Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza
Brazil – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 13 October 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Estádio Vasco da Gama (Rio de Janeiro).
Fighting close to the top 12 spots away from the relegation, Vasco da Gama has fallen short of their visitors in the league table. With efforts to regain their form in the campaign, Fortaleza will have a rough patch to encounter on their trip.
Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has been unbeaten in the last five meetings.
- Lions had previously tasted victory in 2005 at their home.
- Their previous match held here was won by Admirals in a 2-1 score.
- The teams have averaged 2.2 goals per match in their clashes so far.
Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza Prediction
As far as the host is concerned, 14 lossless matches in the league stand aloft the 12 showcased by the guest. Moreover, the 12 losses Lions faced in their 24 appearances have given breathing space for their neighbors in the table with two fewer defeats in the same period. Even with same points, the home team has suffered 7 draws in the 14 unbeaten ties resulting in their poor form.
Besides that, the Admirals are at a three-game winless streak at home in the campaign. Their comfort resides at the winless haul proclaimed by the visiting side in the recent away fixtures in the league. Even so, the host has marked all possible outcomes at home equally in the table.
With an average of 2.2 goals per match in their h2h encounters so far, we can expect a couple of goals in the bout. Moreover, Vasco has not been defeated by the Lions in the last five encounters. And are unbeaten at home since 2003 h2h clashes with the visitor.
As such, the host might likely secure their three points at home.
Vasco da Gama vs Fortaleza Betting tips
Over 1.5 goals @ 1.40 (2/5).
Vasco da Gama to win either half @ 1.44 (4/9).
Full-time result: Vasco da Gama @ 1.80 (4/5).