Palmeiras 8/5 to beat Santos in Fridays Serie A showdown
Competition: Brazil Serie A
Market: Palmeiras win
Odds: 8/5 @ Bet 365
Looking to close the gap at the top of the Brazilain Serie A table, Palmeiras will travel to Estádio Urbano Caldeira in the early hours of Friday morning to face off against a struggling Santos side.
Starting with the hosts on Friday, despite landing a third-place finish last season, it has been a woeful start for the former Brazilian powerhouses. After 11 games this year, Santos have now picked up four wins, one draw and six defeats, scoring 14 and conceding 16 in return. With a points tally of just 13, Santos currently sit 15th in the Serie A table and now hold just a single point advantage over slipping into the relegation zone. As for their recent form, Santos have now only managed to pick up two wins in their last 12 matches in all competitions, losing seven and drawing three.
As for the visitors, after finishing second in Serie A last season and just a single spot above their opponents on Friday, Palmeiras have once again enjoyed a respectable start to the new campaign. After 12 games so far, Palmeiras have won five, drawn four and lost three, scoring 18 and conceding 11 in return, they now hold the second best-attacking stats in the whole of Serie A. With a points tally of 19, the visitors currently sit sixth in the table and another win on Friday could see Palmeiras jump as high as fourth. As for their recent form, The Greens are currently on a four-match unbeaten run and have scored two or more in each of those appearances.
Bet: Palmeiras to beat Santos in Fridays Serie A showdown 8/5 @ Bet 365