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Atletico MG enjoy home advantage, when visitors Fortaleza swing by on Sunday for a Serie A clash. Atletico MG ended up winning 0-2 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals.

Having played 13 games so far this campaign, Atletico MG rank as number four in the Serie A table. They have gathered 21 points so far, 11 points more than Fortaleza, who find themselves as number 19 on ten points.

From a rather disappointing position in the table, Fortaleza could really do with a win when going up against Atletico MG. They have had some tough results and need to get their season back on track pronto.

Atletico MG only average a modest 1.4 goals per game in their last ten matches in this tournament, in which they scored 14 goals. They also conceded 12 for an average of 1.2 per game. They kept their opponents from scoring four times.

Fortaleza average 0.9 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of nine goals. They conceded an average of 1.2 per game, for a total of 12 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring two times.

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Atletico MG Form

Atletico MG look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last three matches, they first split the points with Santos in a 1-1, before also drawing 0-0 with Ceara. A win finally came their way as they threw Flamengo under the bus in a 2-0 victory. Atletico MG claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A. They also drew two and lost one, as they scored ten and conceded six goals.

Fortaleza Form

Fortaleza claimed four points in their last three matches, starting by a 0-0 draw with Athletico Paranaense. A 3-2 defeat against Avai FC was next up, before beating America MG by 1-0. Fortaleza only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Serie A. In these six matches they drew zero and lost five as well as being outscored by 11 goals to six.

Atletico MG are among the three top scoring teams on home soil this season in the Serie A. They so far banged in 12 goals, while also giving away six goals.

Atletico MG took 12 points from their last seven encounters with teams from the bottom half of the Serie A table. This amounts to three wins after scoring 11 times and conceding seven. Fortaleza claimed no wins and two points from their last six encounters with teams in the top half of the Serie A, while scoring three goals to eight against.

The way Atletico MG are performing right, a home win looks the most likely outcome, when Fortaleza swing by. The visitors don't seem to possess enough stability currently to prevent the home side from a win.

Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Stats

      Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Team News

      At the time of writing, Atletico MG have three players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Fortaleza on Sunday.

      Jair, Federico Zaracho and Dodo are missing from the squad, Atletico MG will field against Fortalezaon Sunday.

      At the time of writing, Fortaleza just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match this coming Sunday.

      Romarinho and Tinga all face a spell on the sidelines for Fortaleza due to various injuries.

      Atletico MG vs Fortaleza H2H

      Fortaleza were knocked out cold when Atletico MG took a 2-0 win in their latest encounter. It served as pay back for the 2-1 defeat, Fortaleza handed out in the game before. Atletico MG won 40% of their last meetings against Fortaleza for at total record of 4-2-4, as their next visitors won four matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

      The past ten matches between Atletico MG and Fortaleza have largely been entertaining affairs. Over 2.5 goals came out a winning bet seven times in these encounters. It seems only natural to look for goals this coming Sunday. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.85 with the bookies.

      Atletico MG vs Fortaleza Betting Tips

      Despite having scored only twice in his last six league matches, Hulk has actually netted six goals during this Serie A season. He will surely want to add some more until the end of the campaign, and the upcoming match against outsiders Fortaleza should be a good opportunity for him to improve on his recent goalscoring ratio. In short, siding with Hulk to add another goal this season should be a bet to consider.

      Atletico MG won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing two as well. Fortaleza won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost five in this run. In their previous 10 matches away from home, Fortaleza claimed two wins to nil.

      Both teams scored seven times in the last ten encounters between Atletico MG and Fortaleza, while over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Atletico MG scored 2.1 goals on average, while Fortaleza pulled 1.6 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Atletico MG, who scored an average of 1.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in three of the last ten matches that Fortaleza played across all tournaments this season. They scored 1.3 times on average in the process.