Fortaleza vs Fluminense for the Brazilian Serie A championship match on Saturday at Castelão Arena Stadium.
For this Saturday we have the prediction Fortaleza vs Fluminense for the 18th round of the Brazilian Serie A championship. The match takes place at Castelão Stadium, the ground of Fortaleza.
In this case, the significant circumstance of the game is the apparent risk of the relegation for Fluminense that has been having a terrible Brazilian Championship. Fortaleza plays with the support of the fans to try to stand in the middle of the table.
We will have a disputed game, but with slight favouritism of Fortaleza, that plays before the fans.
The team comes from a win over Goias playing at home. Despite winning the game, the team did not dominate and had few shots on goal, nevertheless achieved the 2 × 0
This victory was the first of Zé Ricardo in charge of the team. The team continues to hold a regular championship for a team that this year gained access to Serie A.
The team has 21 points in the competition, occupying the 12th position, that is, the last place for classification for the South American Cup. In all, they have scored 21 goals and conceded 24 in 17 matches for this competition.
The team lives a drama in the Brazilian championship. Thus, they have so far only won 3 games in the competition, 10 losses and three draws, totalling 12 points.
In the relegation zone, the team is 6 points behind Cruzeiro, the first team out of the Z-4. That is, by the dynamics of the championship, the team will need some rounds with excellent performance to be able to breathe in the tournament.
The drama is even more significant if you consider the team calendar. In fact, the next 4 matches of the team will be away from home. In 7 games the team has just one away win.
In this case, the team is already starting to do the math, so the chance of relegation is already 78%.
For this match, we have Fortaleza committed and away from the relegation zone. On the other hand, Fluminense plays in despair.
Both teams play practically complete. The advantage of playing at home can be an essential differential for Fortaleza. Already Fluminense will need to present a different football than shown so far in the competition.
In our betting suggestion, Fortaleza is likely to encounter a challenging game with a Fluminense determined to win. There is a tendency that few goals will happen in the match and we have good odds for that.