Soccer betting preview: Athletico PR welcomes Bragantino in what could be a tight duel

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Competition: Brazil Serie A
Competition: Sat 25.June
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Arena da Baixada (43981 seats)

The standings shows that 3 points split the pair of opponents in this Serie A game. Athletico PR have both the points- and home stadium advantage.

Insights:
  • Athletico PR haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Bragantino have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Athletico PR form and stats

Athletico PR have played 6 Serie A games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-2-1 (wins-draws-losses). Their last two home games have resulted in two points, meaning they were both draws.

Athletico PR are returning here after visiting Coritiba and winning with a 1-0 scoreline. Khellven scored the goal(s). A late climax in the match against Coritiba as the winning goal came eight minutes into overtime; scored by Khellven. Bento, who guards the goal, was given a match rating of 8.02 out of 10 in that game. Bento topped it up with a clean sheet.

Before that, Athletico PR drew at home versus Corinthians.

This is expected to be a close game, with Athletico perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Athletico PR as a small favourite), we find 10 games. Athletico PR has won 5 of these, drawn 2 and lost 3.

The Athletico PR fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 7 in 6 matches. Athletico PR have only conceded 5 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Bragantino form and stats

1 win, 4 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Bragantino playing as the away team in the Serie A this season. Visiting Bragantino has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.

It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Santos (placed 8th) in their previous outing. The match ended in a draw 2-2. A comeback secured a 90 minute draw in the match against Santos. Bragantino were trailing 0-2 but refused to surrender and clawed their way back to 2-2, with Cândido scoring the equalizer. Defender Cândido was the best team player with a rating of 8.01. Cândido scored one goal, hit two key passes and won 9 of 13 duels.

Prior to that match, a home win 4-2 against Coritiba.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Bragantino in our archives, and the results are: 4 wins for Bragantino, 4 draws and 6 defeats.

The visiting Bragantino have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 7 goals from 6 games. 8 goals have been conceded by Bragantino in these games.

Head 2 Head

Previous seven meetings between these sides: Athletico PR won three, Bragantino were winners in one and we saw three draws. two games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

AthleticoR. Cardoso da Cruz
R. Cardoso da Cruz
6 goals
BragantinoA. Guimarães
A. Guimarães
3 goals
BragantinoY. Oliveira dos Santos
Y. Oliveira dos Santos
3 goals

Athletico PR missing players

Bragantino missing players

Athletico PR Bragantino
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
13 6 3 Played P 1 6 13
6 3 2 Won W 0 1 4
3 2 1 Drew D 0 4 6
4 1 0 Lost L 1 1 3
13 7 5 Scored S 0 7 18
13 5 3 Conceded C 2 8 15
92% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
46% 50% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 77%
38% 33% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 31%
23% 17% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 31%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 8%
38% 50% 67% BTTS BTTS 0% 67% 54%
38% 33% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 23%
31% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 17% 23%
 
5.5 5.8 5.3 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.3 5
6.6 5.5 6.3 Corners against (avg) C A 7 5.2 5.2
2.9 3.3 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 3.5 2.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
12.9 15.3 15.3 Shots (avg) S ( 11 13.7 13.2
3.2 3.2 3.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 4.3 4.1
31% 37% 45% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 27% 34%
 
14.8 13 12.7 Shots against (avg) S A 13 15.2 13.9
4.7 4.5 3.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 7 5.2 4.6
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • Athletico PR haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Bragantino have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Bragantino haven’t played a single 0-0 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 Palmeiras 13 8 4 1 25 8 7 4 2 1 16 6 6 4 2 0 9 2 17 28
2 Corinthians 13 7 4 2 17 10 6 4 2 0 9 2 7 3 2 2 8 8 7 25
3 Athletico PR 13 6 3 4 13 13 6 3 2 1 7 5 7 3 1 3 6 8 0 21
4 Atletico Mineiro 13 5 6 2 19 14 7 4 2 1 12 6 6 1 4 1 7 8 5 21
5 Internacional 13 5 6 2 18 14 6 2 3 1 10 8 7 3 3 1 8 6 4 21
6 Fluminense 13 5 3 5 15 14 7 3 1 3 10 9 6 2 2 2 5 5 1 18
7 Botafogo 13 5 3 5 16 18 6 2 1 3 7 8 7 3 2 2 9 10 -2 18
8 Santos 13 4 6 3 18 13 7 3 3 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 6 7 5 18
9 Bragantino 13 4 6 3 18 15 7 3 2 2 11 7 6 1 4 1 7 8 3 18
10 Sao Paulo 13 4 6 3 18 15 6 4 1 1 12 6 7 0 5 2 6 9 3 18
11 Avai 13 5 2 6 15 19 6 4 1 1 11 8 7 1 1 5 4 11 -4 17
12 Atlético GO 13 4 4 5 15 18 7 3 2 2 9 6 6 1 2 3 6 12 -3 16
13 Ceará 13 3 7 3 13 13 5 0 3 2 4 7 8 3 4 1 9 6 0 16
14 Flamengo 13 4 3 6 13 15 6 3 1 2 7 4 7 1 2 4 6 11 -2 15
15 Coritiba 13 4 3 6 16 19 7 4 1 2 9 6 6 0 2 4 7 13 -3 15
16 America Mineiro 13 4 3 6 11 14 6 3 2 1 8 5 7 1 1 5 3 9 -3 15
17 Goiás 13 3 5 5 13 17 6 1 4 1 7 7 7 2 1 4 6 10 -4 14
18 Cuiabá 13 3 4 6 9 15 7 1 4 2 4 5 6 2 0 4 5 10 -6 13
19 Fortaleza 13 2 4 7 10 16 8 1 4 3 4 6 5 1 0 4 6 10 -6 10
20 Juventude 13 2 4 7 12 24 7 1 2 4 6 12 6 1 2 3 6 12 -12 10

Read more about Serie A

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, often called the Brasileirão (or just Série A), is the primary football competition in Brazil. It has 20 teams playing each other twice from May to December, a total of 38 fixtures. The top team is crowned as the champion and the bottom four are relegated.