Atletico Mineiro vs Flamengo: Betting Preview
Atletico Mineiro vs Flamengo betting tips. Two teams out of form meet in Belo Horizonte, with both in need of a win. An entertaining game is expected, with Infogol’s Analyst using unique stats and data points to select the best bets.
You can watch the game live on BTSport 3 at 8pm on Sunday.
Atletico Mineiro come into this game in very poor form having won just one of their last 5 league matches. Their recent form took another big hit in midweek as they were knocked out of the Copa Libertadores by unfancied Wilstermann of Bolivia, meaning there is a cloud of unrest among the players and supporters of Mineiro.
Mineiro not having a good few weeks
What makes things worse for Mineiro and their fans is their recent home form; they have lost their last four home matches. They have the second worst home record in the league this season, so clearly aren’t enjoying playing infront of their raucous home crowd.
They have been far from impressive so far this season, but can count themselves unlucky not to have picked up more points. This counts for recent matches, especially home defeats to Bahia and Vasco da Gama, in which they were the better team but came away empty handed. They definitely need to improve their process, but it is more a question of how they will react after recent results.
Flamengo have hit a poor run of form themselves in recent weeks, winning just one of their last seven league matches, a run that has seen them fall 18 points behind the leaders Corinthians. Flamengo did fare better in the Copa Sudamericana, with the demolition of Palestino (Chile) 10-2 on aggregate.
They were surprisingly beaten at home by Vitoria last weekend, losing 2-0 in a game which they created very little in the way of high-quality chances. They have performed much better than their results would suggest though, and in games such as; away against Corinthians and at home to Palmeiras, they were dominant but came away without the three points.
Flamengo’s performances have been better than results would suggest
Though they have been playing relatively well of late, this is expected to be a tough game against a Mineiro team that are desperate to get back to winning ways in-front of their home crowd. Flamengo can cause plenty of problems, and are expected to get on the scoresheet.
Both teams come into this game out of form, and desperate for a win. Mineiro are expected to edge an entertaining match though, with both teams getting on the scoresheet.
Atletico Mineiro to win @ 6/4
BTTS @ 8/11
Over 2.5 goals @ Evs