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Prediction: Esporte Clube Vitoria vs Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions 8 Jul 2024

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Prediction: Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas to win 2-0

Best Odds: 48/5

Bookmaker: Zetbet

Esporte Clube Vitoria and Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas will lock horns with each other in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A this week. The match between Thiago Carpini’s side and Artur Jorge’s team will be held at the Barradão and is scheduled to kick off at 1:30 am UK time on Friday.

Esporte Clube Vitoria

Esporte Clube Vitoria are one of the oldest clubs in Brazil and have one of the most successful youth systems in the world. They are current champions of Brazil, having won the 2023 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A title.

Colossal are 15th in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A table at the moment. Thiago Carpini’s side have picked up 15 points from 15 matches and are eight points above bottom side Fluminense.

Vitoria will head into the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A game against Botafogo at the Barradão on the back of a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Corinthians away from home in the league. It followed a 1-0 loss to Athletico-PR in front of their fans in the league which came after a 1-0 victory over Fluminense away from home in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Team News:

Esporte Clube Vitoria are likely to line up in a 4-1-4-1 formation. Lucas Arcanjo will be in goal and will have Willean Lepu, Caio Vinicius, Wagner Leonardo and Itaro Patric in front of him in defence. Luan will be the holding midfielder. Matheus, Willian, Jean Mota and Lucas Esteves will be deployed in attacking midfield. Alerrando will lead the line for Vitoria.

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas are one of the biggest and most successful clubs in Brazil. They have won the Brazilian championship two times and in 2000 finished 12th in a vote by subscribers of FIFA Magazine for the FIFA Club of the Century. O Mais Tradicional ended up fifth in the 2023 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A campaign.

Estrela Solitária are doing extremely well at the moment. Artur Jorge’s side are currently second in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A table with 30 points from 15 matches, a point behind leaders Flamengo and level on points with Palmeiras, who are third.

Botafogo will head into the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A game against Vitoria on the back of a 2-1 victory over Cuiaba away from home in the league. It followed a 1-1 draw with Vasco da Gama on the road in the league which came after a 2-1 victory over Red Bull Bragantino in front of their fans in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Team News:

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas are likely to line up in a 4-4-2 formation. John will be in goal for the visiting team and will have Mateo Ponte, Lucas Halter, Bastos and Fernando Marcal in front of him in defence. Luiz Henrique, Gregore, Marlon Freitas and Kauê Rodrigues Pessanha will be the four midfielders. Carlos Eduardo and Júnior Santos will be the two forwards.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Esporte Clube Vitoria have won 4 out of their 15 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A games this campaign.
  • Esporte Clube Vitoria have lost 8 out of their 15 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A games this campaign.
  • Esporte Clube Vitoria have scored 18 goals and conceded 24 goals in 15 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A games this campaign.
  • Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas have conceded 14 goals in 15 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches this season.
  • Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas have scored 26 goals in 15 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A matches this season.

Conclusion

Esporte Clube Vitoria are not having a good season, and it is hard to see anything but a comfortable victory for Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas in this particular Campeonato Brasileiro Série A match.

Prediction: Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas to win 2-0

Best Odds: 48/5

Bookmaker: Zetbet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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