Avai vs Vitoria PREVIEW & PREDICTION 13/01/2021

Avaí and Vitória meet at Estádio Aderbal Ramos da Silva, in a match for the 34th round of Serie B. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, on 10‑10‑2020, Avaí won away by (1 -2). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 games. Despite being a match between 7th and 16th in the table, it is actually a clash between the 15th ranked in home games and the 18th away.

Avaí :

The home team is currently in 7th position, with 47 points won, after 14 wins, 5 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to CRB by (0‑1). In the last match, they won away from Brasil de Pelotas by (0‑1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved more positive results abroad than in their stadium, since they won 24 points as a visitor and only 23 in their stadium. In their last 10 home games for the championship, Avaí won 5, tied 2 and lost 3, for which they won 17 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half ‑ time was 0‑0 (7 out of 16 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 33 matches in the competition, he conceded the first goal 19 times and only managed 2 comebacks. In the last 16 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘).

El Avaí is still alive in the fight for promotion and cannot accept any other result besides a victory. The home team must face Vitória trying to control the game with possession of the ball and strong defensive markings in the offensive midfield, to force the opponent to make mistakes and take advantage of the opportunities they have to score goals. Playing at home, in the Ressacada, winning is a must.


After 8 victories, 13 draws and 12 defeats, the visiting team is currently in 16th position, with 37 points won. In their last match, they lost away to América Mineiro by (4‑0), after having drawn in the previous match at home, in a match against Operário PR, by (1‑1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 26 points, against only 11 in their away games. In its last 10 away matches for the championship, Vitória has recorded 1 victory, 4 draws and 5 defeats, for which it has won 7 points out of 30 possible. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 33 games in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 15 games in which he conceded the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 16 away matches for this competition: they have scored 7 of their 18 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).

Vitória will play away from home and need to win to get away from the relegation zone. If he loses or draws this game, he can finish the day in the group of the last four classified, so the team needs to present a different position, with more technical quality and strength when scoring the rival defensively. The visiting team must bet on quick counterattacks to surprise Avaí and achieve a positive result.

PREDICTION: Under 2,5 goals @ 1,55

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