Atletico Paranaense vs Caracas, stats, odds. On May 27, in the Libertadores Cup encounter Atletico PR takes on Caracas. Will the visitors be able to resist?
The 26-time champion of the state of Paraná made a lacklustre showing last season and finished only 14th in the Serie A championship. The biggest achievement was winning the South American Cup, their second. This success earned them the right to play in the Libertadores Cup.
After five rounds of the current season, the Hurricanes have scored two wins and a draw, seven points and second place in the table. In the last round, the Red and Black beat Libertad 2-0. In the Brazilian league, Luiz Felipe Scolari’s side have won just three games and are 12th in the table.
The six-time UEFA Cup runners-up and 12-time champions Venezuela finished second last season and earned a place in the South American premier club competition. After 13 rounds of the current national championship season, Noel Sanvicente’s side have four wins and six draws to go with 18 points and seventh place in the standings. After beating Mineros de Guayana (1-0), the visitors lost to Zulia (0-1).
In the Libertadores Cup group stage, Caracas had one win and three draws in five rounds to earn six points and fourth place.
In this match, we will give preference to the hosts, who play very confident at home, which we expect from them today as well. In addition, the statistics of face-to-face meetings and the class of players on the side of the Brazilian club. We assume that the home team will have no problems tonight and will be able to impose their football, which will bring a confident victory.
Our prediction is Asian handicap (-2) on Atletico PR and we bet on it at odds of 2.15 at 1xbet login.
We assume that both clubs will go forward in this duel, as the opponents have no other options. Besides, in 3 of the last 4 matches of the hosts no fewer than three goals have been scored.
Second bet – total more than 2.5 goals for 1.82