Our betting experts preview the Copa Libertadores match between Boca Juniors and Palmeiras and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
At La Bombonera in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the stage is set for an epic clash as Boca Juniors and Palmeiras go head-to-head in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-finals.
The victor will earn a coveted spot in the final, where they’ll face either Fluminense or Internacional, making this a pivotal moment in the quest for South American football glory.
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Boca Juniors Form
Boca Juniors’ most recent results have been up and down. They first lost 1-0 to Defensa y Justicia, before thrashing Central Cordoba SdE 0-3. A 1-1 draw with Lanus followed. In their last six Copa Libertadores home matches, Boca Juniors won four times. They’ve drawn once and lost once, scoring 18 and conceding 11 goals.
Palmeiras accumulated four points in their recent three matches, starting with a goalless draw against Corinthians. They then secured a 1-0 victory over Goias but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Gremio in their latest outing. In their last six Copa Libertadores away matches, Palmeiras performed admirably with four wins, no draws, and two losses. They netted 11 goals while conceding four.
Boca Juniors vs Palmeiras Stats
These are some useful facts to consider when placing bets on the upcoming Boca Juniors vs Palmeiras game. The facts are derived from statistics of their recent matches across various tournaments.
- Boca Juniors have not lost 13 of the last 14 home matches
- Boca Juniors have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches
- Boca Juniors have scored in 12 of the last 14 home matches
- Boca Juniors have won 6 of the last 8 home matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Boca Juniors matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Palmeiras have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
- In the last 3 Palmeiras matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 8 of the last 9 Palmeiras matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Palmeiras matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Palmeiras have not conceded in the last 7 matches in a row
Boca Juniors vs Palmeiras – Players in Form
When considering the goalscorer market, keeping an eye on Marcelo Weigandt from Boca Juniors seems like a wise choice. He’s been in fine form, scoring two goals in his recent Copa Libertadores matches, and he’ll be eager to add to his tally against Palmeiras. On the other side, the visitors will be relying on Artur Guimaraes, who has impressively netted three Copa Libertadores goals for Palmeiras in recent outings.
Boca Juniors vs Palmeiras Betting Tips
In their last 10 matches at home, Boca Juniors won six, drew three, and lost only once in front of their home supporters. Meanwhile, Palmeiras won four, drew three, and lost three in their last 10 away games.
Both teams to score
In the last ten home games, Boca Juniors have scored the first goal of the match an impressive seven times, while Palmeiras have scored the opening goal in five out of ten games. Additionally, Palmeiras have prevented their opponents from scoring in eight of their previous ten matches.
Four out of Boca Juniors’s last ten matches had over 2.5 goals, while Palmeiras had over 2.5 goals in two of their previous ten matches. In these matches, Palmeiras scored an average of one goal. However, Palmeiras’s last five matches had fewer than two goals.
Match predictions: Boca Juniors vs Palmeiras
To sum up, the upcoming match between Boca Juniors and Palmeiras seems to be a good betting opportunity.