Fluminense – Avai : Preview & Prediction
Fluminense and Avai play at the Nilton Santos Stadium in a match of the Brazil Cup (Round 3). The record of recent direct clashes favors the home team, who in the last 4 games won 3 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 10-15-2017, ended with Fluminense’s victory by (1-0 ). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Analysis of Fluminense
The home team arrives at this stage of the Copa do Brasil (Round 3) after having played previous qualifiers with: Salgueiro and Caldense. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play in front of their fans, since in the last 30 matches he has 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 26 conceded, against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 9 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Flamengo by (4-0). Fluminense won 4, drew 4 and lost 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and their attack has scored regularly, as it has managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games. In the last 20 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he has conceded 5 of his 14 goals in minutes (31′-45 ‘).
plays the second of a three-game series in front of their fans, who should be very pleased with the club’s performance this season as they come in six straight victories, scoring thirteen goals in the last three games . In their last showdown, the team had a great performance and managed to thrash the rival Flamengo by the Championship Carioca, where now occupies the leadership of Group B. Before arriving here, the team eliminated Caldense and Salgueiro, the latter having been without difficulty, with a 5×0 rout. In 2017, Fluminense reached the eighth-finals of the Brazilian Cup, when it was eliminated by Grêmio. The great highlight of the club has been the striker Marcos Júniors, who will probably be among the eleven initials.
The visiting team arrives in this phase of the Brazil Cup (Round 3) after having played previous qualifiers with: Juventude and Ceilândia. This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a home win with the International SC by (3-2). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Avaí won 5, drawn 2 and lost 3. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but their attack has been marked with regularity, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 27 of their last 63 games finished with Less than 1,5 goals and 43 in 63 finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 15 games, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Avai enters the field for its thirteenth game in the year 2018, but only the third for the Brazil Cup. To get here, the team from Santa Catarina needed to eliminate Ceilândia and Juventude, both away from home. Of the twelve games played so far this year, the team won seven, and the last victory was valid for the Catarinense Championship, where it now occupies the third position. At the time, Avaí played a very busy game against Internacional-SC, but was more efficient and managed to score with three points. In 2017, the club did not have a good season, and ended up downgraded to Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, while in the Brazilian Cup was eliminated already in the second phase by Luverdense. One of the team’s main weapons is the Argentine Martinuccio, who should be the reference in the offensive sector.
Fluminense – Avai : Betting Tips
Fluminense – Win Odds: 1.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70