Avai FC welcome Palmeirason Sunday in the Serie A, with the host motivated by the possibility of closing the gap in the table on the visitors. On the other hand, the latter could distance themselves even further with a win in this exciting round 14 match. The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Palmeiras came away as 1-2 winners.
Avai FC find themselves as number 11 in the league table with 17 points from their initial 13 matches this campaign. As number one, 11 points above them, Palmeiras have played 13 rounds this season.
Avai FC are out to avenge a disappointing loss against Palmeiras in their most recent meeting. According to the bookmakers, the home side could be in for another tough ride.
Avai FC only average a modest 1.1 goals per game in their last ten matches in this tournament, in which they scored 11 goals. They also conceded 14 for an average of 1.4 per game. They kept their opponents from scoring two times.
Palmeiras scored 22 goals, conceded four and fought their way to seven clean sheets in their last ten games.
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Avai FC Form
Avai FC are looking to bounce back from a recent setback and get back to winning ways. In their last three matches, they first took out Botafogo RJ by 0-1, before beating Fortaleza by 3-2. The winning streak came to an end against Fluminense, who ran out 2-0 winners. Avai FC won four of their previous six Serie A games at the Avai FC's stadium. They both drew and lost once, as they conceded eight and scored 11 goals.
Palmeiras look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Coritiba, who were defeated by 0-2. Then, Atletico GO got outclassed in a 4-2 won, before beating Sao Paulo by 1-2. In their last six Serie A away matches, Palmeiras won a very acceptable four times. They've also drawn twice and lost none, scoring nine while also conceding two times.
Palmeiras have been prolific goalscorers in the Serie A, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target nine times, making them the most scoring away side, while also letting in two goals.
Bookmakers have Palmeiras down as rather big favourites for the win against Avai FC. While the hosts will obviously come out fighting, we still think the visitors will prevail in the end.
Avai FC vs Palmeiras Stats
Avai FC vs Palmeiras Team News
Avai FC might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Palmeiras.
Matheus Galdezani, Douglas Friedrich and Jean Pyerre nurses various injuries and won't take part for Avai FC against Palmeiras at Avai FC's stadium.
Palmeiras seem to have only one player on the injured and absent list, when they travel to Avai FC's stadium to face Avai FC.
Jailson is too injured to face Palmeiras.
Avai FC vs Palmeiras H2H
In the latest meeting between Avai FC and Palmeiras, Palmeiras triumphed in a 2-1 win at undefined. Avai FC go into their upcoming match against Palmeiras with a 20% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 2-1-7 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Under 2.5 goals came out a winning bet only three times in ten matches between Avai FC and Palmeiras. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.95 with the bookies this coming Sunday.
Avai FC vs Palmeiras Betting Tips
With three goals in six matches Bissoli has been a regular feature on the scoresheet in recent matches, making him a tempting betting prospect, when going up against Palmeiras and their defence. The visitors hope Gustavo Gomez adds another to his current tally of four goals in his latest matches.
Avai FC's stadium witnessed Avai FC winning six times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing two and losing two as well. Palmeiras claimed seven wins, two draw and one defeats in their last 10 games away. Avai FC got the opening goal of the game in three of their last 10 matches on home soil, with Palmeiras scoring the opener six times in 10.
Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in the ten encounters most recent outings between Avai FC and Palmeiras. More than two goals came out seven times, as Avai FC scored one goal on average, with Palmeiras pulling off 2.5 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Avai FC’s last ten matches in all tournaments. They banged in an average of 1.1 goals on the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.1 times in those matches.