This weekend, the 21st matchday in Brazil’s Serie A will take place. Here, for example, the clash Palmeiras vs. Goiás will be played on Sunday at 21:00 CET. Thus, the top team in the Serie A table will receive the twelfth. The Periquito Verde and the Esmeraldino collected 42 and 25 points.
What speaks for Palmeiras?
- Won all last four matches in Brazil’s Serie A
What speaks for Goiás?
- Unlike the home side, they didn’t play in the Copa Libertadores during the week
Our betting prediction:
- Prediction: Over 2.5 goals
- Odds: 1.82
Expert analysis Palmeiras
Until the beginning of July, Palmeiras failed to win three league matches in a row. Here, the top-ranked team, for example, drew 2-2 at fifth-bottom Avaí. Afterwards, Abel Ferreira’s squad achieved a turnaround. Meanwhile, they were victorious four times consecutively. The previous month ended with two 2-1 at home to sixth-placed Internacional and at 14th-placed Ceará.
Next, the Periquito Verde drew 2-2 at the seventh in Brazil’s Serie A, Atlético MG, in the Copa Libertadores on Thursday. Consequently, in all of Palmeiras’ last three official matches against league rivals, more than 2.5 goals were scored.
Expert analysis Goiás
Goiás surprised on the 16th matchday with a 2-1 home win over fourth-placed Athletico Paranaense. However, Jair Ventura’s side then first recorded a 0-0 at last-placed Juventude, a 2-3 home defeat to third-placed Fluminense and, on 24 July, a 3-3 at tenth-placed São Paulo. So, in four league matches of the Esmeraldino, in three more than 2.5 goals were scored. On Saturday, Goiás returned to winning ways with a 1-0 home victory over 15th-placed Coritiba.
Head-to-head comparison Palmeiras – Goiás
The first match between Palmeiras and Goiás in Brazil’s 2022 Serie A ended in a 1-1. As the visitors competed in the 2021 Serie B, this marked the first clash after almost a year and a half. Previously and in the 2020 season, Palmeiras experienced against Goiás a 1-1 home draw and a 0-1 away defeat.
Our betting prediction and the best odds
At first glance, before the match Palmeiras vs. Goiás, almost everything speaks for the home side. This is also reflected in the odds for 1×2 bets. But, with two draws and one defeat, the top team is waiting for three games to beat their upcoming opponents. Moreover, in all of Palmeiras’ last three matches against league rivals so far, more than 2.5 goals resulted. The same applied to three of Goiás’ four matches between the 16th and the 19th matchday.
Palmeiras vs. Goiás – betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals, odds 1.82
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