Both teams to score at Flamengo vs Sao Paulo 1/1 for Thursdays Serie A showdown
Competition: Brazil Serie A
Market: Both teams to score
Odds: 1/1 @ Bet 365
Two of the leading contenders for the Brazilian Serie A title this season, Flamengo will welcome Sao Paulo to the Estádio Luso-Brasileiro in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Starting with the hosts, after a stellar start to the new campaign, many have tipped Flamengo as the leading contenders for the championship this year. After 12 games in the Brazilian Serie A, the Red and Blacks have won eight, drawn three and lost just one, scoring 21 and conceding seven in return, the now hold the second best-attacking stats in the division. With a points tally of 27 the hosts currently sit five points clear of their opponents on Thursday. As for their recent form, Flamengo are currently on a nine-match unbeaten run, winning six and drawing three. It is their form in the final third that has caught the eye, Flamengo have now found the net in their last 10 consecutive games.
As for the visitors, much like their opponents on Thursday, Sao Paulo have also enjoyed an impressive start to the new campaign. In their 12 matches, they have won six, drawn five and lost one, scoring 18 and conceding 11 in return. With a win seeing them leapfrog into second spot, Sao Paulo have now only lost one in their last 15 outings in all competitions, a run stemming back to the start of April. Carrying on their own individual form in the final third, Sao Paulo are currently averaging two goals per game over the past two months.
Bet: Both teams to score at Flamengo vs Sao Paulo for Thursdays Serie A showdown 1/1 @ Bet 365