Figueirense – America MG : Preview & Prediction
Figueirense and América Mineiro play at the Orlando Scarpelli Stadium in a match of the 35th round of the Series B. In the last confrontation between these teams in this competition, on 21-07-2017, América Mineiro won at home (4-2). The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. In this match the house factor may play an important role, since Figueirense presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
After 11 wins, 10 draws and 13 losses, the home team is in 12th place, having won 43 points. In the last match, they drew with the West out for (1-1), after having won at home in a game against Brazil in Pelotas, (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches they have 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 25 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 23 goals scored and 17 conceded. For the championship, the Figueirense won 21 points in 30 possible, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, it registers a sequence of 6 victories in the last matches in house. In their home league games the most frequent marker in the break was 1-0 (7 in 17 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 34 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Figueirense are having a good time in Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, as they have been unbeaten for four rounds, accumulating results that have distanced them from the relegation zone, although they have not yet guaranteed their stay in the second division. In the last round, the team reached their second consecutive draw away from home, where they did not have a great performance, with only 35% possession and very few finals, but enough to take a point off the West. The defensive performance of the team in the last three rounds has shown a certain improvement, since it suffered only two goals in that period, contrasting a lot with what it presented throughout the competition, being that today it counts as the most leaked defense. As principal, the Santa Catarina club has been doing a medium campaign, and in this condition has the fifth best attack. It is likely that the only embezzlement of coach Mílton Cruz for this duel is midfielder Guilherme Lazaroni, who is suspended.
After 17 wins, 12 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 2nd place, having won 63 points. In the last match, he beat ABC at home (2-0), having won the previous game in a game against Guarani (0-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the championship, América Mineiro had 16 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (7 out of 17 matches). His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his away games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 12 of the last 17 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 34 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods highlighted in the last 17 matches played as a visitor to this competition: he scored 7 of his 18 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘).
América Mineiro has a good phase in Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, considering that he has been undefeated for seven rounds and has been accumulating positive results that have brought him closer to the leader since he now has the same score as the International leader. In their last showdown, the team had a good defensive performance, and was also superior in the attack, finishing more than double the opponent’s time, thus guaranteeing their second consecutive victory. The performance of the defensive system in the last two rounds was no exception, and explains why the miners have the least leaked defense of the competition. But the attack does not leave anything to be desired: it is the fourth most efficient. As a visitor, the club owns the second best campaign, and in that condition stopped shaking the net in only four games. For this match, the coach should not have major problems climbing the initial eleven.
Figueirense – America MG : Betting Tips
America MG – Win Odds: 2.35
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70