Santos – Vasco : Preview & Prediction
Santos and Vasco meet at Estadio Urbano Caldeira in a match for the 33rd round of the Brasileirão Serie A. The two teams tied (0-0) on 16-07-2017 the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1. Indeed, in the last confrontation in this stadium, for the Brazilian Cup, on 08/24/2016, Santos won by (3-1). The goals of the match were scored by Renato (30 ‘), Ricardo Oliveira (37’) and Lucas Lima (65 ‘) for Santos and Eder Luís (90’) for Vasco. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / outside condition, since Santos presents different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in 2nd place with 56 points, after 15 wins, 11 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to São Paulo by (2-1). In the last match, won at home to Atletico-MG by (3-1). 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 3 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 14 conceded, against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 home defeats, with 24 goals scored and 11 conceded.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 10 games in your stadium. In his home games there are some frequent scorers: 0-0 (9 in 16 matches) and 1-0 (6 in 16 matches). His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his home matches there is a tendency to few goals, since 10 of his last 16 matches in the competition finished with Less than 1.5 goals. In 32 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to turn the score.
Santos has a chance to engage in their third consecutive win in the Brazilian Championship and thus remain the vice-leader of the competition, furthering their place in the Copa Libertadores. In the last round, the team showed a lot of defensive consistency, and with a good performance of the attack, managed to beat Atletico Mineiro, with highlight to Bruno Henrique, elected the man of the game, with two assists. However, the team’s best campaign is the defensive system, which is the least leaked of the competition, along with Corinthians, having not conceded a goal in seventeen matches so far. As principal, the Sao Paulo club owns the best campaign, and in that condition has not been leaked in four of the last six games. For this duel, the coach must go with maximum strength.
After 12 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses, the visiting team is in 8th place, having won 45 points. In the last match, they drew with Vitória at home for (1-1), after their previous match drew away in a game against Flamengo by (0-0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 games has recorded 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 15 goals scored and 18 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 15 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the league, Vasco won 15 points in 30 chances, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 32 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never managed to turn the board.
Vasco da Gama does not have a great time in the Brazilian Championship since, despite being undefeated for eight rounds, he has drawn three consecutive draws that did not help him get closer to the Copa Libertadores access group. In the final round, the taste of the tie was even more bitter as it took place inside the home against weak Vitória, having let the victory escape in the final minutes of the match, although it did not really make a good showing. His offensive performance in this game reflected what has been presented throughout the Brasileirao, since Vasco has the fourth worst attack, having remained eleven matches without swinging the opposing network. As a visitor, the club has been making a reasonable campaign, and has not conceded a goal in the last two clashes away from their dominions. The coach already has three important embezzled confirmed for that match: the goalkeeper Silva, the right-back Mádson, and striker Luís Fabiano.
Santos – Vasco : Betting Tips
Santos – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70