Athletico Paranaense enjoy home advantage, when visitors Red Bull Bragantino swing by on Saturday for a Serie A clash. Athletico Paranaense ended up winning 0-2 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals.
Athletico Paranaense are currently looking at 21 points on their account, having played 13 matches, leaving them two places off the current Serie A leaders. Meanwhile, Red Bull Bragantino find themselves as number nine in the Serie A with 18 points following 13 rounds.
Although only separated by a few points, Red Bull Bragantino will have their work cut out for them on Saturday. Athletico Paranaense are favoured to maintain the lead they currently hold on Red Bull Bragantino in the Serie A standings.
Athletico Paranaense scored 12 goals, conceded eight and fought their way to four clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Red Bull Bragantino managed a bearable 11 goals from their past ten games, creating an average of 1.1 goals per game. They conceded 12 goals in total, and while claiming two clean sheets, they conceded 1.2 goals an average per game.
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Athletico Paranaense Form
In their last three matches, Athletico Paranaense drew 0-0 against Fortaleza, 1-1 with Corinthians, before beating Coritiba by 0-1. Athletico Paranaense won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Serie A, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeat, while they scored seven and conceded five goals.
Red Bull Bragantino Form
Red Bull Bragantino go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous three matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Cuiaba. They went on to beat Coritiba by 4-2, before sharing the spoils with Santos in a 2-2 draw. Red Bull Bragantino claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Serie A. They also drew four and were defeated once, as they were outscored by eight goals to seven.
Athletico Paranaense have taken two points from their last five games against teams from the top half of the Serie A table. They won none of these matches with a scoreline of four goals to 10. Red Bull Bragantino claimed no wins and one point in their last four games against teams from the top six. They scored once in these matches, but also conceded six goals.
You could argue a case on behalf of both teams, but form quite simply looks better, and the prices with the bookmakers for a home win are decent. Therefore, Athletico Paranaense get the nod here against Red Bull Bragantino.
Athletico Paranaense vs Red Bull Bragantino Stats
Athletico Paranaense vs Red Bull Bragantino Team News
Athletico Paranaense could have six players on the injured and absent list ahead of their match at home with Red Bull Bragantino on Saturday.
Vitinho, Agustin Canobbio, Marlos, Thiago Heleno, Julimar and Reinaldo are missing from the squad, Athletico Paranaense will field against Red Bull Bragantinoon Saturday.
At the time of writing, Red Bull Bragantino just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match this coming Saturday.
Names like Ytalo and Emiliano Martinez most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Athletico Paranaense.
Athletico Paranaense vs Red Bull Bragantino H2H
Athletico Paranaense ended up winning 0-2 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Athletico Paranaense have a 50% win rate in the against Red Bull Bragantino, who won zero of these matches. The total record reads 2-2-0, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Athletico Paranaense vs Red Bull Bragantino Betting Tips
Look no further than Pablo, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for Athletico Paranaense in the Serie A, while Hyoran managed three goals in the last half dozen matches for Red Bull Bragantino in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.
Athletico Paranaense claimed seven wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing two of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Red Bull Bragantino won two of their last 10 games away, drew five and lost three. In their previous 10 away games Red Bull Bragantino scored the opening goal five times, with Athletico Paranaense getting the first goal in seven of their last 10 games on home soil.
Over 2.5 goals came up one time in the previous four encounters between Athletico Paranaense and Red Bull Bragantino, as Athletico Paranaense scored 1.5 goals on average per game and Red Bull Bragantino averaging 0.75 goals. Both teams scored in two times of these matches. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Athletico Paranaense’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.9 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 times in those matches.