Juventude – Ponte Preta SOCCER PICKS
Juventude and Ponte Preta meet at Estádio Alfredo Jaconi, in a match for the 36 th round of Serie B. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 25-07-2018, Juventude won by (0- one).
The home team is currently in the 18 th position of the league, with 35 points won, after 7 wins, 14 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Brasil de Pelotas, by (0-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against CRB, by (2-0). For the championship, Juventude won 9 points out of 30 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (8 out of 17 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 13 of the last 17 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 35 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 home matches for this competition: they scored 6 of their 12 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Juventude team needs to recover as quickly as possible in the competition, because so far it is within the relegation zone and with enormous possibilities of falling division. Acting inside the house, the team hopes to have the support of their fans, in order to achieve a positive result, which will be of the utmost importance. In the last round, the Juventude team ended up being beaten away from home by the CRB team, by the score of 2×0. The coach must take the field to a fairly competitive team.
After 14 wins, 11 draws and 10 losses, the away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 53 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against San Bento, by (2-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Boa, by (1-0). In their last match for the away team this match drew by (1-1) against Fortaleza. In the last 10 away league matches Ponte Preta has a record of 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 13 points out of 30 possible. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 12 of the last 17 matches have ended with less than 3 goals. In 35 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only managed 2 comebacks. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 17 away matches for this competition: they have suffered 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (16’-30 ‘).
The Ponte Preta comes in a great phase and is trying to enter the qualifying zone for the Serie A, so it needs to conquer optimal results in these last rounds. The Ponte Preta team will try to surprise the owners of the house, knowing that a victory away from home will be essential for their claims. In the last round he achieved a home victory over Boa Esporte by the score of 1×0. The coach must take to the field what is best available to him.