Sao Paulo vs Cruzeiro Prediction & Match Preview

Sao Paulo vs Cruzeiro
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 2nd June 2019
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Estádio do Morumbi (Sao Paulo).

Both these teams are going through a rough patch right now. Sao Paulo can relax a bit though, as their returns in the league have not been that bad. On top of that, they have the home advantage for this tie and possesses a good h2h record against this opponent. The team is placed fourth in the table, in the Libertadores mix.

Cruzeiro, meanwhile, is dangerously close to the relegation zone, with just six points on the table so far. They have lost the most number of matches in the competition along with CSA, and the team has conceded the most number of goals, 13.

Sao Paulo vs Cruzeiro Head-to-head (h2h)

  • 17 of the last 22 wins went to Sao Paulo.
  • 13 of the last 16 wins at this venue went to the same team as well.
  • Cruzeiro failed to score in six of their last nine visits to this stadium.
  • Sao Paulo kept clean sheets the last two time these two met.

Sao Paulo vs Cruzeiro Prediction

H2h ties firmly place Sao Paulo as the favorite. They recorded 17 of the last 22 overall such wins and 13 of the last 16 at this venue. On top of that Cruzeiro failed to score in six of their last nine visits to this stadium, and in the last two h2h encounters as well.

Going on, Cruzeiro is winless in their last five games, and in their last four at home. The team has not been able to keep a clean sheet in the last six match-ups, and in the last four away from home. Expect the hosts to come out on top this Sunday, but do give a note to their struggles in recent games too.

Goals have been tough to come for Sao Paulo in the last few games. Also, 12 of the last 15 h2h ties and six of the last seven at this venue had under 2.5 goals. As such, expect no more than two goals between these two sides.

Sao Paulo vs Cruzeiro Betting Tips

  • Draw No Bet: Sao Paulo @ 1.44 (4/9)
  • Under 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.50 (1/2).