GOIAS VS CSA PREVIEW & PREDICTION
Goiás and CSA meet at Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, in a match for the 20th round of Serie B. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 04-14-2018, the CSA won at home by ( 2-1). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since the Goiás presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 27 points won, after 8 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against West, by (1-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Brasil de Pelotas, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home league matches Goiás has a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (4 out of 10 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 19 matches in the competition, they have conceded the first goal 13 times, but have won the first leg in 4. In the last 10 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (31′- Four. Five’).
The Goiás, in 10 games played, won 4, 2 draws and 4 defeats, with an average of 1.1 goals scored and 1.3 suffered, demonstrating greater defensive difficulties. The highlight of the team is Lucão, with 8 goals scored. The moment of the team is not very encouraging, since in 3 consecutive games suffered 2 losses. In the last 5 home matches they have won 3, tied 1 and lost 1. The final score was more than 1.5 goals 3 times, not scoring goals in only 1 match. For this game the team coach will not be able to count on midfielder Gilberto Santos, due to a suspension.
The away team is currently in the 2 nd position, with 34 points won, after 9 wins, 7 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Avaí, by (0-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Juventude, by (1-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. For the championship, CSA won 16 points out of 27 possible points, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 9 home matches.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 8 away matches. Their defense has been very strong, since they only suffered goals in 3 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 19 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The CSA, in 9 games played, won 4 wins, 4 draws and only 1 loss, registering an average of 1.33 goals scored and 0.78 suffered, demonstrating a good performance in the game in both sectors. The highlight of the team is midfielder Didira, with 5 goals and 1 assist. The moment of form of the equipment is positive, but registers several ties. In their last 5 away matches, CSA won 1 win and 4 draws and the final score was over 1.5 goals 3 times, not scored goals in 2 matches. For this match the visiting team coach must place on the field a starting eleven very similar to the last game.
PREDICTION: Under 2.5 goals @ 1.50