Cruzeiro vs Flamengo RJ betting preview, prediction, tips and stats

Brazilian Serie A Teams Cruzeiro and Flamengo RJ will play against each other for the 14th round and we have some great betting predictions and free tips for you

Cruzeiro vs Flamengo RJ betting preview, prediction, tips and stats

Brazilian Serie A Betting Preview: Cruzeiro vs Flamengo RJ

This will be the 14th round in Brazilian Serie A, where Cruzeiro will be hosting Flamengo RJ in a match where the aim of both teams will be getting the 3 points.

Cruzeiro is ranked at the 6th place with 20 points collected. They didn't have a great start of the new season but, recently, they seem to have improved their game. They come after 3 wins and 2 losses over the last 5 matches and this has helped them climb to their current position. Now they are even aiming to enter the top four which would guarantee them a direct ticket for the Copa Libertadores. At home, Cruzeiro has been almost perfect with only few team doing better than them as they are 4-1-1 out of 6 matches. The number of goals scored at home is 11 in 6 matches averaging almost 2 goals per game. Cruzeiro has managed to score at least one goal in 5 out of 6 matches. Coming to this match, they will expect a lot from their main player Thiago Neves, who is their best scorer with 5 goals.

Flamengo RJ is ranked at 4th place with 23 points. They were in a good run counting 9 matches without a loss before falling on their own home soil 0:1 against Gremio. Today's game should be a chance for them to try and get back on track. Flamengo is motivated to win here so they can strengthen their position in the top four. 

They have a good offensive side with 9 goals scored in the last 5 league matches. Even when they are playing on an away side they seem not to be bothered as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches. They have two stars like Diego Ribas da Cuna and Paolo Guerrero, who have scored 4 goals each and are expected to help the team even today.


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Head to Head: Cruzeiro vs Flamengo RJ

Flamengo RJ has been dominating the head to head record between them with 4 wins while Cruzeiro has won just 1. Flamengo RJ has won the last match played here, but checking the statistics they never made it 2 in a row.

So, I expect Cruzeiro today to give their best in order to come out with a positive result. In front of their fans, a goal is a minimum expected of them. Flamengo RJ, also should be very engaged in this match and judging by their positive offensive stats, I think they will be the first to score.

Betting Prediction

Basing my prediction on all the information and statistics included in this match preview, I am going with a Both Teams To Score prediction at odds of 1.95 stated by bet365.

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