Sports Mole gives rating predictions and previews for all of at present’s Brasileiro fixtures, together with Santos vs. Palmeiras
Losers simply as soon as to date this season, Palmeiras have begun the marketing campaign in robust type, whereas opponents Santos have endured an detached begin to the season.
We say: Santos 2-2 Palmeiras
A mouth-watering conflict early on within the Serie A marketing campaign, Santos will likely be eager to fall again on their dwelling report when Palmeiras go to this weekend.
While they’ve been shaky on the highway to date, don’t anticipate title-hopefuls Palmeiras to roll over on Sunday.
Sitting contained in the Copa Libertadores positions, Botafogo will likely be eager to take care of their lofty place within the desk, with opponents Coritiba additionally concentrating on a continental place.
We say: Coritiba 1-2 Botafogo
Botafogo have impressed to date this season and they are going to be hoping to proceed their type after they journey to Coritiba on Sunday.
The hosts have additionally caught the attention to date, however it’s unlikely that they may handle to take any factors off the Libertadores chasing Botafogo.
Both sides enter this fixture having scored seven and conceded six objectives, however Fluminense have managed to choose up two extra factors than their guests, with Flamengo presently sitting 14th within the league.
We say: Fluminense 2-1 Flamengo
Fluminense are slight favourites for this conflict provided that they’re on dwelling soil, however it’s anticipated to be a closely-fought affair between two rivals from Rio de Janeiro.
Both groups have scored and conceded the identical quantity this season, which is one other indicator for a decent match, however regardless of much less relaxation forward of this outing, Fluminense ought to be capable to edge previous their guests.
The hosts had been final in motion after they slipped up at dwelling to Bolivian minnows Always Ready on Thursday night, while the guests had been comprehensively crushed in Ecuador to spherical off a disappointing Copa Libertadores marketing campaign.
We say: Corinthians 2-0 America Mineiro
Based on current conferences, only a few objectives are to be anticipated on the Neo Quimica Arena on Sunday, with solely seven being scored within the final six encounters between the 2 sides.
Corinthians might have struggled of their current outings towards Mineiro, however they need to be capable to seal a comparatively comfy three factors right here primarily based on their optimistic begin to the marketing campaign and their lack of travelling in midweek, not like their guests.
The hosts had been crushed by late objectives of their Copa Sudamericana defeat, while the guests confirmed their development to the following stage of the Copa Libertadores due to a thumping victory.
We say: Cuiaba 1-2 Athletico Paranaense
Despite the guests having no alternative to relaxation their most well-liked starters in midweek, not like their hosts, we will see them coming away with all three factors on Sunday owing to their wonderful type underneath Scolari.
The skilled supervisor has his workforce firing on all cylinders at current, and he ought to be capable to oversee his gamers reap the benefits of of a Cuiaba aspect missing in type and confidence heading into this encounter.
Atletico Mineiro return to Brasileiro motion this Sunday after three consecutive cup matches, trying to proceed their good begin to the home marketing campaign, presently sitting fourth after seven matches.
Avai journey to the Estadio Raimundo Sampaio this weekend, aiming to bounce again after consecutive defeats, which has left them occupying tenth spot within the league.
We say: Atletico Mineiro 2-0 Avai
Mineiro have been in robust type within the league to date, and Avai haven’t been so efficient away from dwelling, making Sunday’s hosts robust favourites for this one.
Having misplaced their final two matches, Avai could also be beginning a poor run of type within the high flight after simply reaching promotion, and developing towards the reigning champions looks like an unwinnable job.