Palmeiras – Gremio SOCCER PICKS
Palmeiras and Grêmio meet, in a match for the 29 th round of Serie A. Palmeiras won by (0-2) last time they met in this edition of the league, on 07-06-2018. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 9 matches won 5, tied 2 and lost 2. the Grêmio presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in the 1 st position of the league, with 56 points won, after 16 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Cruzeiro, by (3-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against São Paulo, by (0-2). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss in away matches; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home league matches Palmeiras has won 8, tied 1 and lost 1, for which they have won 25 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have a sequence of 7 wins in the last home matches and they have not lost any of the last 9 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (5 out of 13 matches). Defensive consistency has been one of their best features, as they have only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: opened the scoring in 21 of its last 28 games for Serie A, of these 21 came to the break in advantage in 13 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 16 In 28 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (46’-60 ‘).
Palmeiras divided his attention between the Brazilian championship and the Copa Libertadores, so that acting at home he will try to add the maximum points he can get from now on. In this next round, the home team will have a tough opponent ahead, which can make your life very difficult, so you will need to be on an inspired afternoon to take advantage of the chances of a goal you have throughout the game. In the last round the Palmeiras team achieved an excellent result away from home, against São Paulo, by the score of 2×0. The local coach should go to the field with a fairly competitive team.
The away team is currently in the 5 th position of the league, with 51 points won, after 14 wins, 9 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Fluminense, by (0-1). In the last match, they tied at home against Bahia by (2-2). 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 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. For the championship, Grêmio won 15 points out of 30 possible, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 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 13 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 28 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 8 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
The Gremio is fighting at the top of the leaderboard and in this next game will have a complicated mission ahead, as it will play against the leader of the competition, then, it will be necessary to be very attentive throughout the duel to try to leave of field with at least one draw. In the last round, the team of the Guild ended up losing points inside the house and was left alone for a draw with the Bay, by 2×2. The visiting coach will have some important absences for this game, such as forward Everton, who is injured, among others who are being saved by muscle wasting.