A football match between Santos de Guápiles and Puntarenas of the Primera Division will take place in Costa Rica on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, check the Santos de Guápiles vs Puntarenas betting tip 2022/2023 to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where Santos de Guápiles vs Puntarenas will occur
The game is set to be played in the small Estadio Ebal Rodríguez Aguilar stadium, in the city of Guápiles, with a capacity for 2349 spectators, that will try to help the team achieve a positive result.
Where to follow the live game
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Introduction to the Santos de Guápiles vs Puntarenas betting tip 2022/2023
Despite the season change, the Primera Division has not changed much regarding goals. Today’s average goals in the competition are still similar to what was seen in the tournament’s last edition. The current mark is 2.78 goals per game, which is very close to the 2.7 goals per game of the last championship.
Santos de Guápiles last match
Santos de Guápiles arrives from a victory in the last match they played. The contest against Alajuelense, valid for the Primera Division, ended with a score of 0-1 in favor of the team.
The odds of the underdog team to win were 11 before the match. That shows why it was an unexpected result – an incredible surprise for everyone who enjoyed this match!
Puntarenas last match
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the previous event. In a dispute valid for Primera Division, Puntarenas faced the San Carlos team, and the score ended with a 0-0 for their rivals.
Before the kick-off the home team’s defeat had odds of 3.2, which explains why it was considered a fairly even match.
Santos de Guápiles vs Puntarenas h2h
Their last 2022/2023 Primera Division match which took place on 21-01-2023 was such a competitive game it ended in a 1-1 draw.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
The Santos de Guápiles team in the last five matches has achieved more regular results, with a total of 3 wins, compared to the Puntarenas team, which won only 1 game.
Santos de Guápiles
Primera Division leaderboard now
Considering the home team Santos de Guápiles, standing in 6th place with 16 points in the Primera Division competition in Costa Rica. Their performance statistics have been such as 4 wins, 4 losses and, 4 draws.
The team, in the 13th round, ranks over the San Carlos team that is placed in position 7 because of an advantage of 1 point. It also has 1 point less than Cartaginés team that is in the 5th place.
Santos de Guápiles analysis
Santos de Guápiles after 12 matchdays have scored 15 goals and conceded 19 goals, and therefore shows a negative goal difference.
While the average number of shots on goal by Santos de Guápiles is relatively low, in contrast, the shooting accuracy of the forwards is very high. In fact, the team has an average value of 3 per game, but has 1.25 goals scored per match. In other words, it scored a goal in 40% of the circumstances in which it kicked at goal.
Santos de Guápiles has a ball possession percentage of 43.67% in the league. This indicates that it is not the kind of team that shows up on the field to create play. Fans hope that something will change for the next match against Puntarenas and especially that the team will score more goals.
Best goalscorer from Santos de Guápiles
Starling Matarrita González has proved to be a tremendous individual asset for the team’s offense this season. With 11 goals scored in the competition, the Attacker has been instrumental in leading Santos de Guápiles to obtain favorable outcomes on several occasions.
Primera Division leaderboard now
Puntarenas arrives in this game with 12 points, and in 9th place in the Primera Division, having won 3 games in total and lost 6 times, making a total of 3 draws.
Which means that Pérez Zeledón team, at position 10, is in close pursuit of the team, that has an advantage of 1 point, in the 13th round.
Puntarenas counted 9 goals scored and 16 conceded at the end of [Major League Soccer] day number 12.
The team has a relatively low scoring streak, the average goals scored does not exceed 0.75 per game, and this may mean that the result of the next away match may not be positive.
Best goalscorer from Puntarenas
In the individual highlights of the team in the offensive sector, the focus falls on Asdrubal Gibbons Hidalgo so far in the competition. With 9 goals with his signature, the Defender has helped his team Puntarenas to achieve victorious results this season.
It should also be noted that 4 of the goals scored by the player were from the penalty spot.
Bet suggestions for this game:
Goals Top Betting Tips
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of Santos de Guápiles is S. Matarrita González, who has already scored 11 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Puntarenas is A. Gibbons Hidalgo, he has scored in 9 opportunities.
A good bet could be made between 75-90 minutes of the game as this is the time most goals are scored.
Bets on the under 2.5 goals market is an alternative because adding the goals scored at home by Santos de Guápiles 1.17 and the average conceding goals of the visiting team Puntarenas 0.5 does not exceed the average of 3 goals, suggesting a good entry in this market.
At the bookmaker Bet365, the market of Total Goals Under 2.5 is with great odds.
Corners Top Betting Tips
One should consider that the combined number of corners of both teams will give an average of 4.16 corners per game if one would like to have good betting results.
Cards Top Betting Tips
Santos de Guápiles has an average of 3.2 yellow cards per game over the 12 rounds, while Puntarenas has an average of 2.5. In other words, these teams together are averaging 6.08 yellow cards per match. Therefore, it might be a good option to bet on the ‘Over 4.5 cards’ option in this duel.
This is a match with several good betting entries to have some return on sports betting.
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Santos de Guápiles vs Puntarenas betting tip 2022/2023: FAQ
The match will be played on March 18th, 2023, Saturday.
The match will take place at the Estadio Ebal Rodríguez Aguilar stadium in Guápiles.
The last time these teams faced each other was in Primera Division match, referring to the 2022/2023 season, and ended with a 1-1 draw.
For this match, the probability indicates that the net is more likely to swing between 75-90 minutes.
The bookmaker with the best odds for this match is Bet365!