Corinthians 7/5 to beat Avai in Saturday’s Brazil Serie A battle
Competition: Brazil Serie A
Market: Corinthians win
Odds: 7/5 @ 888sport
Looking to make an immediate return to winning ways this weekend, Corinthians will make the trip to Avai late on Saturday night.
Starting with the hosts, only continuing on what has been an extended nightmare run of form, Avai find themselves battling it out at the foot of the Serie A standings. In their 20 top-flight matchups so far this season, they have recorded six wins, three draws and 11 defeats, scoring 21 and conceding 33 in return. Managing to muster a points tally of 21, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat down in 16th and holding just a one-point buffer from slipping into the relegation zone. As for their recent run of results, last seen getting hit with a 3-1 loss away at America-MG, Avai have lost five of their last six outings, including three defeats on the spin. Likewise, it should also be highlighted, Saturday’s hosts have managed to win just one of their previous four home fixtures.
As for the visitors, despite a disappointing first-leg defeat earlier in the week, Corinthians will be seeking an immediate response here. In their 20 Serie A matchups so far this season, they have recorded 11 wins, five draws and four defeats, scoring 25 and conceding 19 in return. Managing to muster a points tally of 38, they open this weekend’s fixtures sat second in the standings and four points adrift of league leaders Palmeiras. As for their recent run of results, despite a 2-0 loss against Flamengo while on Copa Libertadores duties, Corinthians have won four of their last five Serie A matchups, including three victories on the spin. In a showdown between two sides who are battling it out at opposite ends of the Serie A table, we’re backing an away win here that can be found at appealing odds.
Bet: Corinthians 7/5 to beat Avai in Saturday’s Brazil Serie A battle @ 888sport