Independiente vs Santos Prediction and Betting Tips
- Updated: 21st August 2018
Independiente vs Santos – Copa Libertadores :Independiente and Santos face off at the Avellaneda Stadium
On the 1st leg encounter of this Copa Libertadores round being played at August 22nd at 1:45 (London time).
Independiente is on a great moment of form on the season. On the last 5 matches, they have gotten 3 victories and 2 draws.
The Argentinians have won by 8-0 in Copa Argentina and they have won the Copa Suruga by defeating Cerezo Osaka by 1-0.
Besides that, the team drew away from home with Newell’s Old Boys and Millonarios, in the Argentinian league, and, on the Copa Libertadores, they’ve won at home against Deportivo Lara by 2-0 and advanced in 2nd place of the group, behind Corinthians.
On the last 10 matches at home, they have gotten 5 victories, 4 losses and 1 draw, scoring 16 goals and conceding 8.
The stand-out player for the team in the league is the defensive midfielder Benavidez with 3 goals scored.
As for Santos they have recorded 1 victory, 2 draws and 2 losses on the last 5 matches.
They have beaten Sport, they have lost to Atlético-MG and Cruzeiro and they’ve drawn with Botafogo and Ceará.
The visitors occupy the 13th place of the Brazilian Serie A and they have advanced in 1st place of their group in the Copa Libertadores.
Playing as visitors, Santos records 2 victories, 5 draws and 3 losses, scoring 6 goals and conceding 9 goals.
Their biggest highlight on the competition is the attacker Eduardo Sasha with 2 goals scored.
Independiente vs Santos – Betting Tip and Prediction:
The 1st leg of a Copa Libertadores’ knockout round tends to be very close. The teams don’t expose themselves too much because they want to stay alive on the competition. Therefore, we should have a low-scoring affair.
|Betting Tip / Prediction||Odd||Stake||Bookmaker||Status|
|Under 2.5 goals|