Cortulua – Petrolera : Preview & Prediction
Cortulua and Alianza Petrolera face off in the Pascual Guerrero Olympic Stadium, in a 15th round match of the Primera División. The record of recent direct confrontations favors the home team, who in the last five matches won 2 and drew 3. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 02-05-2017, ended with Cortuluá’s victory for (1-2 ). Special attention is needed for the home / off condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
After 10 wins, 8 draws and 17 losses, the home team is in 7th place, having won 20 points. In the last match, he lost with Cali’s off (2-1), after having lost in the previous game in a game against Nacional de Medellin (3-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 14 goals scored and 16 conceded. For the championship, the Cortuluá won 16 points out of 30 possible, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 17 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 35 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 22 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 highlights in the last 10 home games in this competition: he scored 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The Cortuluá fell production and ended up leaving the classification zone, so know the extreme importance of winning this late game to reach the final round with chances of passing phase. Thinking about this is that he does not want to lose points in his dominions, so he hopes to use the local factor as a parair ally in search of victory, because if he can get victorious at the end of the ninety minutes he can fight for his goals. For this match the coach Néstor Otero must take to the field what is best available.
After 11 wins, 8 draws and 14 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 14 points. In the last match, he lost with Once Caldas at home (0-1), after having lost at home in a game against Envigado by (1-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 12 goals scored and 22 suffered. Already inside the home, he won 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, with a total of 22 goals scored and 14 conceded. His last game as a visitor to this competition ended with a 1-0 loss to Millonarios. In the last 10 away games, Alianza Petrolera has recorded 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses, having won 7 points out of 30.
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 4 defeats in the last games like visitor and has not won any of the last 9 games outside its stadium. The team allowed their opponents goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 33 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 17 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Alianza Petrolera fell a lot of income in the Colombian championship and today is at the bottom of the table, from a fight for the classification to a fight against the last places. Of course, he’s still aiming to improve his campaign, but he knows he will need to correct his mistakes and improve his performances, if he continues this way he will be among the worst clubs in the competition. For this match coach Jorge Luis Bernal should take to the field what is best available.
Cortulua – Petrolera : Betting Tips
Cortulua – Win Odds: 1.60
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70