Fortaleza will be playing against Santos in a Serie A football match scheduled to take place on Thursday, 2021-01-21, in Brazil, check the Fortaleza vs Santos betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Fortaleza vs. Santos will occur
The game is set to be played in the well known Estádio Municipal Presidente Getúlio Vargas stadium, in the city of Fortaleza.
Where to follow the live game
Including statistics, events and odds, you can follow the match live with access to all the information to help with your sports betting on Betarena.
Introduction to the Fortaleza vs Santos betting tip and prediction
Fortaleza comes from a defeat in the last match. The game against Internacional, valid for the Serie A, ended with a 4-2. The team coached by M. Oliveira Chamusca entered the field in the last match with a 4-2-3-1 formation.
The team’s defensive line was far from their best in the contest. Wanderson had a terrible performance, failed at crucial moments, and became one of the leading players responsible for the negative result.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a victory in the last round. In a dispute valid for the Serie A, Santos, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the Botafogo team with a final score of 2-1.
With 1 goal scored in the game, the man of the match was Yeferson Soteldo. In addition to the goals scored, he performed very well in general, helping the Santos come out with a positive result.
Fortaleza occupied 9th place when they went against Santos, who was in 8th place, in their last match at Serie A. Fortaleza first went in with a 4-2-3-1 formation, which was engaged by Santos with a 4-1-4-1 deployment.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
During the football season of 2020, these Serie A teams played against each other on 2020-09-27 in a duly contested game that ended in a 1-1 draw.
Having 32 points, 7 wins, 12 losses, 11 draws, and a negative balance, Fortaleza ranks 16th place in the Serie A as they enter this game. The team, has the same score that the Vasco da Gama team who occupies position 15 in the 31st round.
The team proves to be better playing in their own base, having 5 wins versus 4 losses and 6 draws. They won 2 games playing as the visiting team.
Fortaleza is a more offensive team than Santos, having 3059 attacks vs. 2604 from Santos, having scored 26 times, in comparison, Santos converted into goal 41 times.
Best goalscorer the Fortaleza
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is W. Pereira do Nascimento. The Attacker has scored 7 times in the current season and has helped Fortaleza come out with a positive result on several occasions.
The Santos team with 45 points currently occupies the 8th place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the Copa Sul-Americana, with a campaign of 12 wins, 9 draws and 8 losses. In the 31st round the team has a small disadvantage of 1 point as opposed to Fluminense team who places just above in 7th place.
The average shooting on goal for the [reference invalid] team in the league is not the best. There are only 3.93 per game. This turns out to be another good indication that the team does not usually score many goals or give much work to the opposing goalkeepers.
Having 2 wins, Santos is in a great moment! There is little doubt about who is the favorite.
Best goalscorer the Santos
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is M. Santos Costa. The Attacker has scored 16 times in the current season and has helped Santos come out with a positive result on several occasions.
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Score market betting suggestions
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Fortaleza is W. Pereira do Nascimento, who has already scored 7 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Santos is M. Santos Costa, he has scored in 16 opportunities.
60-75 minutes into the game is a good time to bet with most goals being made in this period.
Santos makes betting exhilarating as they continuously hit the net 22 times in just the first 45 minutes of the game.
Known for conceding goals in the second half, Santos gave fans a great betting option as their opponents scored 21 goals in the last 45 minutes.
Taking into consideration that Santos suffers an average of 0.93 goals per match when playing away, we should consider the under 2.5 betting market, especially because this team usually does not suffer goals when playing out of their stadium.
Corners market betting suggestions
To obtain good betting results, remembering that there is an average of 4.84 corners per game when the corners numbers of both teams are combined.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Fortaleza side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card 6 times this season, very different from Santos who only saw the red card 4 times. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
These teams have an average of 4.29 yellow cards, probably an interesting betting market to watch out for.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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The match will be played on 2021-01-21, Thursday.