Santos 6/5 to beat Ceara to nil in Thursday’s Brazil Serie A contest
Competition: Brazil Serie A
Market: Santos win to nil
Odds: 6/5 @ Bet 365
Looking to extend on their very eye-catching recent run of form, Santos will host relegation scrappers Ceara on Thursday night.
Starting with the hosts, continuing to enjoy an extended purple patch in Brazil’s top-toer, Santos have their sights set on making a late charge for top spot. In their 25 Serie A matches this season, they have recorded 14 wins, six draws, and five defeats, scoring 36 and conceding 23 in return. Now sat third in the standings and with the chance to climb up to second, it is also worth noting that they hold the third-best defensive record in the division. As for their recent run of results, Santos are unbeaten in their last five Serie A matchups and have now recorded four clean sheets on the bounce.
As for the visitors, while Ceara may have ended their winless run over the weekend, they still find themselves at the heart of a relegation battle. In their 25 Serie A matches this season, they have recorded seven wins, five draws, and 13 defeats, scoring 24 and conceding 26 in return. With a points tally of 26, they currently hold a single point buffer over the drop zone. As for their recent run of results, Ceara have won just one of their last 11 appearances and it should also be noted that Thursday’s guests have lost their last three away matches on the bounce.
Bet: Santos 6/5 to beat Ceara to nil in Thursday’s Brazil Serie A contest @ Bet 365