Liga BetPlay prediction and preview: Alianza Petrolera modest favorites to beat Rionegro Águilas

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Competition: Colombia Liga BetPlay
Competition: Mon 19.October
Match begins: 23:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio Daniel Villa Zapata (10400 seats)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Alianza Petrolera are in the 11th position while the guesting Rionegro Águilas worry at 14th.

It's no vacation for neither Petrolera nor Rionegro Águilas 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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Alianza Petrolera form and stats

The story so far in the Liga BetPlay for Alianza Petrolera at their home stadium (Estadio Daniel Villa Zapata) is 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats. With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on Petrolera to get some points in this home game.

Alianza Petrolera lost their last game at Deportes Tolima (placed 1st) after a 1-3 scoreline. Preceding that match was the home game against Atlético Bucaramanga that was lost 1-2.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Petrolera have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 14 games) they have won six times, drawn three and lost five.

There will be little rest for Petrolera after this match as they are travelling to Atlético Bucaramanga for a Copa Colombia game in only three days.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Petrolera here at Estadio Daniel Villa Zapata in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (5 from 7 games). Petrolera have only conceded 5 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Rionegro Águilas form and stats

Rionegro Águilas have only collected 3 points from their away games in the Liga BetPlay, after 0-3-4 (7 played).

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Liga BetPlay home defeat versus Atlético Nacional with 2-3 on the scoreboard. A 0-0 draw at Millonarios's stadium before that.

Rionegro are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is zero wins, seven draws and four defeats. From a total of eleven matches.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Leones FC in just three days.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Rionegro Águilas as they have only managed to score 6 times from 7 away games in the league. Rionegro Águilas struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 12 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

Petrolera-Rionegro Águilas H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Alianza Petrolera six wins, Rionegro Águilas one win, three draws. two of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Rionegro ÁguilasJ. Obrian Arias
J. Obrian Arias
7 goals
Alianza PetroleraJ. Castillo León
J. Castillo León
2 goals
PetroleraC. Arias Moros
C. Arias Moros
2 goals

Alianza Petrolera missing players

Rionegro Águilas missing players

Alianza Petrolera Rionegro Águilas
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
14 7 1 Played P 5 7 14
5 3 1 Won W 0 0 3
2 1 0 Drew D 2 3 6
7 3 0 Lost L 3 4 5
15 5 1 Scored S 5 6 17
20 5 0 Conceded C 9 12 18
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 86% 93%
64% 29% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 86%
43% 14% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 57% 43%
36% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 29% 21%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 7%
50% 29% 0% BTTS BTTS 80% 71% 64%
29% 43% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 29%
21% 29% 0% Failed to Score F T 20% 29% 14%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 2.4 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.2 3.1 2.6
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
50 28 5 Total Shots T S 22 27 49
37 17 3 Shots on Target S O 14 17 36
41% 29% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 35% 47%
Key stats in Liga BetPlay this season:
  • Alianza Petrolera has the most conceded goals in the first half (13) in Liga BetPlay
  • Alianza Petrolera haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Rionegro Águilas have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Rionegro Águilas have yet to win a game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Deportes Tolima 14 8 6 0 22 8 7 4 3 0 12 5 7 4 3 0 10 3 14 30
2 Santa Fe 14 7 6 1 22 11 7 4 3 0 14 6 7 3 3 1 8 5 11 27
3 Deportivo Pasto 14 7 5 2 19 11 7 4 1 2 12 7 7 3 4 0 7 4 8 26
4 Atlético Nacional 14 7 4 3 29 22 7 2 3 2 12 11 7 5 1 1 17 11 7 25
5 Deportivo Cali 14 5 9 0 20 12 7 4 3 0 11 5 7 1 6 0 9 7 8 24
6 América de Cali 14 6 5 3 21 14 7 6 1 0 15 4 7 0 4 3 6 10 7 23
7 Once Caldas 14 4 9 1 16 11 8 1 7 0 8 6 6 3 2 1 8 5 5 21
8 Junior 14 4 7 3 13 12 7 4 2 1 9 5 7 0 5 2 4 7 1 19
9 La Equidad 14 5 3 6 22 19 7 4 2 1 18 9 7 1 1 5 4 10 3 18
10 Envigado 14 4 5 5 16 16 7 3 2 2 10 6 7 1 3 3 6 10 0 17
11 Alianza Petrolera 14 5 2 7 15 20 7 3 1 3 5 5 7 2 1 4 10 15 -5 17
12 Atlético Bucaramanga 14 4 5 5 11 18 7 2 3 2 6 6 7 2 2 3 5 12 -7 17
13 Independiente Medellín 14 4 4 6 16 17 7 4 2 1 13 8 7 0 2 5 3 9 -1 16
14 Rionegro Águilas 14 3 6 5 17 18 7 3 3 1 11 6 7 0 3 4 6 12 -1 15
15 Deportivo Pereira 14 3 6 5 15 18 6 2 2 2 6 6 8 1 4 3 9 12 -3 15
16 Millonarios 14 2 8 4 14 19 7 1 4 2 6 8 7 1 4 2 8 11 -5 14
17 Jaguares de Córdoba 14 3 4 7 15 21 7 2 3 2 10 10 7 1 1 5 5 11 -6 13
18 Cucuta Deportivo 14 2 5 7 15 25 7 0 3 4 6 13 7 2 2 3 9 12 -10 11
19 Boyaca Chico 14 3 2 9 9 22 7 3 1 3 5 8 7 0 1 6 4 14 -13 11
20 Patriotas Boyaca 14 0 7 7 5 18 7 0 5 2 3 6 7 0 2 5 2 12 -13 7