São Paulo and Internacional will be playing against each other on Thursday, 2021-01-21, in a Serie A football game in Brazil, check the São Paulo vs Internacional betting tip and prediction to win with your bets.
Stadium and City where São Paulo vs. Internacional will occur
The game is set to be played in the well known Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium, in the city of São Paulo.
Where to follow the live game
Take the opportunity to check out the match live in Betarena, bringing much information to your bets, including statistics, events, and odds.
Introduction to the São Paulo vs Internacional betting tip and prediction
São Paulo comes from a draw in the last match. The game against Athletico PR, valid for the Serie A, ended with a 1-1. The team coached by F. Diniz Silva entered the field in the last match with a 4-4-2 formation.
Amid a performance below the average of São Paulo, one of the few athletes that achieved distinction was Robert Arboleda. With a good appearance and a few great passes, his performance was important so that the team did not come out defeated.
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, Internacional, who used a 4-2-3-1 formation, faced the Fortaleza team with a final score of 4-2.
With 1 goal scored in the game, the man of the match was Rodrigo Dourado. In addition to the goals scored, he performed very well in general, helping the Internacional come out with a positive result.
Internacional was at 2nd place on the Serie A while São Paulo was at 3rd place, last time these teams faced each other. Internacional team entered the field with the 4-2-3-1 formation, the same tactic São Paulo used in the match.
Last time a draw between these teams, what to expect now?
These team the last time they met which was on 2020-09-26 played out a 1-1 draw in a highly contested Serie Amatch during the 2020 football season.
With 57 points won, São Paulo is in 1st place on the leaderboard, which leaves the team in the CONMEBOL Libertadores zone. The team’s campaign so far is 16 wins against 5 losses, plus 9 draws. Which means that in the 31st round, the team is ahead with an advantage of 1 point over Internacional team who is in the 2nd place.
To control the game, the São Paulo team would often try to reach an average ball possession of 57.93%. The reason for this is ball possession above 50% would give teams some control over their opponents.
Winning 7 games playing away from home, the team has more positive results playing at home with 9 wins, 1 loss and 4 draws.
Best goalscorer the São Paulo
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is L. da Rocha Neves. The Attacker has scored 12 times in the current season and has helped São Paulo come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Historical data São Paulo
With 6 titles in the history of the tournament, the São Paulo team is one of the leading names in the competition. The team’s record can influence the final result of the match; it would not be the first time that the team managed to surprise with a victory at a time of worse results.
The Internacional team with 56 points currently occupies the 2nd place of the leaderboard, being in the qualifying place for the CONMEBOL Libertadores, with a campaign of 16 wins, 8 draws and 6 losses. In the 31st round, São Paulo, that is in the 1st place, has a small advantage of 1 point.
A team with great aspirations and abilities in the Serie A.
Internacional have lost 5 times in the last 15 matches away, and comes into this match with a streak of 5 wins hoping to get good results.
Internacional is a more offensive team than São Paulo, having 3364 attacks vs. 3223 from São Paulo, having scored 48 times, in comparison, São Paulo converted into goal 50 times.
Best goalscorer the Internacional
Individually, the team’s most offensive player in the competition so far is T. Galhardo do Nascimento Rocha. The Midfielder has scored 16 times in the current season and has helped Internacional come out with a positive result on several occasions.
Now a few markets where you can get some return from your bets:
Score market betting suggestions
It can also be interesting to bet on who will score in this match. The featured player of São Paulo is L. da Rocha Neves, who has already scored 12 goals in the competition. On the other hand, the leading scorer of Internacional is T. Galhardo do Nascimento Rocha, he has scored in 16 opportunities.
For those looking to bet, noting that most goals occur 75-90 minutes into the game could be helpful.
São Paulo has made it a habit to score goals in the first 45 minutes of the game 29 times.
The option of betting under 2.5 goals is also compelling since Internacional has an average of 1.27 goals per game as a visitor and often not suffers goals playing away from home, making this a market to explore.
Corners market betting suggestions
The corners market can help a favorable return on your bets, the average team corners per game is 5.45 corners.
Cards market betting suggestions
On the Internacional side, we know that it is a more aggressive team having received the red card 6 time this season, very different from São Paulo who only saw the red card once. Both the red and yellow cards market can be a good bet.
These teams have an average of 4.52 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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