Paulo come into this fixture on the back of a 1-1 draw against Santos at home in a game which saw Jonathan Calleri score a 35th minute penalty.

On the other side of the field, the visitors, Ceara currently sit in 13th position in the league table with 29 points on board after 23 league games as they have lost twice, drawn twice and won once in their last 5 league games.

Ceara come into this fixture on the back of a 3-1 loss away from home to Atletico Mineiro in a game which saw Gabriel Lacerda score a consolation goal.

Taking the above into consideration, we back the odds at 1.83 for the hosts, Sao Paulo to win as they will be desperate to win on home soil. They will also take confidence on the fact that they are playing at home which will play to their advantage. Hence, we should see the hosts win this fixture.

However, both sides will be aware that they need to keep things tight at the back as this is a fixture which both sides will want to win, but they will also look to ensure that they do not want to lose this fixture.

Hence, we see that in this game, there will be goals under 2.5.

Key Stats for Betting

  • In the last 5 league games at home for Sao Paulo, they have drawn thrice and won twice.
  • In the last 5 league games away from home for Ceara, they have lost four times and drawn once.

Tips for Sao Paulo vs Ceara

  • Sao Paulo to win @ 1.83
  • Goals under 2.5 @ 1.53