Football tips: Ceará U20 vs Botafogo U20 - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: Brazil Brasileiro U20
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Vereador José Feres (4809 seats)

With their 4 point advantage in the league table, Ceará U20 fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Botafogo U20.

It's no vacation for neither Ceará U20 nor Botafogo U20 as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Ceará U20 form and stats

Ceará U20 have played three Brasileiro U20 home games so far, perhaps enough to set expectations for the season. In that case, only 3 points from these matches could be a signal of rough times ahead.

Ceará's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 1-2 versus Corinthians U20 (placed 2nd). In the preceding match a 2-1 victory visiting Vitoria U20.

The defeat against Corinthians U20 was especially painful as the deciding goal against was scored four minutes into stoppage time (by A. Ferreira).

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Ceará U20 handle that role? We have found one game in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are zero wins, zero draws and one defeat.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Ceará, as the Copa Do Brasil U20 home game vs Bahia U20 is only three days away.

The Ceará fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 5 goals in 3 league matches. Ceará have conceded 4 in these home matches.

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Botafogo U20 form and stats

The Brasileiro U20 season is young and Botafogo U20 have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 3 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 2 defeats so far.

Botafogo play their second away game in a row, but can be confident going into this one after the 4-1 victory visiting Macaé U20. A 2-2 draw was the result before that, hosting Internacional U20 in the Brasileiro U20.

We have checked recent matches where Botafogo have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those 13 games were three victories, two draws and eight defeats.

A quick return to home after this game, as Botafogo are hosting Cabofriense U20 in the Carioca U20 only three days away.

Goals are few and far between in Botafogo's away league games. Only 1 goal from 3 travels. As opposed to that, Botafogo have seen the ball go into their own net 3 times on the road.

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Ceará U20 missing players

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Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
6 3 1 Played P 1 3 6
2 1 1 Won W 0 0 0
2 0 0 Drew D 0 1 4
2 2 0 Lost L 1 2 2
8 5 3 Scored S 1 1 7
6 4 0 Conceded C 2 3 9
83% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 67% 83%
83% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 33% 67%
67% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 33% 50%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 17%
67% 67% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 33% 67%
33% 33% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 17%
17% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 67% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.7 2.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
23 0 0 Total Shots T S 7 24 53
10 0 0 Shots on Target S O 5 13 28
40% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 8% 25%
Key stats in Brasileiro U20 this season:
  • All of Ceará U20's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Botafogo U20 have yet to win a game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Fluminense U20 7 5 0 2 15 7 4 4 0 0 10 1 3 1 0 2 5 6 8 15
2 Corinthians U20 6 4 1 1 12 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 3 2 1 0 7 3 6 13
3 Atletico-PR U20 6 4 0 2 12 5 3 2 0 1 7 2 3 2 0 1 5 3 7 12
4 Palmeiras U20 6 4 0 2 10 8 3 1 0 2 3 6 3 3 0 0 7 2 2 12
5 Internacional U20 6 3 2 1 10 8 3 1 1 1 4 4 3 2 1 0 6 4 2 11
6 Atletico-MG U20 6 2 4 0 11 7 3 1 2 0 6 3 3 1 2 0 5 4 4 10
7 Sao Paulo U20 6 3 1 2 7 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 3 1 0 2 4 4 2 10
8 America Mineiro U20 7 3 1 3 11 11 4 2 1 1 6 5 3 1 0 2 5 6 0 10
9 Cruzeiro U20 6 3 1 2 8 9 3 2 0 1 3 2 3 1 1 1 5 7 -1 10
10 Sport Recife U20 6 3 0 3 4 4 3 1 0 2 1 2 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 9
11 Ceará U20 6 2 2 2 8 6 3 1 0 2 5 4 3 1 2 0 3 2 2 8
12 Santos U20 6 2 2 2 7 8 3 2 0 1 5 4 3 0 2 1 2 4 -1 8
13 Goias U20 6 2 2 2 9 12 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 2 1 1 6 8 -3 8
14 Bahia U20 6 2 0 4 5 11 3 1 0 2 4 6 3 1 0 2 1 5 -6 6
15 Vasco U20 6 1 2 3 5 8 3 1 1 1 4 5 3 0 1 2 1 3 -3 5
16 Flamengo RJ U20 6 1 2 3 4 7 3 1 0 2 3 5 3 0 2 1 1 2 -3 5
17 Gremio U20 6 1 2 3 3 8 3 0 2 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 6 -5 5
18 Botafogo U20 6 0 4 2 7 9 3 0 3 0 6 6 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 4
19 Vitoria U20 6 1 1 4 5 9 3 1 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 3 2 6 -4 4
20 Chapecoense-SC U20 6 1 1 4 8 13 3 0 1 2 4 8 3 1 0 2 4 5 -5 4

Read more about Brasileiro U20

The Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 is the official Brazilian national football tournament for U-20 teams. It has 20 teams playing each other home and away, followed by a playoff with the eight highest ranked teams.